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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria
    Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Jul 11, 2011 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 recent years

  • Developing artisanal small-scale mining in Nigeria
    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

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Livelihoods in Nigeria
    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Livelihoods in Nigeria

    Oramah, Ikenna T. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations are part of the economic stream in most Sub-Saharan African countries. The potential economic, social, and environmental impacts of ASM are extensively recognizable and documented. In view of this, most governments and donor agencies are designing and implementing policies and intervention programs to

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

    Abstract. 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, ASM is largely – and at times, unfairly – associated with illegality, smuggling, and a loss of royalty fees and title fees

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small
    Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small

    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

  • A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal
    A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal

    miners. Gemstones artisanal and small-scale miners in Nigeria face many challenges in the mining and marketing of the stones. According to Talabi et al. (2015), many of the miners have minimal education, and they do not know their environmental obligations under the Minerals and Mining Act. The ASMs are also facing

  • Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining
    Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining

    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 in recent years

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

    Apr 08, 2019 The Department of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining of the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, has said that over 500,000 Nigerians were directly involved in Small Scale Mining

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - World Bank
    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - World Bank

    Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Background. The Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Charter set out its mission “to reduce poverty by supporting integrated sustainable development of communities affected by or involved in artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries”. The mission focused on coordination and networking

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences
    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

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

    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

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale
    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

  • PROPOSED MINING AND PROCESSING METHODS FOR
    PROPOSED MINING AND PROCESSING METHODS FOR

    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 in a deplorable state characterised by the use

  • Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining In Nigeria
    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 in recent years

  • An in-depth look at the current state of mining in Nigeria
    An in-depth look at the current state of mining in Nigeria

    Oct 27, 2020 Artisanal and small-scale miners who make up about 85% of miners in Nigeria cannot continue with their regular activities as a result of the pandemic. Thus, the disruption in mining activities has had a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of miners in the country

  • Small Scale Mining - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics
    Small Scale Mining - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    Aug 16, 2018 Aliyu A. Warra, Majeti N.V. Prasad, in Bio-Geotechnologies for Mine Site Rehabilitation, 2018 26.2 Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Activities in Nigeria. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is one of the most important economic activity in many of the sub-Saharan Africa rural communities (Hein and Funyufunyu, 2014).Widespread artisanal

  • Permit/Licence Application Guidelines | Ministry of Mines
    Permit/Licence Application Guidelines | Ministry of Mines

    Permit/Licence Application Guidelines. Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Department. 1. Formalization of Artisanal Miners. 2. Mineral Buying Center Registration. 3. Renewal of a Private Mineral Buying Centre. 4

  • Small Scale Gold Mining Equipment In Nigeria
    Small Scale Gold Mining Equipment In Nigeria

    Mercury use in artisanal and small-scale gold mining 2 Health risks associated with the use of mercury 2 Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Nigeria Get price Artisanal and small Abstract There is broad consensus that donors and policymakers have struggled to formalize artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech mineral processing

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining: the paradox of
    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

  • Nigeria has about 1,759 artisanal mining sites - Minister
    Nigeria has about 1,759 artisanal mining sites - Minister

    Nigeria has about 1,759 artisanal mining sites – Minister 2 years ago. 0. 856. 0. Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says about 1,759 artisanal and small scale mining sites have so far been identified across the country

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