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Tanzania's Formalization of Artisanal and Small

May 11, 2017Artisanal and Small-scale mining (ASM) continues to be a major source of hope for millions of peasants and rural entrepreneurs worldwide. Yet, it also poses challenges for states in terms of regulation and capturing resource rents for national

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Spilpunt: Chad

Apr 12, 2007Artisanal mining in the Mayo Dala Department. Mainly alluvial gold is produced, in an unknown quantity. However, recent exploration suggests excellent potential for the Mayo Kebbi formation. Small-scale production began in 1992 in the Mayo D'Dalar River, and a few permits were issued for artisanal mining by local companies. Oil and Natural Gas

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Artisanal mining

Artisanal mining in South Africa probably has a long history, but this has not been documented. For Zimbabwe, Roger Summers has mapped extensive pre-colonial mines, prospecting trenches, and early processing sites, but this has so far not been done for South Africa. Violence is a constant problem in the artisanal mining sector.

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Artisanal Mining and Gender in Sub

Project - Women's Empowerment, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and "Conflict Commodities" Scope. This project examines women's livelihoods in the artisanal mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TGs), in three countries in Africa's Great Lakes Region:

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Cosigo Resources Ltd.

Two countries known for their rich natural resources, both Colombia and Brazil have rich histories in gold mining with artisanal mining spanning back over many centuries. Well-known are Colombia's Cordilleran gold fields and so are the Minais Gerais and Carajas regions of Brazil.

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TAINTED TECHNOLOGY

artisanal mining Subsistence mining is an important livelihood source in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This is when people are not directly employed by a mining company but work independently in small-scale mines. Approximately 2 million people in the DRC make their living this way6 and the conditions are incredibly bad.

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Tanzanite Mines of Merelani

Soon the Merelani hills were awash with thousands of fortune seekers and chaos ensued. In 1971, the tanzanite mines were nationalized, but production over the next 20 years was erratic, due to haphazard mining and theft. By 1989, an estimated 30,000 artisanal miners were working in the area.

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West African Craton

Within the West African Craton, there is a large amount of mining activity covering resources such as gold, copper, cobalt, silver, tin, and zinc. Artisanal mining activity in the craton dates back to the early 1960s which used quartz vein debris as a gold indicator.

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Calls for sustainable mining after 43 artisanal miners

Jul 04, 2019Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is legal in the DRC. Miners dig for copper and cobalt, which is in high demand for use in batteries for electric vehicles and smart phones. The miners, locally known as creuseurs, use basic tools such as picks, shovels and panning equipment.

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Women are Joining Artisanal Mining in Zimbabwe

Jun 08, 2018Mining in Zimbabwe has been largely a men's affair, but women are slowly making inroads in the sector. Despite the rudimentary methods still used in artisanal mining, women are now wielding picks and shovels alongside men as they scavenge for valuable minerals.

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Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge — Conservation X Labs

The Problem. Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) activities threaten the health of ecosystems worldwide, and ASM practices are linked to habitat destruction, species' population decline, poor water quality, hydrological changes, poor air quality, and poor human health.

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Artisanal and small

One of the main areas of OECD's work in the responsible sourcing of gold is to ensure that international standards do not further marginalise workers of the informal sector. This implies working on the formalisation of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) sector.

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What Is Artisanal Mining? (with pictures)

Jul 08, 2019Artisanal mining is a type of small-scale mining operation that is not associated with large corporate enterprises. This type of subsistence mining is somewhat common in the developing world, and uses many hand tools and methods that have

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Bisie

Coordinates. Bisie is a tin deposit in the Walikale territory of the province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), although the name is also sometimes used for the nearby village of Manoire. The mine was formerly an illegal source of an estimated 15,000 tons of tin, or 4% of global production. In early 2018 artisanal mining activity has stopped, and Alphamin Resources

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Mercury Free Mining Challenge

Mercury Free Mining Challenge. Thank you for making a financial contribution and helping us to remove mercury from artisanal mining, reducing the majority of anthropogenic mercury pollution in the world and directly contributing to the quality of life for 100 million people.

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Sustainable Development Success

Artisanal miners can continue mining and processing gold ore without using mercury at river sites. Gold miners participating in the programme extract gold only from gold concentrate, which is an alternative to amalgamating the entire ore which releases greater quantities of the toxic metal. The new method increased gold recovery.

