Hi Joost,

This thread looks interacting. Also had issues mapping some legal mining
sites in Ghana recently. Looking forward to working on and seeing a
documentation on this as well.

Best,

- Enock

2018-02-22 7:08 GMT+00:00 joost schouppe <joost.schou...@gmail.com>:

> Anders,
> Thanks for the tips and outreach. I will follow up with you.
>
> Chad,
> Thanks for the tip, looks interesting!
>
> Martin, Claire,
> I go to (or help organize) most of the mapathons at IPIS :)
> The volunteer organisation I'm talking to now has a different focus,
> though I do see them potentially working together later.
>
> 2018-02-21 20:48 GMT+01:00 Chad Blevins <cblev...@usaid.gov>:
>
>> Hi Joost,
>>
>> I wanted to flag the MAAP project <http://maaproject.org/en/>, that
>> actively monitors deforestation in the Amazon.  Many reports focus on
>> illegal mining <http://maaproject.org/en/?s=mining>.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Chad
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 2:35 PM, Anders Pedersen <
>> apeder...@resourcegovernance.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Joost, Russell, all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> At Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) we track, collect and
>>> structure data on mining contracts (resourcecontracts.org) and projects
>>> (resourceprojects.org). We are also interested in improving the public
>>> domain access to accurate lat/longs on mines (happy to discuss further) and
>>> would also be interested in providing input on OSM tagging if useful.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> In the meantime one relatively rich public domain dataset on mine
>>> locations in Africa is this from the World Bank:
>>> https://energydata.info/dataset/africa-powermining-projects-database
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Anders
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* joost schouppe [mailto:joost.schou...@gmail.com]
>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:41 AM
>>> *To:* Russell Deffner <russell.deff...@hotosm.org>
>>> *Cc:* HOT <hot@openstreetmap.org>
>>> *Subject:* Re: [HOT] mapping mines
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry for that lack of clarity! They are working on the impacts of
>>> industrial scale (usually foreign owned) resource mining on local
>>> communities.
>>>
>>> The basic tagging is there, but tags like tailings (apparently that's a
>>> word especially meant for mine waste) are undocumented and we had a hard
>>> time finding a proper tag for end of cycle operations (we used a lifecycle
>>> prefix for now, but that doesn't seem entirely fitting)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Op 21 feb. 2018 3:02 a.m. schreef <russell.deff...@hotosm.org>:
>>>
>>> Hi Joost,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Do you mean mines, like landmines, or mining for gold kind of mine?  I
>>> know CartONG where doing de-mining (landmine kind) Mapswipe projects if
>>> that’s the kind you’re talking.  Don’t know of anyone mapping mining
>>> operations for resources kind of mining.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> =Russ
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* joost schouppe [mailto:joost.schou...@gmail.com]
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:41 AM
>>> *To:* HOT <hot@openstreetmap.org>
>>> *Subject:* [HOT] mapping mines
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I was just in contact with an organisation that might be interested in
>>> mapping mines in the South in OSM, particularly in conflict areas. Are
>>> there any exisiting efforts I should be aware of?
>>>
>>> We were a bit frustrated by the lack of depth of the (documented)
>>> tagging, it would be interesting to get some experts on the subject to look
>>> at how we can improve this.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
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