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Friday, July 06, 2012

Bukit Koman Cyanide Poisoning! Pahang MB! Please take action!!!

It seems that Raub Australian Gold Mining Sdn Bhd company is making tonnes of money by mining gold here in Raub, Pahang and they don't give a rat's ass as to the pollution, ecological and environment destruction not forgetting the tremendous toll it is taking on the health and lives of the people living there at Bukit Koman itself where Dato Seri Adnan Hj Yaakob is also the village headman!!!

I know that mining gold is very, very lucrative and really enriching for those who own the mines over there in Raub and other places but surely one should go about mining it using less poisonous measures?
Don't these filthy rich mine owners give a damn about the residents living and now dying around their mines?

This is really sick!

What the hell is happening in Pahang?

We are all witnessing the hills and forests of Peninsular Malaysia especially here in Pahang getting deforested by the day and as I often travel to my wife's hometown at Kuantan, I see tracts of dusty bald lands where trees once stood along the East Coast Highway!

That really pisses me off!

I longed for the greenery of our country when I was performing my Hajj last year in the desert nation of Saudi Arabia where there are only dull grey mountains and scorching sands of the deserts!

Here, we are witnessing the gradual destruction of our country's green forests and now cyanide poisoning taking place in Raub, Pahang!!!

What other calamities does the Pahang Menteri Besar want to allow to take place here in this precious state?

Lynas is already a sore point for many of us who ask why the hell are the Australians not building such a plant in their enormous landed continent and take the trouble to come build their rare earth processing plant over here at Gebeng, Kuantan?

For those who have yet to visit the East coast of the Malaysian Peninsular, please do so and learn to appreciate the remaining unpolluted beaches and fresh countryside before it all disappears due to the greed of our country's politicians who'd sell their own mothers so to speak as long as their bank accounts get flushed with cash!!!

Stop the killing of our people there in Bukit Koman through the willful CYANIDE POISONING!!!!

Current owner of the goldmine in Raub, Dato Seri Andrew T.Y.Kam, Chairman of the Peninsular Gold Limited ought to weigh the consequences of continuing his company's usage of Cyanide upon the lives of the villagers there?
Dato Seri Adnan Yaacob listening to Selinsing Gold Mine Sdn Bhd President Robert Fredrick Baldock on the operations of his gold processing mine.

How many more people need to die Dato Seri before you take positive steps to regulate the mining operations and see to it that no more cyanide poisoning takes place there in your home state?

I really hope you won't go doing this as a response to the questions here?
That dear sir would really be uncalled for! I as well as many other concerned nation loving Malaysians would be really not happy anymore!

We all live a temporal life here on Earth Dato Seri and Allahu Ta'ala has entrusted us with taking care of the Earth and its inhabitants both comprising our fellow mankind and other living creatures.

Don't tell me that you don't give a rat's ass about that?

Please Dato Seri. Take care of Pahang Darul Makmur before it gets too sick and devastated just as the now, desolate barren hills of the Lojing Highlands over there up north of your state in Kelantan Darul Naim!

Just a reminder Dato Seri. I love Pahang as it is now part of my life as well. I plan to retire and live there in the near future, away from the madness of this city life here in KL.

Hope that you have it in you to listen to our pleas.

Insya Allah!


QalamQabut said...

If what you say is true, then I'm on your side. Please post more information to educate us on this matter.

yeop said...

not only untreated discharge of untreated water in mining but in oil palm and rubber factories or other industries this doe are damm shit when you talk about effluent do they really inspect i was born and raise by the perak river i knew what it is living by the river 30 years ago which is comparatively clear and clean and this wont be enjoyed by the current generation

MAHAGURU58 said...

QalamQabut, Have you not been reading my blog before this?

It's definitely considered as an insult if you question the truth of the matter in my articles?

I am one who always checks and authenticates the sources of any news or views which I publish here in my blog.

Please open your eyes wide and go through the evidences featured in the video and do your counter checking before questioning the contents of my article here.

I am not asking for anyone to be on my side or whoever it is that I question with regard to the safety and well being of our fellow citizens or any other Son or Daughter of Adam Alaihis Salam either.

As a Muslim blogger, I write and publish on issues that are of concern to me.

All I ask is that the MB of Pahang sees to it that the cyanide poisoning of our fellow citizens there around the goldmines are put to stop at once and remedial treatment and compensation are given to the suffering victims of places like Bukit Koman, etc. by the gold mining companies involved.

That's all.

MAHAGURU58 said...

yeop,thanks for your feedback.

If you have evidence of any contamination of the environment around your place, please share facts and evidences with me.

I will gladly write about it once I have checked the info given to be real and authentic. Insya Allah!

QalamQabut said...

Sir, I have read some of your articles. And I am not questioning your credibility or your integrity. I don't know much about cyanide in mining or even chemical contamination in agriculture or aquaculture projects. That is why I want to learn.

MAHAGURU58 said...

Explanation understood and accepted.

I do not claim to know everything there is to cyanide poisoning either!

Just like every other concerned person out there, I search for and read up on any of the issues I am focusing upon?

We are fortunate to have the internet before us and using the search engines, it is just a matter of seconds before we get all relevant information displayed on our pc screens right before our eyes.

Here's a site which explains about the cyanide poisoning :

Enjoy learning.


MAHAGURU58 said...

Here's a much more detailed PdF file which explains about the usage of cyanide in the Gold extraction mining process:

retireasap said...

Peninsular's initial objective has been to restart gold production at Raub via a modern and new Carbon-in-leach plant which was recently completed and commissioned. Its first gold pour took place on 18th February 2009.

Community and Environment

Peninsular is constantly mindful of the local community and of the environment, and goes to great lengths to work in harmony with both

RAGM must comply with conditions set under the Mining License and by the Department of Environment. Comprehensive baseline studies have been completed which include monitoring of noise levels, ground and surface water as well as air quality.

The project has been designed to minimise the catchment area of plant and tailing storage facility. All the process solution is recycled, the process water circuit is designed for zero discharge, the water collected on site is used as process make up water, the site run off passes through maturation ponds which act as biological filters before passing into the stream. The discharge water subject to stringent conditions stipulated by the authorities.

Q1 wheres the cyanide then as its a carbon in leach plant?
Q2 I dont know why you have associated this with Lynas as Lynas has even more strict guideline on it - so where is the proof that what you say is happening?
Q3. If you can put up facts then you will get a much better debate but so far all I read on this blog is your opinion. Can someone go get a sample of water and have it tested then you will have all the proof you need
Q4 the gold miner is registered in the UK and lists on the UK stock exchange, it is owned by a Malaysian - and NOT Australians as stated.