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April 24, 2020

Where is Covid-19 increasing the threat of illegal mining?

By Matthew Hall

Following government measures aimed at suppressing the spread of Covid-19, many mining operations have been temporarily shut down, or are operating with a skeleton crew. This has heightened concerns around illegal mine activity during the pandemic, with companies upgrading security teams at closed mine sites.

Mining Technology has broken down some of the countries and operations where the threat of illegal mining has increased due to Covid-19. You can read more here.

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