6/11/2019· MONREC had suspended NPC’s gold mining operation after the company failed to pay 5.57 tons of gold in overdue taxes. MONREC then filed charges against U Soe Tun Shein for illegal gold mining under Section 30(a) of the Penal Code and the Myanmar police issued a warrant for his arrest. The NPC chair fled the charges and had been on the run
A statement by the Union Minister said that Myanmar has been losing its gold resources because of illegal gold mining and the failure to pay royalty to the government. According to the statement, the amount that legal gold mining companies, that were working with the government, and failed to pay royalty to for the 2016-2017 fiscal years amounted to 14,521.24 tical of pure gold.
17/10/2019· The Chindwin riverbank along Homalin township in Myanmar’s Sagaing region is the most productive gold field in the country and illegal mining in recent years has been rampant, the authorities say. With an increase in illegal mining, Chindwin river’s navigability has dwindled as sandbanks kept forming along the river.
Two illegal gold miners arrested Machinery worth of over K233.8 million was also seized. Following a tip-off that illegal mining was being carried out at a site about three kilometres north of Makan Naung village, officers from Hkamti Myoma police station inspected the Nyaung Tachauk Shwe Hmaw work site.
31/05/2017· By Tin Htet Paing 31 May 2017 . RANGOON — Burma’s environmental ministry said it could not effectively take action against illegal gold mining around Indawgyi Lake in Kachin State’s Mohnyin Township due to the proximity of clashes between government forces and ethnic armed groups.
“As gold mining using mercury does not occur in the area of Ngamoeyeik Creek, it can be concluded that mercury derived from upstream has accumulated in this area,” said the study, Artisinal and small-scale mining in Myanmar: Preliminary research for environmental mercury contamination, which was published last year.
16/05/2014· The Chindwin riverbank along Homalin township in Myanmar’s Sagaing region is the most productive gold field in the country and illegal mining in recent years has been rampant, the authorities say. With an increase in illegal mining, Chindwin river’s navigability has dwindled as sandbanks kept forming along the river.
26/11/2004· Mining, Gender, and the Environment in Burma. Mining presents serious obstacles to policy makers, activists, and affected communities interested in mitigating the industry’s negative impacts around the world. Of all the obstacles, perhaps the most serious one is the gap that exists between 1) what these three different groups know; 2) how they conceptualize and talk about their respective
The Sagaing Region government will issue licences to illegal gold miners in a bid to curb their activities and rope in extra tax money into state coffers, a top official said.The ministry will inspect mining sites in Sagaing and issue illegal miners licences by this month, U Than Htike, Sagaing
Security officials in Colombia report that illegal mining of gold has become a more profitable activity for FARC, ELN and Continue Reading → Posted in: Environmental Threats,Substance Abuse,Transnational Crime Filed under: Cocaine,Colombia Security Threats,Metals and Minerals Smuggling,Organized Crime News
Since artisanal mining is illegal in South Africa, it is difficult to estimate its economic value. In gold bearing regions such as Roodeport and Barberton, specialised settlements and organisations have emerged recently (since 2007). Artisanal mining in South Africa probably has a long history, but this has not been documented. For Zimbabwe
This stone reviews the impact of illegal mining on water resources for irrigation and domestic application in Ghana. It was carried out by reviewing literature and media information as well as interviews and observation of small scale mining activities in mining communities especially illegal mining popularly called galamsey in Ghana. It was
19/12/2019· Many illegal Chinese nationals work in the gold, jade, and metal mining industries in Myanmar as well as on banana tissue and watermelon plantations, while a growing number of them are working in the gambling industry, he said. “Here, we live close to the border with China, Thailand, and Laos,” he said. “Chinese [workers] illegally
Indawgyi Lake is a secluded destination for nature lovers in remote Kachin State. The largest lake in Myanmar, Indawgyi remains pristine and undeveloped and has been designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; it’s still possible to find places where you won’t hear the drone of a motor or even see a single boat.
