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Thousands protest at Turkish gold mine owned by Canadian ...

Environmental activists wave Turkish flags during a protest against what they say will be pollution from a Canadian-owned gold mine project near the western town of Kirazli in Canakkale province ...

Stopping Eldorado Gold – Mining Struggle in Greece

The turning point came on Oct. 21 when about 2,500 protesters, most of them locals, but also activists from other parts of Northern Greece where there are plans for gold-mining projects, fought a pitched battle with more than 200 police along the forest road leading to Eldorado’s Skouries gold-and-copper deposit, the centrepiece of its Greek ...

2013 Romanian protests against the Roșia Montană Project ...

The 2013 Romanian protests against the Roșia Montană Project were a series of protests in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and dozens of other cities in Romania and abroad against the Roșia Montană mining project.The protesters say that the mining project would destroy the environment and heritage of Roșia Montană and demand the withdrawal of a law which would enable this project to commence.

Black Hills gold mine plan ignites protests | South Dakota ...

 · Only one major gold mine remains in operation in the northern Black Hills – the Wharf Mine, which operates an open-pit gold mine about four miles west of Lead. The mine, owned by Chicago-based Coeur Mining, employs about 215 people and produced more than 96,000 ounces of gold …

Mining projects foment unrest across Latin America ...

Protest against new mining projects across Latin America are increasingly being quashed, according to NGOs. Mining of the raw materials is also fomenting social and political unrest.

New blockade affects Newmont-Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine ...

 · Just three months after the latest, day blockade that affected Newmont-Goldcorp’s (NYSE: NEM) (TSX: NGT) Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico, employees of …

Sudan: Protest Against Gold Mining in Sudan's Northern ...

The sit-in protesting the international mining company in the area of Sawarda in Northern state entered its second day and will continue until the factory will be closed and removed.

Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi's Gold-Mine ...

Bloomberg – Protesters in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region demanded the government withdraw a gold-mining permit from a company owned by Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi because of alleged ...

Protest against open-pit gold mining planned during Nova ...

 · Sean Kirby, director of the Mining Association of Nova Scotia, said millions of dollars of investment are coming to the province. But as industry speakers are discussed projects, protesters were set to hold an information session to discuss how to prevent further development of open-pit gold …

Newmont Goldcorp Halts Production at Key Gold Mine | The ...

 · A key gold mine in Mexico will be shut down due to protests. ... have started protests against the gold mining giant. This protest isn't the first time that the Penasquito facility has shut down ...

Turks march against foreign-owned gold mine | News | Al ...

Environmental activists wave Turkish flags during a protest against what they say will be pollution from a gold mine project near the western town of Kirazli in Canakkale province [Kemal Aslan ...

Black Hills Gold Mine Plan Ignites Protests

Black Hills Gold Mine Plan Ignites Protests. Bart Pfankuch, South Dakota News Watch reports: One paved road leads in and out of Rochford, a remote Pennington County town that suddenly has become ...

Armenian activists fight to shut down gold mine, save ...

On the left, locals protest the Lydian Amulsar Gold Mine Project. On the right, a pond polluted by acid drainage caused by a gold mine. ... is in the process of building a large-scale gold mining project in the Amulsar mountain. The company was established in 2005 and started carrying out exploration activities in the area in 2006.

Gold Mining, Sudan | EJAtlas

[1] - Sudanese environment expert warns for the use of cyanide in gold mining [click to view] [3] - Student succumbs to bullet wounds in anti-mining protest, South Kordofan [click to view] [6] - Police kill anti-mining rioter in Sudan's River Nile [click to view]

Tens of thousands protest against planned gold mine in ...

 · Tens of thousands of protesters staged the event on Monday, called “Watch for Water and Conscience”, near the town of Kirazli, against the gold mine project owned by Dogu Biga Mining, the Turkish subsidiary of Canada-based Alamos Gold Inc.

'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned ...

 · Environmental activists gather to protest against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project near the western town of …

'Stop the eco-slaughter': Thousands march in Turkey ...

