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Gold Mining a Risky Bet as Haiti Recovers From Earthquake

Jewelry News | Wed, Oct 23, 2013

Haiti hasn’t had an easy time of it. The poorest country in the western hemisphere, Haiti is a nation where half the population earns less than a dollar a day. Then came the earthquake in January 2010. The disaster caused more than 200,000 deaths and ...

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Brilliant Earth Among First in U.S. to Offer Fairmined Gold

Jewelry News | Wed, Oct 16, 2013

Brilliant Earth this week became one of the first jewelers in America to offer a jewelry collection made exclusively of Fairmined gold. The Fairmined gold label provides independent certification that gold comes from mining cooperatives that pay ...

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A Guide to Reducing Mercury Use in Gold Mining

Jewelry News | Sat, Sep 21, 2013

The process of gold mining is rarely as simple as digging up some gold and melting it into gold bullion bars. Gold usually needs first to be extracted from rock and sediments (“called ore”) and refined into an acceptably pure form.   How is this ...

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Renewed Calls for Venezuela’s Exit

Jewelry News | Mon, Jun 9, 2008

Venezuela is a charter member of the Kimberley Process, the certification system which oversees the global trade of diamonds and tries to keep those tainted by conflict out of general circulation. Despite their voluntary participation since 2003, ...

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