The Bre-X Gold Scandal, History and Resources
(The Law, Preamble & arts. 2 & 5; Constance Johnson, Indonesia: Export Ban on Unprocessed Minerals Comes into Effect, GLOBAL LEGAL MONITOR (Jan. 23, 2014).) In order to stimulate domestic industry, regulations imposed a ban on export of such ores as nickel, bauxite, chromium, gold, silver, and tin, due to come into force in 2014.May 11, 2018 · The Mercury Problem in Artisanal Gold Mining. Mercury‐based artisanal and small‐scale gold mining (ASGM) causes more mercury pollution than any other human activity.1 In this practice, mercury metal is used to extract gold from ore as a stable amalgam. The amalgam is then heated to evaporate the mercury and isolate the gold.