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Effects of Gold Mining on the Environment

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Note: This article was extracted from https://sciencing.com/info-8549411-geological-geographical-characteristics-gold-mines.html and revised. Gold has been a popular and valuable component of jewelry for centuries—it’s resistant to solvents, doesn’t tarnish and is incredibly malleable,…
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Gold Mining Emissions Draw Scrutiny After Price Surge

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Note: This article was extracted from https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/energy-commodities/gold-mining-emissions-draw-scrutiny-after-price-surge and revised. [TORONTO] Investors are putting pressure on gold miners, whose high greenhouse gas emissions have been less scrutinized, to report transparently and…
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ESG Factors Take Center Stage for Mining Sector

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Note: This article was extracted from https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=f46aa546-1081-49cf-bd26-62274e1b95ca and revised. The mining industry is increasingly addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues as a matter of urgency, as protection of natural…
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Business Risks and Opportunities for Mining and Metals in 2022

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Note: This article was extracted from https://www.ey.com/en_gl/mining-metals/top-10-business-risks-and-opportunities-for-mining-and-metals-in-2022 and revised. According to EY’s latest report on the mining sector, opportunities for mining and metals companies will continue to outweigh risks in…
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The History of Gold and Gold Mining

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Humanity’s penchant for gold has prevailed since nearly 7,000 years ago. What is thought to be the world’s oldest gold artifact — a tiny gold bead 4mm in diameter — was…
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Gold Mining’s Insidious Poison

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The gold mining industry is the world’s largest mercury pollutant, accounting for over 37% of global mercury pollution. Mercury-gold amalgamation is often used as an inexpensive and easy method to…
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Clean Mining steps in as cyanide bans come into play

The Deadly Story of Cyanide

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Cyanides were first used as chemical weapons in World War I and are highly toxic to humans. Cyanides exist in various forms — liquid or gaseous hydrogen cyanide and alkali…
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The costs of gold mining

Will the Supply of Gold Run Out

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In August 2020, the price of gold pushed past the US$2,000 an ounce mark. As an investment product, it is in hot demand. As production steps up, the question that…
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