in northern peru, the world bank's business-lending arm is part owner of the yanacocha gold mine, accused by impoverished farming communities of despoiling their land in pursuit of the precious ore. the bank and ifc have stepped up investments in projects deemed to have a high risk of serious and environment damage, including oil pipelines, mines and even coal-fired power plants, an .
anglo american plc is a british multinational mining company based in johannesburg, south africa and london, united kingdom. it is the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world output, as well as being a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal. the company has operations in africa, asia, australia, europe, north america and south america.
china's cotton textile industry is the largest in the world, producing yarn, cloth, woolen piece goods, knitting wool, silk, jute bags, and synthetic fibers. labor-intensive light industries played a prominent role in the industrial boom of the late 1980s and early 1990s, accounting for 49% of total industrial output, but heavy industry and .
value of the south african rand to the united states dollar from 1975-2015 by the blue columns: the percentage rate of change year-on-year is shown by the black line. 8 one rand was worth us$ 1.40 from the time of its inception in 1961 until late 1971, and the usd became stronger than south african currency for the first time on monday, march 15, 1982 9 .
much of the area is devoted to commercial farming, but it also contains south africa's largest conurbation in gauteng province, the centre of the gold mining industry. but there are also important coal mines on the highveld which are associated with south africa's major electricity generating power stations.
south africa has some of deepest and largest gold mines in the world, with some of the largest deposits of gold, platinum, diamonds and other precious metals, precious stones and dimension stone. gold deposits, in particular began to be exploited by artisanal miners, and ' illegal miners ', known as zamazama isizulu , lit. 'try-try', meaning 'try and try again' or 'don't give up' .
the history of chinese canadians in british columbia began with the first recorded visit by chinese people to north america in 1788. some 30–40 men were employed as shipwrights at nootka sound in what is now british columbia, to build the first european-type vessel in the pacific northwest, named the north west america.
jasmine taxonomic name jasminum / ˈ j æ s m ɪ n əm / yass-min-əm is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family .it contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of eurasia and oceania.jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
victor mendoza, the president of a farming co-op near the spling yanacocha gold mine in northern peru, with his 10-year-old son. the mine, built two decades ago with the financial backing of the international finance corp., the private-lending arm of the world bank, is deeply unpopular in this region.