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  • Land Cover Fragmentation Using Multi-Temporal Remote

    The study areas are located in the Katanga province to the South Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It focuses on the Kolwezi and Tenke-Fungurume mining centers, located in the vicinity of the Basse-Kando reserve. The 3 study areas have faced large scale human induced the fragmentation of land cover. A combination of ancillary data and satellite

  • Maps of DRC IPIS

    2018-3-19 · Mining Concessions in the DR Congo (August 2010) IPIS has produced an interactive web map of all mining concessions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The current map follows a concession map we published in August 2009 (as an addition to our Interactive Map of Militarised Mining Areas in the Kivus MiMiKi), which

  • Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

    2017-2-1 · mining sites in eastern DR Congo2, 1,615 of which have been visited by IPIS teams since 2013. The map The map provides information about the on-site presence and activities of armed groups and the

  • Land Cover Fragmentation Using Multi-Temporal

    The study areas are located in the Katanga province to the South Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It focuses on the Kolwezi and

  • Sustainable Mining in Africa IFC

    several countries, such as Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Guinea, mining accounts for more than half of their export revenues. 5. New players are emerging in the mining industry and there is growing interest from companies belonging to BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to invest in Africa’s mining sector.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

    2014-10-8 · sites and areas using the best contemporary procedures for statistical analysis, management and compilation of the geochemical data; (2) to strengthen the capacity of African institutions in environmental geochemistry by cooperation with foreign experts and organizations, (3) to raise public awareness of the impacts of mining

  • ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF DUE DILIGENCE

    2019-6-6 · both mining sites and individuals living in and around the sites aims to provide preliminary research findings on the impact of due diligence programmes on social, environmental and human rights indicators in eastern DRC. 1.1. Scope Between the year 2016 and 2018, we visited a total of 623 mine sites that employed an estimated 115,500

  • THE ROLE OF THE EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL

    2021-12-16 · area of uncontrolled extraction of raw materials, organised by local and regional interests operating with actors in the international market. 3. The geography of the mining areas is not well documented. Among the most important sites are Mongbwalu and Djalassiga (Ituri), Durba (Upper Uélé) Numbi, Kama, Kamituga,

  • Top ten biggest lithium mines in the Mining Technology

    2019-8-30 · The Whabouchi lithium project is located in the James Bay area in central Quebec, Canada. It is 100% owned and operated by Nemaska Lithium, a Canadian mining company. The mine is estimated to contain proven and probable reserves of 36.6Mt grading 1.3% Li 2 O. It is planned to be developed using open-pit and underground mining methods over its

  • Mining for Gold and Metals in Uganda

    2015-11-11 · Mining for Gold and Metals in Uganda. Rare Gold Nuggets. November 11, 2015. Recent Posts. Gold production in Uganda has radically increased in the recent past. Today gold sales contribute about 30% of

  • Mobility and Transparent Artisanal Mining in the

    2015-8-13 · Motorbikes have become the motor for development, ensuring that these remote areas remain open for international business. The initiative also helps maximize the use of mining revenue for national development and to oversee and improve transparency in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) practices.

  • Land Cover Fragmentation Using Multi-Temporal

    The study areas are located in the Katanga province to the South Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It focuses on the Kolwezi and

  • ‘Conflict Minerals’ initiatives in DR Congo: Perceptions

    2014-12-6 · The research team visited mining areas across the four eastern provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu, Maniema and (North) Katanga. The selection of sites was designed to reflect a broad picture of the artisanal mining landscape across these provinces. Focus groups were organised in the following towns:

  • Digging for Change

    2020-6-25 · ary: Congo Dongfang International Mining [CDM]), and made possible with a grant artisanal cobalt mining sites, the state of children’s rights in the associated mining communities, and the livelihood activities and opportunities in the local economy. especially those that are located in more remote areas that are difficult to access

