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'Majority of illegal miners can't be classified as small fish’ - Mantashe

Mining Weekly 03 Oct 2022
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says that most illegal miners cannot be classified as "small fish". This is because the so-called zama zamas violated the country's laws – starting with being in the country illegally ... .
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Wear sharper glasses, open your mind wider to take needed actions on ‘galamsey’ – Minority ...

Joy Online 03 Oct 2022
... for the worsening state of illegal mining in the country. According to him, their actions and inactions have significantly contributed to the impunity with which illegal miners destroy forests in search of minerals, despite efforts by the government to halt their activities.
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Fresh crackdown: Solvers gang, illegal miners, liquor mafia on police radar now

Hindustan Times 02 Oct 2022
After cracking down on land mafia, the police have now decided to focus on those behind solvers gang, illegal sand mining, liquor mafia and ones operating drug rackets ... Police have also launched a crackdown on those involved in illegal mining activities ... acquired illegally.
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Chiefs, DCEs, others to blame for worsening galamsey situation – Lands Minister

Joy Online 02 Oct 2022
... leaders for the worsening state of illegal mining in the country. According to him, their actions and inactions have significantly contributed to the impunity with which illegal miners destroy forests in search of minerals, despite efforts by government to halt their activities.
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HC asks Haryana government to file latest status report of steps taken to stop illegal mining in Yamuna river

The Times of India 02 Oct 2022
The petitioner has also placed on record evidence of unabated illegal mining activities ongoing in the Yamuna ... Waryam also claimed that the illegal miners also damaged dykes developed by the Haryana government on Yamuna banks, for protection of flood-affected areas.
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Chiefs, DCEs, others to be blamed for worsening galamsey in Ghana – Abu Jinapor

Modern Ghana 02 Oct 2022
Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor is blaming Chiefs, District Security Councils, Mineral Commission officials, and regional authorities for the worsening state of illegal mining in the country ... .
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Why some Hawaiian islands are banning common sunscreens

Fox31 Denver 02 Oct 2022
King said banning oxybenzone and octinoxate to help protect Hawaii's marine ecosystem only solved part of the problem ... "So, we just decided to go for it, make all chemicals illegal, do the most protective thing we could do.". As of Oct. 1, only mineral-based sunscreens can be used, sold or distributed on Maui, unless you have a prescription ... Rep ... .
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Illegal miner shot dead, another hospitalized in clash over mining site at Asaman Tamfoe

Modern Ghana 01 Oct 2022
One person has allegedly been shot dead after he and others engaged in illegal mining popularly referred to as galamsey at Asaman Tamfoe, a mining community in the Atewa East District of the Eastern Region ... .
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e-Ravaana fraud: Three including main accused arrested in Yamunanagar

The Times of India 01 Oct 2022
He said that on the directions of SP Mohit Handa, the teams of CIA-II and Pratap Nagar police station arrested three persons, as they prepared fake bills of purchase of ‘illegally mined minerals’ of other states and registered them on e-Ravana portal of mining and geology department (MGD), Haryana, to show them as genuine purchase.
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We won’t relent in fighting galamsey – Abu Jinapor

Ghana Business News 01 Oct 2022
The military had been able to clear the site of illegal miners, demolished their infrastructure, and brought their operations to a halt, Mr Jinapor said. The team arrested some illegal miners and seized excavators and other mining equipment, which were handed over to the police.
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Fight against galamsey must be above partisan politics – Samuel Jinapor

Joy Online 01 Oct 2022
It cannot be right in the face of all of these challenges for opposition party leaders to say, if you vote us into power, we will release all jailed illegal miners and allow you to mine,” he said ... The Minister noted that perpetrators of illegal mining are known by ...
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Brazil votes: Bolsonaro allies stand firm in Amazon bastion

Al Jazeera 30 Sep 2022
At the federal police headquarters in Roraima, Al Jazeera saw dozens of planes and helicopters seized during crackdowns on illegal mining in the Yanomami Indigenous territory, where thousands of illegal miners are operating – a problem that has worsened significantly since ...
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Galamsey going unnoticed in Amansie South baffling – Abu Jinapor

Modern Ghana 30 Sep 2022
... caused by illegal miners popularly called galamsey.
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A/R: Abu Jinapor blames regulatory agencies for increasing galamsey activities

Modern Ghana 30 Sep 2022
... caused by illegal miners popularly known as galamsey.
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16 suspects arrested over shooting incident at Asaman Tamfoe

Joy Online 30 Sep 2022
The incident occurred between some persons believed to be illegal miners and a community anti-galamsey taskforce on September 29, 2022 ... .

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