Mineral processing

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Environmental Conflicts about Mineral processing

30 Tibetans arrested by Chinese authorities in Namling dzong, Tibet

Akosombo Hydroelectric Project, Ghana

Alumina Factory by Alteo, Gardanne, France

Alutrint and Alcoa plants, Trinidad and Tobago

Amungme against Freeport-McMoRan, Indonesia

Angangueo community vs Grupo Mexico, Michoacan

Antamina mine, Peru

Antofagasta: “este polvo te mata”, Chile

Asbestos contamination from Salonit-Vranjic, Croatia

Asbestos damages in Casale Monferrato by Eternit, Italy

Asbestos factory Muzaffarpur, BH, India

Asbestos in Salonit Anhovo, Slovenia

Asbestos legacy, South Africa

Asbestos Mine in Bom Jesus da Serra and Eternit Factory in Simoes Filho, Brazil

Ashio Copper Mine, Japan

Attempting Social Responsibility at Iamgold's mine, Burkina Faso

Bafokeng Platinum mine, South Africa

Baia Mare gold exploitation, Romania

Baita Craciunesti Teascu gold deposit, Romania

Bauxite mining in Cockpit Country, Jamaica

Bergama Gold Mine, Turkey

Bhushan Power and Steel Limited, Jharkhand, India

Bokaro Steel Plant, Jharkhand, India

Caldag Nickel Mine, Turkey

Callao, Peru, lead pollution

Cana Brava Amianto´s Mining in Minaçu, Goiás, Brazil

Cananea mine, Mexico

Cape/Gencors asbestos mining & milling activity, South Africa

Certej gold mining, Romania

Chrome-rich Great Dyke Area, Zimbabwe

Chuangyuan aluminium plant pollution in Hunan, China

Cinkarna Celje, Slovenia

Citinickel's Pulot Sofronio mine in Palawan, Philippines

Citinickel's Toronto Narra mine in Palawan, Philippines

Coal mining pollution, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Coltan in the Kivu Region, DR of Congo

Comunidades yanomami de la cuenca del río Ocamo afectadas por minería ilegal, Venezuela

Controversy on copper and molybdenum smelting in Shifang, Sichuan, China

Corumba indigenous communities and mining, Brazil

Desertificación de Lago Poopó, Bolivia

Deva Muncel gold and polymetallic ores exploitation, Romania

DTZ OZGEO Gold Penhalonga, Zimbabwe

Efemçukuru Gold Mine, Turkey

El Morro gold mine, Chile

El vertedero de Cambalache en Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela

Eti Silver Cyanide Mine, Turkey

Exploracion de oro y otros minerales en Quindio, Colombia

Extracción de materiales CEMEX in Payandé, Colombia

Extracción Ilegal de Jade en Zacapa, Guatemala

Famatina Gold mining, Argentina

Firestone/Bridgestone Rubber Plantations, Liberia

Fundicion Paipote (Videla Lira), Chile

Gállok/Kallak Iron Mine, Sweden

Ghaghoo mine diamond extraction in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana

Goa, ban on iron mining

Gold and polymetallic ores mining in Brad and the battle against cyanide, Romania

Gold mining in Halkidiki, Greece

Gold mining in Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Gold mining in Rebkong endangers human lives and ecology, Tibet

Gold mining site in Palyul county, Tibet

Gold Panning in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

Ida Mountain (Kazdagi) Prospecting for Gold, Turkey

Imider Silver Mine, Morocco

Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG, Brazil

Indígenas warao (Delta del Orinoco) contaminados por Corporación Venezolana de Guayana y minería ilegal, Venezuela

Indígenas yabarana, hoti y e’ñepa afectados por minería ilegal en Manapiare, Venezuela

Indígenas yukpa de los ríos Yaza y Tukuko luchan contra la expansión de Carbozulia en la Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela

Industrial Complex Porto Açu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Itai-Itai disease, Toyama prefecture, Japan

