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https://www.TanzaniteJewelryDesigns.com Steve Moriarty travels to Tanzania to go direct to the source of Tanzanite. During this trip he brought along local photographer, Matt Bigelow, to document their trip. This video shows their journey to a Tanzanite mine that they went to and explored. They traveled through Tanzania to Merelani, where Steve's friend owns and operates a Tanzanite mine. Here they met, talked to, and had lunch with the local miners before going into the actual mine itself. Steve's main goal of this trip was to bring back tanzanite, but he also met with the miners and gem dealers in the area to purchase some other natural gemstones that were mined close by. These gems included, Merelani mint garnet, umbalite garnet, zircon, and moonstone. To see images from our blog on th...
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(Dar Es Salaam, August 28, 2013) -- Children as young as eight-years-old are working in Tanzanian small-scale gold mines, with grave risks to their health and even their lives. The Tanzanian government should curb child labor in small-scale mining, including at informal, unlicensed mines, and the World Bank and donor countries should support these efforts. http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/08/28/tanzania-hazardous-life-child-gold-miners
For many people, a gold ring is a symbol of everlasting love; but sometimes the story behind the gold itself is not as happy. Tanzania is the fourth largest gold producer in Africa with exports of more than $1.6bn in 2014. Hundreds of thousands of the country's miners work in harsh conditions with little pay and even fewer prospects for their future, but that could soon change with a new Fairtrade deal to sell gold to the UK - the first of its kind in Africa. Tulanana Bohela reports. BBC World News 2015 08 18 11 49 12
This short GIA field gemology video shows the diversity of gem mining in Eastern Africa from Madagascar to Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique as we saw it during the different expedition Vincent Pardieu (GIA Senior Manager for Field gemology) lead there in Summer 2012. It was the first field video produced by the GIA field gemology department.
CLICK TO WATCH FULL DOCUMENTARY ONLINE: http://www.docsonline.tv/documentary/347 THIS FRAGMENT OF THE DOCUMENTARY "ATOMIC AFRICA" IS FOR PROMOTION PURPOSES ONLY. WE DO NOT OWN THE MATERIAL EXCLUSIVELY, BUT HAVE A LICENSE CONTRACT FOR INTERNET STREAMING. If unavailable in your territory, or if you are interested in other license requests (feature movie, television, documentary, commercial...), please contact Javafilms: firstname.lastname@example.org Story The African continent is rapidly developing itself economically. The only bottleneck in this process are readily available resources. Besides money these mainly consist of poor infrastructure and availability of energy, especially electricity. Economically booming countries like for example Uganda still have a lot to gain when a steady supply o...
This video shows an invasion by villagers at the North Mara Gold Mine, originally posted in 2014. The mine is operated by Barrick Gold subsidiary Acacia Mining. Another such invasion involving hundreds of villagers took place over multiple days between July 17-21, 2017, while MiningWatch staff were at the site.
Watch more https://rtd.rt.com/tags/illegal-mining/ The Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa is one of the world’s most resource-rich countries. A wide range of rare minerals can be found here in abundance, all commanding high prices in world commodity markets. Diamonds for jewellery, tantalum, tungsten and gold for electronics; uranium used in power generation and weaponry and many others. Congo has copious deposits of raw materials that are in high demand internationally but remains one of the poorest countries in the world. From colonisation, with the horrors of slavery and other atrocities, to a turbulent and equally brutal present in which militant groups control the mines, Congo’s richness in natural resources has brought nothing but misery. Referred to as “conflict minerals”, th...
April 17, 2008, we are arriving at the new ruby and sapphire find at Winza in Tanzania. The first vision of the gem mining was gem washing as to enter the main mining camp we had to pass the river where miners were washing the gem rich ground collected.
Afghanistan is estimated to have $3 trillion worth of mineral deposits, which through years of insecurity have remained unexploited. Gold, iron ore, copper ore, emeralds, lapis, rubies as well as natural gas are all found in the north of the country. Now with help from advisors from the US Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO), the Afghanistan Geological Survey is gaining the skills it needs to explore and exploit the country's resources. Geologists and drillers are being trained to investigate sites to test for the presence of resources.
Today's episode is a bit different. As we are trying to expand our skills making these sorts of things, some of our videos are intentionally going to be in various styles as a test. this story was filmed without a script behind the scenes as I talk with my wife about a really cool day. For a few glorious minutes, we discuss what APOPO hero rats do. They've been one of my favourite organizations for a few years now, and it was a huge honour to be able to go see their work in action. Get a hero rat of your own (or as a gift): https://support.apopo.org/en/adopt Follow our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rareearthseries/ Follow Evan's twitter: https://twitter.com/Evan_Hadfield Follow Francesco's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frapetitti/ The music for this video was graciously pr...
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Nsangano gold mine in the Geita district, North of Tanzania lake zone, is one of three Tanzanian mines which will soon receive the Fairtrade label - a testament to the ethical practices and fair treatment which go on at the plant. Follow AFP English on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AFPnewsenglish Latest news on AFP English Twitter: https://twitter.com/AFP Share your top stories on Google+ http://bit.ly/AFP-Gplus
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Tanzania is keen on passing legislation that will force all mining, oil and gas companies to renegotiate their contracts and pay more tax. The government says it wants the country’s natural resources to bring more benefits to its people, after accusing mining companies of stealing 48 billion US dollars in tax. But the move has been condemned by private firms who say they already pay their fair share to the public purse. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Watch CGTN Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2-Aq7f_BwE Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook....
This is a movie about diamond mining in Sierra Leone. Since the brutal civil war the Sierra Leone diamond industry is known as the source for the so called "Blood Diamonds". Diamonds that were mined under forced condition and traded on the illegal markets to purchase weapons. More than 10 years after the war, entrepreneurs rehabilitating the mining sector; for more traceability and fair prices paid to the miners. For more infos check out the upcoming homepage: www.smc-sl.com