exploitation of artisanal mining

  • Child Labor Mercury and Artisanal Gold Mining in Mali HRW

    Child Labor Mercury and Artisanal Gold Mining in Mali HRW

    Dec 06 2011 · The Use of Mercury in Artisanal Mining A Global Toxic Threat. Mercury is used by artisanal miners in at least 70 countries around the world including countries across the Sahel gold belt.

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  • STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale

    STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale

    STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining A. Definitions and applicability Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) are formal or informal operations with predominantly simplified forms of exploration extraction processing and transportation.

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  • STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale

    STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale

    STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining A. Definitions and applicability Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) are formal or informal operations with predominantly simplified forms of exploration extraction processing and transportation.

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  • Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. Challenges and Opportunities

    Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. Challenges and Opportunities

    Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. Challenges and Opportunities. if exploitation is sudden (such as in rush activities) and short-lived artisanal mining sector can serve as an economic

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  • Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

    Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

    2 Editorial Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas in eastern DR Congo 2015 update Antwerp October 2016 Front Cover image Cassiterite mine Malemba-Nkulu Katanga (IPIS 2015) Authors Yannick Weyns Lotte Hoex Ken Matthysen International Peace Information Service (IPIS) is an independent research institute providing governmental and non-governmental actors with

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  • Review of the Burundian Artisanal Gold Mining Sector

    Review of the Burundian Artisanal Gold Mining Sector

    Review of the Burundian Artisanal Gold Mining Sector April 2015 iii Executive Summary Burundi is located in the centre of Africa s Great Lakes Region a region that has seen a gold rush during the last decade with both artisanal and industrial mining operations expanding substantially in neighbouring Tanzania and the DR Congo (DRC).

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  • Child labor and migration the exploitation of migrant

    Child labor and migration the exploitation of migrant

    Aug 31 2018 · Over the last three decades there has been a high prevalence of child mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and particularly in the artisanal mines. The mines are considered artisanal because the mining exploitation is conducted through manual and rudimentary methods to extract and process mined minerals. Despite the adoption of national laws and policies prohibiting the

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  • Artisanal Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo The

    Artisanal Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo The

    Jul 07 2019 · While mining is a dangerous job the conditions of artisanal mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo in particular are problematic. These conditions include unsafe mining conditions for the workers a lack of rights for those employed in many of Congo s mines as well as permanent environmental damage coming from mining methods. Further the unregulated nature of the artisanal

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  • Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

    Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga Democratic Republic of Congo X OFIDA Office des Douanes et Accises (see DGDA) PE Exploitation Permit PER Tailings Exploitation Permit Ppm Parts per million PR Research Permit PROSA Product Sustainability Assessment RAID Rights and Accountability in Development

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  • Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana s

    Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana s

    Jun 10 2015 · Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana s Artisanal Gold Mines A 13-year-old boy works in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Obuasi. He

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  • Illegal gold mining has supplanted cocaine Quartz

    Illegal gold mining has supplanted cocaine Quartz

    Dec 21 2016 · An aerial view of illegal gold mining sites in the Madre De Dios Reserve Peru. There s one other key factor that made gold mining so easy for illegal groups in Latin America to take over In

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  • Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries Washington Post

    Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries Washington Post

    While cobalt mining is not thought to be funding wars many activists and some industry analysts say cobalt miners could benefit from the law s protection from exploitation and human rights abuses.

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  • Mining Act Analysisassets.kpmg

    Mining Act Analysisassets.kpmg

    activities related to mining and exploitation of minerals are beneficial to the citizens of Kenya. In keeping with the provisions of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 the Mining Act 2016 the exception of Artisanal Mining permit and the Reconnaissance permit. The Mining Act also follows best practice by

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  • Who profits from gold mining in Niger Equal Times

    Who profits from gold mining in Niger Equal Times

    The environmental impact of these artisanal mines has been disastrous. With wood being used for the construction of the mines as well as for fuel for cooking in the mining villages accelerated deforestation is a massive issue as is water contamination large-scale air and soil pollution. Living conditions in the mining villages are poor.

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  • Is your phone tainted by the misery of 35 000 children in

    Is your phone tainted by the misery of 35 000 children in

    Oct 12 2018 · According to the government agency charged with oversight of the informal or "artisanal" mining sector that all mineral supply chains are cleansed of exploitation cruelty slavery and

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  • ASM SaltSmall-Scale and Artisanal Mining

    ASM SaltSmall-Scale and Artisanal Mining

    Big salt mining companies mostly multinationals have overrun the Keta Lagoon Basin in South Eastern Ghana in search of white gold driving the artisanal and small scale traditional salt miners out of their livelihoods communal heritage and resource the lagoon

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  • Artisanal mining policy for sierra leone

    Artisanal mining policy for sierra leone

    Artisanal Mining Policy for Sierra Leone has been prepared as part of a series of reforms introduced by the Government to ensure that Sierra Leone maximizes gains from the exploration and exploitation of its mineral resources. These reforms include the establishment of the National Minerals Agency (NMA) the adoption of the Mines

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  • Sustainable Artisanal Mining ProjectMogulio sample

    Sustainable Artisanal Mining ProjectMogulio sample

    BackgroundSince 1998 informal artisanal gold mining (commonly referred to as "ninja mining") has been a part of Mongolia s mining industry. The artisanal mining gold rushes were triggered by three dzud hitting herders between 1999 and 2002 in which a combined number of 11 million animals were lost. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) had suddenly become the only alternative income and

