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Mining coal in your garden is a lucrative business in Poland

Mining Dot Com 27 Nov 2022
The industry’s legacy looms large after thousands of miners were pushed out of work. Indeed, illegal mining isn’t new, it’s more a case of making a comeback ... The city, meanwhile, is sending patrols to check on the places they know are popular with miners ... His group was supervised by Bartosz, who had three years’ experience working as a miner.
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Ghana: Aisha Huang's Son Placed in Police Custody

All Africa 26 Nov 2022
A Chinese national Huang Lei, alleged to be the son of En Huang aka Aisha Huang, an alleged Chinese illegal miner was yesterday remanded into prison custody by an Accra High Court ....
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Yamunanagar: 45 booked for mining over 2.04 lakh MT minerals having royalty worth Rs 1.02 crore

The Times of India 25 Nov 2022
These registers have date wise entries of suppliers of illegally mined minerals, receipt numbers, vehicle details, and mineral weight from April 1, 2022 to October 17, 2022" ... illegal miners was found in excavation of minerals illegally in such a huge quantity from their private property or unknown locations.
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No water in Kyebi — Galamsey activities pollute water

Business Ghana 25 Nov 2022
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has shut down its treatment plant at Kyebi in the Eastern Region due to the pollution of the Birim River by illegal miners ... The Okyenhene was, however, happy that the task force would start navigating the Birim River to prevent the illegal miners from using Chanfang to wash the minerals in the river.
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Media General’s Abubakar adjudged ‘Journalist of the Year’ at the Ghana Cocoa Awards 2022

B & FT Online 25 Nov 2022
His story on ‘Cocoa farmer leases part of his farm to illegal miners’ was selected as the best cocoa report of the year. The report highlighted some challenges cocoa farmers face and how they’re leasing out their farms to illegal miners ... of leasing out the farm to the miners.
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Toyota South Africa is one of many companies armouring its security vehicles

Independent online (SA) 25 Nov 2022
Louw said the company was seeing strong growth year-on-year, and the vehicles they had armoured for their clients literally saved lives every week, with particular hot spots being mining companies that increasingly come under attack by bands of heavily armed illegal miners, and ...
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Ghana Water shuts down water treatment plant for Kyebi township due to galamsey activities

Graphic 24 Nov 2022
This is because the Birim River from which water is pumped for treatment to the township and its environs has been heavily polluted due to the operations of illegal miners popularly called galamsey ... River is heavily polluted as a result of the activities of the illegal miners.
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Illegal mining in Haryana: 6 fined Rs 4.4 crore

The Times of India 24 Nov 2022
A case of illegal mining was registered against the accused persons under Section 21(1) of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation of Development) Act and Section 379 (punishment for theft) of the IPC at Pratap Nagar police station here on November 19 ... illegal mining, read the FIR.
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Minerals Commission outlines strategy to weed out Chinese from small-scale mining

Joy Online 24 Nov 2022
Minerals Commission CEO Martin Kwaku Ayisi says his outfit is taking practical steps to get indigenous small-scale miners to dominate the artisanal mining space. These steps include the provision of technology to indigenous small-scale miners and the introduction of a new licensing regime, he said.
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Peace talks will not slow Colombia's offensive against armed groups -officials

Reuters 24 Nov 2022
BOGOTA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - New peace talks with Colombia's insurgency have not stalled the country's offensives against armed groups, drug traffickers and illegal miners, two senior officials said on Wednesday ... security and reducing pressure on illegal armed groups.
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Okyenhene wants illegal miners arrested as GWCL Shuts down Kyebi treatment plant again

Modern Ghana 23 Nov 2022
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has shut down its Kyebi Treatment Plant due to high turbidity as a result of the continuous pollution of river Birim by illegal miners, popularly known as galamseyers ... .
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How illegal mining, climate change rob cocoa farmers of arable land in Ghana

Joy Online 23 Nov 2022
However, the recent occurrence of illegal mining activities, whereby miners destroy planted trees, farms, and water for irrigation, has hampered these efforts ... These illegal miners are gradually invading their cocoa plantation ... Traditional authorities have been blamed for selling out farmlands to illegal miners.
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Peace talks will not slow Colombia’s offensive against armed groups -officials

FX Empire 23 Nov 2022
BOGOTA (Reuters) – New peace talks with Colombia’s insurgency have not stalled the country’s offensives against armed groups, drug traffickers and illegal miners, two senior officials said on Wednesday ... of neglecting security and reducing pressure on illegal armed groups.

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