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  • Minerals Special Issue : Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

    Minerals, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), broadly defined as informal mining using rudimentary processes to extract minerals or gems, often with no or very little mechanization, occurs in many developing countries throughout the world.While an estimated 20–30 million people worldwide work in ASM, representing a key

  • The Role of Conflict Minerals, Artisanal Mining, and

    The significant influence of the informal network that surrounds artisanal mining is therefore an important security concern that can extend across borders and have far-reaching impacts. The Role of Conflict Minerals, Artisanal Mining, and Informal Trading Networks in African Intrastate and Regional Conflicts Small Wars Journal

  • Artisanal mining Wikipedia

    An artisanal miner or small-scale miner (ASM) is a subsistence miner who is not officially employed by a mining company, but works independently, mining various minerals or panning for gold using their own resources. Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools.

  • Rise of artisanal mining poses The Mining Journal

    The dramatic rise in artisanal mining in South America and Africa poses significant social, environmental and economic questions, the World Association of Mining Lawyers conference in Marrakech

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

    distinction is made between ‘artisanal mining’ that is purely manual and on a very small scale, and ‘small-scale mining’ that has some mechanization and is on a larger scale. In some West African countries (for example, Mali), small-scale mining is differentiated from artisanal mining

  • Artisanal small-scale mining: Potential ecological

    Artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) operations feature a number of rudimentary practices that pollute air and contaminate resident water bodies and soils, for example through the use of mercury (Hilson & Van der Vorst 2002). Mercury is used for gold amalgamation in artisanal mining. The amalgamation process transforms elemental mercury into

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  • Ecological impact of artisanal and small scale mining in

    visible signs of the ecological impact of artisanal and small scale mining activity in the State is the proliferation of abandoned mine pits. Decades of mining mostly artisanal and small scale miners had left behind numerous abandoned mine pits scattered throughout the State. Most of the mines or affected mining pits were

  • Artisanal Mining ecological Effects in Zimbabwe and the

    Artisanal Mining ecological Effects In Zimbabwe And The Challenges Confronting The State And ijhssi 22 Page artisanal miners net income falls might be in the order of just over $1 000 per year, falling short of the U.N. poverty datum line of $500/month.

  • (PDF) The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale

    The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Central Zimbabwe Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Southern African Studies 39(4) · December 2013 with 3,051 Reads

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  • The Extractive Industries and Society Journal Elsevier

    The Extractive Industries and Society is the one journal devoted to disseminating in-depth analysis of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining and oil and gas production on societies, both past and present. It provides a platform for the exchange of ideas on a wide range of issues and debates on the extractive industries and development, bringing together research undertaken by

  • (PDF) The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale

    The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Central Zimbabwe Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Southern African Studies 39(4) · December 2013 with 3,051 Reads

  • Sustainability of Artisanal Gold Mining: A Mid-South Peru Case

    minerals Article The Importance of Mineralogical Knowledge in the Sustainability of Artisanal Gold Mining: A Mid-South Peru Case Pura Alfonso 1,*,Hernan Anticoi 1, Teresa Yubero 1, Marc Bascompta 1, Laura Henao 2, Maite Garcia-Valles 3, Silvia Palacios 1 and Juan Yáñez 1 1 Departament d’Enginyeria Minera, Industrial i TIC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona Tech, Av.

  • (PDF) Clean artisanal gold mining: A utopian approach?

    Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) provides an important source of livelihood for rural communities throughout the world. These activities are frequently accompanied by extensive environmental

  • INFOGRAPHIC: The true costs of artisanal mining MINING.COM

    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) has become a major of revenue for millions of people in about 80 countries worldwide, with more than 100 million people currently depending on the activity

  • The impact of artisanal mining on Jàmbá Journal

    Artisanal mining operations have exacerbated the environmental problems and public safety and health threats. By their very nature, artisanal gold mining operations in the Sutherland goldfield expose a large number of people, most of whom are women and children, to the safety hazards of the abandoned mines. Digging and washing of gold-bearing

  • Analysis of Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining Sector in

    Baiq Dewi Krisnayanti, Ivano Vassura, Maywin Dwi Asmara, Ardiana Ekawanti, and Herman Suheri (2016) Analysis of Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining Sector in West Sumbawa Regency, Indonesia.Journal of Health and Pollution: December 2016, Vol. 6, No. 12, pp. 26-33.

  • Artisanal Mining of Gold with Mercury in Ghana

    The paper examines the environmental impact of artisanal mining of gold with mercury (Hg) in Ghana. In spite of its positive socio-economic contributions, it is well known that artisanal mining of gold contributes in no small measure to land degradation, loss of biodiversity and natural resources, deforestation, water pollution, etc. In Ghana

  • Miners' magic: artisanal mining, the albino fetish and

    18/08/2010· A series of murders of albinos in Tanzania's north-west mining frontier has been shrouded in a discourse of primitivism by the international and national press, sidestepping the significance of the contextual circumstances of an artisanal mining boom firmly embedded in a global commodity chain and local profit maximisation.

  • Journal of Sustainable Mining Elsevier

    Journal of Sustainable Mining is dedicated to the key problems of contemporary mining, for which activities related to sustainable development are a great and important challenge. The mission of this journal is to promote and spread knowledge not only concerning the idea of sustainable development in mining, but most of all, specialist

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  • Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku

    The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and

  • Authors: T A Ako · U S Onoduku · S A Oke · I A Adamu · Shehab E Ali · A MamoduAbout: Land degradation
  • Artisanal and small-scale mining and agriculture

    ARtiSANAL AND SMALL-SC ALE MiNiNg AND A gRiCuLtuRE EXPLORING TH EIR LINKS IN RURAL SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 4 iied In sub-Saharan Africa, a region long scarred by poverty, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is widespread. Most of this activity, however, is unregulated and informal. Yet, ASM has rapidly become one of the most

  • The true scale of artisanal mining The Lancet

    Artisanal and small-scale miners are extremely susceptible: silica is present everywhere and dry methods of mining and processing throw up huge clouds of dust. Silicosis more than triples the chances of contracting tuberculosis. Spraying a fine mist of water over the rockface and switching to wet ore mills can substantially reduce exposure to

  • The socio-economics of artisanal mining and bushmeat

    11/04/2017· The socio-economics of artisanal mining and bushmeat hunting around protected areas: Kahuzi–Biega National Park and Itombwe Nature Reserve, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Volume 53 Issue 1 Charlotte Spira, Andrew

  • Artisanal Mining, Smallholder Farming and Economic

    Special Issue: Artisanal Mining, Smallholder Farming and Economic Development in Rural sub‐Saharan Africa

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

    The Mercury Problem in Artisanal Gold Mining. Mercury‐based artisanal and small‐scale gold mining (ASGM) causes more mercury pollution than any other human activity. 1 In this practice, mercury metal is used to extract gold from ore as a stable amalgam. The amalgam is then heated to evaporate the mercury and isolate the gold.

  • 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.

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    Nexus between Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining and Nov 10, 2015 Geography Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of...

  • Artisanal gold mining’s impact on local livelihoods and

    7/01/2017· Read "Artisanal gold mining’s impact on local livelihoods and the mining industry in Ivory Coast, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

  • Zimbabwe’s Small-Scale, Artisanal Global Press Journal

    Small-scale and artisanal miners produced more gold than large-scale companies in Zimbabwe in recent months. Proposed changes to the nation’s mining laws to recognize and support smaller operations could boost production even more, small-scale miners and their advocates say.