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‘Leave the gold in the ground’: Ecuador’s forest guardians

An illegal mining operation using a heavy mechanical digger on a riverbank in Ecuador. Photograph: Nicolas Mainville/Amazon Frontlines. In the absence The research findings amply demonstrate the many links between gold mined illegally and organized crime and give considerable detail on the actors involved, Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

The devastating impact of illegal gold mining in Latin America

Illegal gold mining devastates the environment, causing deforestation, biodiversity and habitat loss as well as water, air and soil pollution through the release of Miners are looking to digitalization and electrification to drive resilience. Authored by Dean Braunsteiner, Mining Assurance Leader, EY Canada. Rising How gold miners can build long-term competitiveness EY US

ASGM report 2022 Press Release World Gold Council

24 March, 2022 Download pdf ASGM report 2022 Press release New World Gold Council report looks at lessons learned on managing the interface between large-scale and small Gold mining is a global industry with operations on every continent except Antarctica, and gold is extracted from mines of widely varying types and scale. The World Gold Council Gold Mining Gold Production World Gold Council

The sustainable development conundrum in gold mining:

We conclude that such a government-led initiative will be effective in revealing the potential developmental benefits of gold mining to host communities and 1 天前Efforts to combat artisanal gold mining in West Africa have tended to follow a punitive approach of criminalisation and ‘crackdowns’. This seminar draws on extensive Beyond crackdowns: formalising West Africa's gold mining sector

Gold and ESG World Gold Council

The World Gold Council and our member companies support the responsible mining and trading of gold from all legitimate sources, including artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The responsible development ICMM’s Mining Principles and associated Performance Expectations define good practice environmental, social and governance requirements for the mining and metals industry. The ICMM Mining Principles and associated Performance Expectations were developed for use by the broader mining and metals sector, that is, they are not gold mining specific.The Responsible Gold Mining Principles in relation to other

Venezuela’s gold: 10 ways to address illicit financial Brookings

Illegal mining, particularly of gold, (LTRC) initiative and many others, together with expert insights emerging from a moderated panel discussion and subsequent workshop,This 108-page report reveals that children as young as six dig mining shafts, work underground, pull up heavy weights of ore, and carry, crush, and pan ore. Many children also work with mercury, aA Poisonous Mix: Child Labor, Mercury, and Artisanal Gold Mining

Swiss Better Gold Initiative SECO

Swiss Better Gold Initiative is highly recognized in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, where the ASM gold sector is getting increased attention on the political agenda. The Initiative directly benefits 6'200 miners (31,000 indirect beneficiaries) and thanks to the initiative, a growing number of ASM become part of responsible supply chains.The development of gold mining over the centuries and how climate change will shape the future of gold mining. More than 205,000 tonnes of gold have been mined from the dawn of mankind to the present day, according to recent data published by the World Gold Council. In 2021 alone, this figure was 3,560.7 tonnes, which, together Gold mining: From the beginnings to the future Xetra-Gold®

The Swiss Better Gold Initiative LBMA

In Colombia, eight small mining operations participating in the Better Gold Initiative received $100,000USD to alleviate the economic difficulties resulting from the confinement. These funds covered two main aspects: implementation of bio-security protocols at operations, and safeguarding jobs while facing this difficult period.The El Dorado Gold Responsible Mining Initiative is an effort to increase efficiency and reduce the negative impacts of Guyana’s small- to medium-scale gold mining sector. Led by Conservation International Guyana, the RMI takes a holistic approach to addressing inefficiencies and promote more responsible practices at all stages of theEquipment for Responsible Mining

Green Mining MDPI

Abstract. Green mining (GM) can achieve the harmonious development of mineral resource exploitation and environmental protection. Performance evaluation is the key to promoting GM. This research explores favorable methods to evaluate the green mining performance (GMP) of underground gold mines.In 2013, the Swiss Better Gold Association and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) created the Swiss Better Gold Initiative for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The Swiss Better Gold Initiative is instrumental to the association's activity as it directly supports ASGM producers in improving their technical, organisational, social, and About us SBGA Swiss Better Gold Association

Gold Responsible Minerals Initiative

ASM gold miners in Burkina Faso weighing gold. Photo credit Kevin Telmer, AGC. The new AGC-RESOLVE-RMI project expects to engage roughly 6,000 miners from various gold mining communities in Burkina Faso, and will create a commercially viable sustainable sourcing system to scale-up trade in responsibly produced artisanal gold.Gold and climate change: Current and future impacts 01 Gold’s carbon footprint Refining and broadening our understanding of gold’s overall emissions profile, we have produced more detailed estimates of the GHG emissions associated with gold mining and refining and confirmed that gold’s downstream emissions are relatively small.Gold and climate change: Current and future impacts World Gold

About the Alliance for Responsible Mining Vision

The Alliance for Responsible Mining was established in 2004 and is a leading global expert on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Our mission is to transform the sector into a socially and environmentally Nigeria's mining sector can now attract greater foreign investment as the nation is building a world-class mining sector that will contribute to the country's non-oil economy. As a result, His Excellency, the President, initiated the PAGMI programme to facilitate fair dealing for artisanal miners and accelerate the development of the Nigerian economy's Solid Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Initiative (PAGMI) NSIA

Honduras: Land of Shining Gold, A Pilot Project from the ARM

For this reason, we are working in collaboration with the Inhgeomin and the Planet Gold project, to promote the legalization and formalization of the pre-selected mining communities. In parallel, Minas y Cuevas received an emergency fund to reactivate its operations after the two hurricanes at the end of 2020 that damaged the electrical system Round 4 2020 Collaborative Exploration Initiative. Individual grants up to $200,000 were awarded to 24 companies, covering 25 projects across Queensland. These grants covered exploration of high demand commodities that include critical minerals such as cobalt, copper and rare earth elements. View the Round 4 recipients on the CEI CEI recipients and reports Business Queensland

FG Flags off Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative

February 25, 2020. 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.The Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin is rolling out an initiative to ensure that gold sourced from all areas under his authority is responsibly mined and traded.This aligns with the Corporate Social Partners in the responsible gold mining initiative are, E ON 3 Group, Manhyia Palace, Ansong Askew, African Responsible Commemorative Gold Coin Project: Otumfuo rolls out responsible gold

Organized Crime and Illegally Mined Gold in Latin America

In the first decade of the 21st century, two trends intersected: soaring gold prices greatly increased the profitability of gold mining, whilst the US led “War on Drugs”, notably in Colombia and Mexico (‘Plan Colombia’ and the ‘Mérida Initiative’), sharply reduced the profitability of drug trafficking from Latin America to the USA.Urgent action is needed to protect millions of men, women and children exposed to toxic levels of mercury through gold production every year, according to the supporters of a new $180-million programme to reform the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASGM) sector. Launched today at London’s Goldsmiths’ Centre, the Global US$180m programme launched on mining sector United Nations