Jasodharpur Industrial Area, Uttarakhand, India

Jericó, Antioquia, Colombia

Jindal Steel Plant at Salboni, West Bengal, India

Kavuthi-Vediyappan Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

Kisladag Gold Mine, Turkey

Kori Kollo mine, Bolivia

Kumtor gold mine, Krygyzstan

Kundil Sponge Iron Limited, Londa, India

La Colosa, Colombia

La Oroya, Perú

Las Bambas mining, Perú

Las Chancas copper mining, Perú

Las luchas contra el mega-proyecto del Arco Minero del Orinoco, Venezuela

Libertad mining project, Chontales, Nicaragua

Loei gold mine, Thailand

Lynas Refinery in Kuantan, Malaysia

MacArthur Metallic / Black Sand Mining, Philippines

Mahuva Movement against proposed Nirma Cement Plant, India

Manganesos Atacama, Chile

Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe

Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe

Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque Island, Philippines

Matola Gas Company CDM project, Mozambique

Mezica Valley, Slovenia

Mina Pucamarca y riesgo de contaminación del Río Usuchuma, Perú

Minera Autlán en Hidalgo, Mexico

Minería en Peñasquito por Goldcorp, Zacatecas, México

Mineria Ilegal Santander de Quilichao, Colombia

Minería ilegal y la contaminación por mercurio en El Callao, Venezuela

Mtunzini - Exxaro proposed sand mining, South Africa

Namibian Custom Smelter, Tsumeb, Namibia

Natural resource exploitation in the Dead Sea area, West Bank

New Zimbabwe Steel River Pollution, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

Nickel mine in Loma de Hierro, Venezuela

Norilsk pollution, Russia

Onca Puma nickel mining project in Ourilandia do Norte, Para, Brazil

Over a century of pollution from the Bor mines, Serbia

Pampa Colorada - Minera Escondida

Pascua Lama Mine, Chile

Petaquilla, Panama

Philex's Padcal mine, the biggest mining disaster of the Philippines

Phosboucraa and phosphate production in Western Sahara

Phosphate mining in Anitpolis, Brazil

Planta Hidrometalurgica de Coro coro, Bolivia

Posco steel plant in Odisha, India

PPT case: Glencore copper and cobalt mining, Zambia

PPT case: Glencore-Katanga Mining Ltd., Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Producción de Cemento en Suesca, Colombia

Protests against mining of lithium by the Lichu River in Kangding, Tibet

Protests in 1970 against ALCOA, Costa Rica

Protests in Nyarong district for mining exploitation, Tibet

Proyecto Lagunas Norte, Barrick Gold, Peru

Proyecto minero Kimsa Orcco y oposición de comunidades de Ccarhuarazo de Tintay, Perú

Pueblos indígenas arawaks del sur afectados por minería ilegal en la cuenca del río Atabapo, Venezuela

Puerto Brisa S.A., Colombia

Quellaveco, Peru

Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine, Philippines

Refinería y fundición ENAMI-CODELCO (División Ventanas), Chile

Reque - Explotación minera de La Granja y planta de lixiviación, Peru

Residents and monks of Lhamo Mountain affected by Ganhetan Industrial District Park pollution, Tibet

Residents of Piquiá de Baixo, Maranhao, Brazil press Vale and pig iron companies for resettling them in new neighborhood due to intense pollution.

Rhéébù Nùù group and Vale mining, New Caledonia

Richards Bay Minerals dune mining, South Africa

Rihand Dam, UP, India

Rio Colorado - Potasio (Mendoza, Argentina)

Rönnbäcken Nickel Mine, Västerbotten, Sweden

Rovina gold and copper mining, Romania

Salar del Hombre Muerto - Litio (Argentina)

San Jose Huevos Verdes (Argentina)

San Mateo de Huanchor, Perú

San Roque Metals Inc. Nickel mining in Tubay, Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Selaulim Dam Goa, India

Sesa Goa coke plant pollution, India

Shenzhou Mining / Claver Mineral Development Corporation Nickel mining in Claver, Philippines

Silicosis victims of stone quarries in Rajasthan, India

Soda ash mining in Lake Natron, Tanzania

Sponge Iron Factories in West Bengal, India

Sponge Iron Plants in Odisha, India

Taganito Mining Corporation’s Nickel Operations, Surigao del Norte,Philippines

Tambogrande, Perú

Tan Rai bauxite mining in Central Highlands, Vietnam

Taraira, Vaupes, Colombia

Tata Steel Plant Kalinganagar, Orissa India

Titanium Mining in Thuan Nam district, Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam

Titiribí, Antioquia, Colombia

Toroku mine, arsenic pollution, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan

Uranium mining in Caetite, Brazil

Uranium Mining in Jadugoda, Jharkhand, India

Vedanta and Konkola, Zambia

Veladero mine, San Juan, Argentina

Vinto fundidora de antimonio y estaño (Bolivia)

Visakhapatnam Port, India

Volta Grande Mining Project, Pará, Brasil

Western Shoshone tribes Barrick Gold lawsuit, USA

Yanacocha Mine, Peru

Yozgat Uranium Mine Project, Turkey