Illegal mines shut down in Guyana
- Illegal mines shut down in Guyana. // Hot Calaloo;Mar2011, p18
The article reports on the shutting down of 14 illegal gold mining operations in Essequibo, Guyana by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) as of May 2011, to curb the problem of raiding gold bearing, vacant State lands.
- Philippines: communities versus mining giants. // Chain Reaction;Summer2000, Issue 84, p45
Reports the withdrawal of equipment from the gold and copper mine of the Australian Climax Arimco Mining Corporation in Didipio, Philippines. Stoppage of the drilling and other exploration activities; Reasons for the temporary closure.
- Nu River Mining Project Stopped. // World Rivers Review;Mar2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the closing of the gold mining company and removal of its equipment at the Tibetan village in Yunnan, China on January 23, 2012.
- In Canada. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Mar1998, Vol. 199 Issue 3, p80
Reports on the slated closure of Echo Bay's Lupin gold mine in the Northwest Territories. Reduced operational levels for the McCoy/Cove mine in Nevada; Estimated number of employees to be laid off.
- EMPLOYMENT AND RETRENCHMENT ISSUES IN THE PORGERA GOLD MINE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO LEAVE BEHIND A BETTER PORGERA. Kanaparo, Peter Balone // Research & Practice in Human Resource Management;Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p96
The issue of retrenchment is a topic of considerable relevance for the Papua New Guinea (PNG) mining, petroleum and gas industries. The unique environments in which Porgera JointVenture (PJV) and other similar operations operate are likely to confront these industries with particular dilemmas...
- The Impact of Mine Downscaling on the Free State Goldfields. Marais, Lochner // Urban Forum;Dec2013, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p503
Mine downscaling is a common international phenomenon; and the deindustrialisation related to mining that occurred in the global north between 1960 and 1990 has been the focus of numerous studies. Mine downscaling in Africa, and more specifically in South Africa, has only risen to prominence in...
- Threats and opportunities for post-closure development in dolomitic gold mining areas of the West Rand and Far West Rand (South Africa) - a hydraulic view Part 1: Mining legacy and future threats. Winde, Frank; Stoch, E. J. // Water SA;Jan2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p69
For long periods in the history of South Africa gold mining formed the backbone of an otherwise agriculturally-dominated economy, initiating rapid urbanisation in often remote and underdeveloped farming areas. This paper explores examples from a mined-out goldfield west of Johannesburg (West...
- Threats and opportunities for post-closure development in dolomitic gold mining areas of the West Rand and Far West Rand (South Africa) - a hydraulic view Part 3: Planning and uncertainty - lessons from history. Stoch, E. J.; Winde, Frank // Water SA;Jan2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p83
Mining is exposed to geological uncertainty as well as to economic forces beyond its control, such as commodity prices and exchange rates that govern profitability. Predictions of future scenarios in mining areas are thus inherently difficult and unreliable. This uncertainty is exacerbated by...
- When Are Real Options Exercised? An Empirical Study of Mine Closings. Moel, Alberto; Tufano, Peter // Review of Financial Studies;Spring2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p35
In this article, we study a well-known real option: the opening and closing of mines. Using a new database that tracks the annual opening and closing decisions of 285 developed North American gold mines in the period 1988-1997, we find that the real options model is a useful descriptor of mines'...