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Is a new gold rush on in Brazil? | MINING.com

The land that Cabral Gold Inc.'s (CBR:TSX.V; CBGZF:OCT) Cuiu Cuiu gold project sits on was once the territory of garimperos, migrating miners who came during the massive Brazilian gold rush of ...

A Canadian Company Is Set to Construct Brazil's Largest ...

A Canadian company is planning to build the soon-to-be largest open-pit gold mine in Brazil, located in the heart of the Amazon forest on the banks of the Xingu river. Brazilian activists, NGOs and advocacy groups, however, are waging a legal battle over the land. Belo Sun Mining Corp., which is

Amarillo Gold Corp.

Amarillo Gold also operates an advanced exploration stage project at Lavras do Sul located in southern Brazil. Lavras do Sul is the largest land package (190 sq. km.) assembled in the 300 year history of gold mining in the Lavras area.

Mining in Brazil - Wikipedia

Mining gold in Brazil is a significant source of revenue, but the nation is not one of the world's largest gold producers — it put out only around 80 MT of the precious metal last year.

Gold Discovered | Brazil: Five Centuries of Change

Kathleen Higgins' Licentious Liberty" in a Brazilian Gold-Mining Region: Slavery, Gender, and Social Control in Eighteenth-Century Sabará, Minas Gerais looks at the condition of the mining towns that suddenly emerged in the interior during the gold rush, particularly in terms of the effect of limited rule of law on marginalized populations.

Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining | Brilliant Earth

Gold Mining and the Environment Dirty gold mining has ravaged landscapes, contaminated water supplies, and contributed to the destruction of vital ecosystems. Cyanide, mercury, and other toxic substances are regularly released into the environment due to dirty gold mining.

Home - Orinoco Gold

Orinoco Gold Limited (ASX:OGX) (Orinoco or the Company) is an ASX-listed, Brazilian-focused gold company that is focussed on mining the Cascavel gold mine as well as unlocking the potential of its Faina Goldfields Project (Faina Project) located in the central Brazilian State of …

Brazil Mining Industry | Invest in Brazil

Brazil Mining Industry Brazil is the world's ninth-largest country and has rich reserves of important metals such as bauxite (Aluminum), iron ore, niobium and nickel. Brazil is also a leading producer of precious metals such as gold.

Home - Serabi Gold

Serabi Gold plc is a gold exploration and production company involved in the evaluation and development of gold deposits in Brazil. The company's primary interests are its owned Palito Mining Complex and the recently acquired Coringa Gold Project both located in the Tapajos region of northern Brazil.

Who are the Top 40? - Canadian Mining JournalCanadian ...

Kinross Gold Corporation ranks among the world's largest gold companies with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania. The company was founded after a merger in 1993 of three companies, initially owning a mine in British Columbia. In addition expanding on the worldwide mining market, Kinross Gold has also been recognized in Canada as being among ...

Cleveland Mining Company Ltd

Mining and production are underway at the Premier Gold Mine located in Crixás, in central Brazil. The company is also working to expand production developing the Lavra prospect, within the O Capitão Project, less than 10km away.

Brazil Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Brazil is preparing legislation that would clear the way for both private and foreign investment in prospecting and mining for uranium in the country.

Mining | Brazil And The Amazon

Gold mining in Brazil negatively impacts the indigenous peoples by violating treaty rights and cultural heritage. In November of 2013, the government of Brazil ordered the removal of a Canadian-based gold mining project, Belo Sun Mining, along Brazil's Xingu River. This suspension of the gold mining is held until an assessment of the indigenous people, the Juruna, in the area of the river is ...

Brazil's mining tragedy: was it a preventable disaster ...

As the 'sea of mud' continues its path of destruction, allegations have surfaced that the dam collapse was a result of government and industry negligence

Brazilian Gold Rush - Wikipedia

The Brazilian Gold Rush was a gold rush that started in the 1690s, in the then Portuguese colony of Brazil in the Portuguese Empire. The gold rush opened up the major gold-producing area of Ouro Preto (Portuguese for black gold), then the aptly named Vila Rica (Rich Town). Eventually, the Brazilian Gold Rush created the world's longest gold rush period and the largest gold mines in South ...

Equinox Gold

Creating A Leading Gold Company. Equinox Gold has a producing gold mine in California, near-term production growth from two past-producing mines in Brazil and California and expansion potential at …

Canadian mining company spied on opponents and …

Mining company Kinross's ambitions to create most productive gold mine in Brazil plagued by health risks and threats to activists and opponents

Cracking Down on Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon - …

A gold prospector is detained by agents of Brazil's environmental agency on the Uraricoera River during an operation against illegal gold mining on indigenous land, in the heart of the Amazon ...

Brazil gold mine blast kills two: Canada's Leagold | Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - An underground blast in a gold mine in the Brazilian state of Bahia on Friday killed two workers, Canadian company Leagold Mining Corp said.

Home | Jaguar Mining Inc.

Jaguar Mining. Jaguar Mining Inc. is a Canadian-listed junior gold mining, development, and exploration company operating in Brazil with three gold mining complexes, and a large land package with significant upside exploration potential from mineral claims covering an …

GoldMining Inc.

GoldMining Inc. is a junior resource company trading under the symbol GOLD on the TSX Venture Exchange and GLDLF on OTC Markets. The Company is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of resource stage gold projects in the Americas.

Vale.com

Vale is a global mining company, transforming natural resources into prosperity. Headquartered in Brazil and present in about 30 countries, we employ approximately 110,000 people between direct employees and permanent contractors.

Leagold Mining Corporation - Home

Leagold Mining Leagold is a mid-tier gold producer with a focus on Latin America. Leagold owns four gold mines and two development projects in Mexico and Brazil.

Serabi Gold - Official Site

Serabi Gold plc is a gold exploration and production company involved in the evaluation and development of gold deposits in Brazil. The company's primary interests are its owned Palito Mining Complex and the recently acquired Coringa Gold Project both located in the Tapajos region of northern Brazil.

The ten biggest foreign-owned mines in Brazil

Mining-technology.com profiles the ten biggest foreign-owned mines in Brazil based on estimated value of the proven and probable reserves as of September 2014. Praveen 26 October 2014 Minas-Rio is the biggest foreign-owned mine in Brazil.

The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s - Rare Historical …

Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6 grams (0.21 oz) nugget of gold.

Gold Mining Market in Brazil - The Brazil Business

Searching for gold was once Brazil's most important economical activity, but years of exploitation have lead to depleted reserves of this resource.

IAMGOLD Corporation - Operations - Exploration - …

The Pitangui Project, -owned, is located on an 180-square-kilometre land package in Brazil's Iron Quadrangle, the second largest gold producing region in the country.