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  • Mining The City Paper Bogot225;

    Mining The City Paper Bogot225;

    Founded in April of 2008, The City Paper is Colombia's largest Englishlanguage newspaper and the best source for breaking news, travel tips and cultural insights into one of Latin America's most beautiful and welcoming nations.

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  • Antioquia Gold Inc. Why Colombia? Mon Oct 14, 2019

    Antioquia Gold Inc. Why Colombia? Mon Oct 14, 2019

    Colombia offers the same exceptional mineralogical potential as Latin American mining giants, Peru, Chile and Mexico. Formerly the largest gold producer in Latin America, the country has produced over 80 million ounces of gold since preColonial times and exploration has discovered over 100 million ounces in the last ten years as modern exploration has begun to unlock the country's potential.

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ENV/MINING

    ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ENV/MINING

    the complex history of gold mining in Colombia. Following the Colonial era, Colombia continued to be a country with an extensive mining industry. This economic activity was carried out using traditional methods throughout many regions of the country and continues to be one of the only sources of income for entire communities.

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  • Project MUSE A History of Mining in Latin America

    Project MUSE A History of Mining in Latin America

    All of this occurred in the name of wealth for individual entrepreneurs, companies, and the ruling states. Yet the question remains of how much economic development mining managed to produce in Latin America and what were its social and ecological consequences.

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  • Gran Colombia Gold to switch Marmato

    Gran Colombia Gold to switch Marmato

    Shares in Gran Colombia Gold (TSXGCM) climbed Wednesday after the Canadian miner updated mineral resource estimates for its Marmato project in Colombia and said it had begun scoping studies to switch from open pit mining to underground.

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  • Gran Colombia Gold goes after the South

    Gran Colombia Gold goes after the South

    The Marmato project, one of Gran Colombia Golds two main mining assets, contains total estimated resources of roughly 14 million ounces of gold and almost 90 million ounces of silver. In 2012, the company identified a new deep zone that contains about 300 million tonnes of

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  • Gold mining in South West Colombia oecd

    Gold mining in South West Colombia oecd

    As in other regions of Colombia, gold mining in South West Colombia dates back to precolonial times and expanded during the Spanish colonial period. Production, declined progressively however, after independence before resurging in the 2000s. Today, despite

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  • Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia

    Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia

    Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia. Al Jazeera About 80% of Colombias gold output comes from illegal miners. Antioquia has been the heartland of the Colombian gold trade since colonial times, when Spanish conquerors came in search of the mythical El Dorado.

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  • Colombia MINING AND ENERGY

    Colombia MINING AND ENERGY

    Colombia Table of Contents. Mining in Colombia began in the 1500s. Although significant in the colonial economy, it never commanded a large portion of Colombia's GDP in modern times. With the discovery and exploitation of large coal reserves, however, the role of mining in the national economy expanded in the late 1980s.

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  • Providencia Gold Providencia Gold Corp

    Providencia Gold Providencia Gold Corp

    Colombia offers the same exceptional mineralogical potential as South American mining giants. Formerly the largest gold producer in Latin America, the country has produced over 80Moz of gold since preColonial times, but the country did not experience the 1980s exploration boom that propelled other south american major gold producers.

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  • History of Gold Mining in Colombia

    History of Gold Mining in Colombia

    Despite these strengths, its mining industry remains fairly undeveloped in relation to the other sectors in the country. Efforts to invest in and develop largescale mining activities in the country have increased over the past 15 years, with various entities looking to take

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  • Providencia Gold Providencia Gold Corp

    Providencia Gold Providencia Gold Corp

    Colombia offers the same exceptional mineralogical potential as South American mining giants. Formerly the largest gold producer in Latin America, the country has produced over 80Moz of gold since preColonial times, but the country did not experience the 1980s exploration boom that propelled other south american major gold producers.

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  • Responsible business conduct OECD

    Responsible business conduct OECD

    mining allies carry away the lions share of the earnings, which make their way to Medell237;n and beyond. The gold mining sector in Choc243; . With the arrival of the first slaves from Africa in the Choc243; region during the 16th century, the mining sector principally gold, silver and platinum expanded during the Spanish colonial period,

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  • Mineral industry of Colombia

    Mineral industry of Colombia

    Colombia is the world's leading source of emeralds, and illegal mining is commonplace. Illegal mining, especially of gold, has grown due to Colombia's aggressive counter narcotics policies, which increase the risks associated with the drug economy.

