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2012-11-9  Julius Mthembu's mud-spattered face lit up as he held a tin pan and pointed to the glimmering flecks of hope lying among sand and water: gold. The find meant the 48

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Illegal Mining: Hawks Department Of South

2017-8-25  DPCI reported that the majority of illegal mining incidents take place in gold mines, particularly the Harmony gold mines in the Free State and the Sibanye gold mines in Gauteng. DPCI explained the illicit value chain: illegal miners on the ground report to gangs and illegal mining “bosses”, who in turn liaise with bulk buyers who are generally licence/permit-holders.

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South Africa’s illegal-mining conundrum ENACT

South Africa’s illegal-mining conundrum . 2019-06-26. The Mining Indaba is an annual event that provides a platform for mining companies, experts, policymakers and governments from the African continent to discuss opportunities, challenges and prospects. Addressing illegal gold mining was one of the priorities at the 2019 Mining

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Illegal Gold Mining in South Africa: The Deafening

2014-9-15  In a 2007 report, the Institute for Security Studies estimated that 10% of all gold mined in South Africa is stolen each year. Government estimates the value of the gold theft business at R5.6bn a year. Some estimates indicate that the numbers of workers involved in these operations now equal the numbers of those employed formally on the mines.

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Good as Gold? South Africa’s Problem with Illegal

2014-11-20  GFI estimates that US$101 billion flowed illicitly out of South Africa between 2002 and 2011, driven by tax evasion, corruption, and criminal activities (such as illegal gold mining). These illicit financial flows sap billions of dollars each year from the South African economy—undermining economic growth, exacerbating inequality, and undercutting government revenues.

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Dealing with the South African surge in illegal mining

2019-8-29  A 2017 report by the Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council) estimates that the annual commercial value of illegal mining and illicit dealings in precious metals and diamonds is about R7 billion. This activity has a significant economic impact on current mining operations, both in terms of losses of product or productive resources.

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Hawks bust illegal gold refinery operating on the

2020-8-29  The Minerals Council South Africa estimates seven tonnes of gold from total national production of about 135 tonnes is lost each year in the country to illegal mining. Robs the coffers of

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Illegal miners in South Africa swallow gold in

2017-8-25  CAPE TOWN (Reuters) Illegal miners in South Africa are swallowing unrefined gold and platinum in condoms as a new tactic to avoid arrest for smuggling that is

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Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

2017-3-21  have continued to drive the expansion of illegal gold mining. The region is now unique in the high percentage of gold that is mined illegally; about 28% of gold mined in Peru, 30% of gold mined in Bolivia, 77% of gold mined in Ecuador, 80% of gold mined in Colombia and 80-90% of Venezuelan gold is produced illegally. Hundreds of

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Illegal Mining: Hawks Department Of South Africa

2017-8-25  Illegal mining has a broad impact on South Africa’s national security as the country’s infrastructure, territorial integrity, authority of the state, economic security, safety and security and South Africa’s reputation/image were under threat.

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Illegal gold mining in South Africa brings hope

2012-11-9  Julius Mthembu's mud-spattered face lit up as he held a tin pan and pointed to the glimmering flecks of hope lying among sand and water: gold. The find meant the 48

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Illegal Gold Mining in South Africa: The Deafening

2014-9-15  However, some of the so-called illegal mining activity also takes place at operational and functional mines in the shadows and away from the scrutiny if mine management. In a 2007 report, the Institute for Security Studies estimated that 10% of all gold mined in South Africa is stolen each year.

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Good as Gold? South Africa’s Problem with Illegal

2014-11-20  Whether South Africa’s Illegal Gold Mining Problem Is Measured in Revenue, Security Risks, or Human Lives—in the End, Everyone Loses. South Africa is the world’s fifth largest producer of gold, with the gold mining sector representing approximately two percent of South Africa’s GDP. Yet the country’s mineral wealth has proved to be a

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Dicing with death: South Africa's illegal gold miners

2013-10-9  Dicing with death: South Africa's illegal gold miners Close. Video, 00:02:21 Mining gold, living in a tin shack. Published 3 September 2013. Section BBC News. 2:21. Inside a South African gold

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A day for the zama zamas: Illegal gold mining in

2017-9-20  Due to socio-economic problems such as growing unemployment and poverty rates in South Africa, there has been rise in illegal gold mining.

