Contact Us

C o n t a c t U s

Indonesians turn to illegal gold mining as coronavirus

2020-9-24  The soaring price of gold has fuelled a boom in illegal mining in Indonesia, but there are concerns the use of mercury can harm miners and the environment.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a

Illegal gold mining operations in Kalimantan threaten

2015-6-12  Some of the miners also act as the subcontractors of large-scale mining companies,” says Ismawati. Illegal mining activities also occur in four other provinces across Kalimantan. According to a study by the Borneo Research Bulletin in 2012, there were an estimated 43,000 small-scale gold miners in Central Kalimantan.

COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s

2020-5-26  COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan Province. By Erza Winanto May 26, 2020. Posted in: Categories COVID-19 Tagged as: Tags Gold Prices, Indonesia Repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic have reached even the most isolated regions of the globe, among them the Artisanal Gold Council’s project in the Pudu Jaya WPR area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

gold mines in kalimantan FAZ Drivers

Tarakan, N Kalimantan (ANTARA) Five gold miners were found in a lifeless condition at an illegal mining site in Bulungan District, North Kalimantan Province, on Monday night. "Bodies of the three gold miners, found on Monday night (Oct 19), were then taken to the Sekatak public health service post. get price

「gold mining destroying kalimantan」-XH mining

gold mining destroying kalimantan. Environmental impact of mining in the rainforest 7/27/2012· July 27, 2012. Gold, copper, diamonds, and other precious metals and gemstones are important resources that are found in rainforest

North Kalimantan Regional Police Caught 3 Illegal

2021-2-14  North Kalimantan Police documentation of confiscated excavator used in illegal gold mining (Photo: Antara) Share: JAKARTA Personnel of the Special Criminal Directorate of North Kalimantan Police detained 3 illegal gold miners in Sekatak Buji Village,

High gold price swells ranks of illegal miners Reuters

2008-7-14  As a new gold rush spreads to the world’s remotest corners, the face-off between illegal, small-scale miners and multinational firms has cost millions of dollars and claimed lives.

N Sumatra promises to crackdown illegal gold miners

2019-12-20  Illegal gold mining activities cannot solely be witnessed in North Sumatra but also in several other provinces in Indonesia. These illegal gold miners are in fact vulnerable to fatal accidents. In February this year, tens of gold miners were buried in an illegal gold

Pandemic Panners: Indonesians Hunt for Gold in

2020-9-23  Thousands of miles to the west in Kalimantan — Indonesia’s section of Borneo island — police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison. “The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity,” he

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-22  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan — Indonesia’s section of Borneo island — police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison. “The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity

RTL Today Soaring price of precious metal:

2020-9-24  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said

Illegal gold mining operations in Kalimantan threaten

2015-6-12  Some of the miners also act as the subcontractors of large-scale mining companies,” says Ismawati. Illegal mining activities also occur in four other provinces across Kalimantan. According to a study by the Borneo Research Bulletin in 2012, there were an estimated 43,000 small-scale gold miners in Central Kalimantan.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s

2020-5-26  COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan Province. By Erza Winanto May 26, 2020. Posted in: Categories COVID-19 Tagged as: Tags Gold Prices, Indonesia Repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic have reached even the most isolated regions of the globe, among them the Artisanal Gold Council’s project in the Pudu Jaya WPR area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

「gold mining destroying kalimantan」-XH mining

gold mining destroying kalimantan. Environmental impact of mining in the rainforest 7/27/2012· July 27, 2012. Gold, copper, diamonds, and other precious metals and gemstones are important resources that are found in rainforest

How mercury poisons gold miners and enters the

2013-9-18  Although mercury use in small-scale gold mining in Indonesia is illegal, miners still use it to extract gold from the rock or soil. Fahrul isn't a miner, but he has a gold shop in Kereng Pangi.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  Thousands of kilometers to the west in Kalimantan Indonesia's section of Borneo island police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a

Illegal gold mining operations in Kalimantan threaten

2015-6-12  Some of the miners also act as the subcontractors of large-scale mining companies,” says Ismawati. Illegal mining activities also occur in four other provinces across Kalimantan. According to a study by the Borneo Research Bulletin in 2012, there were an estimated 43,000 small-scale gold miners in Central Kalimantan.

RTL Today Soaring price of precious metal:

2020-9-24  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said

Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate times Good

2020-9-23  "The recent arrests in Kalimantan show that illegal activity was huge," he said. While the ministry does not yet have hard data, Iriyono said illicit mining has spiked nationwide, including on the densely populated Java island and remote Sumbawa. "The high price of gold during the pandemic is the stimulus behind this illegal activity," he said.

COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s

2020-5-26  COVID-19 and Artisanal Miners in Indonesia’s Kalimantan Province. By Erza Winanto May 26, 2020. Posted in: Categories COVID-19 Tagged as: Tags Gold Prices, Indonesia Repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic have reached even the most isolated regions of the globe, among them the Artisanal Gold Council’s project in the Pudu Jaya WPR area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in

2020-9-23  Thousands of kilometres to the west in Kalimantan -- Indonesia's section of Borneo island -- police this month arrested 400 gold miners accused of operating illegally in a conservation area, a

「gold mining destroying kalimantan」-XH mining

gold mining destroying kalimantan. Environmental impact of mining in the rainforest 7/27/2012· July 27, 2012. Gold, copper, diamonds, and other precious metals and gemstones are important resources that are found in rainforest

Indons hunt for gold in desperate times COVID-19

2020-9-24  HARD times call for desperate measures. Two miners pan for gold along a stream near Korowai, Papua in Indonesia. Illegal mining has soared across Indonesia’s restive Papua region in the midst of the global health crisis, despite hazards including the risk of arrest and health damage from toxic mercury used at many makeshift mining sites.

How mercury poisons gold miners and enters the

2013-9-18  Although mercury use in small-scale gold mining in Indonesia is illegal, miners still use it to extract gold from the rock or soil. Fahrul isn't a miner, but he has a gold shop in Kereng Pangi.

Mercury in gold mining poses toxic threat NBC News

2009-1-11  The use of mercury in gold mining is illegal in Indonesia because it is toxic to both human health and the environment. But the price of gold has tripled since 2001, and mercury is