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South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines
 
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In the 1970s, South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold. Over the years, industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country. However, Johannesburg sits on the biggest gold basin ever discovered. It's perhaps not surprising that many of these abandoned mines have seen a recent boom in illegal mining activity. Everyday, hundreds of illegal gold miners, known as Zama Zamas, descend kilometers deep beneath the surface. The miners often spend weeks underground, toiling away at the country's untapped gold reserves. Observers have suggested that illegal mining is now so widespread, black-market gold arguably supports the communities once subsistent on the very same mines they worked in before they shut down. The lack of policing in the mines has seen the practice go on largely unabated. However, in the absence of law enforcement, the extensive network of abandoned mines beneath the region has become an arena to deadly gang warfare between rival factions. VICE News visited illegal mines near Johannesburg, to meet the Zama Zamas risking life and limb everyday in the violent struggle for South Africa's illegal gold. Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
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Computer recycling West Africa style - Click - BBC News
 
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Perseus Mining 'well on the way' to funding third gold mine in West Africa
 
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Perseus Mining Limited (ASX:PRU) (TSX:PRU) chief executive Jeff Quartermaine talks Proactive Investors through the gold producer's just-released Quarterly Report. The company "produced strongly" from both the Edikan and Sissingue mines, and is progressing funding for its third mine in West Africa, Yaouré.
Mining companies in WA are once again competing for workers | 7.30
 
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Recruitment specialists say mining companies, desperate for workers in remote areas, are again turning to FIFO workers from the eastern states, but are unlikely to pay the sky-high wages seen in the last big boom. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au
Views: 27933 ABC News (Australia)
West African farmers turn to gold mines
 
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Niger's farmers are taking risks to search for gold after years of drought and failed crops.
Resolute - Syama Gold Project Overview
 
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Syama is a long-life flagship project with robust economics. Located in the south of Mali, West Africa, the mine is approximately 30kms from the Côte d’Ivoire border and 300km southeast of the capital Bamako. Syama benefits from two fully operational parallel sulphide and oxide processing plants with site production capable of more than 250,000oz/pa.
Mining in Ghana - The Pulse on Joy News (30-5-18)
 
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Government poised to change state of mining in the country
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The Golden Underworld -SEG2
 
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22 March 2017 - Crime it seems is everywhere, both above and underground.With illegal gold miners increasingly being targeted by rival miners or thieves, most Zama-Zama’s have their own security.
Views: 33260 eNCA
Poisoned By The Gold Rush
 
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Gold is quickly becoming the new cocaine in Colombia. The precious metal is now the currency of choice for individuals and groups engaging in illicit trade in the South American country. That's because unlike cocaine, it's perfectly legal to carry gold, and unlike money, it's virtually untraceable. But there are some major side-effects of Colombia's new gold rush that locals are curiously quiet about: erectile dysfunction and brain damage. VICE News correspondent Monica Villamizar travelled to the Antioquia, Colombia, a hotbed of illegal gold mining, to investigate an unprecedented surge in impotence and neurological problems that experts are attributing to mercury, an essential gold-digging element. Watch "Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division” - http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
Views: 1340490 VICE News
Africa Investigates - Ghana Gold
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Ghana is experiencing a new gold rush but widespread corruption is causing illegal mining to flourish. A Ghanian investigative reporter uncovers corruption, even among those who are supposed to be stopping it.
Views: 186256 Al Jazeera English
Mining companies in West Africa are under threat of closure due to Ebola outbreak
 
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Mining companies in West Africa, many who employ South African miners, are under threat of closure as the Ebola outbreak escalates in the region. But mining giant Arcellor Mittal - which operates a vast iron ore mine in Liberia- says its operations have not been affected by the virus so far.
Views: 119 SABC Digital News
ILLEGAL MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA_Gold Refining the African Way
 
