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Gold mining in French Guiana: A multi-criteria ...

2021-3-1  Since the most widespread gold mining techniques in French Guiana are linked to surface mining, the soil footprint of the mine site is an important indicator of the land use-related impacts of a project. This is especially important in French Guiana because more than 90% of its territory is covered by tropical rainforest (De Santi et al. 2016).

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Gold mining in French Guiana: A multi-criteria ...

In French Guiana (FG) gold exploitation plays a critical role within territory dynamics, and this activity takes a great variety of forms. However, no structured description of mining projects is available in scientific literature regarding FG.

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Gold mining in Montagne d'Or, French Guyana EJAtlas

2020-3-30  Gold mining in Montagne d'Or, French Guyana EJAtlas

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French Guyana - AuPlata Mining Group

The “Dorlin” PEX, with a total surface area of 84 km², is located in the Centre West of French Guiana, 56 km east of Maripasoula and 190 km southwest of Cayenne. A request for renewal of the PEX “Dorlin” was submitted to the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry on 6 July 2015. It is under examination.

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Orea Mining up 28% on French Guiana gold mine

Montagne d’Or, located in French Guiana, South America, is a permitting-stage open pit gold mining project that hosts proven reserves of 8.25 million tonnes at 1.99 g/t (530,000 ounces gold gold) and probable reserves of 45.87 million tonnes at 1.50 g/t (2.2 million ounces of gold).

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Gold mining report Boukan Une Saison en Guyane

French Guiana has considerable gold potential. The discovery of gold around 1850 resulted in a "gold rush" lasting nearly a century with intense gold mining activity across much of the territory. And then the "gold fever" subsided.

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gold mining in french guiana Prominer (Shanghai)

Court orders French government to renew Orea's Montagne d'Or . Jan 6, 2021 Orea Mining Corp. has announced the decision from a French court in French Guiana, France, is a permitting-stage opencast gold mining

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French Guiana Mining News - Junior Mining Network

2021-2-11  Orea Mining Completes 8 Drill Holes at the Maripa Gold Project, French Guiana, France December 31, 2020 Orea Mining Announces that Court Orders the French Government to

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MONITORING THE IMPACT OF GOLD MINING ON THE

2016-3-16  GOLD MINING ON THE FOREST COVER AND FRESHWATER IN THE GUIANA SHIELD Authors: Rahm M.1, ... Amapá (SEMA) and French Guiana (ONF). Co-funded by WWF Guianas, it was conducted under the supervision of ONF International in the framework of the REDD+ for the Guiana

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Gold mining in Montagne d'Or, French Guyana EJAtlas

2020-3-30  NO to huge industrial gold mining project in French Amazon. [2]. According to the strong social movements against gold mining in Guyane (a French territory in America), Alexei Mordashov, the Russian billionaire and owner of mining company Nordgold, remains more than ever determined to launch a most destructive gold mining project “Montagne d'or” (Gold mountain) [2].

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Illegal gold miners in French Guiana: a neglected ...

2017-7-17  In French Guiana, a French overseas territory in South America, 6 to 10 thousands undocumented persons work illegally in gold mining sites in the Amazonian forest. Precarious life conditions lead to poor health but few data exist on the health status of illegal gold miners in French Guiana. The objective of this article was to describe the sociodemographic and health status of this

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gold mining in french guiana Prominer (Shanghai)

Court orders French government to renew Orea's Montagne d'Or . Jan 6, 2021 Orea Mining Corp. has announced the decision from a French court in French Guiana, France, is a permitting-stage opencast gold mining

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Mining In French Guiana The Diggings™

Historic Mining Records (USGS) French Guiana has 139 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in French Guiana mines are Gold , Niobium (Columbium) , and Tantalum . At the time these mines were surveyed, 62 mines in French Guiana were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit ...

