Latest News for: Illegal miners

Edit

At Least 30 Dead After Illegal Mine Collapse in Venezuela

Columbia One 22 Feb 2024
In the last year, the Venezuelan Armed Forces evicted some 14,000 illegal miners from the Yapacana National Park, located in neighboring Amazonas state, but illegal mining continues unstoppable, despite the obvious risks involved.
Edit

Two dozen dead in Venezuela illegal mine collapse

News-Press Now 22 Feb 2024
Aside from state mines, there is also a booming industry of illegal extraction ... In the past year, the Venezuelan Armed Forces have evicted some 14,000 illegal miners from the Yapacana National Park in the neighboring state of Amazonas.
Edit

Collapse of illegal gold mine in Venezuelan jungle leaves multiple people dead

CBS News 22 Feb 2024
One miner called the situation at an illegal open pit gold mine that collapsed in a Venezuelan jungle "terrifying." Multiple people were killed, authorities said ... .
Edit

What does West Africa’s lone battle with CSSVD mean for the future of chocolate?

B & FT Online 22 Feb 2024
Trapped in this difficult situation, scores of Ghana’s cocoa farmers have turned to other cash crops like oil palm, rubber and coconut; or traded in their farmlands to illegal gold miners, who are reported to offer attractive cash packages.
Edit

Illegal miners arrested this week have not been linked to M1 highway  robbery, police say

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2024
Police have confirmed that eight suspected illegal miners were arrested following a mass robbery targeting motorists on a gridlocked Johannesburg highway on Tuesday, but have not linked them to the crime.
Edit

Police arrest illegal miners 'linked' to M1 robberies

Sowetan Live 21 Feb 2024
A group of men believed to be involved in the robberies of motorists on the M1 have been arrested. .
Edit

Dozens feared dead following gold mine collapse in Venezuela

CNN 21 Feb 2024
Dozens are feared to be dead after an illegal gold mine in the Venezuelan town of La ... Bolivar is a forest-covered region that has long been affected by illegal mining for gold and other minerals.
Edit

A LAYMAN’S SOLUTION TO THE CURRENT ECONOMIC CRISIS

This Day 21 Feb 2024
The total neglect of the solid minerals sector over the past decades has delivered it to well organized, well-armed illegal operators who earn revenues from mineral extraction and sales with no contributions to the Federation Account.
Edit

Triple Flag Delivers Strong Q4 and Full Year 2023 Results; Long-Term GEOs Outlook Driven by ...

The Joplin Globe 21 Feb 2024
Throughout the fourth quarter of 2023, Buriticá was able to maintain steady operations, however due to the ongoing presence of illegal miners, certain areas of the mine were avoided as a precautionary measure ... MINING/MINERALS NATURAL RESOURCES.
Edit

E-tolls to be ‘switched off’ from 31 March – Lesufi

Moneyweb 20 Feb 2024
Gauteng premier also reveals details about new number plates, illegal miners being ‘displaced’, the province buying up private hospitals in anticipation of the NHI, and the development of a photovoltaic power station for the province ... .
Edit

What’s happening in eastern Congo and why aid groups are warning of a new humanitarian crisis

The Villager 20 Feb 2024
... a foothold in the mineral-rich area near the border with Rwanda ... The presence of so many armed groups is believed to be connected to illegal mining, with eastern Congo rich in gold and other minerals.
Edit

What's happening in eastern Congo and why aid groups are warning of a new humanitarian crisis

Courier Express 20 Feb 2024
... a foothold in the mineral-rich area near the border with Rwanda ... The presence of so many armed groups is believed to be connected to illegal mining, with eastern Congo rich in gold and other minerals.
×