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THIS VIDEO IS STRICTLY FOR SHOWREEL PURPOSES ONLY! I followed a group of illegal miners living in one of the most impoverished communities in The City Of Gold, Johannesburg. Notoriously known as 'AMAZAMA-ZAMA', these men spend months underground in abandoned mine shafts, searching for a livelihood through the mining and refining of gold. This is their story. This was part of a series called 'CONTACT' aired on Channel 190 on Dstv Channel ED in 2014-2017. I produced, directed and shot the documentary as well as the voice-over scripting and voicing.
Views: 2169 Lerato Tshabalala
Guinean former fashion model digs into west African mining
 
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News that matters to you! Eaglenews.PH is the official digital news platform of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation whose headquarters is in Quezon City, Philippines. It brings you news that matters from the Philippines and around the world. It has correspondents across the country and in different parts of the world, as well as partner news services that bring the news to you. Visit our website at: http://www.eaglenews.ph Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/eaglenewsph Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EagleNewsPH
Views: 97 Eagle News
The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary | Guardian Investigations
 
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Ghana has had a gold rush but here, Afua Hirsch discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explores where the responsibility for regulating this industry lies. The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary Subscribe to the Guardian HERE: http://bitly.com/UvkFpD Afua Hirsch reports on Ghana's gold rush in a film that discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explores where the responsibility for regulating this industry lies.
Views: 2929393 The Guardian
Panthera's hopes for Indian & West African mines
 
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Geoff Stanley, ceo Panthera Resources talks to the Blytheweigh Mining Show about the company's mines in the Indian state of Rajasthan, including the latest on its licence efforts and the firm's latest explorations in West Africa. Core Finance is part of Core London, a TV production company based in Belgravia, London. Core Finance aims to provide its viewers with insightful market commentary, helping investors navigate global financial markets. Making the content provided invaluable to viewers. Our shows are closely followed by fund managers, day traders, retail investors, company CEO's, experienced investors and those new to the financial markets. Core Finance covers all asset classes ranging from currencies (forex), equities, bonds, commodities, crypto-currencies, ETF's, futures and options. Views expressed are solely those of guests and presenters and do not constitute investment advice and are not the views of Core Finance or Core London. See More At: www.corelondon.tv Twitter: @CoreLondonTV Facebook: CoreLondonTV
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Chinese In Africa || illegal Chinese Gold Mining In Ghana
 
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Chinese In Africa || illegal Chinese Gold Mining In Ghana
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Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in Africa
 
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#africatop10 When it comes to gold mining, Africa is one of the hotspots. The region is home to many exploration companies, as well as a slew of major international companies focused on extracting the precious metal. And in this video 2nacheki presents Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in Africa which was suggested by Alkheir Abubaker Here are 10 Gold Producing Countries in Africa Source: 1. http://www.indexmundi.com/minerals/?product=gold 2. https://www.mbendi.com/indy/ming/gold/af/p0005.htm 3. http://www.miningafrica.net/mining-countries-africa/ 4. https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/precious-metals-investing/gold-investing/africa-ghana-mali-burkina-faso-iamgold-roxgold-true-gold-randgold-perseus-askano/ / Music: http://www.bensound.com Have an idea for an African top 10 video? Leave them in the comment section below. Subscribe for more videos -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Thanks for watching 2nacheki the biggest African channel on Youtube from #Africa . All our videos are aimed at Educating, Informing, Reviewing, Criticizing & Ranking everything #African. Our content includes: #africanews #africalist #Africanpopculture #Africaentertainment #Afrcicanmusic #Africanculture #Africanpolitics & #Panafricanism Support #2nacheki here PayPal: http://bit.ly/help2nacheki Patreon: http://bit.ly/support2nacheki We have written permission to use the majority of content found on this channel by the content owners themselves and do not infringe on any copyrighted content knowingly. As for the other content on this channel we assure you it is strictly only used under Fair Use. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Email us [email protected] for ads partnership, collabos, sponsorship or content issues. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 56018 2nacheki
Illegal Mining in Ghana
 
