A Safer Gold Rush? Curbing Mercury Pollution in Artisanal ...

Formalizing artisanal mining 'spaces' in rural sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Niger. Land Use Policy 80:259–268, 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.09.023. Crossref, Google Scholar; 2. Seccatore J, Veiga M, Origliasso C, Marin T, De Tomi G. 2014. An estimation of the artisanal and small-scale production of gold in the world.

Training Materials - Artisanal Gold Council

The Artisanal Gold Council releases the first version of its training manual on health in ASGM: Health Issues in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining: Training for Health Professionals. This publication follows the approach set out in our Blog piece: A Simple Health Strategy for ASGM. It was created to guide the training of health ...

Extractives Short Course Managing Mine Closures

Module 6 - Mine closure legacies and opportunities Module 7 - Historical, artisanal and small-scale mining Module 8 - Effective Communication To consolidate and apply the knowledge and skills gained, each participant will develop a Reintegration Action Plan (RAP), which they will implement upon returning to their workplace.

DRAFT Mining 101 Course Based on Mine Trainer …

Module 5 – Human component o NMA core safety and other programs, competencies o Role of leadership o Training requirements in key countries Module 6- best practices oICMM guides - exposures oICMM - communicable diseases ... o Artisanal Mining o Indigenous communities . 6

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development | Natural ...

Module 2: Political economy of natural resources. How natural resources shape and are shaped by political context. Corruption trends in the extractive sector. International governance. Natural resources & the broader governance framework. Transparency & accountability. Module 3: Fundamentals of oil, gas, and mining: industry considerations and ...

TRANSMAPE. Community Engagement for the ... - CIRDI

The primary long-term objective of the TransMAPE project was to co-design a training program for miners, communities, regulators and policy-makers to assist in the technical certification of small-scale artisanal mining in Ecuador. CIRDI's aim was for a competency-based training program that builds the capacity of ASM miners.

Artisanal Mining and Property Rights: Gold Mining ...

Artisanal Mining and Property Rights: Gold Mining Questionnaire. This report provides an overview of the gold questionnaire developed under AMPR's Objective 3. The results of the questionnaire will be used to complete a full diagnostic study and interactive web map of CAR's gold sector and support the development of an Action Plan in close ...

Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and ...

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has grown significantly with approximately 40.5 million people directly involved, and an additional 150 million dependent on the sector for their livelihood. Though not often acknowledged, the role of women in ASM is significant, as they make up around 30

Manual for Training Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Miners

regions artisanal mining is a secondary source of income for farmers, but in parts of the globe, artisanal mining is the main subsistence activity. Artisanal gold miners are typically poor, hard working, illiterate, with little or no formal education, under health stresses, malnourished and often somewhat transient.

Occupational Health & Safety Situational Analysis ...

A Training Program need not be a stationary building; in fact, as will be detailed in Section C, the training sessions could be housed at a town hall or coffee shop and at mine sites. In addition to the mining training program as suggested above, it is strongly recommended that an

Strategies For Improving Miners' Training

training modules is presented, along with the results of an evaluation performed on its effectiveness at improving miners' understanding of what types of information they should be sure to communicate during a mine emergency. 5. Wiehagen, Conrad, Friend, and Rethi discuss on-the-job training (OJT) as a method for teaching miners safety and

Small-Scale and Artisanal Gold Mining | World Gold Council

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM): ASM is a collective term embracing both small scale and artisanal mining. It covers formal or informal mining which is characterised by low capital intensity and high labour intensity and relatively simple methods for exploration, extraction and processing.

Publications - Medicus Mundi Mozambique

Environment II is a training module that provides basic and elementary knowledge about environmental management in areas degraded by artisanal mining, in order to contribute to generating significant positive and responsible changes in the environment in which mining activities are carried out.

GOLD TECHNICAL TRAINING MANUAL - Levin Sources

IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING The purpose of the present training manual is to improve the position of women miners in the mining production cycle and to enhance their benefits from mining activity. The focus of the following sections is the improvement of technical skills and the

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development | edX

Module 7: Community rights . Social impact and engagement; Human rights and the mining industry; Mining and vulnerable populations; Company-community agreements; Module 8: Artisanal mining . Introduction to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) Challenges of ASM; ASM and gender; Tensions betweenASM and large-scale mining; Theway forward ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Training: An interview ...

