March 2021 - Clean Earth Technologies
Solution to eradicate toxic practices: Mining for gold

Clean Earth Technologies’ solutions look to eradicate toxic practices: Mining for gold

Clean Earth Technologies goes on air!  How to eradicate toxic practices in mining for gold? Every year Singapore generates about 60,000 tonnes of e-waste. E-waste of course doesn’t just refer to mobile phones – we’re talking about all kinds of electrical and electronic waste such as computers, laptops, mobile phones and even TVs. Companies are…
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Dry Waste Circumvents Failing Tailings Risk

Tailings dams rank among the largest engineered structures on earth and many have failed, with catastrophic results, spewing toxic materials into their surrounds. New global safety and reporting standards were introduced in 2020, on the anniversary of the world’s biggest tailings dam collapse, at Vale’s Brumadinho dam, in Brazil, in which more than 250 people…
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Is Gold Losing Its Lustre?

Demand for gold shows no sign of waning but mining companies are facing greater opposition from local communities concerned about the environmental impact of the industry’s toxic processes. Under the town of Curraghinalt, in a remote corner of the Sperrin mountains, in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, sits a 460 million-year-old gold seam with the…
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The costs of Gold Mining

All That Glitters May Not Be Old-Fashioned Gold

Gold was one of the best performing assets of 2020 reaching an historical high of US$2,067.15/oz as investors looked to shelter from COVID-19 by squirrelling their money into physical and physical-linked gold products. It was a strategic play in times of unprecedented political and social uncertainty and one that has fuelled a big rise in…
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Clean Earth Technologies

Golden Opportunity To Stop Toxic Practices

Mining of Gold has been making great strides when it comes to revamping its ethical image and there is irrefutable proof that good environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) are not only the right thing to do, they are good for business. The sharemarket is rewarding those that set high standards. Investors are favouring operators…
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e-waste 5G phones

Leaner but not greener: Digital devices and e-waste

The first mobile phones debuted in the early 1980s and were so bulky they needed handles to carry them. But while the devices keep getting leaner, they aren’t necessarily any greener. The very innovations that are taking the bulk out of our electronics – like miniaturised components and gluing parts together to make the device…
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