Feburary 20 2014

Aladdin pilot system ready for testing before shipment.

The Company will be making qualification test runs on the Aladdin system at the vendor's plant within the next three weeks. This system allows the Company to perform detailed system and component evaluation studies and will allow for bulk testing and client demonstrations of the technology while training Company personnel for future commercial operations.

*No Harmful Chemicals *Higher Yields *Less Expensive *Faster Production *Less Water Usage *Less Electricity
For Serious Inquiry On Aladdin Green Gold Processing or EMP Call 1-781-643-2727

November 14th 2013

November 14th 2013

JOINT VENTURE TO DEVELOP EMP PROTOCOLS

The Company is pleased to announce the establishment of a joint venture with Oppenheimer Enterprises LLC to develop EMP protocols. Dr. Les Oppenheimer had worked closely with Norman Haber during the initial development of EMP. He was the chief scientist instrumental in the development of the protocols presented in publication for The National Academy of Sciences Paper (vol.79 no.2, 1982) which presented Norman's Electromolecular Propulsion as a distinctly different process from it's classical counterparts. The Paper was sponsored by Nobel Prize recipient and noted biochemist and geneticist Rollin Hotchkiss. Among the Novel attributes of EMP is the speed of molecular separation unparalleled by current technologies. These EMP qualities remain to this day relevant in the separation sciences.

The purpose of the JV will be to develop "benign" reagents to be used in proteomics to separate clinically significant molecules within a few minutes. Having benign reagents will be advantageous in the handling and permitting commercialization of the process.Haber Inc. will have the patent rights to all technology developed and Oppenheimer Industries will be entitled to a percentage of the total profits derived thereof.

Work is currently being conducted at the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey.

Feburary 20 2014

Aladdin pilot system ready for testing before shipment.

The Company will be making qualification test runs on the Aladdin system at the vendor's plant within the next three weeks. This system allows the Company to perform detailed system and component evaluation studies and will allow for bulk testing and client demonstrations of the technology while training Company personnel for future commercial operations.

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Gold Mining Cyanide, Mercury Pollution

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Gold dredgers pan new water quality rules

Gold miners are not happy with proposed water quality rules related to elevated mercury levels in the Rogue River.
The Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/PqVqcw) reports miners at a hearing Monday in Medford said they are being blamed for a problem that is not their fault. Miners added that the suction dredges they use to filter gold from gravel on river bottoms also pick up mercury and remove it.
A toxin, mercury is found in nearly all fish, but tests on resident northern pike minnow in the Rogue found levels 10 times higher than state standards. The source is not certain, but could be the soils or old mines.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Time Runs Out For Illegal Gold Miners

Those miners, who began arriving in 2008, populate shantytowns carved into jungle along the interoceanic highway where coerced prostitution and tuberculosis thrive and the glow of welder's torches mending overworked machinery burns well into the night.
As they separate flecks of gold from the sandy, alluvial soil, the miners use mercury to bind it. Tons of the toxic metal have been dumped into rivers, contaminating fish, humans and other animals and plants.

Who Is Killing Ghana With Illegal Mining

Ghana took a 3 Billion Dollar loan from China for infrastructure and other developments, it is therefore encourages hundreds of Chinese entering Ghana illegal every year to do illegal mining with the help of our chiefs and the security Agencies at the Immigration and Police departments .

The Chinese illegal mining activities in the Country are not only damaging our farming lands and polluting our local drinking water but also killing hundreds of Ghanaian People every month through technical incompetence and failure. While women are losing their Husbands, parents too lose their children who are lured to do galamsey instead of going to school.
http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=306836

Monday, April 21, 2014

Miners undergo test for mercury exposure

At least 37 gold miners in this municipality have been tested for toxic levels over their exposure to mercury.
Dr. Judy Lacar, of the Department of Health Kalinga, said the Pasil was piloting the assessment for artisanal miners in the province to gauge the risks of heavy metal poisoning in partnership with Ban Toxics, a non-government organization advocating the stop to using mercury in the mining sector.