Posted by Stacy Corneau, Media and Communications Officer Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Training: An interview with John Tychsen. PanAfGeo launched an initiative supporting the training of geoscientific staff from African Geological Surveys through the creation of an innovative training program.The training program includes the acquisition and development of crucial …

Developing traceability solutions for artisanal and small ...

Solidaridad has developed a training module on traceability and organized a training workshop for 20 participants from eight project mines. The participants were trained on the key terms governing traceability, such as chain of custody, system of production and internal control system.

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Handbook of Ghana

This Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Handbook for Ghana is the result of a training session held in Ghana in September 2017 through the sub-program on ASM under the overall PanAfGeo project. The ASM sub-program is co-funded by the European Commission's Directorate-General of …

Promoting Health and Safety in Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is an important source of livelihood for millions of people in the developing world. In Indonesia, some estimates consider around 300,000-1,000,000 artisanal miners to be working at around 1,000 locations across 27 provinces, churning out gold valued at US$5 billion annually, or up to […]

Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining | WHO Collaborating ...

Global demand for gold exceeded 4,000 metric tons annually from 2010-2019. Across the world, workers from economically and socially marginalized communities are increasingly turning to artisanal and small-scale gold mining in order to escape extreme poverty, unemployment and landlessness, particularly as livelihoods such as farming lose economic viability.

Accredited Mining Training - Train the Nation and ...

Mining Training Contact NUMBERS. Loume Vermeulen 083 702 5269 [email protected] or Theo Botes 082 455 5958 [email protected]. PORTABLE SKILLS CONTACT NUMBERS. Johann Engels 082 453 8062 [email protected] Debbie von Emmenis 018 484 3020 [email protected]. OFFICE. Office hours:7-3pm 018 484 3020 ...

Skills and training in community relations, mining ...

Skills and training in community relations, mining conflicts and artisanal mining in the Andes International Network of Raw Materials Training Centers INTERMIN Luis Jordá Bordehore [email protected] Geological Survey of Spain.

Education for the Transformation of Artisanal to Small ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the primary source of gold production in Ecuador, accounting for 85 per cent of total national production. Ecuador ranks fourth in Latin America in both estimated gold production and total number or artisanal and small-scale gold miners.

Edumine | What is Mining - An Introduction to the Mining ...

About the Course In this introductory course, students explore the full breadth and depth of the mining sector. An array of succinct overviews, video clips, and infographics guide students through a typical mining value chain (exploration, mining, processing, transport, closure, and post-closure). Topics such as artisanal and small-scale mining, project financing, and an overview of a variety ...

GemFair

GemFair is a project that aims to create a secure route to market for ethically-sourced artisanal and small-scale diamonds. By providing artisanal miners with access to the global market and offering fair prices,GemFair hopes to improve miners' livelihoods and to foster the sector's development as a trusted source of diamond supply.

E-Learning Course: Local content policies ...

Content and Structure of the Training. Module 1 provides an overview of the topic and our work, while Modules 2–8 provide a detailed explanation of how to use the guidance. Each module clarifies the overall policy objectives and provides key definitions and concepts related to each type of …

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - ASM - Friends of the Nation

Developed training module for artisanal and small-scale miners based on differing metallurgic and mineralogic characteristics identified ores. Trained over 100 artisanal and small-scale miners (through classroom and field demonstration at mining sites) on mercury-free mineral processing workflow based on characteristics of their ores.

Training handbook for artisanal and small-scale miners in ...

The handbook doubles up as both a facilitator's guide and manual which the miners can easily refer to. The handbook is a vital tool towards equipping the estimated 500,000 artisanal and small-scale miners with fundamental knowledge on key mining topics. We sincerely hope the handbook will go a long way in professionalising the mining sector.

Development of educational curriculum and policy ...

At present, ASM education and training modules available in Africa are limited, with most training programmes including those targeting government officials, delivered through externally funded projects. ... • A minimum of 10 years of extensive and in-depth experience in the artisanal mining sector; • Involvement in research and/or training ...