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Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in India

2020-10-12  Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in India 7 1 Some Preliminary Considerations In writing this paper I would like to deal first with some background notes and preliminary considerations which would help in better appreciating and understanding the different aspects of Small-Scale Mining in India. 1.1 What is Artisanal Mining and Small-Scale Mining?

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(PDF) Artisanal and small scale mining in India: Selected ...

In India, mining is one of the main economic activities since time immemorial, giving rise to a long historical tradition of artisanal mining. As modern mining rose during the

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(PDF) Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - ResearchGate

extracted by artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – by people working with simple tools and equipment, usually in the informal sector, outside the legal and

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining: A cross-sectional ...

2020-5-1  In artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) the toxic metal mercury is used for gold extraction. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to assess mercury concentrations in urine and blood and mercury-related symptoms of participants identifying themselves as miners from Kadoma and Shurugwi, Zimbabwe.

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Integrated assessment of artisanal and small-scale gold ...

This report is one of three synthesis documents produced via an integrated assessment (IA) that aims to increase understanding of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana. Given the complexities surrounding ASGM, an IA framework was utilized to analyze economic, social, health, and environmental data, and co-develop evidence-based responses with pertinent stakeholders.

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

Mercury-dependent artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest source of mercury pollution on Earth. In this practice, elemental mercury is used to extract gold from ore as an amalgam. The amalgam is typically isolated by hand and then heated-often with a torch or over a stove-to dist

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

2020-10-12  McQuilken, J and Hilson, G (2016) Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Evidence to inform an ‘action dialogue’. IIED, London. pubs.iied/16618IIED ISBN: 978-1-78431-330-2 International Institute for Environment and Development 80-86 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 3463 7399 Fax: +44 (0)20 3514 9055

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

2011-7-11  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 ready – if expensive – supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria in

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold Mining

2018-1-3  Mercury-dependent artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest source of mercury pollution on Earth. In this practice, elemental mercury is used to extract gold from ore as an amalgam. The amalgam is typically isolated by hand and then heated—often with a torch or over a stove—to distill the mercury and isolate the gold.

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

2020-11-20  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) provides income for many low-gross domestic products communities. In the context of the international financial crisis, gold prices have risen to unprecedented heights.

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities and ...

Abstract Small-scale gold mining activities and their mercury emissions in the Gorontalo Utara Regency of the Gorontalo Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, have been studied. The mining occurs in many areas of this region, but especially in the three villages Hulawa, Ilangata and Ilangata Barat. Mining activities in the Hulawa village are the oldest (19th century) in the regency, whereas ...

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining - OECD

2 天前  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: A cross-sectional ...

2020-5-1  In artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) the toxic metal mercury is used for gold extraction. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to assess mercury concentrations in urine and blood and mercury-related symptoms of participants identifying themselves as miners from Kadoma and Shurugwi, Zimbabwe.

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Integrated assessment of artisanal and small-scale gold ...

This report is one of three synthesis documents produced via an integrated assessment (IA) that aims to increase understanding of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana. Given the complexities surrounding ASGM, an IA framework was utilized to

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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 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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State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector 2019

2019-12-17  Delve is an initiative to build a global platform for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) data. Its vision is a world in which ASM is recognized as an important contributor to global development. Recommended citation: World Bank. 2019. 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

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

2020-11-20  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 negative environmental, social, and health ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

2011-7-11  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 ready – if expensive – supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria in

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold Mining

2018-1-3  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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Home - GOLD MATTERS

2021-3-15  Painting by Christophe Sawadogo Our project considers whether a transformative approach to sustainability can arise in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining. It asks how we can better understand what futures miners anticipate and wish for, and gives recognition to miners’ voices, agency and knowledge with the hope of developing more democratic ways to re-imagine sustainability. WHAT’S ...

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities and ...

Abstract Small-scale gold mining activities and their mercury emissions in the Gorontalo Utara Regency of the Gorontalo Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, have been studied. The mining occurs in many areas of this region, but especially in the three villages Hulawa, Ilangata and Ilangata Barat. Mining activities in the Hulawa village are the oldest (19th century) in the regency, whereas ...

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and health

2017-11-14  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

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining - OECD

2 天前  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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Small-Scale and Artisanal Gold Mining World Gold Council

2021-8-2  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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State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector 2019

2019-12-17  Delve is an initiative to build a global platform for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) data. Its vision is a world in which ASM is recognized as an important contributor to global development. Recommended citation: World Bank. 2019. 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

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Current Mercury Exposure from Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

2017-2-8  The rapid expansion of the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) industry in developing countries has marginalized the local communities in poverty, and resulted in occupational exposure to mercury via the gold extraction process. We investigated the mercury exposure of the mining workers lived inside and outside the mining area.

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Mapping Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold Mining in

2020-11-20  Abstract 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

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2019-8-21  The Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Uganda: Gold and Clay iii jobs, almost half of which are held by women. This includes approximately 40,000 jobs in gold mining and 93,000 jobs in clay and clay brick production. • ASM is economically significant to an estimated 5 million Ugandans. Expenditures of ASM

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

vulnerable populations with artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities. With these in mind, the current study aimed to characterize the physical injuries associated with small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Specifically, a cross-sectional study was conducted in the Tarkwa region to characterize the

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Recognizing Women’s Contributions and Challenges in ...

2021-3-17  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) provides livelihoods for rural communities and facilitates local development, and importantly ASGM can offer opportunities for women. However, in order to generate and capture these opportunities, it must be recognized that women often face limited income opportunities and have limited access to government []

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