viking mines limited Viking's objective is to identify strategically positioned base and precious metal assets which exhibit strong potential to deliver near term production operating in the lower half of the cost curve and, preferably, with the option to secure a position in downstream value adding activities
the missing ethics of mining There is a maddening futility about speaking of "mining," as if it were singular or coherent. It is like talking about "Africa" or addressing the "international community" in the fashion of humanitarians, as if it is all one big thing.
Ghana Coal Miners Threaten National Walkout Over Profit-Driven Mining … A South African mining company with a long-term contract to extract Ghana's precious gold reserves is facing nationwide strikes after it announced plans to outsource some 2,000 jobs from their operations in Ghana.
Most illegal mining takes place in low-grade areas or abandoned mining sites. Low productivity and limited production are therefore the main attributes of illegal mining. However, there are exceptions. The size of a country and the frequency of the mining can turn micro-productions into a visible portion of a nation's overall production. For example, look at India. Coal specialists estimate ...