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MiningWatch Canada | 375 followers on LinkedIn. Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems. | MiningWatch Canada is a non-profit ...

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New report exposes mining companies suing Latin American ...

 · New report exposes mining companies suing Latin American countries where communities defend land and environment. News Release. We analyzed 38 multi-million dollar claims brought by the mining industry using ISDS and other investment protection laws; in over half, communities are fighting to protect Indigenous territory, water, and more.

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MiningWatch Canada

Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities, and ecosystems.

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Good Reasons To Stop Phosphate Mining

 · Phosphate mining has no public benefit and is detrimental to the public interest. Here''s why: Mining is permitted to withdraw a yearly average of 69 million gallons of groundwater a day. This massive water use jeopardizes our future water supply and also deprives wetlands, streams and rivers of water. Strip mining permanently destroys ...

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Forms – Alaska Division of Mining, Land, and Water

State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources 550 W. 7th Ave, Suite 1360 Anchorage, AK 99501-3557 Phone: (907) 269-8400 Fax: (907) 269-8901 TTY: Dial 711 or 800-770-8973

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Baia Mare

According to the site report of Romaltyn Mining updated in 2012, the company activities would be performed at three different locations in Baia Mare, technologically connected by a 13.6 km long pipe network crossing the city from east to west. The plant in Baia Mare, liable for the accident of January 2000, is called now Romaltyn Mining and between 2008 – April 2012 was owned by Polyus Gold ...

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Mining Wastewater

Designing a sustainable solution to complex wastewater treatment challenges in this market requires an experienced team so BI Pure Water normally collaborates with the customer''s technical staff. Biacid™ is a process for treating acidic sludge and wastewater …

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Deep sea mining project Solwara 1 in the Bismarck Sea ...

 · The Pacific is a region of immense deep-sea mining potential. In 2008 the Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals provided its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to Papua New Guinea Government to start deep-sea mining in the Bismarck Sea, in New Ireland Province, part of the Pacific Ocean, not far from Bougainville Island. Nautilus hoped to become the world''s first deep-sea mining …

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Ontario mining royalties ''pitifully low'': MiningWatch ...

 · The expert panel report, published Jan. 31, 2015, made seven recommendations including getting riud of water in mining tailings, to create more stable dry stacks. In addition to its open letter to the auditor general, MiningWatch Canada also participated in an early consultation to inform the province''s updated Mineral Development Strategy.

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Environment Energy Mining Watch SEE

 · As Milijanovic explained, the mining, water management and environmental protection inspector, through joint supervision and action, determined that the turbidity of the Pek River begins in the part where the atmospheric sewage flows into its tributary, the Mali Pek River.

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Allan''s Gold Mining Trommel Wash Plant

A micro wash plant designed to process desert gold placers with water filtration recycling system. Effectively, increasing gold recovery to 98%, compared to...

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Currently, many mine components leak contaminated water, containing elevated sulphate and suspended solids, directly into the Similkameen, where local Indigenous communities now feel unsafe accessing traditional foods. The tailings dam leak is significant, with an average flow of 54 L/sec, or over 4.6 million L/day.

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Halkidiki | Hellenic Mining Watch

The environmental impacts of mining are well documented by various organizations and MiningWatch Canada has several comprehensive reports outlining the disastrous effects to waterways and the issue of perpetual care of contaminated sites. The Skouries mine, on mount Kakavos, is the main source of conflict with the local people.

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El Salvador, Prizing Water Over Gold, Bans All Metal Mining

 · "Mining is an industry whose primary and first victim is water," said Mr. McKinley, who added that El Salvador faced a significant scarcity. "We are talking about an issue that is a life-or ...

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Open pit mining

MININGWATCH Monitorizarea, ... However, after closing the mining operation, water accumulates at the bottom of the quarry, especially after water pumps stop. The impact of mining operations, in all of it''s stages, it is signifiant for the environment: (a) Exploring and extracting the deposits, (b) Preparing the mining …

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Publications | MiningWatch Canada

 · MiningWatch Canada is very concerned about Mount Polley Mining Corporation''s (MPMC''s) application for a long-term permit to discharge not-fully treated mine waste water into Quesnel Lake. We recommend that the BC Ministry of Environment (MOE): 1. reject this permit application and require MPMC to propose…

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MiningWatch wins Federal Court ruling on mine waste | The ...

