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Procurement Processes. Our procurement activities are designed to ensure a fair evaluation and selection process, based on appropriate methods of competition among qualified suppliers of goods and services, is consistently applied to all prospective suppliers. We also ensure the intellectual property of suppliers is protected.

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Rio Tinto blasted ancient Aboriginal caves for $135m of

Aug 07, 2020Mining giant Rio Tinto decided to destroy two 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock shelters in order to access $135 million worth of iron ore that would not have been available under alternative mining

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Rio Tinto: Miner apologizes for blowing up 46,000

Jun 01, 2020Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine.

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Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery MW Minerals

Homer Mine, Iron Co., Michigan 9.7 x 8.1 x 6.6 cm $100. 2415 Botryoidal Hematite. Sellwood Pit, Ishpeming, Marquette iron range, Marquette Co., Michigan, USA 9.5 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm $30. 1402 Hematite variety: Black Diamond. Sherwood Mine, Iron County, Michigan USA 7.2 x 4.4 x 4.9 cm $20

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Minerals and the economy

In 2016, over 16,500 Indigenous people were employed in Canada's mining and mineral processing industries. Over half of the Indigenous employment was in the upstream mining subsector, where Indigenous people accounted for 12% of the industry's labour force, more than double the all-industry average representation of 4% and up from 8% in 2011.

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Minerals of the Lake Superior Region

Jul 12, 2017What it is: The banded gems called Lake Superior agates are composed of a microcrystalline variety of the mineral quartz (or silica) and are present throughout the lake basin.Agate is the official state gemstone of Minnesota. How it got there: Agates formed when silica-rich solutions filled cavities produced by gas bubbles in basaltic lava flows more than 1 billion years ago.

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New Mexico Mining History

1. Iron mining to the east and southeast of Golden, N.M. - probably for red color for paints. 2. Obsidian mining in the Jemez - used for tools 3. Azurite/malachite mining at La Madera on the east slope of the Sandias - used for paints 4. Salt mining southeast of Estancia - used for seasoning foods and trading 5.

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Fortescue pays royalties to Aboriginal group, a year late

Feb 04, 2021Australia's Fortescue Metals has pledged to pay nearly A$2 million ($1.4 million) in outstanding royalties to an Aboriginal partner, around a year after they were initially due, a

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The Australian resources sector

The mining sector employed 6599 Indigenous Australians in 2016 (or 3.9 per cent of Indigenous employees), two and a half times the number employed in 2006. By comparison, non-indigenous mining employment grew by one and a half times over the same period. 16

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indigenous mining of iron in south africia

mining methods of iron ore in south africa. indigenous mining iron ore in south africa. This paper summarizes indigenous mining methods used to collect metal ores in pre Figure 20 Map of the South African Iron Inquire Now; Nigeria Wikipedia

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Rio Tinto cave blast: Juukan Gorge destruction explained

Aug 24, 2020Rio Tinto blames cave blast on 'flaws, omissions, poor decision-making' Mining giant Rio Tinto says the destruction of 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock shelters in

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KGS

Native elements. As mentioned before, minerals that are found in nature in their native state-not combined with other minerals-are called native elements. Only about 20 of these native minerals exist, and sulfur is the only one common in Kansas. Sulfur (hardness 1 1/2-2 1/2)

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Alaska Natives Lead a Unified Resistance to the Pebble Mine

Apr 20, 2021Alaska Natives Lead a Unified Resistance to the Pebble Mine. The effort to stop a massive mine project in Bristol Bay, Alaska, has been a decades-long fight for the region's Indigenous

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Minerals of Zimbabwe

ECONOMIC MINERALSGOLD Gold mining and exploration in Zimbabwe has been going on from ancient times and it is estimated that a third (about 700 tonnes) of all historical gold production was mined locally from the seventh century until the introduction of mechanized mining methods with the arrival of Europeans about a century ago. There are over 4000 recorded god deposits, nearly all of them

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Indigenous protesters rally against Sweden iron mining plans

Aug 26, 2013JOKKMOKK, Sweden, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Hundreds of indigenous Sami protesters and other activists gathered in northern Sweden this weekend to denounce iron ore mining plans in the Arctic Circle. An

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Original Vintage 1974 Native American Indian Mine Too Iron

Find many great new used options and get the best deals for Original Vintage 1974 Native American Indian Mine Too Iron On Transfer at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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Inuit hunters blockade Nunavut iron ore mine in effort to

Feb 05, 2021Inuit hunters blockade Nunavut iron ore mine in effort to have environmental concerns heard. has been a way of life for Indigenous people for thousands of

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Iron Ore Company of Canada

We are a leading North American producer and exporter of premium iron ore pellets and high-grade concentrate. Our operations include a mine with five operational pits, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant located near Labrador City and the wholly-owned 418 km railroad, the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway (QNSL), that links our Labrador operations to Company-owned port facilities in

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Iron Mining: An Issue of Environmental Justice

Oct 19, 2011Iron Mining: What's the Record? Thanks to a twenty-year grassroots struggle by a coalition of environmental organizations, sportsmen's groups, and Native American tribes in Wisconsin, in 1998 the state passed a law (signed by then-governor Tommy Thompson) prohibiting sulfide mining in the state until mining companies can show an example of an

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Industry activity indicators

The largest number of people were employed in the mining of iron ore (70,852 persons or 57,055 FTEs), while gold was the next highest with average employment of 32,218 (26,414 FTEs). 1 This figure includes people employed in mine site infrastructure construction, mineral processing, mine site surveying, transport, and catering – essentially

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Minerals

Minnesota minerals by the numbers: Date of the first iron ore was shipped from Minnesota: 1854. Number of active taconite (low-grade iron ore) mining operations: 6 mines (All located on the Mesabi Iron Range) Taconite Pellet Production for 2018: 28,500,000 long tons. Number of active peat mines in Minnesota: 10 mines.

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Indigenous Peoples' Day 2015: Mining tradition

Aug 09, 2015Mining-related activities often take place on, or near, indigenous land. In Australia, for instance, it's estimated that 60% of mining operations neighbour Aboriginal communities. The scale and nature of these mining activities can vary over the course of a project, so how a company approaches these relationships determines a legacy that can

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