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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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TANZANIA TO CHAIR MINERALS COUNCIL

Addis Ababa. Tanzania has been elected chair of the Governing Council of African Minerals and Geosciences Centre (AMGC) during its 36th annual meeting in Addis Ababa.

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CSOs ELECT THEIR REPRESENTATIVES TO THE TEITA COMMITTEE

Tanzanian civil society organisations on Friday 27th May, 2016 elected five representatives to the 3rd Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency and Accountability Committee (TEITA Committ read more......
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The True Extent of the DRC's Artisanal Cobalt Industry

Artisanal cobalt mining has been the focus of lot of media attention since mid-January following the publication of an Amnesty International report that highlighted the haza read more......
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Small Scale miners warned to stay away from Anglogold concessions

The Minerals Commission is appealing to Artisans and Small Scale Mining members who continue to occupy AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi concession to end their invasi read more......
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Minerals Commission, IIEA To Lead Reform Efforts In ASM Sector

The process will enable the Commission and stakeholders in the sector ensure a major shift from an ASM sector which is driven by poverty and lack of options to ASM op read more......
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7th Annual Canada-Tanzania Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR)

  1. Mr Aman Mhinda (Hakimadini executive director) attending the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum that started Thursday 01/Feb/2018 at Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania. The High Co…
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New land law on the cards

  1. They endorsed the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 5 bill of 2017, Attorney General George Masaju had tabled earlier, aimed at, among other objectives, to make amendments in the land law of…
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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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