small scale gold mining in sierra leone

Sion – Independent Gold Exporter and Small Scale Miner

SION partners with the Ministry of Mines and Minerals through the National Minerals Agency to set up an Independent Gold Laboratory where investors or people interested in buying gold from Sierra Leone could take their Gold Bars or dust to be tested and assay directly, before payment, creating a secured settlement and further service direct shipment through the Government Gold Diamond Office.

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WOMEN AND ARTISANAL AND SMALL- SCALE MINING:

2018-10-28  WOMEN AND ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING: TONKOLILI, SIERRA LEONE The Research: This report is based on field research carried out in two mining communities in Tonkolili District from 2016-2018 and comprising annual visits of two to four weeks in January and February. Interviews with government officials, agencies, and civil society

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Harnessing artisanal and small-scale mining to deliver on ...

2020-9-14  Jorden de Haan September 14, 2020. Women panning gold in Sierra Leone. (Credit: Pact/Jorden de Haan) It makes intuitive sense that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech, labor-intensive mineral processing and extraction – cuts across the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A sector historically ‘left behind’, the ...

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AGRICULTURE AND ARTISANAL GOLD MINING IN SIERRA

7 INDUCING MARKET DECENTRALISATION The synergies between gold mining and small-scale farming need to be further explored and built upon in rural Sierra Leone. With gold, the market comes to the miners, as agents come to buy output directly at mine sites.

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The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-11-20  The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa Find out more visit ACET at acetforafrica EXTRACTIVES CONTENTS The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa A Case Study of Burkina Faso, Ghana and Sierra Leone SYNTHESIS REPORT ...

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Mining companies in Sierra Leone - Company List

2021-11-15  Gold Coast Mining Company (Sierra-leone) Ltd Info Email Phone 3rd Floor Reliance Building 24 Siaka Stevens Street Freetown... Alloy Agricultural Greenhouses Balers Other Non-Metallic Minerals Products Farm Machinery. Resources Access Ltd Info Email Web Phone Freetown 20 Spur Road Western Area Freetown . Agricultural Greenhouses Agricultural ...

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RE‐AGRARIANISING LIVELIHOODS IN POST‐CONFLICT

2011-10-24  Abstract In mineral-rich regions of Sierra Leone, ... This article examines recent evidence from two impoverished communities in the diamond- and gold-producing regions of the country, where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations dovetail with agrarian activities. On the one hand, the analysis suggests that income derived from ASM ...

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Licence Application Process - National Minerals Agency

Tenable SMALL LARGE-SCALE MINING LICENSES 1. Small-scale Mining Licence Maximum Area: 100 hectares (1 square kilometer) Duration: 3years, renewable for another 3years period Operation: mechanised operations NOT exceeding twenty metres in depth or involving the sinking of shafts, driving of adits, or other various underground openings Approving Body: Application certified by the Minerals ...

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SESSION 12: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

2018-9-23  mining methods • From 1910 upwards, various legislations limited or prohibited ASM until the Small Scale Gold Mining Law in 1989 (PNDCL 218). • Mineralization/ Scope of ASM activity is countrywide (8 out of 10 regions in Ghana for gold) • Ghana is one of top gold producing countries in world and second on the continent 5

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“Small in size, but big in impact”: Socio-environmental ...

2019-2-1  Gold mining in Ghana occurs in two main forms, large-scale mining (LSM), involving heavy mechanization and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), typically involving simple hand tools such as pickaxes and shovels for digging gold-bearing materials. Artisanal and small-scale mining is the oldest form of mining in the country and was practiced ...

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Artisanal and small scale mining sector: Challenges and ...

2019-9-24  The International Growth Centre (IGC) is hosting a regional event on the challenges and opportunities for the artisanal and small scale mining sector at 8:30am on Tuesday, 24 th September 2019 at the Sierra Lighthouse, Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown,

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - World Bank

2021-11-12  Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold

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Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

2017-3-11  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has largely been dismissed as an economically insigni cant, subsis- tence based activity in Sierra Leone. However, an investigation into the sector reveals that Sierra Leone’s ASGM sector is active, vibrant, and

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Harnessing artisanal and small-scale mining to deliver on ...

2020-9-14  Jorden de Haan September 14, 2020. Women panning gold in Sierra Leone. (Credit: Pact/Jorden de Haan) It makes intuitive sense that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech, labor-intensive mineral processing and extraction – cuts across the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A sector historically ‘left behind’, the ...

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Ebola's catastrophic consequences on Sierra Leone’s small ...

2014-11-4  Ebola's catastrophic consequences on Sierra Leone’s small-scale mining sector ... A female gold miner in Kono District, Sierra Leone. Ebola outbreak could cost the West African economy $32.6bn ...

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Rules engender certainty around small-scale and artisanal ...

2018-9-20  Under Sierra Leone's regulatory reforms, proposed small-scale mining companies must be a wholly-owned Sierra Leone Company registered in Sierra Leone under the Companies Act 2009, or a body ...

