The Mineral Industry of Suriname in 2001 - USGS
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF SURINAME—2001 16.1 THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF SURINAME By Philip A. Szczesniak In 2001, Suriname continued to be one of the top 10 leaders in the world in the production of bauxite and was a growing producer of crude petroleum and gold. Suriname also produced alumina, cement, clay, sand and gravel, and stone (crushed and,Mining | Brazil And The Amazon,Many Brazilians put cash into gold in fear of a worldwide financial crisis. All Brazilians are aware of the illegal gold mining industry and the Yanomamis are suffering the most. Illegal miners bring unfamiliar diseases to the Yanomami land like the common cold, the flu, sexually transmitted diseases and indirectly, malaria.Small-Scale Gold Mining in the Amazon,of socio-political and environmental conflicts related to small-scale gold mining in the Amazon. The chapters describe the different social, political and environmental situations in each country, including technical, economic, legal, historical, and policy aspects of the small-scale gold mining sector.