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A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

T1 A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral particle (EMP) exposure in occupational epidemiology studies of gold, talc, and taconite mining AU Mandel,Jeffrey H. AU Alexander,Bruce H.

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The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining  evidence

The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining evidence

The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining evidence from Ghana (English) Abstract. Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production.

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Conflict Minerals or Conflict Policies?   perc

Conflict Minerals or Conflict Policies? perc

Rather than staying in mining areas that were on the wane, they found it more profitable to switch efforts toward looting civilians and fighting rival armed groups for the right to station at gold mining sites.

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Mortality of South African gold miners   ResearchGate

Mortality of South African gold miners ResearchGate

The effects of exposure to gold mining dust with a high concentration of free silica and tobacco smoking on mortality from lung cancer was assessed in a sample of 2209 white South African gold

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Gold Mining Deaths  Graves  Explore Real California Gold

Gold Mining Deaths Graves Explore Real California Gold

Gold Mining Deaths Graves Browsing One of the favorite things I love about California Gold Mining History is the stories surrounding the miners, the towns, and how they lived and died.

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Mortality of middle aged white South African gold miners

Mortality of middle aged white South African gold miners

An estimated 93% had worked more than 85% of their mining service in gold mines. Standardised mortality ratios were calculated as the ratios of the deaths observed in the cohort to those expected on the basis of concurrent mortality in the reference population the total white male population in the Republic of South Africa.

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A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

Mining of gold, taconite, and talc may involve exposure to elongate mineral particles (EMP). The involved EMPs are typically non asbestiform, include dimensions that regulatory definitions exclude, and have been less studied. There is evidence of cardiovascular mortality excess across all of these types of mining.

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Local Industrial Shocks and Infant Mortality

Local Industrial Shocks and Infant Mortality

expansion of African large scale gold mining, I nd that local infant mortality rates decrease by more than 50% alongside rapid economic growth. The almost instan

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A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral

T1 A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral particle (EMP) exposure in occupational epidemiology studies of gold, talc, and taconite mining AU Mandel,Jeffrey H. AU Alexander,Bruce H.

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CDC   Gold Miners (Silica Exposure) (1)   NIOSH Study Summary

CDC Gold Miners (Silica Exposure) (1) NIOSH Study Summary

Gold Miners (Silica Exposure) (1) 1991. We looked at all causes of death listed to see if other diseases besides the main cause were related to mining. (1995). Mortality study of gold miners exposed to silica and nonasbestiform amphibole minerals an update with 14 more year of follow up. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 27217 229.

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Chinas Deadly Mining Industry  Pulitzer Center

Chinas Deadly Mining Industry Pulitzer Center

A coffin sits in a corner of He Quanguis house. He has kept it stubbornly shrouded. But a hacking cough reminds the former gold miner of his mortality.

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Independent Evaluation of the Rapid Scale Up Program to

Independent Evaluation of the Rapid Scale Up Program to

Mar 02, 20160183;32;We conducted a prospective evaluation of the Rapid Scale Up (RSU) program in Burkina Faso, focusing on the integrated community case management (iCCM) component of the program. The under five mortality rate decreased from 186 per 1,000 live births in 2000 to 114 Gold mining activity and migration due to that activity

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List of gold mining disasters

List of gold mining disasters

List of gold mining disasters This is a list of gold mining disasters resulting from dam failure , cyanide leaking into the environment and inappropriate toxic waste discharge related to gold mining using the gold cyanidation technique.

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Silica Exposure, Silicosis, and Lung Cancer A Mortality

Silica Exposure, Silicosis, and Lung Cancer A Mortality

The effects of exposure to gold mining dust with a high concentration of free silica and tobacco smoking on mortality from lung cancer was assessed in a sample of 2209 white South African gold

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Silica exposure, silicosis, and lung cancer a mortality

Silica exposure, silicosis, and lung cancer a mortality

Abstract. The effects of exposure to gold mining dust with a high concentration of free silica and tobacco smoking on mortality from lung cancer was assessed in a sample of 2209 white South African gold miners who started mining exposure during 1936 43, and were selected for a study of respiratory disorders in 1968 71 when they were aged 45 54.

