illegal gold mining in myanmar

Illegal gold mining rampant in Homalin Township Burma ...

Jun 23, 2021  Illegal gold mining rampant in Homalin Township. Wednesday, June 23, 2021. by -. Sai Si Kham (Shan Ni) After the military coup, Homalin Township has seen rampant illegal gold mining, according to locals. “There was illegal gold mining since before the coup. Taking advantage of the military coup, now people do rampant illegal gold mining.

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How to effectively address illegal gold mining - study ...

Feb 16, 2020  Even though Myanmar is known as the world’s largest producer of jade, gold mining -and illegal gold mining in particular- has been growing in recent years.

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Myanmar authorities stop 17 illegal gold mines along ...

Jan 14, 2020  Myanmar authorities stop 17 illegal gold mines along Ayeyarwady River. Law enforcement authorities have stopped the operation of illegal mines operating in Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay, a senior regional official said on Tuesday. U Kyaw Myint Than, director of the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System said the illegal ...

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Nationalist gold magnate begins appeal against illegal ...

May 19, 2020  A gold magnate who was arrested after fleeing to Thailand amid accusation of illegal mining is appealing to have the charge dropped. Soe Htun Shein, chairman of the National Prosperity Gold Production Group (NPGPG), began the appeals process along with four of his company executives at a Mandalay court on Monday.

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Illegal rare-earth mining surges in Myanmar

May 08, 2021  Illegal mining of rare-earth minerals has surged in an area controlled by a junta-linked militia since the Feb 1 military coup in Myanmar, according to local reports. The mining is taking place in ...

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Group says illegal rare earth mining by Chinese jumps in ...

May 17, 2021  Illegal rare earth mining by Chinese companies in an area in Myanmar's northern Kachin State that borders China has increased sharply since a

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Mining in Myanmar

According to Myanmar’s first EITI report, extractives contribute 6% to GDP, 24% of government revenues and 38% of expo However,rts. the mining sector represents only 15% of total government extractives revenues. Of this 15%, jade and gems producers account for 88% of the mining revenue stream (see Table 5: Myanmar Extractives Revenue).

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MYANMAR GOLD PROJECT Myo AUNG Myanmar 11 updates ...

Dec 08, 2020  TANINTHARYI REGION ILLEGAL GOLD OTHER MINERALS MINING and Mandalay Region Wabo Gold prospect UPDATE Dawei Watch collection ဒေါ်လာသန်းချီသုံး တနင ...

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MAP TELLING THE STORY OF GOLD MINE IN MYANMAR

Jul 16, 2015  Gold mining is not the only sector of Myanmar's mining industry to be riddled by backward practices, rudimentary equipment and suffering miners. Jade mining is one of the country's major industries -- tens of thousands of workers are exploited, and heroin is abused on an unprecedented scale, creating one of the world’s largest HIV-infected ...

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Illegal gold miners threaten fragile way of life, deep in ...

Jul 19, 2021  Illegal gold miners threaten fragile way of life, deep in Amazon rainforest. By Gabriel Chaim, Isa Soares and Barbara Arvanitidis . Updated 9:48 AM ET, Mon July 19, 2021

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How to effectively address illegal gold mining – study

Feb 18, 2020  Even though Myanmar is known as the world’s largest producer of jade, gold mining -and illegal gold mining in particular- has been growing in recent years. This situation has pushed the government to launch a series of initiatives to drive people away from unregulated operations.

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How to effectively address illegal gold mining – study ...

Feb 17, 2020  Even though Myanmar is known as the world’s largest producer of jade, gold mining -and illegal gold mining in particular- has been growing in recent years. This situation has pushed the government to launch a series of initiatives to drive people away from unregulated operations.

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Gold mining in Indawgyi Lake, Myanmar EJAtlas

[5] Security Concerns Hamper Tackling Illegal Gold Mining Around Indawgyi Lake, The Irrawaddy, May 31, 2017 (accessed on 28.01.2019). [click to view] [4] Illegal gold miners disrupt serene Indawgyi Lake, Myanmar Times, June 2, 1027 (accessed on 28.01.2019). [click to view]

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Investigation reveals gold mining destruction in Myanmar ...

