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Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate times

Sep 23, 2020 "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

Illegal gold mining operations in Kalimantan threaten

Jun 12, 2015 Ismawati also points out the economic impacts of illegal gold mining in Kalimantan. According to BaliFokus, it was estimated that every miner could produce 5 to 10 grams of gold per week. The ASGM sector could produce about 65 to 130 tonnes of gold per year, bigger than the national gold production, which was 46 tonnes in 2013.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a

North Kalimantan Regional Police Caught 3 Illegal Gold

Feb 14, 2021 JAKARTA Personnel of the Special Criminal Directorate of North Kalimantan Police detained 3 illegal gold miners in Sekatak Buji Village, Bulungan, namely Rusli, Sarifudin and Hasna. "They were entrusted to the Bulungan Police Detention Center," said Head of Public Relations of the North Kalimantan Police, Grand Commissioner Budi Rachmat, in a

gold mines in kalimantan FAZ Drivers

Tarakan, N Kalimantan (ANTARA) Five gold miners were found in a lifeless condition at an illegal mining site in Bulungan District, North Kalimantan Province, on Monday night. "Bodies of the three gold miners, found on Monday night (Oct 19), were then taken to the Sekatak public health service post. get price

Small-scale mining in Central Kalimantan Inside Indonesia

Oct 19, 2017 In line with national policy, Law No. 11/1967 on Basic Provisions for Mining required mining activity to be licensed by the state, rendering illegal the Dayak tradition of gold mining. The law was viewed as giving excessive authority to the central government and was subsequently replaced by Law No. 4/2009 on Mineral and Coal Mining, which gave

Five gold miners found dead in North Kalimantan gold mine

Oct 20, 2020 Tarakan, N Kalimantan (ANTARA) Five gold miners were found in a lifeless condition at an illegal mining site in Bulungan District, North Kalimantan Province, on Monday night. "Bodies of the three gold miners, found on Monday night (Oct 19), were then taken to

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometers to the west in Kalimantan — Indonesia’s section of Borneo island — police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in

West Kalimantan cracks down on illegal gold mining Tue

Jul 18, 2017 The West Kalimantan Police have launched an operation against illegal gold-mining activities in a number of regions in the province in the wake of a fatal accident at an illegal gold

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan Indonesia’s section of Borneo island police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate

Sep 23, 2020 "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

North Kalimantan Regional Police Caught 3 Illegal Gold

Feb 14, 2021 JAKARTA Personnel of the Special Criminal Directorate of North Kalimantan Police detained 3 illegal gold miners in Sekatak Buji Village, Bulungan, namely Rusli, Sarifudin and Hasna. "They were entrusted to the Bulungan Police Detention Center," said Head of Public Relations of the North Kalimantan Police, Grand Commissioner Budi Rachmat, in a

COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan

May 26, 2020 COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan Province. By Erza Winanto May 26, 2020. Posted in: Categories COVID-19 Tagged as: Tags Gold Prices, Indonesia Repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic have reached even the most isolated regions of the globe, among them the Artisanal Gold Council’s project in the Pudu Jaya WPR area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

gold mines in kalimantan FAZ Drivers

Tarakan, N Kalimantan (ANTARA) Five gold miners were found in a lifeless condition at an illegal mining site in Bulungan District, North Kalimantan Province, on Monday night. "Bodies of the three gold miners, found on Monday night (Oct 19), were then taken to the Sekatak public health service post. get price

COVID-19: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate times

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan Indonesia's section of Borneo island police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in

West Kalimantan cracks down on illegal gold mining Tue

Jul 18, 2017 The West Kalimantan Police have launched an operation against illegal gold-mining activities in a number of regions in the province in the wake of a fatal accident at an illegal gold

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by Illegal Gold Mining in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. August 2019

Mercury makes Indonesian gold mining risky

Jan 18, 2009 3 of 6 4 of 6 ** ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, JAN. 11 ** Traditional gold miners are silhouetted as they work at a mine in Hampalit, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, Thursday, April 24, 2008. With the price

GameChangers 2019: Illegal Mining, Latin America’s Go-To

Jan 20, 2020 Illegal miners from Buenos Aires have already made incursions into other nearby areas, seeking new gold deposits to open up. Furthermore, mining is on the rise all along the Ecuador-Colombia border as areas that had previously experienced low levels of mining in the provinces of Esmeraldas, Carchi and Sucumbíos have seen a steady increase in

Gold Mining in Indonesia Indonesian Gold Indonesia

As production costs began to exceed profits from sales, a decrease in global gold production emerged in the period 2001 to 2008, which subsequently resulted in higher demand and an increasing gold price. For mining industries this was an incentive to start boosting gold production again after 2008.

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by Illegal Gold Mining in West Kalimantan, Indonesia January 2012 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science 3(2):1-3

Covid-19 pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan Indonesia's section of Borneo island police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in

Copper & Gold Prospects in Kalimantan & Sumatra Indonesia

Mar 22, 2021 Asiamet Resources Limited is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. The Company is an emerging copper producer focused on the development of a portfolio of large copper, copper-gold and polymetallic deposits in Indonesia, adjacent to the key growth markets in Asia.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a

North Kalimantan Regional Police Caught 3 Illegal Gold

Feb 14, 2021 JAKARTA Personnel of the Special Criminal Directorate of North Kalimantan Police detained 3 illegal gold miners in Sekatak Buji Village, Bulungan, namely Rusli, Sarifudin and Hasna. "They were entrusted to the Bulungan Police Detention Center," said Head of Public Relations of the North Kalimantan Police, Grand Commissioner Budi Rachmat, in a

Pandemic Panners: Indonesians Hunt For Gold In Desperate

Sep 23, 2020 "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan

May 26, 2020 COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan Province. By Erza Winanto May 26, 2020. Posted in: Categories COVID-19 Tagged as: Tags Gold Prices, Indonesia Repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic have reached even the most isolated regions of the globe, among them the Artisanal Gold Council’s project in the Pudu Jaya WPR area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

West Kalimantan cracks down on illegal gold mining Tue

Jul 18, 2017 The West Kalimantan Police have launched an operation against illegal gold-mining activities in a number of regions in the province in the wake of a fatal accident at an illegal gold

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by

Characteristics of Environmental Conflicts Caused by Illegal Gold Mining in West Kalimantan, Indonesia January 2012 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science 3(2):1-3

Copper & Gold Prospects in Kalimantan & Sumatra Indonesia

Mar 22, 2021 Asiamet Resources Limited is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. The Company is an emerging copper producer focused on the development of a portfolio of large copper, copper-gold and polymetallic deposits in Indonesia, adjacent to the key growth markets in Asia.

GameChangers 2019: Illegal Mining, Latin America’s Go-To

Jan 20, 2020 Illegal miners from Buenos Aires have already made incursions into other nearby areas, seeking new gold deposits to open up. Furthermore, mining is on the rise all along the Ecuador-Colombia border as areas that had previously experienced low levels of mining in the provinces of Esmeraldas, Carchi and Sucumbíos have seen a steady increase in

Gold Mining in Indonesia Indonesian Gold Indonesia

As production costs began to exceed profits from sales, a decrease in global gold production emerged in the period 2001 to 2008, which subsequently resulted in higher demand and an increasing gold price. For mining industries this was an incentive to start boosting gold production again after 2008.

N Sumatra promises to crackdown illegal gold miners

Dec 20, 2019 These illegal gold miners are in fact vulnerable to fatal accidents. In February this year, tens of gold miners were buried in an illegal gold mining site in Bakan Village, Bolaang Mongondow District, North Sulawesi Province. The Search and Rescue workers found many of them dead. A total of 18 miners survived the disaster.

High gold price swells ranks of illegal miners Reuters

Jul 14, 2008 In Ghana, Africa’s second largest gold miner after South Africa, illegal miners, known as galamseyers, have disrupted operations in several mines and are costing companies millions of dollars.

Covid-19 pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

Sep 23, 2020 Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan Indonesia's section of Borneo island police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in

How mercury poisons gold miners and enters the food chain

Sep 18, 2013 Although mercury use in small-scale gold mining in Indonesia is illegal, miners still use it to extract gold from the rock or soil. Fahrul isn't a miner, but he has a gold shop in Kereng Pangi.

High gold prices spur more illegal mining in Peru SWI

Sep 03, 2020 The boom in gold prices during the Covid-19 pandemic has kept Swiss refineries in business but has also boosted illegal mining, imperiling lives and the environment.