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Illegal miners in South Africa swallow gold in condoms

2017-8-25  Illegal miners in South Africa are swallowing unrefined gold and platinum in condoms as a new tactic to avoid arrest for smuggling that is costing the industry $1.5 billion a year, the police told

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Illegal mining in Africa Mining Africa

2017-2-13  It’s estimated that as much as 14,000 individuals are involved in illegal mining in Africa. The arrest rate is high at around 70%, but the desperation of abject poverty, slack border control and corrupt officials are contributing to illegal miners continuing with their activities. The illegal mining

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Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

2017-3-21  involved in illegal gold mining in the Peruvian Departments of Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa; • in Sur de Bolívar, Colombia, 1,500 workers were employed at a mine owned by the wife of an ex-AUC leader and were not able to leave the area without being accompanied by the narco-paramilitary group

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Venezuela: Violent Abuses in Illegal Gold Mines

2020-2-4  Illegal Gold Mining in Venezuela Click to expand Image Satellite imagery show a significant increase in the number and expansion of mining sites along Chicanan River in Bolivar State, Venezuela

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Illegal mining on the rise Minerals Council South Africa

2021-7-28  Illegal mining is on the rise in South Africa and presents challenges that need to be addressed from a range of perspectives. It takes place both at abandoned mines and at operating mines, with illegal miners often operating out of desparation and dangerous conditions. The growth in illegal mining, which is now taking place on a large scale

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Dicing with death: South Africa's illegal gold miners

2013-10-9  Dicing with death: South Africa's illegal gold miners Close. Video, 00:02:21 Mining gold, living in a tin shack. Published 3 September 2013. Section BBC News. 2:21. Inside a South African gold

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A day for the zama zamas: Illegal gold mining in

2017-9-20  Due to socio-economic problems such as growing unemployment and poverty rates in South Africa, there has been rise in illegal gold mining.

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Illegal mining in Africa Mining Africa

2017-2-13  It’s estimated that as much as 14,000 individuals are involved in illegal mining in Africa. The arrest rate is high at around 70%, but the desperation of abject poverty, slack border control and corrupt officials are contributing to illegal miners continuing with their activities. The illegal mining

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Illegal gold mining in South Africa brings hope

2012-11-9  In this Friday Nov. 2, 2012 photo an unidentified man lays bath towels on a conveyer to catch particles during their illegal gold mining in Roodepoort, South Africa.

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Illegal mining — or making a living? Mining Mirror

2018-10-10  Besides South Africa’s socio-economic challenges, other neighbouring countries also face similar challenges. As a result, citizens from Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique migrate to South Africa to seek employment in illegal mining. Similar to South Africa, the foreign nationals are former mine employees and have experience in the mining

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All that glitters: A look into illicit gold networks

2021-7-12  Illegal gold mining in South Africa, and smuggling linked to the country, saddle it with yet another multifaceted problem involving international organised crime.

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Illegal Gold Mining Peru U.S. Agency for

2021-5-20  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

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Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

2017-3-21  involved in illegal gold mining in the Peruvian Departments of Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa; • in Sur de Bolívar, Colombia, 1,500 workers were employed at a mine owned by the wife of an ex-AUC leader and were not able to leave the area without being accompanied by the narco-paramilitary group

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Venezuela: Violent Abuses in Illegal Gold Mines

2020-2-4  Illegal Gold Mining in Venezuela Click to expand Image Satellite imagery show a significant increase in the number and expansion of mining sites along Chicanan River in Bolivar State, Venezuela

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