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  • Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

    Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

    Mar 30 2016 · Extent of the nexus between organized crime and illegally mined gold. and the fragmented nature of artisanal gold mining in Latin America greatly facilitated their entry. These groups were quick to realise that taking control of large swaths of land remote from government attention and dominating the enterprises that mined that land would

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  • Is your phone tainted by the misery of 35 000 children in

    Is your phone tainted by the misery of 35 000 children in

    Oct 12 2018 · According to the government agency charged with oversight of the informal or "artisanal" mining sector that all mineral supply chains are cleansed of exploitation cruelty slavery and

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  • Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study

    Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study

    promotes the artisanal exploitation in a lot part of the Eastern Anti -Atlas Mountains. During the past three decades this region has seen a big proliferation of artisanal min-ing of the barite ore. The main reason for this propagation is the fact that the marketing Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study of Some Mines of

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  • Child Labour in African Artisanal Mining Communities

    Child Labour in African Artisanal Mining Communities

    Jun 25 2010 · The issue of child labour in the artisanal and small‐scale mining (ASM) economy is attracting significant attention worldwide. This article critically examines this problem in the context of sub‐Saharan Africa where a lack of formal sector employment opportunities and/or the need to provide financial support to their impoverished families has led tens of thousands of children to

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  • Mining Act Analysisassets.kpmg

    Mining Act Analysisassets.kpmg

    activities related to mining and exploitation of minerals are beneficial to the citizens of Kenya. In keeping with the provisions of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 the Mining Act 2016 the exception of Artisanal Mining permit and the Reconnaissance permit. The Mining Act also follows best practice by

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  • FG artisanal miners on war path over pollution

    FG artisanal miners on war path over pollution

    The Federal Government s efforts to revitalise the mining industry appears to be a step in the right direction as stakeholders in the sector believe it would bring to an end years of

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Bolstered by historically high gold prices a lack of viable alternative livelihoods and a readyif expensivesupply of mercury there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in

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  • Interactive map of artisanal mining exploitation in

    Interactive map of artisanal mining exploitation in

    Mar 19 2018 · IPIS has collected data on artisanal mining sites since 2009 and made it publicly accessible on webmaps and in analytical reports. The upgraded map presents new mining sites bringing the total to more then 2400 sites visited as recently as December 2017. New information on the mining sites has been included.

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  • REPORT The formalisation of artisanal mining in the

    REPORT The formalisation of artisanal mining in the

    role of artisanal mining within them and artisanal mining during and after the transition from 2003 onwards. The section concludes with current information on production levels artisanal mining patterns and overseeing agencies trade models and trade statistics.

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  • Artisanal mining in Africa photos of mining pits by Hugh

    Artisanal mining in Africa photos of mining pits by Hugh

    Jul 27 2018 · Illegal unregulated or artisanal mining Still Brown is cognizant of how life on artisanal mines leads to exploitation both of people and the surrounding environment.

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  • (PDF) Impacts of artisanal and small-scale gold mining on

    (PDF) Impacts of artisanal and small-scale gold mining on

    Artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) is an informal economic activity. ASGM is the process of extracting gold ore from the ground in the absence of land rights mining license exploration

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  • Illegal gold mining drives human rights abuses in Latin

    Illegal gold mining drives human rights abuses in Latin

    Apr 07 2016 · The GuardianBack to home. Illegal gold mining drives human rights abuses in Latin America claims study The proliferation of artisanal mining operations across Bolivia

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  • Mining mica can the industry overturn its legacy of

    Mining mica can the industry overturn its legacy of

    Mining mica can the industry overturn its legacy of exploitation Mica a shimmering heat resistant mineral used in everything from car paint to make-up is in large-part produced by artisanal miners in India and Madagascar where child labour and unsafe conditions are rife.

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  • ASM SaltSmall-Scale and Artisanal Mining

    ASM SaltSmall-Scale and Artisanal Mining

    Big salt mining companies mostly multinationals have overrun the Keta Lagoon Basin in South Eastern Ghana in search of white gold driving the artisanal and small scale traditional salt miners out of their livelihoods communal heritage and resource the lagoon

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  • The Role of Conflict Minerals Artisanal Mining and

    The Role of Conflict Minerals Artisanal Mining and

    In many cases artisanal miners exploit deposits that are too small for large-scale industrial mining companies. Artisanal miners therefore are responsible for the extraction of minerals that otherwise would not be mined thus contributing to foreign exchange earnings through exports (Hilson 2002). Many mineral-rich developing countries have

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  • Artisanal miningWikipedia

    Artisanal miningWikipedia

    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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  • Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study

    Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study

    Thus CADETAF gives small operating permissions to Artisanal miners (100 m) which promotes the artisanal exploitation in a lot part of the Eastern Anti-Atlas Mountains. During the past three decades this region has seen a big proliferation of artisanal mining of the barite ore.

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  • Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

    Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas

    2 Editorial Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas in eastern DR Congo 2015 update Antwerp October 2016 Front Cover image Cassiterite mine Malemba-Nkulu Katanga (IPIS 2015) Authors Yannick Weyns Lotte Hoex Ken Matthysen International Peace Information Service (IPIS) is an independent research institute providing governmental and non-governmental actors with

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