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LIBERIA: LANDS AND MINES MINISTRY LAUNCHES ARTISANAL MINING ROADMAPS

The Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy has, for the first time, launched the Artisanal Mining Roadmap for the mining sector in Liberia. The launch of the Artisanal roadmap in Liberia will enable the read more......
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Retraining of Paralegals at Dodoma

Hakimadini conducted re-training at Dodom 11-13 July 2016 to set mechanism for legal protection to small scale miners and communities around mining areas. read more......
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Publish What You Pay Africa Conference 12-14 July 2016

Tanzania is represented by HakiMadini at the PWYP Africa conference 12-14 July 2015.The meeting is discussing PWYP governance transition and how to build a stronger extractive sector advocacy read more......
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TANZANIA: STAMICO ORDERS TANZAM TO RESUME MINING OPERATIONS SOON

State Mining Corporation (STAMICO) has dismissed as lame excuses claims that the suspension of mining operations at Geita-based Buckreef Gold Mine was due to forceful occupation by illegal miners. In read more......
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University enhances skills of small-scale miners, Ghana

The University of Mines and Technology (UMAT), Tarkwa, has trained small-scale miners in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality on the modern method of extracting gold from the land without destroying the env read more......
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Niger State Warns Against Illegal Mining And Environment Plundering

Niger State government has warned against illegal mining in the state and advised operators to desist from further plundering of the environment. read more......
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Mercury and gold mining in the Guianas - cooperate or fail

There has been growing awareness around mercury issues over the past sixty years, especially with regards t read more......
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Sierra Leone 'Peace Diamond' sold for less-than-expected

  1. Sierra Leone has sold one of the world's largest diamonds ever found at an auction in New York on Monday, fetching a lower-than-expected price of $6.5 million The egg-sized, 709-carat rough "Peace …
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Chinese 'investor' moves to evict 10,000 artisanal miners

  1. The space for artisanal miners in Uganda is slowly shrinking. As the country tries to strike a deal between artisanal miners and a developer of a gold mine in Mubende, a similar problem is playing out…
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Mining ministry hosts sector stakeholders

  1. The Ministry of Mining will hold the second edition of the annual Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi that is expected to be opened by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The two-day event will showcase Kenya's mi…
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Mining industry must spread social and environmental progress to small-scale mines

  1. Artisanal and small-scale mines, normally operating in the informal economy, produce a big chunk of the minerals we use every day -- about a fifth of the world's gold produced each year, for example. …
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Artisanal miners being duped

  1. Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR) said on Monday artisanal miners, who are contributing significantly to the country's gold production, were being duped by middle-men who are buying the yellow meta…
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How a young German director documented illegal gold mining in Ghana

  1. Filmmaker Johannes Preuss has received a student Oscar for his film, "Galamsey," which was shot in Ghana and looks at the illegal gold trade there. DW met him to discuss how the country could "turn in…
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