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  • Health Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Latin

    Health Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Latin

    A Mining Boom Brings Risk from Mercury Contamination. By Nancy Long Sieber and Joseph Brain. Metallurgy in Latin America dates back more than 4,000 years. Ancient artifacts of gold have been found at numerous sites throughout the Andes. The colonial era brought expanded mining of gold

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  • Mining Latin American Studies Oxford Bibliographies

    Mining Latin American Studies Oxford Bibliographies

    They used some slaves but primarily Indian labor to work the mines. New Granada, especially what became Colombia, was rich in gold rather than silver. The other great colonial mining region lay in Portuguese Brazil, where in the 1690s explorers found gold and three decades later diamonds.

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  • Colonial placer mining in Colombia. (Book, 1952)

    Colonial placer mining in Colombia. (Book, 1952)

    Get this from a library Colonial placer mining in Colombia.. [Robert C West]

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  • List of mining areas in Colombia

    List of mining areas in Colombia

    491 0183;32;This is a list of mining areas in Colombia. The mineral industry of Colombia is large and

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  • Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia  Al Jazeera

    Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia Al Jazeera

    Illegal mining in Colombia brings in approximately $7bn a year (link in Spanish) to armed groups and criminal bands. Segovia is at the centre of this violence. Almost 20 percent of Colombia's gold is produced in the nearly 50 mines operating there, according to Segovia's mayor's office.

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  • The formalization of artisanal and smallscale gold

    The formalization of artisanal and smallscale gold

    Within the research for the dissertation The formalization of artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Colombia and its contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals submitted to the University of London, I analysed if the inclusion of artisanal and smallscale miners into the formal economy improves the economic, social and

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  • Mineral industry of Colombia </a></h4> HistoryMineral industry of Colombia refers to the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials in Colombia. Colombia is wellendowed with minerals and energy resources. It has the largest coal reserves in Latin America, and is second to Brazil in hydroelectric potential. Estimates of petroleum reserves in 1995 were 3.1 billion barrels. Colombia also possesses significant amounts of nickel and gold. Other important metals included platinum and silver, which were extracted in much smalle

    Mineral industry of Colombia

    HistoryMineral industry of Colombia refers to the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials in Colombia. Colombia is wellendowed with minerals and energy resources. It has the largest coal reserves in Latin America, and is second to Brazil in hydroelectric potential. Estimates of petroleum reserves in 1995 were 3.1 billion barrels. Colombia also possesses significant amounts of nickel and gold. Other important metals included platinum and silver, which were extracted in much smalle
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  • How Big Is The Issue of Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia?

    How Big Is The Issue of Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia?

    Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia. Posted on May 11, 2017 May 12, 2017 by admin, In Gold Information. Colombia has produced gold for over 400 years, mainly in Antioquia which has been the heartland of the Colombia gold trade since the Colonial times.

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  • Gods Colombia Gold Symposium

    Gods Colombia Gold Symposium

    World mercury monitoring NGO Mercurywatch estimates that up to 180tpa of mercury enter the environment almost exclusively as a result of illegal mining, such that thousands of Colombian citizens suffer from mercury poisoning, particularly in Antioquia, C243;rdoba, Choc243;, Bol237;var and Sucre, the main zones devastated by illegal mining.

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  • Colombia The Colonial Economy Country Studies

    Colombia The Colonial Economy Country Studies

    The Colonial Economy. mining for these items became the pillar of the economy for much of the colonial period. Indeed, the extraction of precious metalssuch as gold and copperin the American colonies formed the basis of the crown's economy. Spain

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  • Gold Digging in Colombia Mining Throughout Latin

    Gold Digging in Colombia Mining Throughout Latin

    Gold Mining and the Colombian Environment. While all types of mining can bring hardship to miners and rural communities, gold mining has been cited as the dirtiest and most environmentally hazardous mining process. Since gold prices reached an alltime high in December, renewed attention is being paid to the yellow mineral.

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  • Artisanal gold mining in Antioquia, Colombia a

    Artisanal gold mining in Antioquia, Colombia a

    Five municipalities in Antioquia, Colombia, with population of 162,000 inhabitants, were the world's largest mercury polluter from artisanal gold mining in 2010, releasing and emitting an average of 92 (73110) tonnes/a of mercury.

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