• Coal and Steel Working Conditions Gallery Images

    2016 10 19 Coal dust hanging in the lungs caused the lifelong disease black lung In the early days 12 hour days and six day weeks lead to less alert workers and many accidents Gradually though work became safer and less exhausting Shorter work days and later more safety training and equipment made work in the mills and mines much safer after

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  • The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs

    2021 11 10 The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs 1980s Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometers 270 mi south of the mouth of the Amazon River In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a

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    Life on the goldfields living there

    2009 6 5 Issuing mining licences or Miners Rights about 1850 Each person on the goldfields was required to hold a licence which was issued monthly for a fee of 30 shillings to be paid in cash or gold dust People came from all over the world to the Early days of Wyalong the Police Station New chums Australian goldfields They spoke a variety o

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  • Child Labour in the Mining Industry

    2020 1 22 A serious accident in 1838 at Huskar Colliery in Silkstone revealed the extent of child labour in the mines A stream overflowed into the ventilation drift after violent thunderstorms causing the death of 26 children 11 aged from 8 to 16 and 15 boys between 9 and 12 years of age .

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  • Working Conditions in the Industrial Revolution

    One of the main features of the Industrial Revolution was the horrendous working conditions that people faced At the time industrial cities and towns grew dramatically due to the migration of farmers and their families who were looking for work in the newly developed factories and mines.

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  • Children still working in gold mines in the DR Congo

    2021 3 18 Videos and photos sent to the FRANCE 24 Observers team on March 3 show children working in gold mines in Kamituga in South Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Even though it is illegal child labour is still a reality according to human rights organisations With buckets and shovels in their hands children some

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    THE MINING INDUSTRY IN 1910

    2011 11 21 THE MINING INDUSTRY IN 1910 By ALFRED H BROOKS INTRODUCTION The gold and copper lode mining industry of Alaska made con­ siderable progress in 1910 not so much in output as in the amount of dead work accomplished On the other hand there was a falling off in the production of the placer mines and an absolute stagnation in

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  • The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs

    2021 11 10 The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs 1980s Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometers 270 mi south of the mouth of the Amazon River In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a

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  • RANKED World s top 10 biggest gold mines

    2021 4 21 Located in one of Russia’s most prolific gold mining provinces Polyus Olimpiada reigns as the top producing operation RANKED World s top 10 biggest gold minesMINING.COM

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  • The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs

    2021 11 10 The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs 1980s Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometers 270 mi south of the mouth of the Amazon River In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a

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  • Gold miners

    The Fairtrade Gold Standard includes strict requirements on working conditions health and safety handling chemicals women’s rights child labour and protection of the environment including water sources and forests Workers in Fairtrade certified gold mines receive a guaranteed Fairtrade Minimum Price for their product.

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  • Gold supply chains in accordance with the OECD Due

    Gold supply chains are complex making transparency challenging Gold is also valuable malleable and easily transported Gold is easy to smuggle exchangeable worldwide and traded anonymously through cash transactions Because of its value gold may be traded

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  • Gold Fever Life of the Miner

    2015 7 9 Life of the Miner Click icon to hear Miner s Life Forty niners rushed to California with visions of gilded promise but they discovered a harsh reality.Life in the gold fields exposed the miner to loneliness and homesickness isolation and physical danger bad food and illness and even death.

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  • Gold mining in Ghana Going underground with a child

    Gold mining in Ghana Going underground with a child miner Close Alongside the vast gold fields of Ghana are thousands of illegal mines or galamsey where unskilled miners dream of hitting the

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  • DRC the terrible working conditions in the mines

    2021 9 28 DRC the terrible working conditions in the mines Hundreds of armed groups wreak havoc in the DRC and finance themselves through mining They use women and children as cheap labor risking their health Hidden from view in the Democratic Republic of the Congo women sometimes pregnant and children work in informal mines in dangerous

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  • Child labour in gold mining Convening Actors to Develop

    2015 12 11 Message at the Inter regional Knowledge Sharing Forum on Child Labour and Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mines ASGM Request for Quotation Development and implementation of a communications strategic plan for the convening actors to develop and implement strategies to reduce child labour and improve working conditions in

