gold mining protest

  • Costa Ricans protest open pit gold mining, 2010

    Protesters gathered in front of the San Pedro Mall and dug a hole, educating people walking by about open pit mining and the destruction of hundreds of acres of forest. Some activists dressed up as tractors and construction workers while others danced around the hole and sang songs.

  • Armenian activists fight to shut down gold mine, save ...

    On the left, locals protest the Lydian Amulsar Gold Mine Project. On the right, a pond polluted by acid drainage caused by a gold mine. ... is in the process of building a large-scale gold mining project in the Amulsar mountain. The company was established in 2005 and started carrying out exploration activities in the area in 2006.

  • Cyanide pollution fears: Thousands of Romanians protest ...

    Massive protests are gripping Romania against the governments controversial decision to pave the way for a Canadian firm to build Europes largest opencast gold mine which many fear may lead to an environmental disaster.

  • Goldcorp says protest could halt production at Mexico gold ...

    The mine, in northern Zacatecas state, produced 476,000 ounces of gold last year, comprising 18 percent of Goldcorp' Canada's Goldcorp said on Monday an ongoing protest blocking entry to its Penasquito mine, one of Mexico's biggest gold producers, could force the company to halt output. The mine, in northern Zacatecas state,

  • Black Hills Gold Mine Plan Ignites Protests keloland.com

    The mine, owned by Chicago-based Coeur Mining, employs about 215 people and produced more than 96,000 ounces of gold in 2017. According to a report by the International Cyanide Management Institute, the Wharf Mine uses cyanide in its gold separation processes and is fully in compliance with all safety regulations regarding

  • Goldcorp says protest could halt production at Mexico gold ...

    MEXICO CITY, June 11 (Reuters) Canada's Goldcorp said on Monday an ongoing protest blocking entry to its Penasquito mine, one of Mexico's biggest gold producers, could force the company to halt output.

  • Charges against Loei activists dismissed, mining protest ...

    The activists, all women, in November 2016 blocked access to a meeting at a local government office in Loei province in Thailand's northeast to protest a request by a gold mining company to expand operations near their homes.

  • Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests South

    The mine, owned by Chicago-based Coeur Mining, employs about 215 people and produced more than 96,000 ounces of gold in 2017. According to a report by the International Cyanide Management Institute, the Wharf Mine uses cyanide in its gold separation processes and is fully in compliance with all safety regulations regarding

  • In Nicaragua, A Conflict Over Mining Near the World's ...

    Latin America News Dispatch. A sign in Rancho Grande, Nicaragua -- "No to mining in Rancho Grande." (Max Serjeant) ... and have covered the protests that have started to take place against it. ... a Canadian mining company named B2 Gold has been in the exploratory phase of its gold mining operations in the municipality of Rancho Grande.

  • Protesters in D.C. ask for halt to gold mining in El ...

    Calling gold mining a scourge on the environment of El Salvador, a group of protesters rallied Monday outside the World Bank in the District, where a tribunal is discussing the case of a foreign company that seeks to extract gold from the impoverished Central American country.

  • Tensions flare over environmental threat of Canadian gold ...

    Tensions flare over environmental threat of Canadian gold mine in Kyrgyzstan In the Tian Shan mountains, an ambitious ice mining project has led to protests among local communities, with claims from activists of threats and violence

  • Protest in Omagh at gold mining firm's base Ulster

    AROUND 20 people opposed to the plans by Dalradian Gold Ltd to build an underground mine using cyanide in Greencastle staged an impromptu protest outside the companys Omagh offices on Tuesday.

  • Protesters in Kyrgyzstan unblock Canadian gold mine,

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan -- Protesters have lifted their blockade of a Canadian gold mine in eastern Kyrgyzstan, but their supporters in the south are continuing their siege of a local governor's headquarters, officials said Saturday.

  • Protest against cyanide stops gold mine in South

    Hundreds of residents of Kologi in Talodi protested in front of the locality's headquarters against a gold mining factory that uses environmentally hazardous cyanide to extract gold.

  • Guyana gold, gem miners protest tree felling rules

    Feb 01, 2010· Mondays protest was led my small and medium sized mining operations. Larger mining companies looking for gold and diamonds in the English speaking country of about 760,000 people include Canadas Guyana Goldfields and Sacre-Coeur Minerals SCM.V. Miners are allowed to cut trees in areas they work in.

  • Protesters Urge Ethiopia to Cancel Billionaire's Gold Mine ...

    Protesters in Ethiopia are asking the government to revoke a gold-mining permit from a Saudi billionaire to stop alleged pollution. Protesters in Ethiopias Oromia region have rallied together to persuade the government to withdraw a gold-mining permit from Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi, in ...

