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Welcome to Premier Mica Company - The First ISO 9001:2000 ...

Mines. PMC owns and operates The Bhavani Shankara Mica Mine, The Ramchandra Vermiculite Mine and Venkat Sai Garnet Mine in Andhra Pradesh in South India. We also source minerals directly from mines in Bihar, Rajasthan and Sri Lanka. Collaboration with CMMP (France)

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22,000 children risking lives in India's 'illegal' mica ...

Recalling that locals have "mined mica in this part of India for millenia, using it both for decoration and Ayurvedic medicine", the report says, today, roughly 70% of mica produced in India comes from illegal mines that are totally unregulated by the government.

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India: Prominent child labour, unsafe working conditions ...

Mar 10, 2014· India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make-up's shimmer [India] Author: Ben Doherty & Sarah Whyte, The Age (Australia) In the hills of Jharkhand in India, child labourers mine the mica that brings sparkle to the world…industry here is…dependent on a huge unskilled workforce, forced into working for lower and lower prices…work is hard and dangerous.

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GLOBAL MICA MINING - somo.nl

7.2. Mica due diligence state of affairs: the front runners 56 7.3. Challenges experienced by companies in the mica due diligence process 57 8. Mica mining risk analysis 59 8.1. Sheet mica mining 59 8.2. Illegal mica mining 60 8.3. Weak governance and conflict 61 9. Global sheet mica deposits 63 9.1.1. India and Madagascar64 9.1.2. China 66 9.1.3.

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India Mineral Map - Maps of India

India is gifted with important mineral resources. The country produces about 89 minerals out of which 52 are non-metallic, 4 are fuel minerals, 11 are metallic, and 22 are minor minerals.

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India begins legalising mica mining after child worker ...

May 04, 2017· Gudiya, 13, breaks away pieces of mica from rocks in an illegal open cast mine in Koderma district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India, June 29, 2016.

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India's mica mines: A death trap for child workers - YouTube

Aug 02, 2016· In the depths of India's illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret - the cover-up of child deaths with at least seven killed in the ...

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Mica Mining Exposes Child Labor In The Makeup Industry

"The majority of mica mining takes place in Jharkhand and Bihar, but there are hardly any legal mines in these states, so the mica from these states is exported using the licenses of legal mines ...

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Blood Mica: Key findings of investigation into child ...

Aug 02, 2016· * Indian government officials say mica mining is a matter for state governments and out of their hands * Leading Indian color and effect pigment maker Sudarshan said experts estimate about 70 percent of mica production in India is from illegal mining in forests and abandoned mines

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Journalist Discusses Reporting on Child Mica Miners in India

Children are risking their lives in India's illegal mica mines. Journalist Marius Münstermann talks about what he saw and experienced while reporting on the mines -- and how the earth shook with ...

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India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make ...

India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make-up's shimmer In the hills of Jharkhand in India, child labourers mine the mica that brings sparkle to the world.

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MICA Indian Minerals Yearbook 2015 - IBM

MICA Table – 6 : Mine-head S tocks of Mica (Crude), 2013-14 & 2014-15 (By S tates) (In tonnes) State 2013-14 2014-15* (P) India/Andhra Pradesh 597 964 MINING, MARKETING AND TRANSPORT All the mica mines were first opened as prospecting pits. These trial workings were later developed into opencast workings of 5 to 10 m depths known as Upper Challa.

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EXCLUSIVE - India cracks down on illegal mica mines after ...

Sep 30, 2016· A shows some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India…

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The Dark Secret Behind Your Favorite Makeup Products ...

May 04, 2019· On this episode of Shady, our host, Lexy Lebsack explores the unethically sourced ingredient that's in almost all makeup products. She travels to the mica mines in India …

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Mica mines News and Updates from The Economic Times

Mica mines News and Updates from The Economictimes.com. ... India's mining industry to touch $30 bn by 2012 3 Jun, 2008, 01.54PM IST. Country's mining industry is projected to touch over $30 billion (about Rs 1,27,662 crore) accounting for about 2.5 per cent …

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Blood Mica: Deaths of child workers in India's mica 'ghost ...

Aug 03, 2016· In the depths of India's illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret - the cover-up …

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Ugly truth behind global beauty industry | Asia | Al Jazeera

According to the Indian Bureau of Mines, the country officially produces about 15,000 tonnes of crude and scrap mica a year, but surprisingly, in 2011-12 India exported more than 130,000 tonnes ...

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List of mines in India - Wikipedia

This list of mines in India is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list. In India, the underground mine to surface mine ratio is 20:80 [citation needed

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Blood Mica: Deaths of child workers in India's mica 'ghost ...

Aug 02, 2016· A spokesman for India's Ministry of Mines said safety in mica mines was a matter for state governments who are facing mounting pressure from the mining industry to grant licenses to illegal mines.

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Mica Mining Exposes Child Labour In The Makeup Industry

"The majority of mica mining takes place in Jharkhand and Bihar, but there are hardly any legal mines in these states, so the mica from these states is exported using the licences of legal mines ...

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With new data, India plans to fight child labour in mica mines

Gudiya, 13, breaks away pieces of mica from rocks in an illegal open cast mine in Koderma district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India, June 29, 2016.

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Legalising North East India's mica mines - Mining Technology

Jul 16, 2017· Around 20,000 children work in North East India's highly dangerous and illegal mica mines. The Indian Government has pledged to legalise these mines in order to protect a vital source of income for poverty stricken families, raise safety standards and put …

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How India's mica 'ghost' mines have resulted in the deaths ...

In the depths of India's illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret - the cover-up of child deaths with seven killed in the past two ...

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Behind the healthy exports from India's illegal mica mines ...

In the depths of India's illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret – the cover-up of child deaths with seven killed in the past two ...

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Exploitative Child Labour In India's Illegal Mica Mines Is ...

13 · India's not-so-shiny history of mica. It was in 1890s when British chanced upon the area's vast mica resources while laying railroad tracks. Soon after, mica mining began and the Koderma district was dubbed 'Abhrak (mica) Nigari). Until the 1950s, more than 700 legal mica mines existed employing close to 24,000 people.

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Child labour: mineral make-up boom raises fears over ...

Mar 10, 2014· Child labour: mineral make-up boom raises fears over ethical extraction ... child labour is endemic in India's mica mining business and 86% of the country's mica …

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India begins legalising mica mining after child worker ...

May 04, 2017· A three-month investigation in the mica-producing state of Jharkhand in August found at least seven children had died in just two months in illegal mines - as they picked and sorted the prized ...

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Exclusive: India cracks down on illegal mica mines after ...

Sep 30, 2016· NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in India have raided mica mines, arrested traders and begun steps to …

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