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners; fears of confrontation grow

Those miners, who began arriving in 2008, populate shantytowns carved into jungle along the interoceanic highway where coerced prostitution and tuberculosis thrive and the glow of welder's torches mending overworked machinery burns well into the night.
As they separate flecks of gold from the sandy, alluvial soil, the miners use mercury to bind it. Tons of the toxic metal have been dumped into rivers, contaminating fish, humans and other animals and plants.

Mercury Still Poisoning Latin America

 Latin America is not taking the new global agreement to limit mercury emissions seriously: the hazardous metal is still widely used and smuggled in artisanal gold mining and is released by the fossil fuel industry.
After the European Union banned exports of mercury in 2011 and the United States did so in 2013, trade in the metal shot up in the region.

Peoples’ Encounter in Resistance Against the Extractive Mining Model in Mexico

“Let us not fall into the traps of reductionism by seeking only to blame cyanide or arsenic. The mining industry eventually destroys all biodiversity in a place, which affects life itself in numerous ways that sometimes these impacts cannot always be measured by our technology.”
Diana Vargas, health promoter for the Ejido of Carrizalillo, in Guerrero, presents the negative environmental and health impacts suffered by the local population since Goldcorp’s Los Filos open pit gold mine began operations in 2009. “Absolutely every family has at least one member who suffers from one or more mining-related ailments: slight or severe irritation in the eyes, skin, ears, respiratory tracts, gastrointestinal system, or premature births.”
http://upsidedownworld.org/main/mexico-archives-79/4807-peoples-encounter-in-resistance-against-the-extractive-mining-model-in-mexico

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Artisanal mining in critical ecosystems

An estimated 20 million people around the world rely on artisanal
and small-scale mining (ASM) for their livelihood, working in
more than 80 countries. They produce some 10 percent of the world’s
mined gold, 15 to 20 percent of mined diamonds, approximately 20 to
25 percent of mined tin and tantalum, and a staggering 80 percent of
colored gemstones.
Many people engage in ASM because it brings them more income and
faster economic returns than other locally feasible livelihoods, such as
agriculture. Some turn to ASM when displaced by conflicts and instability.
ASM can allow people to escape absolute poverty or improve their lives. It
often offers high incomes for unskilled or illiterate individuals.
http://www.profor.info/sites/profor.info/files/docs/ASM-brochure.pdf

Environmental advocates call for new mining law in Easter appeal

The testimonies of mining of affected communities of Marinduque and Compostela Valley paint a picture of the gravity of environmental degradation and human rights violations brought by the large scale mining in these areas, he added.

These conditions impair communities' rights to adequate housing, safe water and to an environment that does not harm their well-being. The past nineteen years since the Mining Act of 1995 enacted, it is very disheartening to witness the worsening rural poverty and continuing disaffection of affected communities on mining, Garganera said
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/357622/economy/agricultureandmining/environmental-advocates-call-for-new-mining-law-in-easter-appeal

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

A study of mercury contamination from rampant informal gold mining in Peru's Amazon says indigenous people who get their protein mostly from fish are the most affected, particularly their children. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers.
http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Deadline-lapses-in-Peru-for-illegal-gold-miners-5415149.php

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hundreds of Tibetans Protest Land Seizure Over Gold Mining Activities

Hundreds of Tibetans in a county in China’s Gansu province staged protests this week over the seizure of farm land for the construction of highways catering to state-linked gold mining and industrial activities that are polluting the environment and destroying livestock, according to sources in the area.
Unfurling huge banners criticizing what they called Chinese encroachment of local Tibetan land, the Tibetans gathered on March 16 and 17 to voice their opposition to the highway projects in Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county in the Kanlho (Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the sources said.

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Age of Diminishing Returns

But there will be plenty more toxic materials, in particular heavy metals such as mercury, which will remain dispersed in the ecosystem for hundreds of thousands or even millions of years. For instance, we don't really know what the human-health consequences will result from having dispersed large amounts of heavy metals like mercury, cadmium, chromium, and so on, in the ecosystem. The ecosystem can surely adapt to these substances, in the long run, but it will not be without pain and our near future descendants will be the ones suffering most for the adaptation.  
http://www.resilience.org/stories/2014-04-18/the-age-of-diminishing-returns