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Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in India

2020-10-12 · 8 Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in India mineral industries in Indian is not very clear. This is so because of widespread destruction of the records of ancient universities and libraries by invaders” 1 During the British period the mineral rights belonged to the States but in some States the

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining - OECD

2022-1-6 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining. One of the main areas of OECD's work in the responsible sourcing of minerals is to ensure that international standards do not further marginalise workers of the informal sector. This implies working on the formalisation of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM).

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining -

2021-4-25 · 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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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and health

2021-9-7 · on artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) for their livelihoods. This wealth, however, can come at a price. ASGM has many associated environmental and occupational health issues, particularly when practiced informally or with limited technical and material resources. The health and well-being of

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Mapping Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Senegal ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) represents a significant economic activity for communities in developing countries. In southeastern Senegal, this activity has increased in recent years and has become the main source of income for the local population. However, it is also associated with

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Injury Profiles Associated with Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is inherently risky, but little is known about mining-associated hazards and injuries despite the tremendous growth worldwide of ASGM and the benefits it offers. The current study aimed to characterize the physical injuries associated with ASGM in Ghana t

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-12-19 · Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Kenya: Gold and Gemstones January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the

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Philippines | planetGOLD

2022-1-1 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a thriving industry in the Philippines, with an estimated 500,000 miners operating in more than 40 provinces out of 81 provinces in the country. The Philippines is among the top

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining - OECD

2022-1-6 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining. One of the main areas of OECD's work in the responsible sourcing of minerals is to ensure that international standards do not further marginalise workers of the informal sector. This implies working on the formalisation of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM).

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and health

2021-9-7 · on artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) for their livelihoods. This wealth, however, can come at a price. ASGM has many associated environmental and occupational health issues, particularly when practiced informally or with limited technical and material resources. The health and well-being of

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold

2018-5-11 · 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.

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Sustainable Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining

Welcome To SUST-ASM. The Sustainable Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (Sust-ASM) project is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to support the development of a more responsible and inclusive gemstone mining in Kenya.The project team is cross-disciplinary with academics from the social sciences, engineering, health and humanities in the UK and Kenya.

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Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining: Women and Health

2017-12-8 · states with widespread artisanal and small scale gold mining or ASGM, the major source of mercury air emissions according to UN Environment. When the solid material called ore is extracted, it is mixed with mercury to concentrate the gold and create a mercu-ry mixture or amalgam. To get gold, the miners evap-orate mercury by heating the amalgam.

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Homepage | planetGOLD

2022-1-6 · The planetGOLD programme is working to eliminate mercury from the supply chain of gold produced by artisanal and small-scale miners by supporting improvements in these four areas. Awareness Raising. Improving understanding of the challenges and opportunities of artisanal and small-scale gold mining, in local communities and beyond.

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17 · Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining (World Bank, 2013).

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-12-19 · Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Kenya: Gold and Gemstones January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

2020-10-12 · ARtISAnAl AnD SMAll-SC AlE GolD MInInG In G hAnA | EID ENCE TO INFORM AN ‘ACTION DIALOGU E’ 6 iied.org Summary Introduction In Ghana, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has grown in size and significance. Its contribution to wealth creation, employment and the economy makes it one of the nation’s most important livelihood activities,

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Philippines | planetGOLD

2022-1-1 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a thriving industry in the Philippines, with an estimated 500,000 miners operating in more than 40 provinces out of 81 provinces in the country. The Philippines is among the top

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Artisanal and small scale mining in India: selected ...

This study draws attention to the contemporary artisanal mining practices in India - both traditional and non-traditional ones - with regard to four commodities, gold, tin, coal and lignite, and gemstones. It briefly discusses the occurrences of such mining, their salient features and concludes with four specific recommendations.

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Small-Scale and Artisanal Gold Mining | World Gold Council

2021-12-17 · The World Gold Council and its member companies support the responsible mining and trading of gold from all legitimate sources, including artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The responsible development of gold resources both through large-scale mining (LSM) and ASM, especially when coupled with sound governance, has the potential to deliver ...

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and health

2021-9-7 · Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with artisanal and small-scale gold mining. 1.Mining. 2.Occupational Exposure. 3.Environmental Exposure. 4.Mercury Poisoning. 5.Mercury – toxicity.

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Artisanal small-scale gold mining and sustainable ...

2020-12-1 · Artisanal small-scale gold mining and sustainable development in Liberia. In a context of gold price boom, the rapid development of Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASgM) raises several challenges for local communities, as well as local and national governments. At the same time that it could provide economic opportunities for local ...

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold

2018-5-11 · 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.

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Impact of alluvial artisanal and small-scale gold mining ...

2015-9-4 · Artisanal small-scale gold mining occurs in over 55 developing countries around the world (Spiegel and Veiga, 2010). It is estimated that 13 million people across the globe are employed in ASGM industries and a further 80-100 million people’s livelihoods are directly reliant upon or impacted by ASGM activities

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Risk Factors Associated with Artisanal and Small-scale ...

2020-9-1 · Occupational injuries, though preventable, have been described as a major public health problem. In artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), little is known about the risk factors to injuries. In 2018, we examined injuries and the potential risk factors among ASGM workers in Rosterman, Kakamega County, Kenya. A descriptive cross-sectional survey was

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Myanmar:

Cited-By (1) This study investigates artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Myanmar and presents analytical data on mercury pollution for the first time. The way of gold mining in Myanmar is detailed. The sampling and investigation areas were Kyaikhto in Mon State, Shwekyin in Bago Region, the middle reaches of the Ayeyarwaddy River in ...

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Influence of illegal artisanal small-scale gold mining ...

2020-8-1 · 1. Introduction. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is recognised globally as a considerable source of revenue for millions of people in about 80 countries (World Gold Council, 2017).There are about 9 million ASM operators in Africa and approximately 54 million people whose livelihoods depend on the sector (Ledwaba and Nhlengetwa, 2016; Persaud et al., 2017).

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A proposed cooperatives strategy for artisanal and small ...

The recent spate of gold discoveries in Zambia has necessitated the formulation of a coherent strategy to promote sustainable exploitation of gold for social-economic development. In this paper, a cooperatives strategy for artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Zambia is presented.

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