The Dark Secret Behind Mica Mining | Source

As a result of the sharp increase in demand for mica minerals, some countries are burdened with the chore of supplying brokers, manufacturers and end-user industries, namely India and Madagascar. Discover the dark secret behind mica mining in this article.

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Mining - Statistics & Facts | Statista

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European Parliament adopts far-reaching

European Parliament adopts far-reaching resolution to protect children in mica mines The European Parliament recently passed a resolution stating its deep concern about the large numbers of child workers in Madagascar mica mines and the violations of these children's rights.

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International Conference on Data Mining

Data Mining Conference scheduled on July 30-31, 2020 in July 2020 in Istanbul is for the researchers, scientists, scholars, engineers, academic, scientific and university practitioners to present research activities that might want to attend events, meetings, seminars,

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A Review of Recent Advancement in Integrating

In the past decade, the volume of "omics" data generated by the different high-throughput technologies has expanded exponentially. The managing, storing, and analyzing of this big data have been a great challenge for the researchers, especially when moving towards the goal of generating testable data-driven hypotheses, which has been the promise of the high-throughput experimental techniques.

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Over 10,000 children in Madagascar are mining

19.11.2019· NBC's Cynthia McFadden travels to Madagascar for an exclusive report on the exploitation of children to fuel the world's dependence on the mineral mica. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates

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ICMM & ICMM

ICMM's Mining Principles define good practice environmental, social and governance requirements for the mining and metals industry through a comprehensive set of performance expectations.

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About Us – Data Mining International

Data Mining International. World Trade Centre II 29 route de Pre-Bois CH-1215, Geneva 15 SWITZERLAND Contact. Tel : +41 22 929 56 56 Fax : + 41 22 929 56 00 info(at)datamining-international.com.

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Mica Mining Exposes Child Labor In The

04.05.2019· The Makeup Industry's Darkest Secret Is Hiding In Your Makeup Bag. Nine thousand miles away, in a remote village in India, children are risking their lives to

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ICDM 2020 : 20th IEEE International Conference

The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) has established itself as the world's premier research conference in data mining. It provides an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination

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The Problem with Mica | Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer looked at all the brands' websites included in the make-up guide and found that all companies were using mica in their products – mostly it was being used in eyeshadows. Only Green People specifically stated that it did not use mica from India and instead bought it from Malaysia.

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Kids as young as 4 are mining mica in a lawless

NBC News tracked the flow of mica mined by children in Madagascar trapped in a cycle of extreme poverty and exploitative child labor spanning generations.

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Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small-scale

This rapid review synthesises data from academic, policy, and NGO sources on child labour in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Asia and Africa. ASM refers to small groups engaged in low-cost, low-tech, labour-intensive excavation and processing of minerals.

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Eliminate child labour from mica mining in

Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand: Kailash Satyarthi; Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand: Kailash Satyarthi Kailash Satyarthi said innovative approach of creating 'Bal Mitra Grams' (child friendly villages) in Jharkhand has proved that eradication of child labour was possible with the joint efforts.

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Mining mica: can the industry overturn its

Nearly all mica products pass through China, which also presents a challenge for those conducting due diligence. According to the report, 87% of Madagascan mica goes to China by ship and then ends up in products from companies such as Japan's Panasonic and Fujikura, European Prysmian Group, Swiss-based Van Roll and Isovolta.

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Mica - Wikipedia

The mica group of sheet silicate (phyllosilicate) minerals includes several closely related materials having nearly perfect basal cleavage.All are monoclinic, with a tendency towards pseudohexagonal crystals, and are similar in chemical composition.The nearly perfect cleavage, which is the most prominent characteristic of mica, is explained by the hexagonal sheet-like arrangement of its atoms.

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Beauty companies and the struggle to source -

Nearly a decade after child labour in mica mining came to light, the beauty industry's progress on cleaning up its supply chain for the glittery mineral has been slow and tricky

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World Statistics on Mining and Utilities | UNIDO

World Statistics on Mining and Utilities During the last decades, statistics on energy production sectors have increased in importance and the demand for mining and utility data among international data users, especially knowledge institutions and development partners, has grown. Therefore, in the interest of international data users, the UNIDO Statistics Unit, in consultation with the United

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Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD

Over the last quarter of a century, now in the twenty fifth year since its inception, our community has met each year at the annual conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining - KDD. From humble beginnings of a symposium in 1994, we have become a major movement for innovation in every field where computing plays a role today.

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SIAM International Conference on Data

About the Conference. Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Data Mining and Analytics. This conference is held in cooperation with the American Statistical Association.. This meeting is co-located with the SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science (MDS20), May 5-8, 2020.. Data mining is the computational process for discovering valuable knowledge from data – the core of modern Data

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