  • 10 years of protesting Barrick Gold NOW Magazine

    Home News 10 years of protesting Barrick Gold. ... This year marks the 10th time I've organized a protest against Barrick Gold at the company's annual general meeting in downtown Toronto. And while that seems like an accomplishment, it's definitely one that would be strange to celebrate. ... protest Barrick Gold mining. by Sakura Saunders ...

  • Gold mining permit withdrawn after protests in Sudan ...

    The Northern state government withdrew the permit of a mining company, for establishing a factory that would extract gold with toxic chemicals, following popular protests.

  • Peru: Aymaras protest transnational mining company YouTube

    May 27, 2011· After weeks of peaceful protests, demonstrators, outnumbering police, have targeted buildings and set cars on fire in southeast Peru, where the government is allowing a Canadian firm to open a silver mine.

  • Kyrgyz Lawmakers Call For Probe Into Violent Protest

    BISHKEK A group of Kyrgyz lawmakers has called for a thorough investigation into a violent protest that has hit a southern district over plans to build a new mining facility.

  • Thousands of Romanians protest gold mine MINING

    Earlier this week Romania's ruling party approved draft legislation on Europe's would-be largest open-cast gold mine. On Sunday night, thousands of Romanians hit the streets to protest the government's support.

  • Workers march in Nay Pyi Taw to protest closure of gold ...

    Workers march in Nay Pyi Taw to protest closure of gold mine Miners and employees of a suspended gold mining company on Tuesday marched in Nay Pyi Taw to call for the immediate resumption of operations.

  • NEWS Protest Barrick

    Deadly clash at Peru protest over Barrick gold mine. September 20, 2012. published by BBC One person has been killed and at least four injured in clashes between police and protesters at... Read More. Bodies of men shot at Barrick mine stolen and dumped by police: families. May 24, 2011.

  • Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi's Gold-Mine ...

    The protesters, in the restive Oromia region, criticize a 10-year license for Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Cos., or MIDROC, to continue mining gold at a site near the town of Shakiso and the Lega Dembi river.

  • Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests The Daily ...

    Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests By South Dakota News Watch on Apr 6, 2018 at 2:06 p.m. One paved road leads in and out of Rochford, a remote Pennington County town at the center of a heated debate over a proposal to mine for gold in a pristine part of the northern Black Hills.

  • Workers protest to lift ban on blocked gold mine The ...

    The protest is carried out three hours a day by company staff, mine workers, mine workers from allied gold mining companies, motorbike and car couriers, and vendors, who all rely on the miners.

  • In Myanmars gold rush, not all that glitters is gold ...

    The land from which Aung San Linn has been removed, which was the source of the protest that led to his imprisonment, had previously been worked by another Canadian mining giant, Ivanhoe, which was forced to pull out of Myanmar in 2007 because of bad publicity related to the repression of the military regime.

  • Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi's Gold-Mine ...

    The protesters, in the restive Oromia region, criticize a 10-year license for Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Cos., or MIDROC, to continue mining gold at a site near the town of Shakiso and the Lega Dembi river.

  • Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine Europe

    Romania is currently witnessing the largest environmental protests in its post-Communist history. Across the country, thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest of Europe's largest gold mine.

  • Canadian mining companies subject of worldwide protests ...

    This was the fourth anti-gold-mining demonstration in the area since 2010, and one of the biggest. But Eco Oro shouldn't feel singled out. It is only one in a string of Canadian mining and exploration companies that have drawn

  • bellingcat Update: Amulsar Gold Mining Project Sees ...

    Protest Movement. The Amulsar Gold Project has spurred a number of protest actions and demonstrations over the years. The most recent one took place on September 20, when a group of environmental activists and concerned citizens took to the streets of central Yerevan to protest against the Amulsar project.

  • Protest in Thessaloniki Against Gold Mining Projects ...

    Nov 24, 2012· About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters intended route to the Canadian Consulate on Saturday, but no incidents were reported.

  • Ethiopia: Govt Agrees to Suspend MIDROC Gold Mining

    The protests began April 30, following news that the mining ministry had renewed MIDROC's mining permit for another 10 years. The deaths occurred in or near the town of Adola, in the Oromia regions East Guji zone.

  • Canadian mining companies subject of worldwide protests ...

    This was the fourth anti-gold-mining demonstration in the area since 2010, and one of the biggest. But Eco Oro shouldn't feel singled out. It is only one in a string of Canadian mining and exploration companies that have drawn

  • On the front lines of mining protests with the Maya ...

