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Stakeholders call for the formalization of Artisanal and

According to the stakeholders at the workshop the formalization of the artisanal and small scale miners would be in the best interest of country to have the sub-sector organised considering that the country reportedly loses a lot of revenue from the existing loose operational setup of the miners

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP GOVERNMENT OF

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address above by Friday 3rd August 2018 at 14 00hrs local time and mention "Firm consulting services to review and update an entrepreneurship training curriculum and materials for agriculture ICT manufacturing and small scale mining"

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Lifting Ban On Small Scale MiningGov't Sets Up

9-4-2018The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASS) subsequently accused the Ghana Chamber of Mines of not fighting for the best interest of small-scale miners This follows the Chamber's caution to stakeholders including small-scale miners against stampeding government into lifting the ban on small-scale mining

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MINERALS COMMISSION

and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) Small scale mining operation means mining operation over an area of land in accordance with the number of blocks prescribed The duration of small scale mining licence is 5 years and renewable upon satisfactory performance during the first term

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Formulate environment policy to control small

25-7-2018"We need to come up with policies that balance the interest of capital versus the environment and our local communities that are affected by economic activities Let me make reference to the mining legislation in the United States If you go into that legislation you will see that there is some effort to accommodate artisenary small-scale

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To Conduct Baseline Studies on the Turnaround time for

The consulting services (the Services) include Conducting Baseline Studies on the Turnaround Time for the Acquisition of Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Licences armed at studying the current administrative structures in place and recommending the appropriate procedures to be employed and implemented as a policy either through an

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Peru takes steps to legalize artisanal and small

20-11-2017In 2016 the Pedro Pablo Kuczynski government announced that the executive branch would take matters into its own hands thus his office started a new process that declared the legalization of small-scale and artisanal mining operations a matter of national interest

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Calls to formalize artisanal and small

29-8-2019Trade unions in Africa are calling for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) to be formalized as a way of transforming the sector following a meeting of IndustriALL Global Union mining affiliates in Johannesburg South Africa on 21 and 22 August

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Small

22-4-2016Accra April 22 GNA - The Minerals Commission says its procedure for the grant of small-scale mining license is transparent neutral and based on merit In a statement issued in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency the Commission said the small scale mining license acquisition process is guided by the Minerals and Mining Act

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What benefits will result from the formalisation of small

Although a small number of companies have accessed the sliding scale fiscal regime it would be prudent to extend it to all mining companies in order to create a uniform and predictable environment for their operations Anchor text Sulemanu Koney CEO Ghana Chamber of Mines Credit

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Small scale miners urged to Invest in shaft mining

8-2-2019Tongo (U/E) Feb 8 GNA – The Tong Rana Kugbilsong Nanlebgtang the Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area has advised small scale miners to venture into deep shaft mining to protect the environment "Small scale mining would not help us in anyway and the destruction that goes with

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Alloyed waterscapes mining and water at the nexus of

While examining each of these thematic shifts the paper draws out the relationship between mining and water suggesting that attention to the 'alloyed waterscape' of global mining would provide a compelling conceptual lens through which to explore dynamics that transcend scales and institutional divides

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IIED's Artisanal and Small

facing artisanal and small-scale mining but interest is now emerging The number of miners is growing Their activities can cause severe social and environmental impacts But the sector has significant potential to provide livelihoods for 20-30 million people including some of the world's poorest There is progress National governments want

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Ban on small

15-12-2017After several appeals to government for the ban to be lifted the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) in November disclosed plans to form a political party on the basis that the country's two major political parties NPP and NDC have both failed to protect their interest

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Ghana Artisanal and Small

Background and Purpose The USAID Artisanal Mining and Property Rights (USAID AMPR) Project's main purpose is to address land and resource governance challenges around the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) sector Field activities of USAID AMPR take place mainly in the Central African Republic (CAR) with a primary focus on diamonds and a

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A large

Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining Sustainable Minerals Institute The University of Queensland Australia Recommended citation Owen J R and Kemp D (2019) A large-scale perspective on small-scale mining Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining Sustainable Minerals Institute The University of Queensland Brisbane Acknowledgements

