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The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

The political economy of gold and diamond mining in Zimbabwe invites reference to theories of the postcolonial state in Africa, and to debates over primitive accumulation and capitalist development. Scholars of Zimbabwe have invoked Karl Marx''s notion of primitive

Mining for Gold and Metals in Uganda

 · Gold mining in Uganda started in the 1920s with the locals carrying out small-scale gold mining along the river basins. This continued well into 1980s as a result of the political upheavals that followed immediately when the country attained its independence.

EXPLAINER: Is illegal gold mining affecting Ghana''s ...

 · The World Gold Council, in a 2018 report, explained that China''s "exploration and production is spread across 3,389 gold mining areas, managed by around 400 gold mining companies.

Islamic State, GSIM, al-Qaeda: The jihadist gold rush in ...

2  · Islamic State, GSIM, al-Qaeda: The jihadist gold rush in Burkina Faso. By Nadoun Coulibaly. Posted on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 17:06. Informal gold miners are seen taking a break from work under the midday sun at an artisanal mining site near Dano, southern Burkina Faso May 5, 2020. Picture taken May 5, 2020.

Impact of alluvial artisanal and small-scale gold mining ...

legislation and strong political pressure has prevented the regional government from regulating artisanal small-scale gold mining. In March of 2012, local police clashed with 15,000 mining federation protesters in the capital city of Puerto Maldonado. Several smaller conflicts between military police and local populations have since

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Thanks to world-class deposits of gold and silver, mining is Nevada''s largest export industry. Best known for its gold, silver, and copper production, Nevada is also a significant source of a variety of minerals, such as lithium, iron, and molybdenum, necessary for the manufacturing of consumer and commercial goods so important to our ...

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 · And yet, gold mining seems to be off the political radar in the lead-up to this summer''s provincial election. There was no mention made of mines of any kind at the recent political debate, let alone the open pit gold mines that are currently being planned the length of the Eastern Shore.

How Gold Is Mined | Gold Mining Process | World Gold Council

The lifecycle of a gold mine. People in hard hats working underground is what often comes to mind when thinking about how gold is mined. Yet mining the ore is just one stage in a long and complex gold mining process. Long before any gold can be extracted, significant exploration and development needs to take place, both to determine, as accurately as possible, the size of the deposit as well ...

Why Australia''s Gold Rush Ushered in Political Freedom (as ...

 · In the 1980s, he founded Croesus Mining and during his tenure with the firm, it produced 1.275 million ounces of gold. "The influence of prospecting and mining in Australia runs deep," says Ron. "Even today, it''s the single biggest reason why the …

Gold mining and politics--Johannesburg, 1900-1907 : the ...

Gold mining, the gold mines, and the social structure of the Rand-- the formation of the Rand British identity - the Uitlanders in the 1890s-- the roots of an involvement - gold mines nad politics in the late 1890s-- the frustrations of war and exile - the first challenge to Rand British coherence-- peace and disappointment - coming to terms ...

Political Impacts

The mining of diamonds has had a major impact on the political sustainability in South Africa. For instance Cape Colony required a large labour force for the mines and to allow for this to happen the government started to join and merge with neighbouring states such as Basutoland, Bechuanaland, and Pediland the joined territories the political sustainability changed for the worse and there ...

A. A. Mawby. Gold Mining and Politics: Johannesburg, 1900 ...

Gold Mining and Politics is Mawby''s attempt to overthrow this radical-Marxist orthodoxy. Many of the radical or Marxist interpretations of British policy in Southern Africa in the period 1895 to 1907 rested on grand theories or sweeping assumptions about the relationship between the Transvaal "state" and gold-mining capital, theo‐

A Glittering Demon: Mining, Poverty and Politics in the ...

 · Okimo was an immense parastatal company that oversaw mining Ituri''s vast gold deposits. With Mobutu''s ouster in 1997, Congo descended into a decade of civil war and upheaval that claimed the lives of more than five million people, according to recent figures from the International Rescue Committee, a relief organization, and that has also ...

The politics of Land Use Planning: Gold mining in ...

 · Worldwide, gold mining has a considerable legacy of environmental damage. ... The sheer disparities and differences in types of power, expertise and financial resources for such mining politics makes clear that it was an unequal power struggle, since the mining coalition had the support of the political and technocratic state and security ...

Gold Mining & Mining Shares | Guide from BullionVault

Choosing the right gold mining stocks - or even just the right gold mining index to follow - is crucial. But while individual gold mining companies can offer the potential of high-risk returns, the gold mining industry as a whole is facing growing problems of cost, politics and finance. Gold Mining - No more easy gold#

Positive Impacts of Mining | Case Studies | World Gold Council

Gold mining takes place on every continent except Antarctica and creates exceptional opportunities for local communities.Our case studies explore the positive effects of mining and elaborate on the transformative effect of responsible gold mining.

