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illegal fossicking

Drone technology used to target illegal fossicking

The NSW Resources Regulator has teamed up with the National Parks and Wildlife Service to target illegal fossicking in the Torrington State Conservation Area. Resources Regulator’s Director of...

Investigation into illegal minin

An investigation into alleged illegal mining in NSW

Excavation site adjacent to Frazers Creek On 16 November 2020, Resources Regulator Inspectors accompanied by NSW Police, entered a property on Rickey’s Lane, Sapphire (near Inverell) after it was...

illegal gold mine in Chad Tibesti region has 30 feared dead

30 feared dead in Chad illegal gold mine

The collapse of an illegal gold mine in Chad has potentially killed thirty illegal miners. BBC reported that the mine is located in the Tibesti region known as the ‘wild west’ of Africa...

Glencore mining deaths Urging miners to stop digging

Glencore confirms deaths of artisanal miners

Mining giant Glencore has confirmed the deaths of illegal miners at a Congo operation. In a release this morning Glencore advised that one of its’ subsidiaries, Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), has...

Illegal ming deaths in ghana have plagued the government

Ghana fed up with mining deaths

Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources said the Government is ‘fed up with mining deaths’ following an accident in January 2019 that claimed the lived of 16 illegal miners...

Zimbabwean mine explosion kills nine illegal miners

Eight dead in Zimbabwe mine explosion

At least nine illegal miners have died in a Zimbabwe mine explosion according to local news sources. The mine explosion reportedly occurred at the Jumbo Mine near Mazowe, 40 km north of Harare. A...

illegal gold mine collapse in indonesia kills seven

Illegal gold mine collapse kills seven in Indonesia

At least 7 people have died and dozens more are still trapped beneath the rubble of an illegal gold mine that collapsed in Indonesia, officials said Thursday, February 28, as rescuers frantically...

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