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The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-11-20  The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa Find out more visit ACET at acetforafrica EXTRACTIVES CONTENTS The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa A Case Study of Burkina Faso, Ghana and Sierra Leone SYNTHESIS REPORT ...

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Mining companies in Sierra Leone - Company List

2021-11-15  Gold Coast Mining Company (Sierra-leone) Ltd Info Email Phone 3rd Floor Reliance Building 24 Siaka Stevens Street Freetown... Alloy Agricultural Greenhouses Balers Other Non-Metallic Minerals Products Farm Machinery. Resources Access Ltd Info Email Web Phone Freetown 20 Spur Road Western Area Freetown . Agricultural Greenhouses Agricultural ...

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RE‐AGRARIANISING LIVELIHOODS IN POST‐CONFLICT

2011-10-24  Abstract In mineral-rich regions of Sierra Leone, ... This article examines recent evidence from two impoverished communities in the diamond- and gold-producing regions of the country, where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations dovetail with agrarian activities. On the one hand, the analysis suggests that income derived from ASM ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa Geology for ...

2020-4-22  Artisanal small-scale mining for diamond is present in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Namibia, Ivory Coast, Angola, DRC Congo among others. Artisanal diamond mining is mostly done on placer deposits with some

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - World Bank

2021-11-12  Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  i It is recognised that in several gold producing countries the socio-economic impacts of artisanal and small-scale gold mining are significant, particularly for local communities.

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Homepage planetGOLD

2021-11-12  The planetGOLD programme is working to eliminate mercury from the supply chain of gold produced by artisanal and small-scale miners by supporting improvements in these four areas. Awareness Raising. Improving understanding of the challenges and opportunities of artisanal and small-scale gold mining, in local communities and beyond.

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Investigating the environmental impacts of artisanal gold ...

2019-7-15  Gold mining is a female-dominated activity in Sierra Leone (photo: Roy Maconachie, 2019) A second visit to Sierra Leone took place in early June 2019, during which the entire project team (UoB and FBC) visited the field sites, and reviewed the

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Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

2017-3-11  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has largely been dismissed as an economically insigni cant, subsis- tence based activity in Sierra Leone. However, an investigation into the sector reveals that Sierra Leone’s ASGM sector is active, vibrant, and

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Harnessing artisanal and small-scale mining to deliver on ...

2020-9-14  Jorden de Haan September 14, 2020. Women panning gold in Sierra Leone. (Credit: Pact/Jorden de Haan) It makes intuitive sense that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech, labor-intensive mineral processing and extraction – cuts across the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A sector historically ‘left behind’, the ...

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The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale

2017-11-20  The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa Find out more visit ACET at acetforafrica EXTRACTIVES CONTENTS The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa A Case Study of Burkina Faso, Ghana and Sierra Leone SYNTHESIS REPORT ...

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Rules engender certainty around small-scale and artisanal ...

2018-9-20  Under Sierra Leone's regulatory reforms, proposed small-scale mining companies must be a wholly-owned Sierra Leone Company registered in Sierra Leone under the Companies Act 2009, or a body ...

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Investigating the environmental impacts of artisanal gold ...

2019-7-15  Gold mining is a female-dominated activity in Sierra Leone (photo: Roy Maconachie, 2019) A second visit to Sierra Leone took place in early June 2019, during which the entire project team (UoB and FBC) visited the field sites, and reviewed the

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa Geology for ...

2020-4-22  Artisanal small-scale mining for diamond is present in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Namibia, Ivory Coast, Angola, DRC Congo among others. Artisanal diamond mining is mostly done on placer deposits with some

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List of Companies in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Freetown, Freetown Business type:Manufacturer. Sierramineral. We are local gold company operating in kono,urban area Sierra Leone,mineral mining exploration exercise,we also engage major mineral,support services,we with Successful small and

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Sierra Leone: Locals see no benefits as mining companies ...

2019-8-23  Gold mining has been a relatively small industry in Sierra Leone compared to diamonds or iron ore, but is growing with companies such as Dayu, which says it has the biggest underground gold mine in the country ― its only project. Sierra Leone is “open for ...

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(PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in

Gold mining has . contributed about 27 ... A few examples were Sierra Leone, DRC, ... (2015) in Ghana, it was found that the major rivers were heavily polluted by illegal small-scale miners; land ...

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  i It is recognised that in several gold producing countries the socio-economic impacts of artisanal and small-scale gold mining are significant, particularly for local communities.

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Formalization as a tool for environmental peacebuilding ...

2021-1-11  The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) of diamonds in Liberia and Sierra Leone has been a ‘double-edged sword’ for both countries. 1 On the one hand, it has been a crucial source of livelihood for hundreds of thousands of people. On the other hand, it has been connected to a plethora of socio-economic and environmental harms.

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

2002-3-26  In Ghana, small-scale (gold) mining is defined as, “Mining by any method not involving substantial expenditure by an individual or group of persons not exceeding nine in number or by co-operatives society made up to ten persons or more.” In this study the term artisanal mining is defined as mining with the use of manual methods and procedures

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