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Extracting Ethiopia's Minerals in GTP II

Extracting Ethiopia's Minerals in GTP II. Nevertheless, the mining industry is still not very significant in terms of its distribution, size, and its economic contribution. has been hailed as a model legislation for other African countries as it provided clarity and formal recognition of artisanal mining.

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Global Report on Artisanal and Small

Global Report on Artisanal Small-Scale Mining 3 Introduction In many parts of the world, artisanal or small-scale mining (ASM) activities are at least as important as large-scale mining activities, particularly in terms of the numbers of people employed. ASM can play a crucial role in poverty alleviation and rural development; most

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USAID awards new artisanal mine site validation project

Jul 19, 2019"The validation of artisanal mining sites is an important initial step in combating illegal activities in mines such as using child labor, working with armed groups, and violating human rights," said Paul Sabatine, USAID Country Director in the DRC. "The USAID-funding SMSV project will help verify the legality of mining sites."

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Impacts of artisanal gold and diamond mining on

4. Artisanal mining sites in the Sangha Tri-National Park Landscape 7 5. Twelve equations for data analysis 9 6. Map of forest exploitation and protected areas, Cameroon 12 7. Map of mining activities, Cameroon 13 8. Map of mining concessions, forest areas and parks, Cameroon 14 9. Artisanal Mining Poverty Trap 22 10. Open mines in the TNS 24 11.

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Liberia: 'Unregulated' Artisan Mining In Several Counties

Monrovia – Liberia's revenue is "seriously being drained" due to rampant illicit mining by individuals suspected to be foreigners, some Liberians residing in artisanal mining communities have told FrontPageAfrica amid increasing concerns about the Ministry of Mines and Energy's inability to adequately supervise and regulate the sector.

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Gold Fever: Artisanal and Industrial Extraction in the

Mar 02, 2010Since 1880, girisera, or artisanal mining, has been the main economic activity in the municipalities that make up the so-called mining triangle in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN) of Nicaragua. Artisanal gold extraction begins with the gathering of auriferous mineral from abandoned mines, external outcrop, or river sediments.

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Making mercury history in the artisanal small

The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector exposes miners to toxic mercury when they use the chemical to extract gold from ore. However, with the right policies and market incentives, ASGM presents an opportunity to fight mercury use and contamination, protecting miners' health and the environment at the same time. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is looking to

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Learn What Illegal Mining Operations Are

May 31, 2019Artisanal mining, in a strict sense, is not synonymous with illegal mining. Legal small-scale artisanal mining exists in many countries alongside large-scale mining. As defined by the Government of South Africa, Artisanal mining means small-scale mining involving the extraction of minerals with the simplest of tools, on a subsistence level.

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USAID Sector Environmental Guidelines: Mining

SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE: ARTISANAL AND SMALLSCALE MINING- 7 . INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE OF THE GUIDELINE An estimated 20-30 million people worldwide work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), or informal mining conducted by individuals, groups, families or cooperatives who use rudimentary processes to extract

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Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small

This rapid review synthesises data from academic, policy, and NGO sources on child labour in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Asia and Africa. ASM refers to small groups engaged in low-cost, low-tech, labour-intensive excavation and processing of minerals.

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The Alliance for Responsible Mining promotes responsible

The Alliance for Responsible Mining is a leading global expert on artisanal and small-scale mining. We work to transform the sector into a socially and environmentally responsible activity, while improving the quality of life of artisanal miners, their families and communities.

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Investigation into the Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on

Artisanal gold mining has a long history in Sierra Leone. Mining is the most important economic activity in the communities endowed with minerals. Many people who are often disadvantaged in the labour market are engaged in this sector. The poor implementation of mining laws and regulations is fueling the rate of involvement in the sector. In-depth studies of the effect of artisanal mining

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Artisanal mining and ease of doing business reforms in

Aug 17, 2017Formalising artisanal mining in Zimbabwe is one of the priority areas for the mining Technical Working Group (TWG) on ease of doing business reforms.A subcommittee has been formed to make recommendations on terms and conditions for a special mining permit that will help to formalise artisanal mining.

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