  • Raia Mutomboki — Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi

    Raia Mutomboki — Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi. Decaying Belgian colonial era structures speak to the area’s history of mining, and to Congo’s struggles with outsiders who vied for its riches. Lulingu was a central site for Belgian colonial mining operations until the 1960s. After independence, the Belgians returned as contractors and remained

  • Sustainable Sourcing of Minerals in the Democratic

    2014-5-6 · The sourcing of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (often referred to as “3TG”) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and adjoining countries has gained international attention in recent years because of the role these

  • How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and

    2018-8-13 · How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo. Chased from mining sites, rebels simply try to control roads in the DRC. Peer Schouten. For over a decade it’s been

  • Hungry Miners in Congo Are Killing, Eating Endangered

    In parts of Central Africa, mining of rare minerals used for mobile telephones and other modern technology is pushing already endangered animals to the brink of extinction.. A new study conducted by Wildlife Conservation Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo found that mining operations have devastating impacts on wildlife, including species that live within

  • KATANGA: THE CONGO’S FORGOTTEN CRISIS

    2011-5-18 · Katanga: The Congo’s Forgotten Crisis Crisis Group Africa Report N°103, 9 January 2006 Page iii 12. Support reform and upgrading of OFIDA, including with

  • Where Are Diamonds Mined? Countries That Produce

    2020-7-29 · Botswana was one of the first areas where bulk sampling and indicator mineral mapping were used to characterize and identify diamond pipes across a large and difficult geographic area. Exploration began in the 1950s and

  • Land Cover Fragmentation Using Multi-Temporal

    The study areas are located in the Katanga province to the South Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It focuses on the Kolwezi and

  • Sustainability of artisanal mining of cobalt in DR Congo

    2018-9-14 · Squadrone, S. et al. Human exposure to metals due to consumption of fish from an artificial lake basin close to an active mining area in Katanga (D.R. Congo). Sci. Total Environ. 568, 679–684

  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

    2020-8-21 · Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an

  • The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey)

    economic activity, particularly within the remote and poorer areas of the country. The environmental impacts of such small operations have, however, varied, depending on methods and the scale of operation. The Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) which is a continuation of the Small-Scale Gold

  • Conflict Minerals Responsible Minerals Global Witness

    The global minerals trade has funded abuses and armed conflict for decades. Minerals that have bankrolled social and environmental harms still end up in our mobile phones, laptops and cars. Businesses must act responsibly by checking their supply chains.

  • Sampling Considerations at Mining Sites—expanded

    2013-3-5 · at Mining Sites—expanded version Kathleen S. Smith, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO [email protected] CLU-IN Webinar Series on Hardrock Mining Geochemistry and Hydrology Sampling, Monitoring, and Remediation at Mine Sites Workshop March 5, 2013 U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey

  • Mining for Gold and Metals in Uganda

    2015-11-11 · Mining for Gold and Metals in Uganda. Rare Gold Nuggets. November 11, 2015. Recent Posts. Gold production in Uganda has radically increased in the recent past. Today gold sales contribute about 30% of

  • Risks and Opportunities for Mining assets.kpmg

    2021-12-6 · US$190 billion for the mining industry.4 Pilot programs for digital mining now include big data analysis, knowledge production and mining mechanization. Companies are exploring the use of drones, advanced visualization technologies, remote rock-breaking hydraulic arms, and underground sensors monitoring people and equipment.

  • Part 3: Using Google Earth Engine for Land Monitoring

    2021-6-29 · – Burned areas have low reflectance in the green and near-infrared but high in the S short-wave infrared Exploiting Spectral Response Curves. Healthy vegetation has a large peak in the near infrared, while soil or burned areas are much lower. Healthy vegetation also has low reflectance in the shortwave infrared, while burned areas have high

  • A Comprehensive Review of Applications of Drone

    2020-7-15 · 2. Drone Technology Applications in the Mining Industry There are two main advantages of using drones in mining operations [28]. First, drones equipped with di erent types of sensors can conduct a quick inspection of an area, either in an emergency situation or hazard identification. Second, inspection and unblocking of blocked box-holes and