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  • Child labor in the mines of the Democratic Republic of

    2016 4 6 Working conditions for children in the mines of the DRC Various mining sites located principally in the Eastern regions of the DRC North Kivu and Katanga employ a significant number of child workers In fact the data on Katanga and Copperbelt generally estimate the number of children under 18 years at 40 of all workers in the region

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  • BBC

    2003 9 16 CORNWALLWORKING CONDITIONS IN CORNISH TIN MINES Tourist brochures may paint a quaint image of mining life with picturesque cottages and stunning scenery but a

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  • Chile mine rescue exposes precarious working conditions

    2010 10 18 Chile mine rescue exposes precarious working conditions The collapse of the San Jose gold and copper mine that trapped 33 miners for 10 weeks 2 300 feet below ground has focused attention on

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  • The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs

    2021 11 10 The hell of Serra Pelada mines through photographs 1980s Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometers 270 mi south of the mouth of the Amazon River In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a

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  • CARING Gold Mining Project Convening Stakeholders to

    2021 10 16 Learn how the CARING project is tackling the consequences of climate change and child labor in the Philippines while improving working conditions in artisanal and small scale gold mining In some 70 countries around the world an estimated 10 15

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  • Working Conditions in the Industrial Revolution

    These factories and mines were dangerous and unforgiving places to work in The working conditions that working class people faced were known to include long hours of work 12 16 hour shifts low wages that barely covered the cost of living dangerous and dirty conditions and workplaces with little or

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  • Working Conditions in the Industrial Revolution

    One of the main features of the Industrial Revolution was the horrendous working conditions that people faced At the time industrial cities and towns grew dramatically due to the migration of farmers and their families who were looking for work in the newly developed factories and mines.

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  • Working conditions in mines

    Working conditions in mines Trappers as young as four years old sat all day in the dark opening the doors for the coal trucks to pass through Young putters pushed tubs and children as young as

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  • SPECIAL REPORT Campaigning for safer working

    This is more than the gold produced by large scale mines However the mining and working conditions of ASM in Zimbabwe mirror what is happening in most Sub Saharan African countries where 10 million artisanal and small scale miners dig for minerals through panning open cast and shaft mining.

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  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd

    First Quantum re commenced production in 2006 and we increased our investment with plant upgrades in 2008 and a magnetite plant built in 2013 The operation currently mines around 16 million tonnes of material a year and processes some 1.5 million tonnes through flotation.

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  • Working conditions South Africa could do more for

    2012 8 24 The government has taken a series of steps to improve working conditions in the mining industry In fact the number of fatalities in South African mines dropped from 774 in 1984 to 128 in 2010 The turning point was the reform of the country’s mining legislation.

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  • Terrifying Facts About the World s Deepest Gold Mine

    2013 12 16 The deepest gold mine in the world is Mponeng a 2.5 mile hole in the ground in South Africa A whole underground city lightless and lawless

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  • Child Labour in the Mining Industry

    2020 1 22 A serious accident in 1838 at Huskar Colliery in Silkstone revealed the extent of child labour in the mines A stream overflowed into the ventilation drift after violent thunderstorms causing the death of 26 children 11 aged from 8 to 16 and 15 boys between 9 and 12 years of age .

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  • Terrifying Facts About the World s Deepest Gold Mine

    2013 12 16 The deepest gold mine in the world is Mponeng a 2.5 mile hole in the ground in South Africa A whole underground city lightless and lawless

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  • The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush

    2021 5 24 The outcry over working conditions has led industry players to found the Fair Cobalt Alliance an organization that among other things supports small scale mining with safety equipment and clean

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  • Top 10 Biggest Gold Mining Companies in the World 2021

    2019 3 31 Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world although its status is far from assured going forward The company is headquartered in Toronto and operates mines in Canada the United States the Dominican Republic Argentina Peru Papua New Guinea and Chile Despite some far flung operations Barrick makes the vast

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  • Cobalt blues Congolese miners and China’s role in

    2021 7 17 The Democratic Republic of the Congo has the world’s largest reserves of the metal but concerns have been raised about working conditions and child labour.

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