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Illegal small scale mining has been a problem for years along Ghana’s gold coast, but as the search for the valuable mineral continues, the environmental damage could soon be irreversible. Africa 54’s Mel Bailey takes a closer look at one village’s quest for gold.
Views: 9318 TV2Africa
Special report : Inside the Congo cobalt mines that exploit children
 
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It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring. But the process of extracting the mineral from the earth comes at a huge human cost. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day. Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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methods of mining in ghana
 
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Why West African Truckers Can't Do Their Job
 
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West African truck drivers spend days, weeks, and sometimes months dealing with corrupt border officials and illegal checkpoints on harrowing delivery trips that should take just a few hours. All of which turns shipments which would take a few hours in Europe or America into grueling, day to week to monthlong affairs punctuated by long and unpredictable periods of complete standstill. Which, in addition to wasting fuel and driving up the cost of goods with every unplanned stop, also fuels the sort of boredom that can only be fought by dumping money into the less savory sectors of the economy. Namely booze sales and roadside prostitution. Which is where the AIDS come in. Intrigued by the African long-haul trucker's dual reputation as the foundational building block of West Africa's would-be robust economy and lotharious Johnny AIDS-leseed, we hitched a ride with a trailer full of soap to see just how hard it is to get from point-A to point-basically-A-and-a-half. Hosted by Thomas Morton Follow Thomas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@BabyBalls69 Watch Thomas in "Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan" here: http://bit.ly/Bride-Kidnapping Subscribe to VICE here! http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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Inside Ivory Coast's hidden gold rush | The Economist
 
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Inside Ivory Coast's hidden gold rush takes a look at the gold mining industry in Ivory Coast. For a long time mining was seen as a dirty alternative to a more wholesome farming lifestyle. But some of the richest gold-mining potential in Africa is luring hundreds of thousands of Ivorians off the land and into the mines. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Check out Economist Films: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/ Follow The Economist on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeconomist Read our Tumblr: http://theeconomist.tumblr.com/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theeconomist/ Check out our Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/theeconomist/ Follow us on LINE: http://econ.st/1WXkOo6
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Blood Diamonds and Religious War In The Central African Republic
 
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The Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world, but it is also rich in natural resources. One of the official mining sectors has collapsed amid the country’s ongoing conflict, and now both sides are benefitting from the illicit trade of gold and diamonds. Clashes over control of the many mines have also created religious tension in places where there previously had been none. VICE News traveled to mines located in the heart of the Central African Republic to see how the battle over natural resources is playing out in one of the world’s most violent conflicts. Watch "The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic" - http://bit.ly/15xC4L2 Watch "War in the Central African Republic" - http://bit.ly/1Ao5Qdx Read "UN Peacekeeper Released Hours After Being Kidnapped in the Central African Republic" - http://bit.ly/1Enj8O7 Read "Violence Escalates in Central African Republic as Thousands of Muslims Remain Trapped in the Country" - http://bit.ly/1yrNFpl Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
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African mining: Opportunities and challenges
 
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Africa's mineral industry is the largest mineral industries in the world. Mineral-rich countries in Africa enjoyed a mining boom between 2002 and 2007 as metal and oil prices nearly tripled. Companies competed furiously for new mines to meet growing world demand. But since then, amidst a global economic downturn, it hasn't been an easy time for the mining sector with commodity price volatility. On this CNBC Africa Special we talk to a panel of experts on what it takes to mine in Africa.
Views: 1085 CNBCAfrica
Perspective of Mining in West Africa
 
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(www.abndigital.com) Africa's biggest mining gathering, Mining Indaba 2011, wraps up in Cape Town amid many hopes and fears for the future of investment in the continents mineral wealth. For a perspective of mining in the far west of Africa ABN is joined in our Cape Town Studio by Roosevelt Jayjay, Acting Minister of Mines & Land Affairs in Liberia.
Views: 433 CNBCAfrica
Africa's mining industry outlook 2017
 
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Africa contains an estimated 30 per cent of the world's mineral resources. Natural resources have accounted for about 35 per cent of Africa's growth since 2000. Nonetheless, international investors and mining companies remain cautious, owing to Africa's never-ending challenges, including a lack of infrastructure, power and political instability, to name a few. On this CNBC Africa special we look back at 2016 and what trends we may see this year.
Views: 1497 CNBCAfrica
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Children Mining Gold in west Africa
 