 · Thousands of people have gathered around the outskirts of a small town in western Turkey to protest against a Canadian-owned gold mine …

COUNTRIES – Protest Barrick

Protests demanding access to clean water became deadly in 2012 when police confronted a blockade of Barrick’s Pierina Gold mine. Protesters blame the mine for worsening the water shortage. This isn’t the first people time people have died in protest at Barrick’s Pierina mine.

Protest against open-pit gold mining planned during Nova ...

 · HALIFAX — A public rally critical of open-pit mining practices was set to take place in the Halifax area Friday as business leaders get together to promote Nova Scotia’s growing gold industry.

bellingcat - Update: Amulsar Gold Mining Project Sees ...

 · Protest Movement. The Amulsar Gold Project has spurred a number of protest actions and demonstrations over the years. The most recent one took place on September 20, when a group of environmental activists and concerned citizens took to the streets of central Yerevan to protest against the Amulsar project.

Northern Irish residents protest gold mining in Sperrin ...

 · Northern Irish residents protest gold mining in Sperrin Hills. The protesters claim that mining in the region will pollute the air and water with toxic chemicals. Aug by Peoples Dispatch. Sperrin Hills is home to several Special Areas of …

'Stop the eco-slaughter': Thousands march in Turkey ...

 · Thousands of people have gathered around the outskirts of a small town in western Turkey to protest against a Canadian-owned gold mine …

Protest against open-pit gold mining planned during Nova ...

5  · A public rally critical of open-pit mining practices was set to take place in the Halifax area Friday as business leaders get together to promote Nova Scotia’s growing gold industry ...

'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned ...

On Monday, some 5,000 protesters from across the country gathered on a hill near the planned mine site carrying signs reading: “Don’t come if you like gold,” and “We can do without gold, we can’t do without the Kaz Mountains.”

Tens of thousands march on gold mine in Turkey in protest ...

 · TENS of thousands marched to halt construction at the site of a potential gold mining site in Turkey today in protest against the huge environmental damage it will inflict on the area. Activists warned that the development of the mine in the Kaz mountains will lead to the poisoning of the local ...

Vigils continue as South Kordofan gold mining persists ...

Protests by residents of the localities of Talodi and Kadeer in South Kordofan are still ongoing against the gold exploration companies in the state, despite an order by the acting governor (wali) for an immediate stop to all gold mining activities in the state on Wednesday. The youth of South ...

Mining projects foment unrest across Latin America ...

Protest against new mining projects across Latin America are increasingly being quashed, according to NGOs. Mining of the raw materials is also fomenting social and political unrest.

Protect Marine Environment From Gold Mining on Sea Floor ...

Gold mining is a terribly toxic process that would contaminate vast marine expanses and ecosystems. And of all places! ... People from international environmental organizations gathered for a rally in protest against mining coal, ore, oil, gas, soil, gravel, sand, stone, salt and so on. It is not too late for all of us and for all the world to ...

Protest against open-pit gold mining planned during Nova ...

5  · HALIFAX — A public rally critical of open-pit mining practices was set to take place in the Halifax area Friday as business leaders get together to promote Nova Scotia’s growing gold industry. Demonstrators planned to gather over the lunch hour during the Nova Scotia Gold Show at a hotel at the Halifax airport. Sean Kirby, director of the Mining […]

Northern Irish residents protest gold mining in Sperrin ...

 · Northern Irish residents protest gold mining in Sperrin Hills. The protesters claim that mining in the region will pollute the air and water with toxic chemicals. Aug by Peoples Dispatch. Sperrin Hills is home to several Special Areas of …

Save Bristol Bay

Save Bristol Bay is an effort to protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine and future mining proposals that threaten this pristine wilderness.

Gold mine protests in Turkey a sign of deeper concerns | Ahval

 · Gold mine protests in Turkey a sign of deeper concerns ... Gold mining is a more sensitive issue than many others, because foreign companies stir up public reaction to limit the extraction of their competitors. Twelve years ago, a similar environmental campaign was organised against a gold mine near the western Turkish town of Bergama and it ...