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  • How Does Gold Mining Affect The Environment

    Gold is a rare and valuable metal. It has been widely used throughout the world in many forms for centuries such as currency, jewelry, medicine, awards, electronics, etc... Gold has attracted both wealthy and poor people. Humans started the process of gold mining 7000 years ago, between 4700 and 4200 BC. Miners risk their lives everyday working underground, to provide food on the table for their families and their children. The process of gold mining causes serious problems to our environment. Soon or later, these problems will affect the nature. The place that miners work in (underground) is very hot and dangerous which can cause accidents and disasters. Thousands and thousands of miners die each year from mining accidents. Not only accidents and disasters, but also gold mining can cause leaks of…

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  • Discrimination Of Child Labor In The Philippines

    This investigation resulted in a thirty- nine- page report by HRW that condemned the Philippine government for failing to protect children who are forced by poverty to work in small-scale gold mines and refocused international attention to the exploitation of child labor in the Philippines. (2016). they also took statistics and the number of children that are in the child labor is very outrageous. People need to open their eyes because that’s a lot of children working in these poor conditions…

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  • Case Study: Project History

    observed gold mineralized rocks in the Salmon River area in 1868. 1880: Mr. George Stewart and Mr. Alex Kent A shaft was sunk into a bedding parallel auriferous quartz vein at the Salmon River property. When mined at depth, this vein was discovered to be a saddle reef-type vein along a fold hinge. 1881-1925: Various Sporadic mining occurred in the Salmon River area, with gold production estimated to have been more than 35,000 ounces. The 6 m-thick No.2 South Vein was the focus of most of the…

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  • Moving Mountains Analysis

    the Amazon Rainforest, left as the result of the Peruvian gold rush. Ashlar Quarries depicts the city of Arequipa, also known as the White City. The city was given the nickname for its chiseled architecture for the extraction of sillar stone. Although both collections may just bleak and desolate, Hirose deliberate placement of the two pieces, side-by-side, allow the audience to understand that the rummage for Peru’s resources has led to exhaustion, leaving desolate remnants across the country.…

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  • Environmental Impacts Of Sluicing In Ancient Egypt

    Gold has been mined for centuries, dating back to the times of Ancient Egypt. Back then, the mined gold because it was beautiful and also imperishable. They’d make jewelry, cups, and decorate tombs with it. The way people mined it in ancient times was by using a process called “sluicing”. They would make wood troughs with riffles set in the bottom to create a zone to allow gold to drop through. The box is then placed in a stream to channel water flow. Today, the method of sluicing is still…

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  • Obama Administration's Policy Toward The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Case Study

    The Obama Administration’s policy toward the Democratic Republic of the Congo is centered on helping the country become more democratic, at peace within its region, and more able to provide for the basic needs of its citizens. The U.S. provided $277 million in bilateral aid to DRC in 2016, along with $166 million in emergency assistance. Targeted sanctions under Executive Order 13413 (2006) focus on human rights issues such as sexual violence and child soldiers, both of which are exacerbated by…

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  • Klondike Gold Rush Research Paper

    Robert Keagan Parry Big Idea Part 2: First Peoples of the Klondike Gold Rush, the Tr'ondek Hwech'in The Tr'ondek Hwech'in were the first peoples to occupy the valley at the confluence of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers, now known as Dawson City. This area is known as being the centre of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896, and to this day is subjected to vast amounts of mining, …

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  • Frontier Mining Company Case Study

    Guyana Frontier Mining Corporation (GMFC) is a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: GYG), and is focused on the exploration, discovery and development of precious metals deposits located within the South American country of Guyana. The company formerly Shoreham Resources Ltd came into operation in the year 1987 and began acquiring interests in Guyanese gold exploration properties in 2007. The company holds various rights to obtain working interest in…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Industrial Waste

    life went on, they surely solved some problems, but created more complex ones! No one can deny the benefits of the new industrial and technological advances; it not only enabled us to obtain gold and other metals from deep in the ground, but also to fly high in the sky. All of this ingenuity, however, comes with certain drawbacks that need to be fixed or improved upon. One drawback in particular is the disposal of ‘industrial waste.’ In this paper, we will be tackling two of the most important…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Moving To The West

    Different families with different professions came out to the West for a better life in 1845. They faced struggles particularly in adapting to their new life, but they managed to get by and start a new life. Some adaptations made by the newly Westerners were shelter, professions, and lastly the danger and risks that come along with moving to the West. In particular Ranchers they were a group of people new to the west. The dangers and hardships to be overcame and adjusted to in that profession…

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