mica mining indias

  • India: Prominent child labour, unsafe working conditions ...

    Mar 10, 2014 · India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make-up's shimmer [India] Author: Ben Doherty & Sarah Whyte, The Age (Australia) In the hills of Jharkhand in India, child labourers mine the mica that brings sparkle to the worlddustry here ispendent on a huge unskilled workforce, forced into working for lower and lower prices.work is hard and dangerous.

  • Behind the healthy exports from India's illegal mica mines ...

    A spokesman for India's Ministry of Mines said safety in mica mines was a matter for state governments, who are facing mounting pressure from the mining industry to grant licences to illegal mines.

  • 22,000 children risking lives in India's 'illegal' mica ...

    It adds, "Unlike chunky glitter often made from plastic, mica's delicate shimmer is one of the pillars of modern makeup – and 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into cosmetics comes from India, mostly from neighboring regions of Bihar and Jharkhand, where child mining .

  • Ugly truth behind global beauty industry | Asia | Al Jazeera

    Ugly truth behind global beauty industry. According to DanWatch, most of India's exports of high-quality mica flakes comes from illegal mines - and are produced by child miners such as Ajay. Jharkhand lost about $4bn to illegal mining in 2012-13, according to a recent federal government report.

  • Global mica mining - SOMO

    Mar 14, 2018 · Global mica mining and the impact on children's rights. Since demand drives production, the research identifies the industries – including the electronics and automotive sectors – that are the most significant users of mica. The report also tries to examine the status of risk-based due diligence processes for mica among different industries.

  • Mining in India - Wikipedia