artisanal mining

gold

Exhibition highlights plight of artisanal gold miners in West Africa

The International Organization for Migration regional office for West and Central Africa, is hosting an exhibition documenting the plight of artisanal gold miners in West Africa.
investment

Investment, infrastructure and innovation vital for 2020

As 2019 draws to an end it is important to reflect on the journey of the sector in the last 12 months and sift through the insights that it has offered.
ASM

Data disruption: the key to ethical battery supply chains in ASM

A new data study has delivered the first ever comprehensive picture of the state of ASM in cobalt, copper and conflict minerals.
government

The potential role of governments in mineral resources contracts

The utilization and exploitation of mineral wealth in any country is undertaken under the administration and direction of the presiding government.
cobalt drc

USAID fund ensures DRC mines operate transparently

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded a new USAID-funded sustainable mine site validation in North and South Kivu in the DRC.
mining communities

The relationship between the mining industry and communities

Communities protesting active and potential mining projects and entities are being witnessed in many mineral rich countries across the globe.
drc

Calls to withdraw army from Fungurume mines in the DRC

Human rights NGO Amnesty International has called for the withdrawal of armed forces in and around the Tenke Fungurume mining complex in the DRC.

Moving mining in Nigeria to the next level

Interview with new President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN): “moving mining to the next level”

Eurasian Resources supports Pact’s ‘Children out of Mining’ 

Eurasian Resources to support “Children out of Mining-Northern Kolwezi”, an initiative carried out by international development organisation, Pact.
Kenya

Maintaining growth and momentum in Kenya’s mining sector

2013 marked the beginning of a new dawn for Kenya’s mining sector. A stand-alone Ministry focusing on mining was created.

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