 · We want to extend congratulations to our friends at MiningWatch Canada, who we have been working with on Sandy Pond and the broader ''tailings impoundment area'' issue. Their April 24 media release notes that, "MiningWatch Canada and Ecojustice are hailing a landmark decision from the Federal Court of Canada released late yesterday that will force the federal government to stop …

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Mining and Water Pollution

 · Types of Water Pollution from Mining There are four main types of mining impacts on water quality. 1. Acid Mine Drainage Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) is a natural process whereby sulphuric acid is produced when sulphides in rocks are exposed to air and water. Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) is essentially the same process, greatly magnified.

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MiningWatch Canada | LinkedIn

MiningWatch Canada is a non-profit organization supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country. It addresses the urgent need for a co-ordinated public interest response to the threats to public health, water and air quality, fish and wildlife habitat and community interests posed by ...

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Deep Sea Mining Watch | Mining the deep seabed is about to ...

Over 1 million square kilometers have been included in claims for deep sea prospecting. Done irresponsibly, the ecological impacts from mining on ocean ecosystems could be severe. Here, ocean scientists have collected and shared GPS tracks of vessels believed to be prospecting the oceans for minerals and the location of claim areas. Enter to see exactly where seabed mining …

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Incredible Technology: How to Mine Water on Mars | Space

 · "For mining water off Mars, you want to get a high quantity of water," said Edwin Ethridge, a senior ISRU (In-Situ Resource Utilization) scientist and retired NASA consultant.

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MiningWatch Canada – YubaNet

 · Global Organizations Condemn Violent Dispersal of Indigenous Peoples'' Mining Barricade in the Philippines by MiningWatch Canada April 29, …

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MiningWatch speaker to visit Sault | Sault This Week

MININGWATCH CANADA (from the Web): Mission statement: MiningWatch Canada works in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous communities who are dealing with potential or actual industrial mining operations that affect their lives and territories, or with the legacy of closed mines, as well as with mineworkers and former workers ...

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Protect Water | MiningWatch Canada

 · Protect Water. Mining involves using, moving, storing and disposing of huge amounts of water. Even with careful planning and management there are serious risks of contamination, possibly forever. Perfectly good rivers and lakes can also be used as waste dumps. Items per page.

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Pascua-Lama Mining Conflict in the Andes, Latin America ...

The construction of a gold mine in the Andes has affected glacial melting patterns and water quality, leading to protests, legal battles and compensation claims for local farmers and displaced indigenous communities. Climate change may exacerbate water scarcity and change rainfall patterns in the Andes, thus intensifying the effects of this mining project on water availability and, furthermore ...

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UPDATE: MiningWatch roundtable on key environmental issues ...

MiningWatch Canada held a roundtable talk with 30 people this afternoon in Ottawa on the key issues of mining in the ''Ring of Fire'' area of northern Ontario, the federal environmental assessment act, and Bill C-300. ''RING OF FIRE'' MINING Ramsey Hart of MiningWatch noted that the Ontario government promoted Ring of Fire iron and chromite mining in their most recent

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Certej

Certeju de Sus is an old mining centre in Hunedoara county, located in the south-eastern area of Metaliferi Mountains. The place lies within the Golden Quadrilateral of Apuseni Mountains, in the area of Deva, Brad, Baia de Arieş and Zlatna towns. The mining project of Certej is owned 80% by the canadian company Eldorado Gold and less than 20% by the Romanian state.

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Mining, water and human rights: making the connection ...

 · The mining industry is starting to adopt an agreed and consistent model for describing mine water systems (Cote et al., 2009, Cote and Moran, 2009, DRET, 2008) and we build on this progress is founded on a conceptual model that represents a mining or mineral processing operation (an operational facility) as delimited by its site boundary and embedded within a surrounding …

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MiningWatch Canada Archives

Federal Water Quantity Report Made Available October 7, 2008 0 The Council of Canadians and MiningWatch Canada have made public a report drafted by Environment Canada in December 2007 revealing that the agency had...

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Publications | MiningWatch Canada

 · This review, from the Deep Sea Mining campaign in collaboration with MiningWatch Canada, represents an analysis of literature addressing the predicted and potential impacts of mining deep sea nodules in the Southwest, Central, and Northeast Pacific. More than 250 scientific and other articles were examined to explore what is known — and what ...

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TROUBLED WATERS

International Council on Mining and Metals – a network of 20 mining and metals companies formed in 2001 "to address the core sustainable development challenges faced by the industry" – currently dump tailings into bodies of water or have plans to do so.4 In a world where climate change, ocean acidification, overfishing and recurring

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