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S17 (I) Mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining

Tuesday, 26 July, 2011

TS17-O1 — 8:30-8:45
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WORLD ESTIMATE OF MERCURY USE IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING FOR 2010
Author: TELMER, Kevin1
(1)Artisanal Gold Council / UVic, ktelmer@artisanalgold.org
TS17-O2 — 8:45-9:00
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PREVENTING THE NEXT MINAMATA: MERCURY CONTAMINATION FROM SEMI-INDUSTRIAL GOLD MINING IN ANTIOQUIA, COLOMBIA—THE WORLD’S HIGHEST PER CAPITA MERCURY POLLUTER
Authors: VEIGA, Marcello1, SIEGEL, Shefa1, SALIH, Ibrahim2, AL-SAADI, Sari3, CONSOLE, Stephanie4, CORDY, Paul1, GARCIA, Oseas5, MESA, Luis Alberto5, ROESER, Monika5
(1) N.B.Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia, veiga@mining.ubc.ca; (2) Dept of Chemical & Bio-resource Engineering, University of British Columbia; (3) Dept of Geological Engineering, University of British Columbia; (4) Dept. of Biology, University of Toronto; (5) UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Mercury Project Colombia;
TS17-O3 — 9:00-9:15
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ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINES IN ANDEAN REGION OF BOLIVIA ARE HOT SPOTS FOR MERCURY IN SOILS AND PLANTS
Authors: TERÁN-MITA, T.A.1, FAZ, A.1, SALVADOR, F.2, AROCENA, J.M. 3
(1)Technical University of Cartagena, tania.teran@upct.es; (2) University of Alicante; (3) University of Northern British Columbia.
TS17-O4 — 9:15-9:30
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MERCURY EMISSIONS REDUCTION FOR SMALL-SCALE GOLD PROCESSING
Authors: BAILEY, Marianne1, ENGLE, Marilyn1
(1)U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, bailey.marianne@epa.gov
TS17-O5 — 9:30-9:45
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CHARACTERIZING AIRBORNE MERCURY EMISSIONS FROM GOLD SHOPS IN BRAZIL AND PERU
Authors: FERNANDEZ, Luis E.1, HABEGGER, Loren 2, PETERSON, David P.3, BRASS, Brian 4, ENGLE, Marilyn5
(1) Carnegie Institution for Science, Department for Global Ecology, luisf@stanford.edu; (2) Argonne National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division; (3) Argonne National Laboratory, Biosciences Division; (4) National Institute of Standards and Technology; (5) US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of International and Tribal Affairs
TS17-O6 — 9:45-10:00
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ACUTE URBAN ATMOSPHERIC MERCURY CONTAMINATION FROM ARTISANAL MINING
Authors: CORDY, Paul1, CRAWFORD, Ben1, VEIGA, Marcelo1
(1) UBC, paulcordy@gmail.com
TS17-O7 — 10:00-10:15
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TS17-O8 — 10:15-10:30
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ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING IN TANZANIA
Authors: MAGAYANE, Alex A.1, BARAKA, Noel 1
(1) Ministry of Energy and Minerals, amagayane@gmail.com
Tuesday, 26 July, 2011