• Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and Rural

    2021-5-28 · It was not until the mid-1990s, following vibrant exchanges between experts attending the International Roundtable on Artisanal Mining,hosted by the World Bank in Washington DC in May 1995, that ASM’s livelihoods dimension and impact in rural communities began to

  • Rehabilitation of Artisanal Mining Gold Land in West

    Key words: Artisanal mining, Land degradation, Indigenous species, Mycorrhiza 1. Introduction Indonesia is one of the main countries where artisanal gold mining is operated. Artisanal mining is defined as an informal and unregulated system of sm all-scale mining. Most of these activitie s

  • Impacts of Artisanal Mining on Some Heavy Metals

    Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies MCSER Publishing, Rome-Italy Vol 3 No 7 November2014 74 Impacts of Artisanal Mining on Some Heavy Metals Concentration in Surface Water in Kutcheri, Zamfara State North-Western Nigeria Rasheed A Ishola Department of Chemistry, Federal University Lokoja. Lokoja, Kogi State Nigeria Amuda Abdulgafar K.

  • International NGO Journal youth in artisanal gold

    Artisanal mining is an activity largely practiced in rural areas by those who lack the requisite education, skills and modern equipment necessary for mining (Mihaye, 2013). Youth are among the sections of society engaged in artisanal mining in Asgede Tsimbla Woreda.

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  • Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining on Human Health and

    The artisanal mining sector was organized even before national independence, contributing up to 20% of the economy (Tieguhong et al., 2009). Generally, there are two types of mining exploitation in Cameroon the artisanal and the semi-mechanized mining. The mining processes are basically the same for both

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  • Artisanal and Small‐Scale Mining as an Informal

    2016-8-22 · Grasian Mkodzongi, Spiegel, Artisanal Gold Mining and Farming: Livelihood Linkages and Labour Dynamics after Land Reforms in Zimbabwe, The Journal of Development Studies, 10.1080/00220388.2018.1516867, (1-17), (2018).

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  • Clean Artisanal Gold Mining: A Utopian Approach?

    2003-9-25 · Journal of Cleaner Production, March 2003,Vol.11, Issue 2, pp. 99-115. 100 2. CURRENT PRACTICES IN ARTISANAL GOLD MINING The nature of ASM activities must be well understood

  • Beyond the artisanal mining site: migration, housing

    2018-6-14 · (2017). Beyond the artisanal mining site: migration, housing capital accumulation and indirect urbanization in East Africa. Journal of Eastern African Studies: Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 3-23.

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    Mining is a peer-reviewed open access journal of mining science and engineering published quarterly online by MDPI. Open Access —free to download, share, and reuse content. Authors receive recognition for their contribution when the paper is reused.

  • Assessment of environmental mercury discharge at a

    Indonesian artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities (ASGM) have been described for the islands of Borneo (Kalimantan) and Sulawesi. But the increased gold price over recent years has seen operations extend to the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa. For

  • A Review of the Scope of Artisanal and Small‐Scale

    2021-1-15 · Some of the poorest people in the world's poorest countries eke out a living in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Equipped with primitive tools like picks, shovels, buckets, and gold pans, they work mining valuable resources, like gold, diamonds, tin, lithium, rare earth elements, tantalum, and cobalt, and any other usable commodity, for example, sand, coal, or mica.

  • Artisanal mining and the rationalisation of informality

    2020-9-29 · (2020). Artisanal mining and the rationalisation of informality: critical reflections from Liberia. Canadian Journal of Development Studies Revue canadienne d'études du développement: Vol. 41, No. 3,

  • Rehabilitation of Artisanal Mining Gold Land in West

    Key words: Artisanal mining, Land degradation, Indigenous species, Mycorrhiza 1. Introduction Indonesia is one of the main countries where artisanal gold mining is operated. Artisanal mining is defined as an informal and unregulated system of sm all-scale mining. Most of these activitie s

  • Artisanal and Small‐Scale Mining as an Informal

    2016-8-22 · Grasian Mkodzongi, Spiegel, Artisanal Gold Mining and Farming: Livelihood Linkages and Labour Dynamics after Land Reforms in Zimbabwe, The Journal of Development Studies, 10.1080/00220388.2018.1516867, (1-17), (2018).

