• Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Jul 11, 2011  scale mining sector, and the majority of gold mining in the country is carried out by artisanal and small-scale miners. Artisanal mining activities in Nigeria are almost by definition informal – that is, operating outside current laws and regulations. While the current mining law and regulations

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences ...

    Dec 01, 2015  Uka, C., 2011. Formalization and Legalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Nigeria. A presentation at the Regional Multi-Stakeholders’ Workshop: Anglophone West Africa Sub-Regional Action Planning on Mercury Use in Artisanal And Small Scale Gold Mining, Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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  • Developing artisanal small-scale mining in Nigeria ...

    Aug 15, 2015  Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) is an important part of the Nigerian mining sector which has the potential to raise internally generated revenue and enhance our foreign exchange earnings, create employment, reduce poverty and encourage Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) if well managed. Stakeholders say ASM in Nigeria is undeveloped and has been long neglected due [hellip;]

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences ...

    Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences from Niger, Nasarawa and Plateau states ... There is broad consensus that donors and policymakers have struggled to formalize artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech mineral processing and extraction – because of a poor understanding of the sector’s dynamics. As a result ...

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria: Recommendations to Address Mercury and Lead Exposure Executive Summary In 2010, a major lead poisoning outbreak in Zamfara State, Nigeria made international headlines. Traced to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations, the scope of the toxic

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

    companies. Most mining activities in Nigeria and Niger State by extension is done by Artisanal and Small Scale miners using simple and basic technology. Artisanal and Small-Scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. Artisanal and Small Scale mining is an important source of

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  • A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal and small ...

    A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria Adesoji Adesugba Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre, International Trade and Convention Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. E-mail: [email protected] Accepted 30 April, 2018

  • Challenges of Artisanal Small Scale Mining in Nigeria ...

    Apr 24, 2020  In addition, on Challenges of Artisanal Small Scale Mining in Nigeria. Government should pay attention to good regulatory and functional controls. There must be functional control of the mining industry. That is what will allow the state power to get taxes from all companies and individuals involved in the industry.

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  • 500,000 Nigerians involved in artisanal small scale mining ...

    Apr 08, 2019  Nigeria's thriving illegal gold mining activities (Guardian) Mr Patrick Ojeka, Director of the Artisanal and Small Scale Mining of the ministry, disclosed this on Monday in Calabar at a five-day ...

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    Nigeria trains artisan and small scale miners on saferKnow More. Artisan miners at work One of the numerous gold fields in Osun State South West Nigeria Guardian Nigeria By RAZAQ BAMIDELE London Feb 18 2018 AltAfrika -In an effort to drastically reduce recurring accidents and promote safer mining environment hundreds of artisan and small scale miners in Nigeria have been taken through...

  • A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal and small ...

    A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria Adesoji Adesugba Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre, International Trade and Convention Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. E-mail: [email protected] Accepted 30 April, 2018

  • Challenges of Artisanal Small Scale Mining in Nigeria ...

    Apr 24, 2020  In addition, on Challenges of Artisanal Small Scale Mining in Nigeria. Government should pay attention to good regulatory and functional controls. There must be functional control of the mining industry. That is what will allow the state power to get taxes from all companies and individuals involved in the industry.

  • Everything You Need To Know About The Presidential ...

    Jul 15, 2020  The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (“PAGMI”) is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme, launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigeria’s legal, economic, and institutional framework.

  • Fostering the Sustainability of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

    May 24, 2021  Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Africa and Nigeria Although ASM has been criticized and often referred to as illegal operation, this sector is very critical to the economy of sub-Saharan ...

  • Unveiling Nigeria’s gold potentials through Artisanal ...

    May 25, 2021  Unveiling Nigeria’s gold potentials through Artisanal, Small Scale Mining. From 2016 to 2020, Nigeria recorded approximately 1.6 million grams. It gold reserve has been estimated to be over 1 ...

  • Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining In Nigeria

    Jul 19, 2020  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Strengthened by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready, if expensive, supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining: the paradox of ...

    There are an estimated 9 million artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operators and about 54 million dependants of the activity in Africa. ASM is the second largest employer after agriculture and employs 10 times more miners than the large-scale mining sector, producing 18% of Africa’s gold and almost all gemstones except diamonds.

  • Africa - Artisanal Gold Council

    The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) was invited by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to conduct an emergency assessment and recommendations on the implementation of a safer mining practices within artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities of Zamfara State, Nigeria.

  • Reducing Lead and Silica Dust Exposures in Small-Scale ...

    Dec 08, 2018  An ongoing health crisis across a large area of Northern Nigeria has resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands of cases of lead poisoning from artisanal small-scale gold mining. Occupational Knowledge International (OK International) and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have formed a partnership to conduct a pilot ...