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41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES DR. H. J. SIMONS gold mines since the beginning of the century. Untold others have died from septicaemia and other diseases contracted as a result of accidental injury. Many more have lost limbs or eyes, number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the last year for which we

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Unintended Consequences of Sanctions for Human Rights

Unintended Consequences of Sanctions for Human Rights

The Dodd Frank Act did not cause a widespread slowdown in gold mining, and hence we do not expect the policy to have had an adverse impact on mortality in villages near gold mining sites through the income channel.

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Fatality statistics in the Western Australian mining industry

Fatality statistics in the Western Australian mining industry

Fatality statistics in the Western Australian mining industry captures the number of people killed in the industry in the Australian state of Western Australia.During the period 2000 2012 (inclusive), a total of 52 fatalities occurred. In 2006, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia commissioned a taxonomic study to analyse the 306 mining fatalities which occurred between 1970

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The Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining   World Bank

The Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining World Bank

mining companies in Ghana was 3 percent until 2010, which was the average rate for gold production in Africa (Gajigo, Mutambatsere, and Mdiaya 2012), but increased to 5 percent in 2010 (Standing and Hilson 2013).

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Disease and mortality among gold miners of Ghana Colonial

Disease and mortality among gold miners of Ghana Colonial

This article traces the causes of high mortality rates among African gold miners in the former British colonial territories of the Gold Coast and Ashanti, 19001938.

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Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold as well. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo 's largest source of export income.

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Datasets   Data.gov

Datasets Data.gov

Information on trends in practices at gold mines in Nevada using CN extraction technology and its relation to mortality of vertebrates, especially birds, was needed

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2009 Harmony Gold mine deaths

2009 Harmony Gold mine deaths

The 2009 Harmony Gold mine deaths occurred in late May and early June 2009 in Free State province, South Africa. At least 82 miners, many from Lesotho , Mozambique and Zimbabwe , died from inhalation of poisonous gasses created by a May 18 fire in the mineshaft.

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Precarious transition a mortality study of South African

Precarious transition a mortality study of South African

Of note is that the mortality rates found in the above studies are much greater than the annual estimate of 10 deaths per 1000 gold miners over the decade prior to 2014 cited from mining industry sources , suggesting significant administrative underestimation of deaths.

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Gold Mining and Social Development in Ghana

Gold Mining and Social Development in Ghana

Gold Mining and Social Development in Ghana Andreas Kotsadam, Anja Tolonen , Punam Chuhan Pole, Andrew Dabalen*, and Aly Sanoh* 167; January 24, 2015 Abstract Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush and we shed light on the socioeconomic impacts

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COUNTING THE COST GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL

COUNTING THE COST GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL

COUNTING THE COST GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA JOCK MCCULLOCH ABSTRACT Gold mining has been central to the success of South Africas economy. That labour intensive industry has relied heavily on migrant workers for its profitability. In the past decade, scientists in Johannesburg and Cape Town

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A critical review of the effects of gold cyanide bearing

A critical review of the effects of gold cyanide bearing

Wildlife deaths associated with cyanide bearing mine waste solutions have plagued the gold mining industries for many years, yet there is little published data showing the relationship between wildlife mortality and cyanide toxicity.

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Mortality from stomach cancer in Ontario miners   oem.bmj

Mortality from stomach cancer in Ontario miners oem.bmj

Statistics Canada's mortality database for a 32 year periodbeginningin 1955. Thecriteria for inclusion the mid 1940s by most gold mines in Ontario. Uranium mining began in Ontario after 1954 and aluminiumprophylaxis wasusedfromthe outset of operations in those mines. Aluminiumprophylaxis

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The Most Common Accidents in the Mining Industry

The Most Common Accidents in the Mining Industry

As a comparison, annual coal mining deaths numbered more than 1,000 a year in the early part of the 20th century in the U.S. They decreased to an average of about 450 annual fatalities in the 1950s and to 141 in the 1970s.

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Retrospective Cohort Mortality Study Of Underground Gold

Retrospective Cohort Mortality Study Of Underground Gold

A study of mortality in underground gold mine workers (SIC 1041) was conducted. The cohort consisted of 3,328 miners who worked in fulltime underground jobs at the Homestake gold mine, South Dakota, for at least one year between 1940 and 1965.

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