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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

2011-7-11  Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Bolstered 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

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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 (2014): 28-37. doi: 10.12691/jgg-2-1-5. 1. Introduction . Mining refers to the process of extraction of mineral deposits from the surface of the earth or from beneath the

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Gold mining: How PAGMI, Nigeria Presidential Artisanal ...

2020-4-20  Nigeria say data from UN Comtrade show dem say from 2012-2018, 97 tonnes of gold wey worth over $3 billion na im pipo use mago-mago take smuggle

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21  The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were ...

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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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Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences ...

Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences from Niger, Nasarawa and Plateau states ... There is broad consensus that donors and policymakers have struggled to formalize artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech mineral processing and extraction – because of a poor understanding of the sector’s dynamics. As a result ...

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

2020-8-11  In Northwest Nigeria, arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), nickel (Ni), lead (Pb), copper(Cu), zinc (Zn), cobalt (Co) and mercury (Hg) are associated with gold mineralization and is of high environmental concerns (Da-Silva et al. 2004). It was reported that the Pb poisoning associated with artisanal gold mining caused the death of more than 400

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

2019-8-8  It was reported that the Pb poisoning associated with artisanal gold mining caused the death of more than 400 children in Anka area (Liang 2010).

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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 Nigeria. Artisanal gold mining caused widespread contamination resulting in the deaths of > 400 children. Socioeconomic, logistic, and security challenges required remediation and medical protocols within the context of local resources ...

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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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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

2021-7-28  Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria: Recommendations to Address Mercury and Lead Exposure Executive Summary In 2010, a major lead poisoning outbreak in Zamfara State, Nigeria made international headlines. Traced to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations, the scope of the toxic

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Gold mining: How PAGMI, Nigeria Presidential Artisanal ...

2020-4-20  Di Nigeria goment say di 12.5kg gold bar - wey Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) don buy - meet di London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) standard, wey mean say any one in di world fit buy am wit ...

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Artisanal and small-scale mining in Nigeria: Experiences ...

2015-12-1  Uka, C., 2011. Formalization and Legalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Nigeria. A presentation at the Regional Multi-Stakeholders’ Workshop: Anglophone West Africa Sub-Regional Action Planning on Mercury Use in Artisanal And Small Scale Gold Mining, Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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Africa - Artisanal Gold Council

The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) was invited by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to conduct an emergency assessment and recommendations on the implementation of a safer mining practices within artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities of Zamfara State, Nigeria. A safer mining program is urgently needed in ...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIROMENTAL ... - University

2015-9-16  2.2 Brief History of Mining in Nigeria 22 2.3 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Concept, 23 Definition and Characteristics 2.4 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and Sustainable 30 People’s Livelihood 2.5 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and Sustainable 37 Development 2.6 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining and the Environment 42

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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help - Mining

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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Gold mining: How PAGMI, Nigeria Presidential Artisanal ...

2020-4-20  Di Nigeria goment say di 12.5kg gold bar - wey Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) don buy - meet di London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) standard, wey mean say any one in di world fit buy am wit ...

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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 Nigeria. Artisanal gold mining caused widespread contamination resulting in the deaths of > 400 children. Socioeconomic, logistic, and security challenges required remediation and medical protocols within the context of local resources ...

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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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Africa - Artisanal Gold Council

The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) was invited by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to conduct an emergency assessment and recommendations on the implementation of a safer mining practices within artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities of Zamfara State, Nigeria. A safer mining program is urgently needed in ...

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2014-3-25  The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were ...

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21  The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were ...

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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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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.

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