Gavin Hilson | University of Surrey

He has delivered talks on small-scale mining at United Nations headquarters in ... a range of organizations: the UK Department for International Development, ...

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Mining and Minerals - The Dragonfly Initiative

By definition mining is a multifaceted industry with a complex chain of ... social and business needs of small-scale miners and our joint work together in the artisanal ... for many global programs, supply chain and industry initiatives, and standard ... in the ethical jewellery market in Scotland, the U.K and ultimately to the USA.

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Discover Fairtrade Gold - Fairtrade Foundation

and contaminate the local water supply. ... And yet just 16 percent of the UK public are aware it ... In non-Fairtrade small-scale gold mines, miners can work.

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Mining Cooperatives: re-invigorating small-scale mining participation ...

This paper introduces artisanal and small-‐scale mining (ASM) to the resource nationalism debate. ... Email: [email protected] .... ASM environments: the transporters, business suppliers, restaurateurs and other social service ...

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana - iied iied

[email protected] Produced by ... dialogue' on artisanal and small-scale mining. this was the .... mining operations to arrest miners and seize equipment.

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Ghana - Mining Industry Equipment | export.gov

Jul 27, 2017 ... The country's gold sector is split between large multinational mining ... and the U.K.) and small-scale mining performed by local companies.

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Challenges with minimising mercury pollution in the small-scale gold ...

Challenges with minimising mercury pollution in the small-scale gold mining ... (1)School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, The University of Reading, UK. ... for disseminating environmental equipment and mercury-free technologies are ...

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Mines to Markets | Pact

Under this pilot project, Pact is working with artisanal and small-scale miners in ... in key mining areas, training for local suppliers on international standards, and ... Pact is partnering with the UK-based consulting firm Estelle Levin Ltd. and a ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - Responsible Jewellery Council

Artisanal and small-scale mining producers are a critical part of the jewellery supply chain for gold and diamonds – both in terms of livelihoods and development ...

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DevTracker Sector Category 322 Projects Page

This will increase household incomes of 148,000 small scale farmers and ... from a range of UK institutions and supply them initially to DFID partner countries, ... increasing competitiveness of local suppliers to mining/oil and gas industries, ...

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Recommendations for the Mining Sector - BSR

Mar 9, 2017 ... HIGHLIGHT. Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in SSA .... owners are often at a disadvantage in accessing mining supplier contracts because they lack ...... Africa Progress Panel. uk/wp-.

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Formalizing Artisanal and Small- Scale Mining (ASM)

The University of Reading, UK. Page 2. Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining. • Low-tech, labour intensive ... Perception? • Ghana (facilitated equipment acquisition) ...

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For cobalt buyers, is artisanal mining the problem or the ... - Reuters UK

Feb 22, 2018 ... Such stark representations of small-scale mining, however, risk ... A template already exists in the ITRI Tin Supply Chain Initiative (iTSCi), which ...

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The economic contributions of artisanal & small–scale mining in ...

Apr 13, 2018 ... Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) activities have been a ... As a strategic response, Pact with support from the U.K. Department for ... Formalisation should be advanced in both gold and gemstones ASM supply chains.

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Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

Implementing the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of. Minerals from ... artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), globally. It clarifies ..... Similar to the approach in the UK Bribery Act where company policies and.

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How to make small-scale mining sustainable - The Guardian

Mar 8, 2013 ... Government and big business needs to recognise that small-scale mining can be highly ... The conventional narrative around artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa, Asia ... informality, human rights, pollution, and transparency in supply chains. .... Check out uk/gold for more information.

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used small scale gold mining equipment in uk

Artisanal mining - Wikipedia. In Ghana, the regulation of artisanal gold mining is set forth in the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law, 1989 (PNDCL 218). The Precious ...

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Ghana crackdown on illegal gold mining inflames tensions with ...

Apr 30, 2017 ... Chinese mine operators accused of violating regulations in west ... and curb the expansion of small-scale mining using heavy equipment.

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Mining the UK - Mining Technology

Jan 23, 2018 ... The days of deep coal mining may be largely gone for the UK, but small-scale, varied ... There are around 2,000 mines and quarries in the UK which .... would provide 120,000tpa of barite to help secure Britain's supply for ...

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Cobalt to be tracked from small-scale mines - Supply Management

Mar 28, 2018 ... The Better Cobalt pilot scheme will follow up to five supply chains starting in semi-mechanised or artisanal mines, for companies including tech ...

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Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector ...

Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in Asia and Africa. ASM refers to small ... What are the supply chains? What data is ... This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.

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Livelihoods and Policy in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector ...

Swansea SA2 8PP [email protected] ..... Analysis of Livelihood Issues in Artisanal and Small Scale Mining", Centre for Development. Studies/Bastia ..... services (food, tools, equipment, housing and infrastructure). However, there are ...

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Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining - International Tin Association

One of the tin mining industry's unique characteristics is the significant contribution of artisanal and small scale miners (ASM) to the global tin marketplace.

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Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining - The Peru Support Group

Artisanal and small-scale mining in Peru: a blessing or a curse? © Peru Support Group ... (uk) for all their assistance with the project. Photos are courtesy of ..... equipment primarily associated with me- dium-sized, illegal gold ...

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NEW AUTHORIZED FAIRMINED SUPPLIERS - Fairmined

Dec 14, 2017 ... Fairmined Authorized Suppliers are a vital part of the Fairmined Initiative. ... Services (USA), D&M Jewellery Finishers (UK) and TRAID GOLD (Germany). ... Sourcing from the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector can ...

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