Sep 21, 2016  More than wealth, gold mining in Myanmar has brought unwelcome consequences, including environmental destruction and illnesses related to the illegal extraction of the precious metal.

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Nationalist gold magnate begins appeal against illegal ...

May 19, 2020  A gold magnate who was arrested after fleeing to Thailand amid accusation of illegal mining is appealing to have the charge dropped. Soe Htun Shein, chairman of the National Prosperity Gold Production Group (NPGPG), began the appeals process along with four of his company executives at a Mandalay court on Monday.

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Illegal Rare Earth Mines on China Border Multiply Since ...

Apr 26, 2021  Illegal rare earth mining has surged in northern Kachin State on the Chinese border following Myanmar’s Feb. 1 coup in areas controlled by a junta-sponsored militia. Environmental groups say mining has increased at least five times in Pangwa and Chipwi townships amid Myanmar’s political turmoil, with a rapid influx of Chinese workers.

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Villagers decry closure of gold mines ... - The Myanmar Times

Sep 21, 2017  Photographs from local media showed officers also destroyed illegal gold mining equipment found in the illegal mines. The regional government explained that the close of the illegal gold mines was approved by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to protect the 4-mile long multi-purpose facility that provides irrigation to 1.03 million acres of paddy lands in the area.

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Group says illegal rare earth mining by Chinese jumps in ...

May 17, 2021  Illegal rare earth mining by Chinese companies in an area in Myanmar's northern Kachin State that borders China has increased sharply since a

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MYANMAR GOLD PROJECT Myo AUNG Myanmar 11 updates ...

Dec 08, 2020  TANINTHARYI REGION ILLEGAL GOLD OTHER MINERALS MINING and Mandalay Region Wabo Gold prospect UPDATE Dawei Watch collection ဒေါ်လာသန်းချီသုံး တနင ...

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MAP TELLING THE STORY OF GOLD MINE IN MYANMAR

Jul 16, 2015  Gold mining is not the only sector of Myanmar's mining industry to be riddled by backward practices, rudimentary equipment and suffering miners. Jade mining is one of the country's major industries -- tens of thousands of workers are exploited, and heroin is abused on an unprecedented scale, creating one of the world’s largest HIV-infected ...

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Mandalay authorities to take action against illegal gold ...

Kyaw Myint Than said that illegal gold mining in Ayeyarwady River can damage the river and the natural environment. The chemicals used in gold mining also damages the quality of the water in the river, and that’s why they are planning to take legal actions against the illegal gold miners, he said.

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Gold mining companies flout rules The Myanmar Times

Jan 12, 2018  The Myanmar Times. Gold mining companies flout rules. Gold mining companies in Bamauk district in eastern Sagaing Region are flouting government rules and regulations on the trade, said a local report. The report was prepared by a joint monitoring team from the Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability (MATA), the regional parliament ...

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Myanmar junta’s growing reliance on extractives for cash ...

Jun 18, 2021  Despite tighter border controls between Myanmar and China due to COVID-19, trucks carrying mining commodities, such as ammonium sulfate used to extract the metals, are reportedly passing through ...

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Sagaing Gov’t to Offer Licences to Rein in Illegal Gold Mining

May 16, 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.

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Illegal gold mining increases in ASEAN-recognized ...

Jun 18, 2021  Illegal gold mining increases in ASEAN-recognized Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary. by admin. June 18, 2021. in Mining. ... The sanctuary is a 2,151 km2 massive protected space with richest biodiversity in northern Myanmar. It’s situated in Khamti and Homalin townships. Myanmar has eight ASEAN heritage parks: Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary ...

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Sagaing Gov’t to Offer Licences to Rein in Illegal Gold Mining

May 16, 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.

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Mandalay authorities to take action against illegal gold ...