Global trends in gold mining: Towards quantifying ...

 · Introduction. The mining and production of gold is indeed an ancient human tradition and presently occurs all over the world (Butterman and Amey, 2005).The history of gold mining is commonly associated with both positive and negative social, political, economic and environmental impacts (e.g. Ali, 2006; Corte and Coulston, 1998; Müezzinoğlu, 2003).

A Gold Mine Takeover Highlights Increasing Mining-Sector ...

 · A Gold Mine Takeover Highlights Increasing Mining-Sector Risk In Kyrgyzstan, the government seized a large mine owned by Canada''s Centerra Gold; the company now faces an uphill battle to get it back

Ghana Gold Mining and Exploration | Investing News Network

 · Ghana gold mining: Economic and geopolitical conditions. Ghana is classified as a lower- to middle-income economy that is well endowed with natural resources. The country has seen strong economic ...

The Political Economy of Gold Mining

scale gold mining and its deleterious impact on people and the planet requires a fuller, holistic understanding of the political, economic and social history, structures and policies that have produced Canada''s corporate mining dominance.

Mining industry affected by escalating social, economic ...

 · The global mining industry is facing intensifying social, economic and political challenges, which means companies must incorporate more complex scenarios into their strategic planning, says a new ...

Gold Mining And Politics Johannesburg, 1900 1907: The ...

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 · Our project considers whether a transformative approach to sustainability can arise in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining. It asks how we can better understand what futures miners anticipate and wish for, and gives recognition to miners'' voices, agency and knowledge with the hope of developing more democratic ways to re-imagine sustainability.

A. A. Mawby. Gold Mining and Politics: Johannesburg, 1900 ...

Gold Mining and Politics--Johannesburg, 1900-1907: The Origins of the Old South Africa (African Studies (Lewiston, N.Y.), V. 58A-58B.)

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One interpretation of the local politics of gold mining is that it represents an increasingly nationalistic civil society. Ernst & Young, the multinational consultancy firm that advises the current Kyrgyz government on mining (Kyrgyz Government, 2013), argues that the rise of local resistance to foreign miners in Kyrgyzstan could be ...

The impact of politics on SA mining

 · Cadiz Corporate Solutions'' mining analyst Peter Major says it''s difficult to explain exactly how much politics hurts the mining sector, comparing it with the effect gangrene has on one''s body.

Interests need not be pursued if they can be created ...

Mining companies are increasingly seen as co-governors of sub-Saharan Africa''s gold mining industries, sharing sovereignty with states through private governance initiatives. Using interviews with company executives from the continent''s largest gold mining firms this paper highlights the private authority of these firms vis-à-vis the state.

Political settlements, the mining industry and corporate ...

 · Community political engagement with the mining company, then, straddled a contradiction - the desire to redress grievances and extract resources and support from the mining company but a keen awareness that going ''too far'' and being ''unreasonable'' could produce a complete cessation of support (Trebeck, 2008). Community leaders thus ...

The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

The political economy of gold and diamond mining in Zimbabwe invites reference to theories of the postcolonial state in Africa, and to debates over primitive accumulation and capitalist development. Scholars of Zimbabwe have invoked Karl Marx''s notion of primitive accumulation to explore elite accumulation and state violence.13 One is made to ...

Politics and Porgera: why Papua New Guinea cancelled the ...

 · The announcement not to renew the special mining lease for the Porgera mine was a shock, not least to the mine''s operator, Barrick Gold, and their joint venture partner Zijin Mining.

Indonesia must act on illegal gold mining or fall for fool ...

 · Illegal gold mining (known in Indonesia as Pertambangan Tanpa Izin or PETI) is a controversial problem, which has worsened since the country''s decentralisation program in 1998. With the loosening of central government control and the diminished role of national oligarchs, local oligarchs were able to take control of the environmentally destructive mining sector.

Gold Mining and Political Struggles for Access in ...

Gold Mining and Political Struggles for Access in Banyuwangi, East Java. Power, Conflict, and Democracy Journal, 8(1), 69-89. Wardhani, I. S. and Devy Dhian Cahyati (2020) This article explores how the materiality of natural resources influences social movements. Applying a relational paradigm and new materialism approach, this article explores ...

Many hoped the Gold King Mine spill would bring change ...

 · That would cut out the politics of enacting a fee on existing mining companies and allow the federal government to get to work quickly. A reservoir of clean mine water reclaimed from the contaminated waters of the London Mine in the Mosquito Range near Alma on Aug. 7, 2019.