Many gold mining companies will alter the natural landscape of Mongolia. The extraction of gold disappear hundreds of rivers and lakes, and the Mongolia slowly turning into a desert.
In addition to the official production companies from Russia, Japan, China (from 23 countries), the main problem are the “black diggers”. They are called “ninjas” because of their appearance: they wear behind green metal pots, which are similar to heroes of the popular cartoon about the ninja turtles. Pictures of David gray, Reuters.
First, this “underground” activity in Mongolia was engaged in migrant workers from China, but after some time of this “economic niches” they were replaced by the Mongols themselves. Traditional Mongolian tent:
According to various estimates environmentalists, more than 100 thousand people in Mongolia are engaged in illegal gold mining. Photo: old Russian van production on someone’s yard: Continue reading
In Kiselevsk suppressed the activity of an illegal coal mine
In Kiselevsk the criminal case on the fact of illegal mining of coal, the damage from which amounted to more than 7 million rubles.
In June, employees UBEP the municipal Department of internal Affairs across the Kemerovo region stopped activity of illegal coal mine. A team of workers and several pieces of heavy equipment provided round-the-clock operation of an illegal coal mine, told Singapo in a press-service of the municipal Department of internal Affairs across the Kemerovo region.
The closing down of toggo incision was preceded by laborious field work. For a long time the police watched the activities of illegal coal. “Black diggers” reanimated former coal mines on the territory of the old mine workings of the mine “Red” Russia, near the city of Kiselevsk. Is coal the company has long ceased to exist. All development were discontinued. However, the “black diggers” did not stop. Continue reading