Kyaw Myint Than said that illegal gold mining in Ayeyarwady River can damage the river and the natural environment. The chemicals used in gold mining also damages the quality of the water in the river, and that’s why they are planning to take legal actions against the illegal gold miners, he said.

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Myanmar: Illegal rare-earth mining in Kachin State on ...

Apr 28, 2021  Myanmar is China's largest rare earth source, accounting for over half of its supplies. In 2016, Chinese mining companies entered Pangwa looking for rare earth as Beijing cracked down on illegal mining within China. According to Chinese customs data, China is heavily dependent on medium and heavy rare earth from Myanmar.

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Lawmakers Ask President to Help Get Small-Scale Mining in ...

Sep 27, 2018  The Myanmar Army launched attacks on unlicensed amber mines in Tanai in June 2017. It is believed that illegal gold and amber mining in Kachin are among the KIA’s main sources of revenue. Natural Resources Ministry Director General U Ye Myint Swe said the ministry has designated small-scale mining fields in response to the two lawmakers ...

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Illegal Gold Mining Peru U.S. Agency for International ...

May 20, 2021  The illegal extraction of alluvial gold involves destructive processes that devastate the Amazonian communities, their forests and their ecosystems. USAID works together with the Government of Peru, local communities, Peruvian research organizations, private companies, and U.S. universities to address the threat of mining to the Amazon. The United States and Peru signed a

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Crackdown on illegal gold mining to be stepped up ...

Jul 21, 2021  The government is on the alert to crack down on illegal gold mining activities as the country’s first commercial gold mining is set to start operations this month. Renaissance Mineral (Cambodia), a subsidiary of Australia-listed Renaissance, is set to start extraction production of gold at its Okvau Gold Project in Mondulkiri province on June 21.

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Confronting illegal mining in ancestral Kofan land ...

Confronting illegal mining in ancestral Kofan land, Ecuadorian Amazon. All along the Upper Aguarico River in ancestral Kofan lands, illegal gold mining is slowly transforming the landscape, forcing the community of Sinangoe to act to defend their territory. Nicolas Mainville. The waves of the Upper Aguarico River are crashing on both sides of ...

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Gold in Myanmar - Rich Mineral Resources - RareGoldNuggets

Sep 14, 2015  Gold in Myanmar – Rich Mineral Resources. Rare Gold Nuggets. September 14, 2015. Gold Prospecting. The gold mining industry that has evolved and diversified in the post-war, modern era has thrown open challenges to industrialists throughout the world enticing them to invest in operation of gold mines. Establishment of more and more gold mines ...

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Illegal gold mining increases in ASEAN-recognized ...

Since 2014, gold mining had disappeared due to patrolling and effective action in the sanctuary. But as of March this year, gold mining has increased. Now there are about 70 illegal mining sites. As waste soil and water after gold mining are being released into the creek, we are concerned about damage,” said a local villager.

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Myanmar says Cryptocurrencies are Banned, but Local Users ...

May 23, 2020  Nyein Chan, CEO of Get Myanmar, says the announcement is not a prohibition, adding: “The CBM has not prohibited the use of cryptocurrencies under the law. It has just issued an announcement.”. “As there is no official law, it can’t be said that trading in digital currencies is illegal

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Indonesia: Danger Lurks At Illegal Gold Mines – Eurasia Review

Of the country’s more than 8,600 illegal mining sites, about 25 percent are gold mines, according to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. About 84 percent of those mines were active, while ...

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Global demand for manganese puts Kayapó Indigenous land ...

Jul 14, 2021  Illegal gold mining in the Kayapó Indigenous Territory. Image courtesy of Felipe Werneck/IBAMA. Apart from Vale’s unexplored concessions in Carajás, it maintains the main manganese-producing ...

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Lawmaker Criticizes Military Action in Illegal Mining Areas

Jul 14, 2017  Citizens and ethnic people have suffered unnecessarily from the consequences of a military crackdown on illegal mining in the area, he criticized. Hundreds of gold and amber miners have fled the area and sought shelter in Tanai since clashes broke out between the Myanmar Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in early June.

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