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Adansi Akrofuom DCE leads operation to arrest illegal miners at Betenase

B & FT Online 24 Jun 2021
The District Chief Executive of Adansi Akrofuom in the Ashanti Region Maurice Jonas Woode has led an operation to arrest two illegal miners who were operating in the Supuma Forest near Betenase in the Akrofuom District ... He mentioned that though the Commission is doing its best to stop the activities of illegal miners, their numbers are too small.
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ALLAN SECCOMBE: Setting up formal artisanal miners is wasted time without policing illegals

Business Day 24 Jun 2021
Mining companies say illegal miners bring the bodies to surface so they can be sent back to their families ... The Mine Rescue Services has video footage of illegal miners scampering down into the pitch black of deep shafts, using the metal rails and structures in the vertical tunnels that guide cages.
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Gold rush fuels armed violence in Brazilian Amazon

BBC News 24 Jun 2021
They, Kopenawa was told, were garimpeiros, or illegal gold miners, who had arrived on seven motorboats, some carrying automatic weapons, and started shooting indiscriminately ... "Illegal miners did not self-isolate or do social distancing," he said ... "Illegal miners have been emboldened...
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Okyeman accuses police of aiding sand winning in Akyem Abuakwa

Joy Online 24 Jun 2021
The Akyem Abuakwa Stool Land Protection Agency says the police is complicit in the activities of illegal sand wining and continuous terrorizing of some residents within the Akyem Abuakwa State ... Further checks at the Minerals Commission and Environmental Protection Agency revealed that, Summertide Company Ltd was operating illegally.
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Under assault at home, Indigenous leaders get a violent welcome in Brasília

Mongabay 24 Jun 2021
In their first attempt to undertake the journey, on June 10, their bus was reportedly attacked by illegal miners who slashed the vehicle’s tires and threatened the driver. “The garimpeiros [illegal miners] knew we were coming to claim for their expulsion from our ...
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Iranian authorities confiscate 7,000 rigs following a ban on BTC mining

Bitcoin Warrior 24 Jun 2021
... Bitcoin (BTC/USD) mining rigs after raiding an illegal crypto farm.
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Setting up formal artisanal miners is wasted time without policing illegals

Business Day 23 Jun 2021
Mining companies say illegal miners bring the bodies to surface so they can be sent back to their families ... The Mine Rescue Services has video footage of illegal miners scampering down into the pitch black of deep shafts, using the metal rails and structures in the vertical tunnels that guide cages.
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Galamsey fight: Soldiers will die more if there’s a shoot to kill order – Strongman

Ghana Web 23 Jun 2021
A former illegal miner, popularly known as ‘Strongman’ has said should a shoot to kill order be issued to the anti-illegal mining (galamsey) Military Taskforce, Operation Halt, the soldiers will rather record more casualties ... “Any order to shoot to kill galamseyers (illegal miners) will not bode well for the country.
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AUDIO: We perform human sacrifices to get more gold, either your child or someone else ...

Modern Ghana 23 Jun 2021
A former illegal miner (galamseyer), Nana Poku popularly known as lsquo;Strongman rsquo; has made a frightening revelation about how illegal small-scale miners make human sacrifices to ensure their mining sites yield more gold ... .
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Landslide in former mining site kills 2 in western Indonesia

China.dot.org 23 Jun 2021
JAKARTA, June 23 (Xinhua) -- A landslide killed two illegal miners and injured four others in a former mining site early Wednesday in the ...
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Bodies of 10 illegal miners found in Orkney identified

Beijing News 22 Jun 2021
On Monday, family members identified 10 of the illegal miners found dead near Orkney.Their remains will be taken back to Lesotho for burial.The bodies of the illegal miners were found near a mine shaft and a public road last week ... "It was his first time working as an illegal miner.
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Four Illegal Miners Die in Uzbek Shaft From Toxic Fume Inhalation

Urdu Point 22 Jun 2021
Prosecutors in the Central Asian nation's Navoiy region said the seven illegal miners used a diesel generator to light up the shaft and inhaled its exhaust fumes.
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War on Illegal Bitcoin Mining: Iran Confiscates 7,000 BTC Mining Machines

CryptoPotato 22 Jun 2021
... miners were found at an abandoned factory in Iran’s capital, which was used to carry out illegal cryptocurrency mining activities ... However, the government seems to have come down hard on the bitcoin mining sector, with various operations targeted at illegal BTC miners.

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