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French Guiana Projects - Gold Reunion Gold

Taxation: Changes to the French mining taxation regime are currently underway; however, projects in French Guiana are currently subject to a 33.5% income tax rate plus a 3.3% surcharge. A fixed rate royalty of ~US$25 / ounce is payable to the government, which is the equivalent of only 1.7% at a gold price of $1,450. The tax burden is also lightened by a 35% tax credit (Loi Girardin) that can ...

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Gold mining report Boukan Une Saison en Guyane

French Guiana has considerable gold potential. The discovery of gold around 1850 resulted in a "gold rush" lasting nearly a century with intense gold mining activity across much of the territory. And then the "gold fever" subsided.

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Orea Mining up 28% on French Guiana gold mine

Orea Mining Corp. [OREA-TSX; OREAF-OTCQX; 3CG-FSE] shares rallied sharply in active trading Thursday December 31 after the company said a court has ordered the French government to renew its Montagne d’Or mining concessions within six months. Montagne d’Or, located in French Guiana, South America, is a permitting-stage open pit gold mining project that hosts proven reserves of 8.25 million ...

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French Guiana: Mercury, the Global Threat Pulitzer

2010-7-16  Mercury is banned in French Guiana, but UNEP estimates that small-scale gold mining releases some 30 tons of the chemical into the environment in that region each year. In February 2009, environmental ministers from over 140 countries met at the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) governing council and agreed to finish a treaty to ...

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Leishmaniasis among Gold Miners, French Guiana

Saint Elie, a gold-mining village in the inland neotropical forest, had an apparent incidence rate of 25.9% in 2004 and 28.9% in 2005 (Figure); risk for infection in this village was, on average, 65× higher than anywhere else in French Guiana.

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The elite soldiers protecting the Amazon rainforest -

2019-5-9  On the French Guiana-Brazil border, gold mining is mainly carried out by "garimpeiros", the Portuguese word used to described small-scale miners who extract the metal illegally.

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Gold mining in Montagne d'Or, French Guyana EJAtlas

2020-3-30  NO to huge industrial gold mining project in French Amazon. [2]. According to the strong social movements against gold mining in Guyane (a French territory in America), Alexei Mordashov, the Russian billionaire and owner of mining company Nordgold, remains more than ever determined to launch a most destructive gold mining project “Montagne d'or” (Gold mountain) [2].

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French Guiana Projects - Gold Reunion Gold

Taxation: Changes to the French mining taxation regime are currently underway; however, projects in French Guiana are currently subject to a 33.5% income tax rate plus a 3.3% surcharge. A fixed rate royalty of ~US$25 / ounce is payable to the government, which is the equivalent of only 1.7% at a gold price of $1,450. The tax burden is also lightened by a 35% tax credit (Loi Girardin) that can ...

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Mining In French Guiana The Diggings™

Historic Mining Records (USGS) French Guiana has 139 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in French Guiana mines are Gold , Niobium (Columbium) , and Tantalum . At the time these mines were surveyed, 62 mines in French Guiana were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit ...

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French Guiana Case - Rights Of Nature Tribunal

2021-6-16  Illegal gold mining in French Guiana. For more than 30 years, French Guiana has been a region severely hit by illegal gold mining. This activity is devastating the country because of its major impact on the environment.

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gold mining in french guiana Prominer (Shanghai)

Court orders French government to renew Orea's Montagne d'Or . Jan 6, 2021 Orea Mining Corp. has announced the decision from a French court in French Guiana, France, is a permitting-stage opencast gold mining

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Illegal gold miners in French Guiana: a neglected ...

2017-9-22  French Guiana: influenza A, shigellosis, beriberi, with a high morbimortality rate reflecting the poor health of this population [11, 12]. Malaria also mainly affects gold miners in French Guiana, as in others countries of the Region [13–16]. Throughout the world, many stud-ies have shown the impact of gold mining activities on

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French Guiana: Mercury, the Global Threat Pulitzer

2010-7-16  Mercury is banned in French Guiana, but UNEP estimates that small-scale gold mining releases some 30 tons of the chemical into the environment in that region each year. In February 2009, environmental ministers from over 140 countries met at the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) governing council and agreed to finish a treaty to ...