    On the front lines of mining protests with the Maya Sr. Dani Brought accompanies resisters outside the gold mine at La Puya. Armed police are a constant, intimidating presence. (Mary Jo McConahay) Armed police are a constant, intimidating presence. (Mary Jo McConahay)

  • Protests against gold mining in Cajamarca Pictures

    On World Water Day, indigenous populations protest the Conga Gold Mine, a project proposed by Newmont Mining Co. that is feared to contaminate the water supply in Cajamarca, Peru. Photo taken 22 March 2012Cajamarca, Peru, is home to the Yanacocha gold and copper mine, one of the largest open pit mines in the world. In 2012, the mine

  • Five people killed in Legadembi gold mine protest ...

    Amid increasing anger, the protests in Shakiso and Adola areas of Oromia region in south-eastern Ethiopia are growing, demanding the cancellation of gold mining license owned by Ethiopian- Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi. A general strike and widespread protests paralyzed Shakiso and Adola ...

  • Gold miners threaten to protest, reduce declarations in ...

    Miners under the umbrella of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Friday warned they would halt gold mining, reduce declarations and stage a countrywide protest if President David Granger fails to meet with them within two weeks and address their concerns about heavy taxation.

  • Protest against cyanide stops gold mine in South

    Hundreds of residents of Kologi, Talodi locality, protested in front of the locality's headquarters and the security service office against a gold mining factory that uses environmentally hazardous cyanide to extract gold on Thursday.

  • Opponents of proposed Co Tyrone gold mine walk out

    RESIDENTS opposed to a planned gold mining plant in Co Tyrone have walked out of a consultation event in the Sperrin Mountains. Dozens of objectors took part in a short peaceful protest outside the Dalradian consultation near Rouskey in

  • Anti-Government Activists Are Illegally Mining for Gold

    Anti-Government Activists Are Illegally Mining for Gold in a Protected Idaho River to Protest EPA Tyrants By Zoë Schlanger On 7/2/14 at 3:35 PM Rogue miners are camping out on the shore of Idahos Salmon River this week to illegally dredge for gold.

  • Workers continue to protest at Sukari gold mine Egypt ...

    The Sukari Gold Mine, Egypt's largest and oldest, has been witnessing numerous acts of labor unrest amidst allegations of corruption, smuggling and other controversies.

  • Workers protest to lift ban on blocked gold mine The ...

    Workers have started a weeklong protest to regain mining rights for Moehti Moemi gold mine in Yamethin district of Mandalay, which had its permit blocked by the government, said an official of the National Prosperity Company on Wednesday.

  • Protest Barrick : Issue Areas

    Gold mining is a highly consumptive and environmentally destructive industry. In addition to the landscapes that is destroys, gold mining (especially open pit gold mining) creates massive amounts of toxic waste that often causes acid mine

  • Conflict continues at Kyrgyzstan's massive gold mine ...

    Kumtor gold mine is the largest in Central Asia and the second highest mine in the world, at 4,300m Environmental impact The Kumtor mine has long been a target of criticism.

  • Prayer and protest against a proposed gold mine near Rochford

    ROCHFORD, S.D. (KOTA TV) A walk organized by Defend the Sacred Black Hills brought people together on Sunday to protest a proposed gold mining operation. Those who walked on Sunday are against the gold mine proposed near Rochford, saying it could pollute water sources in the area by introducing ...

  • Prayer and protest against a proposed gold mine near Rochford

    ROCHFORD, S.D. (KOTA TV) A walk organized by Defend the Sacred Black Hills brought people together on Sunday to protest a proposed gold mining operation. Those who walked on Sunday are against the gold mine proposed near Rochford, saying it could pollute water sources in the area by introducing ...

  • Protest Barrick : International Campaigns

    International Campaigns. Download the new report, "Debunking Barrick", ... Peruvians protest Barrick in the Ancash region year after year with a regional 48 hour strike, supported by local politicians. ... and each case study illustrates the environmental devastation that accompanies gold mining and the evasion of responsibility that is

  • Gold Mining, Sudan EJAtlas

    There are more than 40,000 gold mining sites in Sudan. About 60 gold processing companies are operating in 13 states of the country. ... Student succumbs to bullet wounds in anti-mining protest, South Kordofan Police kill anti-mining rioter in Sudan's River Nile Media Links: Sudanese miners risk health for ...

  • Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests The Daily ...

    Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests By South Dakota News Watch on Apr 6, 2018 at 2:06 p.m. One paved road leads in and out of Rochford, a remote Pennington County town at the center of a heated debate over a proposal to mine for gold in a pristine part of the northern Black Hills.