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Uganda gold

Illegal gold mining “mafia” behind death threats

Gold mining is under capture, by a combination of State and State-affiliated institutions as well as powerful individuals with strong political connections.
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Illegal mining threatens formalised industry activities

Rampant illegal mining poses a considerable threat to the formal mining industry in terms of sustainability as well as posing innumerable risk to the wellbeing of surrounding communities, according to Aspasa director Nico Pienaar.
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Demolition company assists mines cap illegal mining activities

Redundant mine shafts are becoming a growing risk for large mining houses due to a sharp spike in illegal mining activities.
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TECH NEWS: How to stop illegal mining

Redundant mine shafts are becoming a growing risk for large mining houses due to a sharp spike in illegal mining activities.
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Police task team fights illegal mining in the Free State

A special South African Police Service, or SAPS, task team has been appointed to tackle gang violence and illegal mining in the Free State.
Mozambique graphite

Illegal mining and child labour – modern slavery in Mozambique

Gemfields has warned that illegal miners – including juveniles - are putting their lives at risk and facing “modern slavery” in Mozambique.
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AMD, ZamaZamas and the imminent collapse of Johannesburg

Years ago the mainstream media made a meal of how acid mine drainage was going to be the undoing of the Johannesburg CBD - the new fear is now ZamaZamas.

Illegal mining: what are the rules of the game?

Illegal mining in South Africa’s gold sector has become one of its greatest challenges. It is a thriving, intelligent and almost self-sustaining industry.
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SSA: illegal mining and regulatory risks hinder investment

Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks stemming from improving commodity prices will pose challenges to miners in SSA over the coming months and hinder investment into the region.
DMR

DMR funding for 2018/19 inadequate says Mantashe

During his address to the National Council of Provinces yesterday DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, stated that funding for department and its portfolio of entities is inadequate.

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