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Harbour Equity Partners, sharing video of children mining in west Africa
South Africa's mining crisis
 
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Amid the strikes, the job cuts and the violent protests - we reveal the appalling conditions in the country's illegal mines. .
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President Akufo-addo calls on mining companies to invest heavily in communities where they operate
 
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The 12th West Africa Mining and Power Conference, has taken place in Accra with a call on mining companies to invest heavily in communities where they operate. President Akufo-Addo observed that areas where mining companies operate are some of the poorest in the country and do not reflect the kind of investment from such communities. He assured that government will ensure strict implementation of the Minerals Development Fund Act.
The Price of Gold
 
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Producer Andrew Tkach and Correspondent Richard Engel document how children are often poisoned and exploited while helping mine gold in the west African country of Mali. The full 2 part version was shown on the NBC prime time news magazine show - Rock Center with Brian Williams. It's been nominated for an investigative emmy.
Views: 10735 messymomentmedia
Endeavour Mining ramping up exploration efforts with Houndé mine in Africa
 
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Endeavour Mining (TSE: EDV) CFO Vincent Benoit tells Proactive Investors the gold producer has recently made two new discoveries at the company's Kari Pump asset at the Houndé mine in Burkina Faso, Africa. Benoit says the company has successfully extended the Kari Pump high grade mineralization and has discovered two new large mineralized zones named Kari Centre and Kari West.
West African Resources' Richard Hyde on Your Money - December 6 2018
 
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West African Resources MD Richard Hyde on Your Money, discussing WAF's securing of funding for its Sanbrado Project and first gold production in 2020.
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U.S. training West African soldiers as terror threat builds
 
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As ISIS nears territorial defeat in Syria, the U.S. is helping fight against an intensifying terror threat in West Africa. Jihadists pushed out of Iraq and Syria are going to Africa and causing more violence. The U.S. is training West African forces in Burkina Faso to fight back, but U.S. military cuts could leave the region vulnerable. First on "CBS This Morning," Debora Patta takes us inside the training program. Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR Download the CBS News app on iOS HERE: https://apple.co/1tRNnUy Download the CBS News app on Android HERE: https://bit.ly/1IcphuX Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1LhtdvI Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Xj5W3p Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1Q7NGnY Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B Delivered by Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King, John Dickerson, and Bianna Golodryga, "CBS This Morning" offers a thoughtful, substantive and insightful source of news and information to a daily audience of 3 million viewers. The Emmy Award-winning broadcast presents a mix of daily news, coverage of developing stories of national and global significance, and interviews with leading figures in politics, business and entertainment. Check local listings for "CBS This Morning" broadcast times.
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Gold Panning and Small Scale Mining of Gold in West Africa: how to Reduce the Use of Mercury
 
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Ambassador Thomas Dougherty launched the Mercury Reduction Projet through the Artisanal Gold Council. He highlighted in his speech the consequences of using mercury, its impact on the health of users and its harmful effects on the environment.
Chinese billionaire sees opportunity in South Africa's mining industry
 
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A Chinese investor is hoping to profit from turmoil in South Africa's mining industry, Nkepile Mabuse reports. For more CNN videos, check out http://www.youtube.com/cnn/ Or visit our site at http://www.cnn.com/video/
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GOLD INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA & HISTORY OF GOLD MINING 42994
 
