Kashmir Now Hotspot of Illegal Riverbed Mining — Global Issues

She said illegal sand mining in South Asia is particularly serious because of the nexus between builders, politicians and the "sand mafia". Adding that there are lots of claims from governments that enough is being done in terms of legislation, Pereira added, "Legislation is of no use unless it is implemented.

Illegal sand mining unabated in Kali river- The New Indian ...

Jun 07, 2020 · The three days of heavy rainfall in the district due to Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ has led to increase in soil erosion depositing huge quantity of sand in several streams and rivers including Kali River in...

Andhra Pradesh: 2 arrested for illegal sand mining in Krishna ...

Jul 30, 2020 · Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 30 (ANI): Two persons were arrested from Kanchikacherla village in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district for illegally transporting 175 tonnes of sand on Thursday, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Vakul Jindal of the Special Enforcement Bureau said.

Illegal Sand Mining Syndicate Crippled In Bau; Five Detained ...

The... KUCHING - The General Operations Force (GOF) Monday crippled a syndicate believed to have been actively carrying out illegal sand mining at Padang Pan, Bau, near here for the past five months. The raid dubbed as 'Ops...

Malaysia: Dayak Leaders in Sarawak Condemn Activist’s Killing

The Global Witness report, titled “On Dangerous Ground,” cited the case of Salim Kancil, an Indonesian farmer who had helped lead protests against an illegal sand-mining operation in East Java province and who was beaten, electrocuted and stabbed to death by at least a dozen men in September 2015.

Botswana: Manufactured sand use to curb sand mining ...

“Illegal sand mining is an issue for the ministry. The ministry will continue to inform the public about its consequences and alternatives to the use of river sand,” he said. The ministry is looking at introducing stiffer penalties on river sand thieves, including confiscating their equipment, he said.

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Illegal Sand Mining Syndicate Crippled In Bau; Five Detained Borneo October 11, 2016 KUCHING - The General Operations Force (GOF) Monday crippled a syndicate believed to have been actively carrying out illegal sand mining at Padang Pan,...

China's Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created ...

Chinese companies and Chinese banks are now the biggest builders and financiers of global dam building. Chinese banks and companies are involved in some 307 dams in 74 different countries, particularly in Africa and Southeast Asia, including Kamchay Dam (Cambodia), Bakun Dam (Sarawak, Malaysia), Myitsone Dam (Burma) and Merowe Dam (Sudan).

Mineral Resources - Malaysian Minerals

Production of silica sand in 2016 decreased by 40 per cent to 5,408,814 tonnes from 9,002,867 tonnes produced in 2015. They came from several active sand mining operations in Johore, Perak and Sarawak.

What Are The Negative Effects Of Sand Mining? - WorldAtlas

Nov 13, 2018 · Sandbanks are essential for the critically endangered gharials to build nests and bask in the sun. Unfortunately, despite efforts made to conserve the species, illegal sand mining in the range of the gharials has destroyed the much-needed sandbanks in their habitat. The species is now nearly extinct. 3. Sand Mining Destroys Aquatic Ecosystems