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Inventory of Abandoned Mining Exploration Sites in Nunavik ...

Inventory of Abandoned Mining Exploration Sites in Nunavik ...

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This article presents, for the first time in the literature, an inventory of abandoned mining exploration sites in Nunavik, namely the sites containing materials representing a danger to the ...

Dirty Gold..?

Dirty Gold..?

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Instead Placer pumps the mining waste into the local river system, a technique known as riverine tailings disposal. And according to MiningWatch's Coumans, this is flatout socially irresponsible. "This form of waste disposal would be illegal in Canada. Other companies have made commitments to never use riverine disposal but Placer absolutely ...

To understand mining: Starting from the beginning | WRM in ...

To understand mining: Starting from the beginning | WRM in ...

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 · Mining is the series of activities referring to the discovery and extraction of minerals lying under the surface of the earth. Minerals can be metal (such as gold and copper) or nonmetal (such as coal, asbestos and gravel). Metals are mixed with many other elements, but occasionally large quantities of certain metals can be found concentrated in a relatively small area – the deposit ...

Supporting the use and export of asbestos violates your ...

Supporting the use and export of asbestos violates your ...

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 · MiningWatch Canada. Société pour Vaincre la Pollution, Québec. Prevent Cancer Now, Canada . Canadian Health Coalition. Canadian Association of University Teachers. Saskatchewan Provincial Building Construction Trades Council. Canadian Women's Health Network. The Canadian Society for Asbestos Victims. Asbestosrelated Research, Eduion and Advocacy Fund, Vancouver, .

Media Release: Prevent Mesothelioma and other Asbestos ...

Media Release: Prevent Mesothelioma and other Asbestos ...

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 · Asbestos mining in Canada has finally come to a close, but it is now past time to not just ban asbestos products but to track them down and ensure that they cannot continue to kill. Jamie Kneen, CoManager, MiningWatch Canada. The time to act on asbestos is long overdue in Canada. Following the example of other countries, Canada needs to outright ban the use of asbestos and establish an expert ...

 Sudbury Mining Solutions

Sudbury Mining Solutions

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 · MiningWatch Canada: Has Minister O'Regan been captured by the mining lobby? Federal natural resources minister getting 'too cozy' with people working in natural resources industry, says mining watchdog group . Jul 9, 2021 5:00 PM Read more > N1 Solutions Inc. launches new environmental division. NORPRO Environmental offers emergency spill response, environmental remediation, and asbestos .

Stephen Harper's killer legacy

Stephen Harper's killer legacy

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Association • Council of Canadians • Canadian Auto Workers • Centre justice et foi, Québec • Mining Watch Canada • United Steelworkers Local 480 • International Association of Machinists Aerospace Workers • BC Yukon Territory Building Construction Trades Council • Le Comité Justice sociale des Soeurs Auxiliatrices • Heat Frost Union, local 118 • IBEW, First ...

MAC: BHP Billiton [106]

MAC: BHP Billiton [106]

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Canada promotes asbestos, even while acknowledging its dangers ... Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation Says Ontario Mining Act Unconstitutional via MiningWatch The imperative to ban seabed mining London Calling on Forbes yet again Ekati mineowners sue striking workers Behind The World's Biggest Pension Fund .

BanAsbestosIndia: December 2007

BanAsbestosIndia: December 2007

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 · While white asbestos mining is currently banned in India, its import, export or use in manufacturing is permitted. But recently, the Ministry of Mines has indied that it may lift the mining ban. The reality is that the country's most powerful parliamentarians bless the asbestos industry. On 1 January 2006, production began at an asbestoscement factory in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, in the ...

Save Kipawa Lake: Risks of Mining Rare Earths

Save Kipawa Lake: Risks of Mining Rare Earths

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 · The toxicity of the rare earth elements themselves are still not understood. Nearly all open pit mining operations have the potential to release aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, copper, gold, iron, lead, manganese, silver, zinc, barium, beryllium, sulfide minerals, fluorine and asbestos. The risks to the environment and human health of many ...

Chromite critics warn element 'very toxic' | Sudbury Star

Chromite critics warn element 'very toxic' | Sudbury Star

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 · But Ugo Lapointe, a spokesperson for MiningWatch Canada, said no ferrochrome plant is totally safe. No mining process is 100 per cent clean. "There will always be some level of pollution," he said. "It's always a challenge for proponents to control the dust emissions from the various operations, as well as the stack emissions."

Business Human Rights: Mining industry

Business Human Rights: Mining industry

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See also other materials on "Mining industry". See also the following sections of this website: Lawsuits regulatory action against companies; General: S. African gold firm faces 7 billion suit Workers at South Africa's secondlargest gold mining company [Gold Fields] were tortured, enslaved and poisoned with uranium, according to a lawsuit filed late on Tuesday in a New York ...

