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Interview of the Mongolian Mining Journal with E.Enkhbat, Executive Director of the Gold Producers’ Association, why the sector thinks the Gold-2 programme is good on paper but poor in execution.
There was an estimated 40 million people working in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)..Women represent a large percentage of the ASM workforce—40 to 50 per cent in Africa alone, in fact—working i...
In Phase 4 of the Sustainable Artisanal Mining (SAM) project, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Mongolia (SDC), initiated and funded the development of ASM Knowledge Hub, a web-based pla...
The IGF recently launched a joint report entitled Global ASM Progress: A Review of Key Numbers and Issues.  It explored a number of topics: regional trends and updates on key ASM numbers; environment,...
The IGF is partnering with PanAfGeo to deliver training to African governments on managing artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The IGF has provided financial support for PanAfGeo’s WP3 program, wh...
PAMP and Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) are pleased to announce that PAMP is now an officially authorized supplier of Fairmined Gold sourced products, specifically gold bullion and semi-fabrica...
A new Global Environment Facility (GEF) Policy on Gender Equality was approved today at the 53rd meeting of the GEF Council taking place in Washington, DC. The policy marks GEF’s increased ambition t...
Fairmined Authorized Suppliers are a vital part of the Fairmined Initiative. They provide access to the market under fair conditions for the Fairmined certified miners and they provide jewellers and t...
In mines, mercury is used to recover minute pieces of gold that is mixed in soil and sediments. Mercury and gold settle and combine together to form an amalgam. Gold is then extracted by vaporizing th...