Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

2011-7-11  scale mining sector, and the majority of gold mining in the country is carried out by artisanal and small-scale miners. Artisanal mining activities in

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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help -

2018-4-1  Most of the mining in Nigeria is artisanal and the absence of gold refineries means value typically has not been added in the supply chain. Photo by

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21  T., “Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku, Minna, Niger State, North Central Nigeria.” Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics, vol. 2, no. 1

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Effects of artisanal gold mining activities on soil ...

2021-4-13  Effects of artisanal gold mining activities on soil properties in a part of southwestern Nigeria Adebayo O. Eludoyin1*, Abosede T. Ojo 2, Temitope O. Ojo3 and

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Goldschmidt2018 Abstract Impact of Artisanal Gold

2018-10-9  Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Nigeria: Implication for Children’s Health A.J. Adewumi1,3*, T.A. Laniyan2, X. Tangfu4, Z. ... Zamfara state, Northwest

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17  companies. Most mining activities in Nigeria and Niger State by extension is done by Artisanal and Small Scale miners using simple and basic technology.

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(PDF) Mercury contamination in artisanal gold mining area ...

Mercury contamination in artisanal gold mining area of Manyera river, niger state Nigeria. Oladipo Idowu. Related Papers. Mercuric pollution of surface water

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Exposure of children to heavy metals from artisanal gold ...

2019-8-8  In Northwest Nigeria, arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), nickel (Ni), lead (Pb), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), cobalt (Co) and mercury (Hg) are associated with gold

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Environmental Remediation to Address Childhood Lead ...

Background: From 2010 through 2013, integrated health and environmental responses addressed an unprecedented epidemic lead poisoning in Zamfara State, northern

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FG Flags off Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining ...

2020-2-25  “The PAGM initiative is an Artisanal support program for miners of gold in Nigeria with Kebbi and Osun States serving as pilot States”.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Presidential ...

2020-7-15  The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (“PAGMI”) is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme, launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigeria’s legal, economic, and institutional framework.

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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help -

2018-4-1  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

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Developing artisanal small-scale mining in Nigeria ...

Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) is an important part of the Nigerian mining sector which has the potential to raise internally generated revenue and enhance our foreign exchange earnings, create employment, reduce poverty and encourage Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) if well managed. Stakeholders say ASM in Nigeria is undeveloped and has been long neglected due [hellip;]

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(PDF) Mercury contamination in artisanal gold mining area ...

Mercury contamination in artisanal gold mining area of Manyera river, niger state Nigeria. Oladipo Idowu. Related Papers. Mercuric pollution of surface water, superficial sediments, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis nilotica Linnaeus 1758 [Cichlidae]) and yams (Dioscorea alata) in auriferous areas of Namukombe stream, Syanyonja, Busia, Uganda ...

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17  companies. Most mining activities in Nigeria and Niger State by extension is done by Artisanal and Small Scale miners using simple and basic technology. Artisanal and Small-Scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. Artisanal and Small Scale mining is an important source of

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PAGMI: Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development ...

PAGMI is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme, launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigeria’s legal, economic, and institutional framework. PAGMI has been designed to integrate social, environmental, health and safety, economic, commercial ...

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Goldschmidt2018 Abstract Impact of Artisanal Gold

2018-10-9  Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Nigeria: Implication for Children’s Health A.J. Adewumi1,3*, T.A. Laniyan2, X. Tangfu4, Z. ... Zamfara state, Northwest Nigeria and that of Anka Local Government was prominent (Getso et al., 2014). Just in one day about 600 children were reported dead

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Nigeria legalises artisanal mining in effort to generate ...

2020-7-17  NIGERIA has passed legislation making artisanal gold mining legal in a development the country hopes will generate $500m a year in royalties and taxes and create 250,000 jobs.. Citing Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, Reuters said gold buying areas would also be created as well as tax trade of the precious metal. “These operations will help in diversifying our revenue base,” said Buhari.

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FG Flags off Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining ...

2020-2-25  As part of its on-going process to formalize and integrate Artisanal and Small Scale gold mining activities into the Nation’s legal, economic and institutional framework, the Federal Government has launched the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative (PAGMI) in Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi State.

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Exposure of children to heavy metals from artisanal gold ...

2019-8-8  In recent times, there had been reported cases of Pb poisoning in Anka gold mining area, Northwest Nigeria. Therefore, this study was carried out to determine the extent of bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the hairs and nails of children in the area. Forty samples (twenty nails and twenty hairs) samples were collected from ten boys and ten girls of ages 5–9 residing in the area. To ...

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Developing artisanal small-scale mining in Nigeria ...

Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) is an important part of the Nigerian mining sector which has the potential to raise internally generated revenue and enhance our foreign exchange earnings, create employment, reduce poverty and encourage Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) if well managed. Stakeholders say ASM in Nigeria is undeveloped and has been long neglected due [hellip;]

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Artisanal Mining, a sad and unfortunate event for the ...

2021-8-10  Fadi A. Ghazale, is the Managing Director of AGVision Mining, a pre-eminent mineral exploration company in Nigeria. He is a guru in business administration and an assiduous Entrepreneur. In this exclusive interview with The Rock Post magazine, he bares his mind on NIMEP, Minerals exploration, artisanal mining and envisions what needs to be done to drag Nigeria onto the world Gold Mining

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[PDF] Effects of artisanal gold mining activities on soil ...

DOI: 10.1080/23311843.2017.1305650 Corpus ID: 132549527. Effects of artisanal gold mining activities on soil properties in a part of southwestern Nigeria @article{Eludoyin2017EffectsOA, title={Effects of artisanal gold mining activities on soil properties in a part of southwestern Nigeria}, author={A. O. Eludoyin and A. T. Ojo and T. Ojo and O. O. Awotoye}, journal={Cogent Environmental ...

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Nigeria: Government bans artisanal gold mining activity in ...

2019-4-7  "Zamfara Violence: Nigerian govt bans mining activities in troubled state", 7 April 2019. The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a total ban on mining activities in Zamfara State and its environs. The decision is part of fresh measures to restore peace to the state

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17  companies. Most mining activities in Nigeria and Niger State by extension is done by Artisanal and Small Scale miners using simple and basic technology. Artisanal and Small-Scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. Artisanal and Small Scale mining is an important source of

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PAGMI: Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development ...

PAGMI is a comprehensive artisanal and small-scale gold mining development programme, launched in 2019 to foster the formalization and integration of artisanal gold mining activities into Nigeria’s legal, economic, and institutional framework. PAGMI has been designed to integrate social, environmental, health and safety, economic, commercial ...

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Exposure of children to heavy metals from artisanal gold ...

2019-8-8  In recent times, there had been reported cases of Pb poisoning in Anka gold mining area, Northwest Nigeria. Therefore, this study was carried out to determine the extent of bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the hairs and nails of children in the area. Forty samples (twenty nails and twenty hairs) samples were collected from ten boys and ten girls of ages 5–9 residing in the area. To ...

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Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining In

2020-7-19  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Strengthened by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready, if expensive, supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in northern Nigeria in recent years.

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Radiological Assessment of Artisanal Gold Mining Sites in ...

2018-3-24  Artisanal small scale mining of solid minerals has the potential of causing many environmental and health problems. Thus, assessment of ionizing radiation in vulnerable areas is very important from the environmental health point of view. This study was aimed at determining the level of radiation in the vicinity of artisanal gold mining sites in Luku, Niger State, Nigeria.

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Mercury Poisoning: WHO warns against gold mining in

2019-5-22  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned about 850,690 persons are at risk of mercury poisoning in 12 states in Nigeria due to Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) activities being ...

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