  • The impact of artisanal gold mining, ore processing

    2021-4-11 · Colombia has a long and rich history of gold mining, dating back to the pre-Colonial era (Brooks et al., 2016).Gold mining is an important economic driver in the impoverished rural regions in Colombia, with around 300,000 miners working in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector on a mainly subsistence basis, producing an estimated 54 metric tonnes (Mt) of gold annually

  • Multinational mining enterprises and artisanal small

    2018-1-1 · 1. Introduction. The growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) in mining in emerging markets has been criticized for contributing to rising inequality and marginalization of communities that historically rely on artisanal, small-scale mining, posing a distinctive, sustainable development challenge (Aubynn, 2009).Artisanal, small-scale mining (ASM) that uses rudimentary techniques to mine gold

  • Mercury Exposure in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold

    2020-12-2 · For more than two decades, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has been operated in Indonesia, spread widely across 31 provinces. 1 In West Java Province, ASGM is found in Bogor, Cianjur and Sukabumi Regencies. Commonly, ASGM in Indonesia uses mercury (Hg) in gold ore processing. 2 Mercury is released into the environment during and after this process, and potentially

  • The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small-Scale

    Mercury-dependent artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest source of mercury pollution on Earth. In this practice, elemental mercury is used to extract gold from ore as an amalgam. The amalgam is typically isolated by hand and then heated-often with a torch or over a stove-to dist

  • Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge

    2019-6-17 · The dramatic rise of artisanal mining poses significant social, environmental and economic questions Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge Mining Journal

  • Diagnostics of Environmental Risks and Mapping of

    The present study performed on the Angovia, Kokumbo, Hire and Agbaou sites consisted of mapping the environmental risks linked to artisanal gold mining activities in C?te d’Ivoire. An inventory was done by observing the different phases of gold extraction and identifying the risks associated with these phases. Using a Geographic Information System (GIS), the representation of the spatial

  • Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge

    2019-6-17 · The dramatic rise of artisanal mining poses significant social, environmental and economic questions Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge Mining Journal

  • The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

    Mercury-dependent artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest source of mercury pollution on Earth. In this practice, elemental mercury is used to extract gold from ore as an amalgam. The amalgam is typically isolated by hand and then heated-often with a torch or over a stove-to dist

  • International NGO Journal youth in artisanal gold mining

    Artisanal gold mining employs a significant number of people in Asgede Tsimbla Woreda, though the number is not actually documented. The sector serves as both temporal and permanent source of revenue for the youth gold miners. But the main worry is: Is artisanal gold mining a worthy employment area for the youth? In what kind of stuff do the youth gold miners yield the rites acquired through

  • Journal of Geology and Mining Research artisanal gold

    Batouri is located in the East region of Cameroon; geologically the area is made up of Pan African granitoids, which are the host rocks of gold mineralization. Batouri gold deposits have long been subjected to artisanal mining activities carried out by the indigenes for livelihood. Majority of the mining population (45%) is made up by youths (15-30 years), followed by the adults (35%) within

  • “Small in size, but big in impact”: Socio-environmental

    2019-2-1 · Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) small sized, largely unrecognized, rudimentary, and an informal form of mining occurs in more than 70 countries around the world and is mainly hailed for its socioeconomic benefits and reviled for its environmental devastation. As a result, many people are confused about the future of ASM.

  • Mercury Exposure in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

    2020-12-2 · For more than two decades, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has been operated in Indonesia, spread widely across 31 provinces. 1 In West Java Province, ASGM is found in Bogor, Cianjur and Sukabumi Regencies. Commonly, ASGM in Indonesia uses mercury (Hg) in gold ore processing. 2 Mercury is released into the environment during and after this process, and potentially

  • River transport of mercury from artisanal and small-scale

    2014-12-19 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a major contributor to deforestation and the largest anthropogenic source of atmospheric mercury worldwide. Despite significant information on the direct health impacts of mercury to ASGM miners, the impact of mercury contamination on downstream communities has

  • LEARNING: How to deal with artisanal and small scale

    2015-3-12 · COLOMBIA On March 11, 2015, The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), launched its new e-learning platform offering online courses aimed at people who work or interact with the artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sector and want to improve their understanding of it. The platform, part of ARM's Capacity Building Centre is available in Spanish.

  • Assessment of environmental mercury discharge at a four

    Indonesian artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities (ASGM) have been described for the islands of Borneo (Kalimantan) and Sulawesi. But the increased gold price over recent years has seen operations extend to the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa. For the current research, an

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