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An ear to the ground artisanal and small

Mining has played an economic shock absorber role never mind the squandering of Marange alluvial diamond wealth The Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold (ASGM) sector which has recently eclipsed production of large scale miners has been instrumental not only in earning the country much needed foreign currency but creating employment and income

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Weekly review Aussie interest rates shrinking to nothing

During the first phase of mining at Azure Minerals' Oposura zinc-lead-silver project in Mexico the company has extracted higher grade ore than expected Azure managing director Tony Rovira said it was an "impressive" start to the company's small-scale mining campaign

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Code of Risk

Supply chains sourcing from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) are often quite complex particularly if they lack clear "choke points"1 determined by technology as in the case of gold Complex supply chains require complex due diligence processes that are costly The situation is

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The Mining Policy Framework

The Mining Policy Framework Synthesis Report INTRODUCTION When struggling to meet the resource needs of a growing population it can be easy to overlook the role that mining can play in a nation's long-term social and economic development Mining can generate jobs and much-needed revenues it can promote the development of a more skilled

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Artisanal and small

Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) is one of the emerging economic activities in Uganda and thousands of local communities are involved in the gold rush The majority of artisanal miners have abandoned other economic enterprises such as agriculture with

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Small

among small scale mining communities and all of these impacts negatively on the lives and activities of small-scale miners With an expectation of revealing details of small-scale mining in Namibia the study suffered from inadequate literature available in the public domain on small-scale mining activities in Namibia and elsewhere

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Small

Small-scale mining code Projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a small-scale mining activity do not need an environmental authority and can operate under the Small-scale mining code (PDF 206KB) The code was reviewed in September 2016 to reflect administrative and legislative changes

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Sabine Luning

She is currently focusing on Landscapes of Extraction with a particular interest in how mining affects water quality and distribution in West Africa She is collaborating with modellers (e g hydrologists and mining engineers) visual anthropologists artists and photographers to combine different methods of visualizing landscape dynamics

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THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE MINING

Scale Mining Law (PNDCL 218) was enacted in 1989 in a bid to give legal credence to small-scale artisanal mining in the country Another law established Minerals Commission as a key institute to ensure one stop investment centre for mining These laws with generous provision of tax incentives

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Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

implementation on SSM small-scale mining activities and environmental management Key words Small-scale mining rural livelihoods implications farming Talensi-Nabdam Districts Yale Digari and Datuko INTRODUCTION There is a recent heightened interest and unprecedented upsurge in the small-scale mining industry in Ghana

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Mining claim

They are either granted specifically for the purpose of mining these minerals or have been obtained as a result of having converted a mining lease as part of the small-scale mining initiative Permitted activities A mining claim allows you to conduct small-scale mining operations such as prospecting and hand-mining

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Amplifying voices of women in artisanal and small

The training resonated well with the goal of empowering the women in mining and have their voice(s) be heard by collecting and amplifying voices of women artisanal and small-scale miners to send simple and clear messages which compels government and business to

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ExtractiveIndustriesValueChain

ASM Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining CASM Communities and Small-Scale Mining COCPO World Bank Oil Gas and Mining Policy Division CommDev Community Development Program EI Extractive Industries EITI Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative GDP Gross Domestic Product GGFR Global Gas Flaring Reduction Initiative IDA International Development

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How you start matters A comparison of Gold Fields'

He has maintained a special interest in small-scale mining and the company's relationship with small-scale mining stakeholders He has conducted multiple internal reviews and research projects for Gold Fields' mines and exploration projects in Ghana and Mali to inform small-scale mining and community engagement strategies

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Recommendations for the Mining Sector

recommendations may also apply to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) companies free carried interest in most of the main active large-scale mines Over the past 10 years Chinese mining companies also Women's Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa Recommendations for the Mining Sector 6 contracts are allocated

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground

Ground failures resulting from poorly supported stopes have led to injuries and fatalities in recent times Dust and fumes from drilling and blasting of ore present health threats due to poor ventilation Four prominent small scale underground mines were studied to identify the safety issues associated with small scale underground mining in Ghana

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