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“Visions of Gold” is a short color film on “Gold! The thread from which we weave our dreams! The key to stability!” Produced by South African film maker Emil Nofal in the mid-1960s, the film opens with rows of gold bars as the narrator Joe Stewardson explains how (in1 885) itinerant prospectors George Walker, along with George Harrison, stumbled on surface outcrops of gold-rich conglomerate on an old farm near the Witwatersrand basin —land that is now near the center of Johannesburg. (Both men quickly sold their claims for the equivalent of a few hundred dollars. Today, the gold fields in the region are worth billions.) From across the world, prospectors descended on South Africa in search of gold, as we see throngs of prospectors and opportunists starting at mark 02:45. Spurred on by visions of wealth, the fortune hunters eventually thought they had taken all the gold that was there, we are told. But at mark 06:10, Stewardson explains that more inventive prospectors at the turn of the 20th century found ways to dig deeper into the Earth in search of gold. The worldwide economic depression of the 1930s, we learn at mark 07:00, unraveled the fabric of prosperity. “The spinners of dreams all over the world now wore the dark cloth of despair.” Only the fantasy of gold remained, with South African workers eventually mining more than two miles into the ground in search of gold, as the camera plummets down a mine shaft. By mark 09:20, we see men maneuvering through tunnels and drilling into the Earth in search of deposits, and later watch as men turn the fruits of those labors into glistening gold bars. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example like: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
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Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo
 
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Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop, and electronic device. It's also tied to the deaths of over 5 million people in Congo since 1990. Hosted by Alison Suroosh Alvi | Originally released in 2011 at http://vice.com Click here to help: http://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/ Watch more VICE documentaries here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Presents Subscribe for videos that are actually good: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/vice/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
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West African Resources Limited (ASX: WAF) (TSX-V: WAF) | Stock News Now
 
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SNNLive spoke with Richard Hyde, Managing Director of West African Resources Limited (ASX: WAF) (TSX-V: WAF) at the Precious Metals Summit 2017 in Beaver Creek, CO. For more information about West African Resources Limited, please visit: http://www.westafricanresources.com/ The interview may contain forward looking statements about West African Resources Limited. See West African Resources Limited's periodic filings with SEDAR and the Australian Stock Exchange for more complete information. About West African Resources Limited West African Resources (ASX/TSX-V: WAF) is developing the Sanbrado Gold Project (formerly the Tanlouka Gold Project), a high-grade gold discovery in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Subscribe NOW to Stock News Now: http://bit.ly/1Q5Yfym New videos are added almost every day to the Stock News Now channel sharing fascinating stories and companies from the MicroCap stock market. Get more Stock News Now: Website: http://stocknewsnow.com/ Follow Stock News Now: https://twitter.com/StockNewsNow Like Stock News Now: https://www.facebook.com/SnnInc/ Follow Stock News Now on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stock-news-now Follow Stock News Now on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/StockNewsNow StockNewsNow.com, The Official MicroCap News Source, is a microcap financial news portal that features news and insights from the microcap and emerging growth financial community. StockNewsNow.com is a multimedia destination hub for information about microcap and emerging growth public and private companies, market events, news, bulletins, stock quotes, expert commentary and company profiles that feature user-generated video, SNN-produced video like SNNLive CEO video interviews, Wall Street Views, SNNLive Newscasts, as well as, MicroCap Review magazine articles, guest submissions, and the latest news and headlines from MicroCap companies. Users can engage directly and share the information provided through social media. Follow the companies YOU want to know more about; read and watch content from YOUR favorite microcap, emerging growth financial experts; register to attend financial conferences of YOUR choosing; find microcap and emerging growth financial professionals that YOU may be looking for - all here on StockNewsNow.com.
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Nigerian elections and 2015 mining Indaba on Africa Business News
 
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Nigeria's national elections are postponed, trade volumes drop in Kenya since the re-introduction of the capital gains tax and highlights from the 2015 mining Indaba.
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Sudan's gold rush driven by high-risk artisanal mining
 
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Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Sudan is in the midst of a gold rush and is now the second-largest producer of gold in Africa and the ninth in the world. Gold production is driven by unregulated, artisanal miners: over 1.5 million men who put their lives at risk to dig and extract the precious metal. Much to their dismay, meanwhile, the government in Khartoum is pushing to attract foreign investors and more industrialised methods. Our correspondent reports. http://www.france24.com/en/reportages Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en
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US will protect Niger due to uranium production ‒ news editor
 
