artisanal gold mining in niger

Artisanal gold mine collapse in Niger claims at least 18 lives

2021-11-9  The collapse of an artisanal gold mine in Niger has reportedly resulted in the deaths of at least 18 people and injured seven other miners. The incident took place on 7 November at the Garin-Liman mine site in the Maradi region when artisanal wells collapsed, according to

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At Least 18 Killed in Artisanal Gold Mine Collapse in Niger

2021-11-8  At Least 18 Killed in Artisanal Gold Mine Collapse in Niger NIAMEY (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in an artisanal gold mine collapse in southern Niger, the local mayor said ...

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Niger - Gold Mining export.gov

2021-11-8  Approximately 20,000 artisanal workers are active in the area, producing an estimated 1000kg/year. The discovery of gold on the Djado plateau in April 2014 has created a gold rush in northeastern Niger. Artisanal gold mines deep in the Sahara have drawn an estimated 10,000 prospectors from Niger and beyond.

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At least 18 killed in artisanal gold mine collapse in Niger

2021-11-8  NIAMEY, Nov 8 (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in an artisanal gold mine collapse in southern Niger, the local mayor said on Monday. The disaster took place in the southern Maradi region, near the border with Nigeria. The death toll is likely to rise, said Adamou Guero, mayor of the commune of Dan Issa.

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At least 18 killed in artisanal gold mine collapse in Niger

2021-11-9  NIAMEY, Nov 8 (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in an artisanal gold mine collapse in southern Niger, the local mayor said on

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Niger ASM

ASM in Niger mines mainly gold, salt, gypsum, and cassiterite. Coloured gemstone potential is reported in the Air Massif region in the north, Liptako region in the west and the Damagaram-Mounio, Zinder and Maradi areas in the south. Presently, there are 69 artisanal gold mines across the country with 24 artisanal sites where gold is mined and ...

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Gold mine collapse in Niger, 18 dead Online Version

2021-11-9  Gold mine collapse in Niger, 18 dead. 18 people are reported dead after an artisanal gold mine in the Maradi region of southern Niger, near Nigeria collapsed on Sunday. Mayor of Dan Issa, Adamou Guéraou told the AFP, "The provisional death toll is 18, which we buried this morning. There were also seven injured in hospital," He added, Nigerian ...

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Niger - Artisanal Gold Council

2020-4-28  Update from Niger – new ASGM Gold Prices. By A. Kader - April 29, 2020. These new gold prices come to us courtesy of A. Kadar in Niger. (Thanks Kadar). They are also available in our Gold Prices Database The prices we obtained at the site level concern the purities normally found at the Tabelot and Komabangou sites.

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Who profits from gold mining in Niger? - Equal Times

2014-12-22  An estimated two tonnes of gold is produced every year by Niger’s artisanal gold mines. With current gold prices at around US$35 million per ton, artisanal mining is an important economic activity but taxes aren’t being levied and so gold mining makes little contribution to the development of Niger, while huge profits are being made by mine ...

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Niger Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2021-10-27  According to the IMF, there is only one industrial gold mining company operating in the country. This gold mine produced 1.3 tons of gold in 2017 with an export value of 0.5% GDP. However, the vast majority of gold production is artisanal and is not properly captured in official statistics. Unofficial estimates from the IMF range from 4 to 10 tons.

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Niger - Gold Mining export.gov

2021-11-8  Approximately 20,000 artisanal workers are active in the area, producing an estimated 1000kg/year. The discovery of gold on the Djado plateau in April 2014 has created a gold rush in northeastern Niger. Artisanal gold mines deep in the Sahara have drawn an estimated 10,000 prospectors from Niger and beyond.

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At least 18 killed in artisanal gold mine collapse in Niger

2021-11-9  Reuters. NIAMEY, Nov 8 (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in an artisanal gold mine collapse in southern Niger, the local mayor said on Monday. The disaster took place in the southern Maradi region, near the border with Nigeria. The death toll is likely to rise, said Adamou Guero, mayor of the commune of Dan Issa.

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Niger ASM

ASM in Niger mines mainly gold, salt, gypsum, and cassiterite. Coloured gemstone potential is reported in the Air Massif region in the north, Liptako region in the west and the Damagaram-Mounio, Zinder and Maradi areas in the south. Presently, there are 69 artisanal gold mines across the country with 24 artisanal sites where gold is mined and ...

