Latest News for: Illegal miners


Enhancing agric sufficiency to tackle food inflation

B & FT Online 20 Jun 2024
By Queenly Joy SMITH ... Why? There is such a thing as food inflation ... Finally, it is worth noting that the recent activities of illegal miners are gradually eating away our farmlands especially in the cocoa growing areas ... ....


This Day 19 Jun 2024
The EFCC is empowered to fight illegal miners, contends Abdulsamad Anka ... Illegal miners often encroach upon legal mining sites, leading to conflicts and jeopardising the security of workers.

Aton Reports New Surface Sampling Results From the Retained Exploration Areas at Abu Marawat, Including ...

ACCESSWIRE 19 Jun 2024
... of the covid-19 pandemic, although the Company successfully evicted these illegal miners during 2023 from the Concession ... Illegal artisanal miners have been active in the Bohlog area in recent years.

KPMG: Nigeria Must Join International Mining Bodies to Attract FDI to Its over 44 Solid Minerals

This Day 17 Jun 2024
The Committee for Mineral ... However, it is expected that with the strengthening of the nation’s security apparatus, it will help to contain and curtail the nefarious activities of illegal miners.”.

Illegal gold mining eats into Peruvian Amazon

Phys Dot Org 17 Jun 2024
"Illegal miners are invading us from all sides," resident Lucio Quispe, 40, told AFP with more resignation than anger ... A process has been underway since 2016 to issue licenses to informal but sanctioned miners such as the Quispes.

FG Directs NSCDC to Take Over Protection of Transmission Lines

This Day 15 Jun 2024
Tunji-Ojo also assured Nigerians that the country would do everything it takes to win the war against illegal miners ... He said that the illegal operations of the miners have continued to cause land degradation.

Another Mining Pit Collapses, Three People Killed in Niger

This Day 14 Jun 2024
The Director -General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) Alhaji Abdullahi Baba Arah, who confirmed the incident, said it involved local miners who are said to be illegally mining ...

DR Congo Plans To File Lawsuit Against Apple

MENA FN 14 Jun 2024
(MENAFN - AzerNews). By Alimat Aliyeva The Democratic Republic of the Congo plans to file a lawsuit against Apple in France and the United States over the use of illegally mined minerals in ... .

Report finds Colorado was built on $1.7 trillion of land expropriated from tribal nations

The Associated Press 14 Jun 2024
... illegally taken. It puts the value of that land at more than $1.7 trillion and more than $546 million in mineral extraction.

Fintiri’s Five Years of Action in Adamawa

This Day 14 Jun 2024
... resources deposit in the state especially huge deposit of limestone (cement) in Guyuk LGA and Gold left for illegal miners in Ganye LGA  for the economic benefits of the state and the nation.

Quest for education lands illegal miner in trouble

Mmegi Online 12 Jun 2024
The quest for further education has landed a Zimbabwean illegal gold miner in trouble ... The punishment for illegal mining is not doing enough to deter would-be offenders from committing such offences.

Galamsey: Amenfi East NPP PC arrested over ‘inciting’ comment

Modern Ghana 12 Jun 2024
The Ghana Police Service has arrested Ernest Frimpong, the New Patriotic Party 39;s (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Amenfi East, for allegedly inciting illegal miners popularly known as galamseyers against the military taskforce ... .

Feature: effect of mining on the environment

B & FT Online 12 Jun 2024
Similarly, Duncan (2020) lamented on the closure of some water treatment plants in Ghana at a time when the activities of illegal small scale miners were on the rise; and the quality of water bodies were severely impacted.

Suspected illegal miners allegedly assault military officer

Ghana Business News 11 Jun 2024
They said the suspected illegal miners inflicted cutlass wounds on the head and arms of the soldier after they chased him from the site and pounced on him at a fuel station at Wassa Akyempim.

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