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Illegal Sand Mining Conflicts In Olathe

A lot of the sand mining going on in Siliguri is illegal says Animesh Bose the programme coordinator of Himalayan Nature and Adventure Foundation HNAF a nonprofit organisation based in Siliguri

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  • Migrant Women Labourers Hit By Ban On Sand Mining

    A lot of the sand mining going on in Siliguri is illegal says Animesh Bose the programme coordinator of Himalayan Nature and Adventure Foundation HNAF a nonprofit organisation based in Siliguri

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  • Sand Mining Part 2 The Story of a Conflict Mineral

    Apr 17 2017 A Laotian woman making 10 a day working for a dredging company knows gouging sand from the river threatens the lives of the hundreds of thousands dependent upon its waters for the food they grow and the fish they catch Whatever else may be said of it sand mining is in the aggregate big business

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  • Sand Mining Part 2 The Story of a Conflict Mineral

    Apr 17 2017 He told me he started sand mining around 2002 to raise money for a new business They worked in groups of four or moreSome would pilot the rowboat and other would dive as deep as 15 feet to fill their baskets with sand His previous job at a bank paid 400 rupees a day roughly 5 A good nights work mining sand earned him 2000 rupees

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  • Widespread conflicts over sand mining in rivers in Tamil

    Apr 25 2017 Illegal sand mining is still very rampant in Tamil Nadu It is a violent business Tamil Nadu has witnessed several miningrelated murders since 2000 and those killed include local people political activists enforcement officials and even a policeman

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  • Man killed over illegal sand mining extortion in Maner

    Apr 28 2021 Man killed over illegal sand mining extortion in Maner PATNA Police recovered the body of one Sukhdev Rai from the outskirts of Sherpur under Maner police station area in

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  • Rivers no more Frontline

    Aug 07 2015 When the team carried out unannounced checks it found illegal sand excavation on 513 hectares by a Rajasthanbased mining company and a contractor of the State Mining Corporation The company is alleged to have illegally extracted 19 million cubic metres of sand

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  • Politicall173ybacked sand mining mafia wrecking Deduru Oya

    Aug 15 2021 A river sand mining mafia with political patronage is suspected in this illegal activity and opponents including civil society have faced hostility Sand which is state property is protected by the Mines and Minerals Act No 33 of 1992 as amended by Act No66 of 2009 There is heavy demand for sand from the constructi on industry

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  • Politicallybacked sand mining mafia wrecking Deduru Oya

    Aug 15 2021 A river sand mining mafia with political patronage is suspected in this illegal activity and opponents including civil society have faced hostility Sand which is state property is protected by the Mines and Minerals Act No 33 of 1992 as amended by Act No66 of 2009 There is heavy demand for sand from the construction industry

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  • ISRO tech will help end sandmining mananimal conflict

    Aug 28 2019 Plans are afoot to detect illegal sandmining across the country with the help of ISRO satellites and also augment water and fodder in forest areas to prevent mananimal conflict Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar saidThe government plans to use satellite image technology by ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation to map every area and river to check illegal sandmining

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  • Wakiso Leaders in Fresh Fight Against Illegal Sand Mining

    Bwanika in a rough exchange with one of the workers of the company carrying out illegal sand mining in Lake Victoria Audio 6 Wakiso district authorities have reignited the fight against illegal sand mining after finding a Chinese company excavating sand from Lake Victoria in disregard of the suspension by the Natural Resources Committee of

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  • Illegal mining and sand winning threat on farmlands and

    Feb 21 2020 A GNA feature by Mildred SiabiMensah Takoradi Feb20 GNA Illegal mining and sand winning practices have caused serious adverse economic social and ecological impact on productive farmlands degradation of vegetative cover pollution of water bodies destruction of landscape among other destructions General Impact Also the activities have caused the spread of waterborne

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  • Two Sinhalese youth arrested over illegal sandmining in

    Feb 25 2019 Two Sinhalese youths have been arrested for illegal sandmining in Vavuniya The two were arrested by Sri Lankan Special Task Force STF troops in Iratta Periyakulam Locals have been reporting that smugglers were destroying the forests beside villages and illegally mining the earth

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  • Illegal sand mining leaves Zimbabwe potholed

    Illegal sand mining leaves Zimbabwe potholed But the practice leaves behind land pockmarked with safety and environmental pitfalls Sand miners can expect to earn 10 a day from the illegal trade

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  • Govt releases guidelines to monitor check illegal sand mining

