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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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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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Tanzania Collected Three Years' Worth of Tanzanite Royalties in Three Months

  1. Dodoma -- The government said on Thursday that it has collected Sh614.67 million as royalty from tanzanite artisanal miners in three months, from January to March this year. This is more than what …
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Tanzania: Tanzanite Bows to Govt Pressure

  1. TANZANITE One Mining Company has agreed to compensate and pay all taxes it owes the government, conceding some malpractices in its operations in the country. Chairman of President John Magufuli for…
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Mining ministry plans support for artisanal gold miners

  1. The Ministry of Mining has dispelled claims it has shut down gold mining activities in Migori. The ministry however says there is need to empower gold miners with technical capacity and machinery t…
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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help

  1. Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribu…
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EDITORIAL: Improve miners' welfare

  1. Reports that a gold mining firm has applied for a licence to extract the precious metal from the leftovers of small-scale miners in Migori is a clear sign that the local residents have been left to th…
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Need to improve miners safety and health standards

  1. ARTISANAL and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is undoubtedly a growing sector that contributes significantly to the growth of the country’s economy. Although, there are no official statistics, estimat…
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