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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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Who profits from gold mining in Niger? - Equal Times

2014-12-22  An estimated two tonnes of gold is produced every year by Niger’s artisanal gold mines. With current gold prices at around US$35 million per ton, artisanal mining is an important economic activity but taxes aren’t being levied and so gold mining makes little contribution to the development of Niger, while huge profits are being made by mine ...

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Niger - Artisanal Gold Council

2020-4-28  Update from Niger – new ASGM Gold Prices. By A. Kader - April 29, 2020. These new gold prices come to us courtesy of A. Kadar in Niger. (Thanks Kadar). They are also available in our Gold Prices Database The prices we obtained at the site level concern the purities normally found at the Tabelot and Komabangou sites.

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Niger Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2021-10-27  According to the IMF, there is only one industrial gold mining company operating in the country. This gold mine produced 1.3 tons of gold in 2017 with an export value of 0.5% GDP. However, the vast majority of gold production is artisanal and is not properly captured in official statistics. Unofficial estimates from the IMF range from 4 to 10 tons.

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More than a dozen killed in Niger gold mine collapse

2021-11-8  More than a dozen killed in Niger gold mine collapse. At least 18 people died when an artisanal gold mine collapsed in southern Niger near the border with Nigeria, the

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18 killed in Niger goldmine collapse - thesouthafrican

2021-11-9  18 killed when the artisanal wells collapsed at the Garin-Liman goldmine site in Niger on Sunday afternoon, rescue operations are on going. Galamseyers, illegal miners from Niger, work beside a ...

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Weeds take over first gold refinery project in Ogun ...

2021-11-7  A lmost three years after its construction began, a multi-million naira gold refinery project has been abandoned in Ogun State.. The refinery is a subsidiary of Kian Smith Trade, an indigenous company which operates in minerals, commodities and marine services. The federal government granted the company the first gold refining license in June 2018.

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Niger - Gold Mining export.gov

2021-11-8  Approximately 20,000 artisanal workers are active in the area, producing an estimated 1000kg/year. The discovery of gold on the Djado plateau in April 2014 has created a gold rush in northeastern Niger. Artisanal gold mines deep in the Sahara have drawn an estimated 10,000 prospectors from Niger and beyond.

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At least 18 killed in artisanal gold mine collapse in Niger

2021-11-9  Reuters. NIAMEY, Nov 8 (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in an artisanal gold mine collapse in southern Niger, the local mayor said on Monday. The disaster took place in the southern Maradi region, near the border with Nigeria. The death toll is likely to rise, said Adamou Guero, mayor of the commune of Dan Issa.

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Niger ASM

ASM in Niger mines mainly gold, salt, gypsum, and cassiterite. Coloured gemstone potential is reported in the Air Massif region in the north, Liptako region in the west and the Damagaram-Mounio, Zinder and Maradi areas in the south. Presently, there are

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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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Who profits from gold mining in Niger? - Equal Times

2014-12-22  An estimated two tonnes of gold is produced every year by Niger’s artisanal gold mines. With current gold prices at around US$35 million per ton, artisanal mining is an important economic activity but taxes aren’t being levied and so gold mining makes little contribution to the development of Niger, while huge profits are being made by mine ...

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Niger - Artisanal Gold Council

2020-4-28  Update from Niger – new ASGM Gold Prices. By A. Kader - April 29, 2020. These new gold prices come to us courtesy of A. Kadar in Niger. (Thanks Kadar). They are also available in our Gold Prices Database The prices we obtained at the site level concern the purities normally found at the Tabelot and Komabangou sites.

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Formalizing artisanal mining ‘spaces’ in rural sub-Saharan ...

2019-1-1  In Niger, at the top of the ASM pyramid is the Chef de Canton, who, in the absence of regulation, has gained control of informal mining ‘spaces’, similar to the way in which traditional chiefs now influence artisanal and small-scale gold panning activity across Ghana (Hilson et al., 2014).

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More than a dozen killed in the collapse of a gold mine in ...

2021-11-8  At least 18 people were killed when an artisanal gold mine collapsed in southern Niger near the Nigerian border, the local mayor said. “The provisional death toll is 18 people, whom we buried this morning,” Adamou Gueraou, mayor of the Dan-Issa district, told AFP news agency on Monday.

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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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Weeds take over first gold refinery project in Ogun ...

2021-11-7  A lmost three years after its construction began, a multi-million naira gold refinery project has been abandoned in Ogun State.. The refinery is a subsidiary of Kian Smith Trade, an indigenous company which operates in minerals, commodities and marine services. The federal government granted the company the first gold refining license in June 2018.

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