    Jan 29 2020 Govt releases guidelines to monitor check illegal sand mining The guidelines also push for online sales and purchase of sand and other riverbed materials to make the process transparent They propose night surveillance of mining activity through nightvision drones The need for replenishment study for river bed sand is also required in order

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  • Is the world running out of sand The truth behind stolen

    Jul 01 2018 Mumbai environmentalist Sumaira Abdulali is Indias foremost campaigner against illegal sand mining a distinction that led to an attempt on her life in 2010 resulting in conflict with its

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  • Bihar illegal sand mining case 16 officials suspended SP

    Jul 27 2021 The Bihar government on Tuesday suspended 17 officials including two Superintendent of Police SP and four Deputy Superintendent of Police DSP in connection with a illegal sand mining

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  • Tracking the battles for environmental justice here are

    Jun 04 2018 Sand mafias 82 conflicts Illegal sand mining has ten times more economic value than all wildlife crime The causes of the surge in demand for sand are attributed to a number of reasons

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  • Atlas tracks the top 10 environmental conflicts worldwide

    Jun 05 2018 Sand mafias 82 conflicts Illegal sand mining has ten times more economic value than all wildlife crime The causes of the surge in demand for sand are attributed to a number of reasons

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  • Drone mapping finds unauthorized sand mining in Aravallis

    Jun 18 2018 Trucks laden with sand were spotted leaving these villages on Saturday morning a forest official said Before the mapping teams could get hold of the sand miners they drove away the official added The mining surveillance system enables us to get a satellite view of quarrying sites and any illegal activity taking place in the Aravallis

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  • 85 of sand winning activities illegal Parliamentary report

    Jun 20 2017 85 of sand winning activities illegal Parliamentary report Eighty five percent of sand winners in the country are operating illegally a Parliamentary report has revealed According to the

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  • Environmental Conflicts in Asia Global News

    Jun 20 2018 Cambodia has 22 conflicts out of which 17 are related to biomass and land conflict Land grab for sugar plantation lake eviction illegal sand mining and illegal rosewood logging are

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  • Kenya Illegal sand mining threatens environment World

    Jun 22 2019 Rapid urbanization has encouraged illegal sand mining on a large scale and sparked a global wave of gang violence In Kenya the practice has

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  • Illegal sand mining Congress MLA seeks CM Gehlots

    Jun 27 2021 Jun 27 2021 0917PM IST Source Times Now Congress MLA Bharat Singh has written to CM Ashok Gehlot on the rampant illegal sand mining Targeting the mining

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  • Illegal sand mining in Madhya Pradesh Mafia takes to

    Mar 16 2019 In the illegal sand mining industry poor workers risk their lives every day Short of safety equipment all they possess is the experience gathered over the years The stretch of the Narmada river passing through Dhar Harda Dewas Sehore and Narsinghpur district is witness to this new method that is far away from any policing or gang conflict

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  • The Deadly Global War for Sand WIRED

    Mar 26 2015 The building boom got in gear about a decade ago and so did the sand mafias There was some illegal sand mining before says Dushynt Nagar the head of

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  • Tracking the Source of Illegal Sand Mining Discover

    Oct 29 2020 This would be much like what was done to identify blood diamonds that were mined to fund conflict in countries like Angola The chemical composition of the sand would be able to say whether the sand was mined from an illegal operation In that way these operations could be weeded out from the sand mining market

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  • ISRO tech to detect illegal sand mining augment water in

    Plans are afoot to detect illegal sandmining across the country with the help of ISRO satellites and also augment water and fodder in forest areas to prevent mananimal conflict Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday

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  • Sand mining in Tamil Nadu Wikipedia

    Sand mining especially illegal sand mining in Tamil Nadu state is done on river beds basins and beaches It has been on an increase since the beginning of the 1990s following a boom in the construction industry Palar River basin Vaigai River basin and Thamirabarani River basin are the major victims Illegal quarrying is happening in these areas in broad daylight Though as per Tamil Nadu Public Works Department 55006000 truck loads of 200 cubic ft of sand

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  • Noida Four injured in shooting during illegal sand mining

    The police have recovered a rifle 1820 live cartridges at least two shell casings of different makes a car and a tractor in which sand was being filled from the spot the officials said

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  • Footprints of protest in the sands of a mine

    This mafia functions the farmers allege on behalf of two sand mining companies The quarrying is illegal says 63yearold Mathuriya Devi who holds a little over 1 bigha or roughly half an acre near the Ken and it is destroying their farms and livelihoods They have been massively digging on our lands up to 100 feet deep

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