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The Niger government has asked the US to use armed drones to combat Islamic militants in the West Africa. Meanwhile, the US has also begun its first airstrikes against Islamic State in Somalia. RT America’s Ashlee Banks asks Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, about the growing US military presence in Africa. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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Sand mining in KZN has Water Dept concerned
 
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The Department of Water and Sanitation is cracking down on the unlawful use of water through sand mining in KwaZulu-Natal. Private companies and individuals have been identified as the main culprits. A stakeholder engagement discussing the environmental impact of sand mining took place in Durban. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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South Africa Mines
 
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A look at the harsh living conditions of the workers and the growing anger in the mines. Emilie Iob reports for VOA News from Ikemeleng, South Africa
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Power generation in Nigeria, South African mining and Burundi on Africa Business News
 
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CNBC Africa tracks the impact of the pre-election crisis in Burundi, update on the South African mining industry and the state of power generation in Nigeria.
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World's Deepest Mine - Gold Alchemy
 
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South Africa's TauTona mine, real life alchemy, and Halicephalobus Mephisto. Footage from the 2012 documentary, "Down to the Earth's Core". We have travelled into space and looked deep into the universe's depths, but the world beneath our feet remains unexplored and unseen. Now, that's about to change. For the first time in one epic unbroken shot, we embark on an impossible mission - using spectacular computer generated imagery to smash through three thousand miles of solid rock, and venture from our world into the underworld and on to the core of the Earth itself. It's a journey fraught with danger. One thousand feet down we find ourselves inside one of the planet's most volatile places - the San Andreas Fault. Caught between two huge rock slabs, we watch as stress builds and then releases. It unleashes an earthquake and blasts us on towards rivers of molten rock, explosive volcanoes, tears in the Earth's crust and giant tornadoes of liquid metal. But for every danger, there are wonders beyond imagination. Four hundred feet below the surface, a three hundred million year old fossilized forest, with every leaf and every piece of bark perfectly preserved. At one thousand feet down we enter a cave of giant crystals, glistening in deadly 122 degree heat. More than two miles underground we find buried treasure - gold and gems. Deeper still there are valuable resources - salt, oil, coal and iron. And over one hundred miles down we see the sparkling beauty of diamonds. As we descend we piece together our planet's extraordinary story. We rewind time to discover how prehistoric forests became modern-day fuel. 1700 feet down a layer of rock reveals the extraordinary story of the dinosaurs' cataclysmic death. We watch stalactites form and gold grow before our eyes. The deeper we travel into the underworld the more we understand our world above the surface. A bigger picture takes shape - a cycle of destruction and creation, driven by the core that sustains our dynamic planet and makes the Earth the only planet with life in a seemingly lifeless universe. Until, finally, three thousand miles down, we reach the core. Inside it lie the secrets of life as we know it - the magnetic force field that protects life on Earth from the sun's deadly rays, the ancient heat source that keeps our planet alive. Down to the Earth's Core brings the latest science together with breathtaking computer generated imagery. The result is an unmissable journey into an extraordinary world - full of dangers, wonders and secrets. And it's all down there, beneath our feet, right now waiting to be discovered.
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Sierra Leone wants transparency in mining sector
 
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*Sierra Leone’s new president will follow through with campaign promises to review mining contracts and consider changes to the law that would ensure the West African nation benefits from its natural resources, his spokesman told Reuters.* Sierra Leone, which is recovering from a devastating 2014-16 Ebola epidemic that killed thousands, is the latest nation to take a hard line against mining companies in an attempt to ensure a larger share of revenues. As commodities recover from a collapse in… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/05/26/sierra-leone-wants-transparency-in-mining-sector Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Mauritania: World's newest gold rush - BBC News
 
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Thousands of people are rushing into a part of the Sahara desert as the world’s newest gold rush is underway. A government decision in the West African country of Mauritania to allow people to dig in the sands has seen people from across the country give up everything in the hope of striking it rich. Hanan Razek has this report. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Islamic State's 'Most Wanted' https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX5GE4jXnF9bvF4C801cul3 World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246
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