Just GOLD

2020-8-21 · GOLD MINING SECTOR The formalization of artisanal gold mining in the communities and countries where the Just Gold project operates, is a step forward in ensuring that natural resources are improving security, development, and equality. It also supports the local community to access the international market.

Gold Mining and Human Rights in Mali

2011-7-6 · Gold Mining and Human Rights in Mali ... establishment of a mining industry is often accompanied by local­development programmes intended to ... rights and obligations in terms of the mining code that regulates the conditions for the opening, mining and closing of the mines, as well as the working conditions of mine employees and the role of ...

Human Rights Risks in Mining. A Baseline Study

2021-9-11 · extractive industries, the present study contributes to the related discussion on human rights in the mining sector. In constituting the results of a project coop-eration of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) and the Max-Planck-Foun …

How investment agreements threaten regulation of the ...

2016-5-21 · Moreover, many mines have been found guilty of human rights violations including illegal demolitions, harassment of local residents, and of environmental impacts such as water pollution, as documented in the Rapu Rapu Gold Silver Copper and Zinc Mining Project and the Dipidio Gold and Copper Mine.

Mining Conflicts and Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

2016-3-29 · mining companies in Guatemala. The first large mining project, the Marlin gold mine in San Marcos (owned by Goldcorp Inc. of Canada and operated by Montana Exploradora de Guatemala S.A.), has generated much controversy among the Maya indigenous communities affected by it. This study of the conflict surrounding the Marlin mine analyzes the economic,

Our impact, their voices: Out of the mines and into school

2019-6-12 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining accounts for 15–20 per cent of annual global gold production and provides employment to an estimated 10-15 million miners throughout the world. It is associated, however, with a host of labour and social …

Human rights and the mining industry: managing the ...

2014-7-25 · Human rights and the mining industry: managing the problems before they arise. As people become ever more aware of what''s going on the world — including the impact of commercial activity on ...

Introducing the Responsible Gold Mining Principles ...

2021-3-5 · The Responsible Gold Mining Principles consist of ten ''umbrella'' Principles and 51 more detailed statements that set out performance expectations for implementing companies. In a series of blogs, we will briefly review the key tenets of the Principles. This time, we focus on umbrella Principle 2 ''understanding impacts''.

Gold, diamonds feed Central African religious violence ...

2014-7-29 · Mine worker Jimmy Adoum weighs gold on a scale balance in a hut at the foot of the Ndassima gold mine in Central African Republic, May 22, 2014. ... and gold mines. ... combat discrimination ...

Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of ...

2015-10-2 · 11. Tampakan Copper-Gold Mine project, for example, is a mining project operated by Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) in, Tampakan, it is estimated that 5000 people, mostly Blaan indigenous peoples, will have to be re-settled as a consequence of the mining. The indigenous women will be directly and indirectly affected.

Canadian Gold Miner Takes Mali To Arbitration Over …

A Canadian gold mining subsidiary says it has initiated arbitration against the Republic of Mali after the country yanked its permit for a lucrative gold mine that''s expected to generate $630 ...

Child labor in the mines of the Democratic Republic of ...

2016-4-6 · Child labor in the mines of the DRC is a terrible reality that must be exposed. In spite of various regulations governing mining as announced by the Congolese government and the 2009 law on child protections prohibiting the economic …

Rio Tinto: A Shameful History of ...

2010-4-20 · Panguna Mine, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea On the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the people fought and won a 10-year war against Rio Tinto and its Panguna copper and gold mine during the 1990s. Resistance to the mine was so intense, the company was forced to close it in 1989 and, since that time, the mine has not been operational.

Gold industry running risk of becoming irrelevant – Bristow

2018-5-10 · The gold mining industry is running the risk of becoming irrelevant to the investment community. "It hasn''t delivered much value for a long time," Randgold Resources CEO Dr Mark Bristow ...

Report documents ''degrading'' treatment of Indigenous …

2021-8-6 · "This discrimination thwarts dignified working conditions and jeopardizes women''s personal safety and longevity of work security." The report is largely based on interviews with 22 women — roughly half of whom belong to Yukon First Nations — between October 2020 and March 2021.

Discrimination in the mining business ...

2021-1-29 · Discrimination in the mining business is real, but there''s good news, too. Just ask these four industry veterans – by Nick Rockel (BC Business – January 27, 2021) January 29, 2021

Barrick Gold Corporation

2019-6-14 · TORONTO, June 14, 2019 – Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) continues to make great advances in its commitment to gender equality in the workplace. Yesterday, Barrick Pueblo Viejo began a certification process for gender equality at the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic.

The burden of gold Child labour in small-scale mines and ...

2019-10-3 · "At least 22 killed in Congo gold mine collapse, authorities say", 3 October 2019. The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday...The initial death toll from Wednesday''s incident at an illegally-run mine in Kampene town in Congo''s Maniema province was 14, according to Social Affairs Minister Steve Mbikayi, but rescue ...

Dominican Republic: Organisations send Barrick Gold a ...

2021-5-4 · Dominican Republic: Organisations send Barrick Gold a letter of concern about the environmental and human rights impacts of the expansion of Pueblo Viejo mine Content type: Article Date: 4 May 2021; Dominican Republic: 88 organisations release letter calling on Barrick Gold to stop the expansion of the Pueblo Viejo gold mine Content type: Article

Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2018-9-26 · Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Global demand for rare minerals is leading to increases in deforestation and degradation right across Central Africa. Copper, gold, diamonds, cobalt, uranium, and coltan are just some of the minerals found beneath the soil in the Congo Basin. Their presence makes the area irresistible to illegal ...

10. Towards a Post-Conflict Transition: Women and ...

177 10. Towards a Post-Conflict Transition: Women and Artisanal Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo Rachel Perks Introduction This chapter1 represents a range of experiences by development actors, foreign donors, government and mining companies in response to the challenge of

Sexual Exploitation and Discrimination in Artisanal …

2015-10-2 · Artisanal Mining in Eastern DRC 2 •Between 400,000 –550,000 persons directly engaged in ASM activities 800 mine sites (most unregistered) 85 trading centres Gold, cassiterite, columbo-tantalite, wolframite, precious gemstones Single narrative of "conflict and mining"

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Human rights and the mining industry: managing the ...

DRC: Illegal gold mining in the north-east continues to ...

2019-1-8 · "Investigating DR Congo''s illegal gold trade", 8 January 2019. The current mood in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is tense... armed groups in the north-east continue to take advantage of a weak government and meddle in the minerals trade... Since 2017, we have been investigating the impact of illegal gold mining in the region.

ZELA Press Statement on the shooting of two miners at ...

2020-6-24 · 24 June 2020. The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) condemns the shooting of two gold mine workers, Wendy Chikwaira and Kennedy Tachiona by their Chinese Mine employer at Reden Mine in Gweru on the 21 st of June 2020. Video, audio and picture images of the shooting incident were widely circulated on social media.

Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of all ...

2015-11-3 · Discrimination against the Subanon of Mt Canatuan, Siocon, Zambonga del Norte, Philippines in the context of large-scale gold mining on their ancestral domain. Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination 71st Session, 30th July – 17th August 2007 ... 5 Section 16 of the 1995 Mining Act (Republic Act 7942) ...

The burden of gold Child labour in small-scale mines and ...

2005-8-1 · The burden of gold Child labour in small-scale mines and quarries. This year''s World Day Against Child Labour focused the world''s attention on the plight of child labourers in small-scale mines and quarries. The ILO estimates that about one million children aged 5 to 17 are engaged in small-scale mining and quarrying activities worldwide.