• Canadian firm's proposed gold mine in Amazon rainforest a ...

     · A Canadian mining company is one step closer to building a gold mine in Brazil's northeastern Para State, following an approval by the country's National Indian Foundation (FUNAI). (Ueslei ...

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  • Reform of the Mining Sector in Kazakhstan: Investment ...

    The specific objectives of the OECD Kazakhstan Mining Competitiveness Project are: i. to assess Kazakhstan's business climate for mining in specific policy areas; ii. to advise on policy reforms in the mining sector to better align Kazakhstan with OECD and OECD member country standards and to attract FDI; iii. to identify potential opportunities for Kazakhstan's mining .

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  • The largest undeveloped gold deposit in Brazil

    gold deposit in Brazil. Currency: All dollar figures dollars unless otherwise noted. Market and Industry Data: Unless otherwise indied, the market and industry data contained in this document is based upon information from independent industry publiions, market research, analyst reports and surveys and other publicly available sources. Although Belo Sun Mining .

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  • World Gold Council Members | World Gold Council

     · Kinross Gold is a gold mining company with mines and projects in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and the US. Quoted on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges, the company employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide and produced more than ounces of gold in 2016.

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  • Spotlight: The largest mining companies in Brazil

     · Spotlight: The largest mining companies in Brazil . Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 . Capacity Statistics Iron ore Copper Commodities Gold Nickel Show 2 More Hide 2 Topics . With your ...

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  • Parau

    23℃. 7:22 am. Parau is a long life, cornerstone operation loed near the city of Parau in Brazil's Minas Gerais region. Parau is the largest gold mine in Brazil and has been named one of the best companies to work for in the country. Visit the Kinross Parau Website. Visit Kinross Parau on Facebook.

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  • Big Flotilla of Illegal Gold Miners Splits up in Brazil ...

     · ON THE RIO MADEIRA, Brazil (AP) — Hundreds of barges of illegal miners dredging for gold were navigating along the Madeira River in the Brazilian Amazon on Friday, and researchers said they posed a threat of pollution — including toxic mercury — for the broader environment. The barges were spotted this week by the municipality of Autazes ...

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  • The outbreak of illegal gold mining in the Brazilian ...

     · The types of gold mining in Brazil are twofold: (i) industrial mining, which are required to have a lease permit, and (ii) smallscale (seldom artisanal) mining, known as garimpos, where simplified forms of exploration, extraction, processing, and transportation are used (OECD 2016; Sousa et al. 2011). Several garimpos use heavy machinery to extract gold .

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  • Illegal gold miners stalk Amazon as authorities look away ...

     · Illegal gold miners stalk Amazon as authorities look away. At around midday on 11 May, Dario Kopenawa, an indigenous leader, received a desperate phone call from a remote village in the Brazilian ...

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  • Sebastião Salgado's impressive photos: This was Brazil's ...

     · Salgado's Serra Pelada. Serra Pelada is a series of photographs taken in 1986 depicting endless numbers of mine workers distributed on various parts of a tall gold mining cliff. The black and white photos were taken from a distance and at an elevated vantage point by photographer Sebastiao Salgado.. Because of the loion and the angle in which the photos .

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  • Vibrant mining industry in Kazakhstan

     · "Kazakhstan has a long history of mining from Catherine the Great's times through to the present. It remains one of the world's major producers of natural resources and is one of the ten leading countries in the world for mineral reserves. It is the world's leading uranium producer, and the third largest chrome producer. It is a large zinc producer and reports 13% of .

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  • 40 years in Brazil | Anglo American

     · Originally focused on gold mining, our operations in Brazil now concentrate on iron ore, nickel, niobium and phosphates across eight operations. Collectively, Brazil is home to 24,000 employees and contractors, the great majority of whom are Brazilian. Employing local staff has long been the company's policy, yet Anglo American's influence extends far beyond .

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  • Kazakhstan Mining Industry Newswire

     · Kazakhstan Mining Industry Newswire. Get by Email • RSS. Published on Nov 22, 2021. Kazakhstan Leading in FDI Stock Value from Eurasian Economic Union Countries . NURSULTAN – Kazakhstan boasts the highest foreign direct investments stock value from the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries – billion by 2020, an increase of 3 billion .

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  • Brazil: Gold miners attack indigenous people in Amazon ...

     · Brazil: Gold miners attack indigenous people in Amazon Brazil's top court has already ruled against illegal mining on protected lands. Brazil's top court has ordered protection of the indigenous ...

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  • Brazil Mining Country Guide

    has had severe effects on Brazilian' mining sector. It is likely to result in lower investment in the mining sector in the years ahead. Investment on the infrastructure front, however, is expected to grow steadily in the near future. Acknowledging the poor state of infrastructure as one of the key barriers in Brazil's growth, the government has laid out extensive plans to revamp the ...

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  • Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

    of gold mining, whilst the US led "War on Drugs", notably in Colombia and Mexico ('Plan Colombia and the ' 'Mérida Initiative'), sharply reduced the profitability of drug trafficking from Latin America to the USA. As a result, there were considerable incentives for the criminal groups that control the drug trade to move into gold mining, and the fragmented nature of artisanal .

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  • Equinox Gold Corp to expand Brazilian gold mine

     · Canadabased mining company Equinox Gold Corp will expand its Aurizona gold mine in Brazil following a prefeasibility study (PFS). The company said the planned expansion will incorporate ore from the existing Piaba openpit deposit, as well as ore from the Piaba underground deposit and the Tatajuba, Boa Esperanca, and Genipapo openpit deposits. The .

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  • Kazakhstan Mining Scene | Uranium, Iron Ore, and Gold Mining

    Kazakhstan has a long history of mining from Catherine the Great's times through to the present. Kazakhstan remains one of the world's major producers of natural resources and is one of the ten leading countries in the world for mineral reserves. It is the world's leading uranium producer, and the third largest chrome producer. It is a large zinc producer and reports thirteen percent .

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  • Informal Gold Mining and The gold rush in the Amazon ...

    Informal gold mining in Brazil has existed since colonial times, and as figure 1 shows it is spread all over the country. It has been a major occupation for the population of the Amazon region, which is currently responsible for most of the country's gold production1. The activity generates large revenues, but also has severe environmental effects. 2. The environmental effects of .

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  • The outbreak of illegal gold mining in the Brazilian ...

    Most artisanal and smallscale mining of gold in Brazil is illegal (Sousa et al. 2011), but obtaining a garimpo lease is possible. Garimpos are not required to comprehensively assess and mitigate their social and environmental impacts (Ministério Público Federal 2020). Garimpos not only clear but also degrade forests (Espejo et al. 2018), severely limiting the recovery of .

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  • Brazil's Amazon Rainforest Is the Wild West for Illegal ...

     · Even the legal gold trade in Brazil is largely unregulated, which facilitates illegal business and plays a significant role in the destruction of the Amazon. Prosecutors in Para state say the lack of regulation in the legal trade and the fact that receipts are paperbased carbon copies make it easy for criminals to thrive and illegal gold to enter the legal system.

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