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

    Jan 15, 2021  The idea that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is actually not small is the theme of a recent commentary in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (Burki, 2019). It cites commonly reported global estimates of 40 million people in 80 countries (IISD, 2017 ), as compared to the approximately 7 million people in “industrial mining.”

  • 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 minerals using their own resources, usually by hand.. Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally still using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools.

  • Lisa Goldman on Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in ...

    Lisa Goldman talks about artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Nigeria

  • Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining is a means of livelihood adopted primarily in rural areas (Veiga, 2003). Minerals are extracted in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining by people working with simple tools and equipment (Bradshaw et al., 1997). This is sometimes called informal sector, which is outside the legal and regulatory framework (Azubike, 2011).

  • Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria ...

    Oct 03, 2018  The report says there are 500,000 small-scale miners in Nigeria, who support another 2.5 million people. But how many people do small-scale miners support? Africa Check traced the original source of the claim to the World Bank ’s Communities, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) initiative, which ran from 2001 to 2010.

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    Department of Mineral and Petroleum Resources Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria . 2. Department of Mining Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana . Abstract: The Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) sector in Nigeria is

  • Unveiling Nigeria’s gold potentials through Artisanal ...

    May 25, 2021  Unveiling Nigeria’s gold potentials through Artisanal, Small Scale Mining. From 2016 to 2020, Nigeria recorded approximately 1.6 million grams. It gold reserve has been estimated to

  • Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria ...

    Oct 03, 2018  The report says there are 500,000 small-scale miners in Nigeria, who support another 2.5 million people. But how many people do small-scale miners support? Africa Check traced the original source of the claim to the World Bank ’s Communities, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) initiative, which ran from 2001 to 2010.

  • (PDF) Proposed Mining and Processing Methods for Effective ...

    The Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) sector in Nigeria is in a deplorable state characterised by the use of inadequate mining and processing methods and manual tools by the local ...

  • Artisanal Mining, a sad and unfortunate event for the ...

    Aug 10, 2021  Fadi A. Ghazale, is the Managing Director of AGVision Mining, a pre-eminent mineral exploration company in Nigeria. He is a guru in business administration and an assiduous Entrepreneur. In this exclusive interview with The Rock Post magazine, he bares his mind on NIMEP, Minerals exploration, artisanal mining and envisions what needs to be done to drag Nigeria onto the world Gold Mining

  • Nigerian Government Explains It's Gold Mining (PAGMI ...

    Jul 16, 2020  The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (“PAGMI”) is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme, launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigeria’s legal, economic, and institutional framework. PAGMI has been designed to ...

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining: the paradox of ...

    There are an estimated 9 million artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operators and about 54 million dependants of the activity in Africa. ASM is the second largest employer after agriculture and employs 10 times more miners than the large-scale mining sector, producing 18% of Africa’s gold and almost all gemstones except diamonds.

  • Creation of a - Columbia SIPA

    related to formalization of artisanal and small-scale mining. We use four factors to distinguish artisanal from small-scale mining: size, production technique, professionalism, and financing. Artisanal mining is typically performed on small, shallow mineral resources and miners use rudimentary techniques, generally manual, to access the ore.

  • Women and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)

    in artisanal and small-scale mining As of 2013, an estimated 20 to 30 million people engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) globally; in many countries, women make up between 10 to 50 percent of small-scale miners. (Eftimie et al., 2012, Hinton et al 2003.) But while women tend to have higher participation rates in ASM than

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Handbook of Ghana

    This Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Handbook for Ghana is the result of a training session held in Ghana in September 2017 through the sub-program on ASM under the overall PanAfGeo project. The ASM sub-program is co-funded by the European Commission’s Directorate-General of

  • Health Situation Assessment Report Nigeria

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and health Background Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is, broadly speaking, the exploitation of smaller gold deposits by individuals, small groups or small cooperatives (1). ASGM often is labour-intensive work using no or limited mechanization and may have low recovery rates.

  • FG may expand N200 million artisanal mining fund ...

    Jul 22, 2021  The Minister revealed that mining funds totalling N3.2 billion have been domiciled with the Bank of Industry (BoI) to boost mining exploration in Nigeria, citing that N200 million of the interest of a N2.5 billion fund is being disbursed as funding to artisanal miners.

  • Unveiling Nigeria’s gold potentials through Artisanal ...

    Gold mining in Nigeria is predominantly carried out by licensed small-scale miners and informal artisanal miners. Due to the informal component of gold mining activities, the exploitation of the resources in the country was associated with a lot of illicit activities that gave rise to insecurity.

  • 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 minerals using their own resources, usually by hand.. Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally still using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools.