Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) has become a major of revenue for millions of people in about 80 countries worldwide, with more than 100 million people currently depending on the activity for their livelihoods. But at what costs?
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Heavy machines around the world.
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Jeff Gear, the owner of Gear Jewellers Dublin, submitted this infographic that explores the realities of the blood diamond industry.
Somasundaram PR, Managing Director of the World Gold Council India, peels back the underlying weakness of India’s gold trade in an interview with MINING.com.
There are at least seven good reasons, says the World Gold Council.
Most people have the sense that the dollar isn’t worth what it used to be, but they may not grasp what this means in real terms.
The value of diamonds seems to have transcended our physical world and taken a privileged place in the universe of Minecraft, an increasingly popular Lego style adventure game.
Venus's atmosphere is not hospitable.
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While difficult to fake there have been a few concerning cases of gold counterfeit as of late. Here's how to detect imitations.
Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.
Economists say the mining boom increased Australian living standards substantially.
As of late, the American government has been cracking down on tax evaders and those that aid them.
Short selling is not an incredibly complex process.
The business world has recognized a need for viable alternative energy solutions, and investors are now pouring in their cash.
No mining projects made the cut.
The value of iron ore produced in the US. amounted to $5 billion last year.
While diamonds are the most strictly checked raw materials in the world, there is a certain amount of illegally traded gems that make it into the market.
All the way up to director/VP.
But you can't rhyme it.
The career of a mining engineer - from education to salary information.