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Leishmaniasis among Gold Miners, French Guiana

Saint Elie, a gold-mining village in the inland neotropical forest, had an apparent incidence rate of 25.9% in 2004 and 28.9% in 2005 (Figure); risk for infection in this village was, on average, 65× higher than anywhere else in French Guiana.

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Illegal, polluting and dangerous: the gold rush in

2007-12-17  Luis is one of thousands of illegal miners panning for gold in the rainforest of French Guiana, a former colonial territory that is now treated as an integral part of France. Up to 15,000 ...

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Effect of gold mining activities on water turbidity and ...

The Maroni and Oyapock rivers are two nearby basin in French Guiana, South America. The Maroni river drains a basin of 66 000 km² between French Guiana and Surinam. The Oyapock river basin covers 28 000 km² over French Guiana and Brazil. The Both over the Guyana shield presenting very lowest erosion rates. For both rivers, Suspended Sediment Concentration and remote sensing reflectance have ...

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Gold mining in Montagne d'Or, French Guyana EJAtlas

2020-3-30  NO to huge industrial gold mining project in French Amazon. [2]. According to the strong social movements against gold mining in Guyane (a French territory in America), Alexei Mordashov, the Russian billionaire and owner of mining company Nordgold, remains more than ever determined to launch a most destructive gold mining project “Montagne d'or” (Gold mountain) [2].

More

French Guiana Projects - Gold Reunion Gold

Taxation: Changes to the French mining taxation regime are currently underway; however, projects in French Guiana are currently subject to a 33.5% income tax rate plus a 3.3% surcharge. A fixed rate royalty of ~US$25 / ounce is payable to the government, which is the equivalent of only 1.7% at a gold price of $1,450. The tax burden is also lightened by a 35% tax credit (Loi Girardin) that can ...

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Mining In French Guiana The Diggings™

Historic Mining Records (USGS) French Guiana has 139 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in French Guiana mines are Gold , Niobium (Columbium) , and Tantalum . At the time these mines were surveyed, 62 mines in French Guiana were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit ...

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gold mining in french guiana Prominer (Shanghai)

Court orders French government to renew Orea's Montagne d'Or . Jan 6, 2021 Orea Mining Corp. has announced the decision from a French court in French Guiana, France, is a permitting-stage opencast gold mining

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French Guiana's gold mountain mining venture

OpenGlobalRights. 7 November 2019. On 14 December 2018, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) reprimanded France for its human rights violations against the indigenous peoples of French Guiana related to the controverted mining project “la Montagne d’Or” (“the Mountain of Gold”). This is the first ...

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Gold mine approved in French Guiana's only national

2013-1-15  (11/07/2007) Commercial gold mining threatens a key forest reserve and wetland in French Guiana say scientists who warn that exploitation could pollute rivers with toxic compounds, threaten ...

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Mega mining project in French Guiana threatens

2018-9-26  Citizens of French Guiana in the Amazon rainforest are debating whether the territory should host a huge gold-mining project. A decision from Paris is expected imminently.

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Leishmaniasis among Gold Miners, French Guiana

Saint Elie, a gold-mining village in the inland neotropical forest, had an apparent incidence rate of 25.9% in 2004 and 28.9% in 2005 (Figure); risk for infection in this village was, on average, 65× higher than anywhere else in French Guiana.

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Illegally tapping French Guiana’s forest of gold

2019-9-22  Mining for gold in French Guiana often happens under the rainforest canopy [Al Jazeera] “Two-hundred of these are mostly soldiers but police, forestry and customs agents also sleep nightly in ...

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Effect of gold mining activities on water turbidity and ...

The Maroni and Oyapock rivers are two nearby basin in French Guiana, South America. The Maroni river drains a basin of 66 000 km² between French Guiana and Surinam. The Oyapock river basin covers 28 000 km² over French Guiana and Brazil. The Both over the Guyana shield presenting very lowest erosion rates. For both rivers, Suspended Sediment Concentration and remote sensing reflectance have ...

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