(PDF) Global scenarios of metal mining, environmental ...

(PDF) Global scenarios of metal mining, environmental ...

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With rising valuation of mineral commodities, mining has been envisioned as a profitable industry regardless of many challenges that it entails. This comprehensive review provides the state of knowledge about several aspects of the metal mining

The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece ...

The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece ...

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 · The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece "The problem is that we can never predict when an earthquake can strike." The graffiti is splashed along the highways and side roads, riddled with potholes, that snake through the mountains and seaside villages of eastern Halkidiki, a region of northern Greece.

Oh, Canada—we stand on guard for asbestos

Oh, Canada—we stand on guard for asbestos

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CBC (Producer) Mining Watch The legacy of asbestos mining in Newfoundland Refuting industry claims that chrysotile asbestos is safe. Jan 1988; B Mckeown; McKeown, B. (Writer) (1988). For export ...

(PDF) Minding the

(PDF) Minding the "governance gaps": Rethinking ...

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 · mining's opponents (MiningWatch Canada and International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, 2015 ); deterioration of health ( Coelho et al., 2011 ); erosion of rights of women ( Oxfam ...

(PDF) Case study on Extractive Industries prepared for the ...

(PDF) Case study on Extractive Industries prepared for the ...

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After many years of intense struggles by workers and communities, the Asbestos Relief Trust (ART) was established in July 2003 following an out of court settlement with some of the former asbestos mining companies that operated in South Africa, including Gencor, Gefco, ACA, Msauli and Hanova Mining Ltd. They paid about R480 million (approximately US 60 million) into the ART, which is much ...

British Asbestos Newsletter

British Asbestos Newsletter

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Significant exposure to asbestos may also have occurred in other occupations not included in the above list, particularly where the job did not involve working directly with asbestos but was carried out in an industry where asbestos was used ( a clerk in an asbestos textiles factory) or in support services ( laundering the protective clothing of workers handling asbestos). In these ...

Business Human Rights: Mining industry

Business Human Rights: Mining industry

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36 asbestos claims cite Gencor as a defendant [South Africa] Summonses on behalf of 36 former asbestos workers were issued in the Johannesburg high court yesterday against four mining companies [African Crysotile Asbestos, Msauli Asbes, Gencor and Hanova Mining]...for damages amounting to R25 million for asbestosrelated illnesses.

Prevent Mesothelioma and other Asbestos Diseases in Canada ...

Prevent Mesothelioma and other Asbestos Diseases in Canada ...

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Asbestos mining in Canada has finally come to a close, but it is now past time to not just ban asbestos products but to track them down and ensure that they cannot continue to kill. Jamie Kneen, CoManager, MiningWatch Canada. The time to act on asbestos is long overdue in Canada. Following the example of other countries, Canada needs to outright ban the use of asbestos and establish an expert ...

Fighting environmental injustice (and Eldorado Gold mines ...

Fighting environmental injustice (and Eldorado Gold mines ...

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 · Mining Watch Balkans; News; EN; Lokalni Jezici ; Home. Fighting environmental injustice (and Eldorado Gold mines) in Europe 6. March 2017. / Behind the dominant narrative of the Greek crisis, there is a story of resource exploitation that will be all too familiar to millions of people in Latin America, Africa and Asia. With their soil rich in gold and a mountain of debt, Greece has become a ...

The Earth's open wounds: abandoned and orphaned mines ...

The Earth's open wounds: abandoned and orphaned mines ...

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 · A 1999 report by the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy, titled Mining's Many Faces: The Environmental Mining Law and Policy in Canada, puts the cost to clean up Ontario's more than 5,000 abandoned mines at Can3 billion. A 2000 report by MiningWatch Canada and the Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development (an independent research entity) said that the cost in .

Decommissioning Projects

Decommissioning Projects

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Mining industry watchdog MiningWatch Canada has called for a moratorium on developing new uranium mines, saying there is no good way to deal with the radioactive tailings. "We don't really have a great permanent solution for these wastes," MiningWatch spokesman Ramsey Hart said. "In the case of the clay caps, they may age and dry, and changing climates and permafrost may affect the integrity ...

British Asbestos Newsletter

British Asbestos Newsletter

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"Asbestos mining, processing and usage are increasing in developing countries, yet the health impact of these activities remains obscure. This obscurity enables the proasbestos businesses to mount poorly challenged promotions of asbestos use while weakening the case for regulating asbestos usage. Epidemiological studies seeking to establish reliably the health effects of asbestos mining ...