7 小时前· Many illegal Chinese nationals work in the gold, jade, and metal mining industries in Myanmar as well as on banana tissue and watermelon plantations, while a growing number of them are working in the gambling industry, the official said.
 Security Concerns Hamper Tackling Illegal Gold Mining Around Indawgyi Lake, The Irrawaddy, May 31, 2017 (accessed on 28.01.2019). [click to view]  In Myanmar, a Lake That Sustained Generations Feels Strains, The New York Times, May 28, 2017 (accessed on 28.01.2019).
The Letpadaung Copper Mine (Burmese: လက်ပံတောင်းတောင် ကြေးနီသတ္တုတွင်း) is a large surface mine in the Salingyi Township of Sagaing Region of Myanmar.Since Myanmar began liberalizing in 2011 the mine has been the site of contentious protest and come to symbolize the shortcomings of political reform.
The program includes geological mapping, stream sediment geochemistry and evaluation of historical gold occurrences. PT Timah tin mining plan . PT Timah, one of Indonesia’s biggest mining companies, says it is close to receiving a 10,000 hectare concession to mine tin and tungsten reserves in southern Myanmar’s Tenasserim province. The
He accused soldiers, police and staff from No. 2 Mining Enterprise assigned to provide security and guard the goldfields of being complicit in the illegal mining. “At the very least, they take bribes, which is why the illegal miners have no fear of mining there,” he said, adding that several other companies faced a similar situation.
With a total land area of 676,578 sq km, Myanmar is the world’s 40th-largest country and the second-largest in South-east Asia. Despite containing vast deposits of tin, tungsten, copper, gold, silver, zinc, lead and precious stones, the country’s diverse landscape remains relatively unexplored compared with other mineral-rich countries. Yet
Six illegal gold miners were arrested together with equipment as evidence in Indaw Township, Katha District, Sagaing Region. Acting on information, police went to the old mine owned by Minkyansit company, three miles east from Namakyaing Village, Naba Village-tract, Indaw Township, and found the illegal gold miners working there.
According to a former combatant from the FARC’s 16th front, which used to operate mainly in the Vichada, Guainía and Vaupés departments, the group became familiar with the Yapacana mines while they were taxing illegal coltan and gold mining operations in the Guainía region of Colombia in 2007.
Myanmar: Ban Chaung coal mine. Ban Chaung is an open-pit coal mine located in the Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar. The mine has polluted the air and water, harmed the livelihoods of indigenous Karin people, and led to the illegal seizure of agricultural land, among other harmful impacts.
3/10/2019· Last month, a landslide killed 30 people at an illegal gold mine in Chad. This July, the Myanmar Ministry of Information reported that 19 people died following a landslide in the Hpakant region of Myanmar’s Kachin state. In June this year, an accident at a copper and cobalt mine in the DRC owned by British-Swiss mining multinational company
27/04/2016· After trekking nearly two hours through dense jungle, Brazilian government environmental special forces burst into a clearing where the trees had been sawn and a muddy crater dug: an illegal gold mine on indigenous land in the heart of the Amazon.
22/12/2015· Hence the illegal mining. Phuoc Son Gold Mine. Phuoc Son was commissioned in 2011 and is known as the largest gold mine within Vietnam. At its peak it employed more than 1000 locals. It was the very first modern mining plant within Vietnam and while it has had some tax issues off and on it does usually tend to work out the issue so that it can
Raids on illegal mining camps target brothels Featured Photographer,Feb 2016 2,News AP Images Team February 26, 2016 Comment In one of the biggest such raids yet, police and soldiers destroyed scores of illegal gold mining camps in Peru's Madre de Dios region this week.
In this issue: Sierra Leone’s new diamond project, the human cost of illegal gold, the MSHA push to reach zero harm, Anglo American’s safety culture, industry-wide changes in Kenyan mining, sifting through Sweden’s remaining minerals, Australia’s boost from scandium, and more.