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Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge

Rise of artisanal mining poses legislative challenge

The dramatic rise of artisanal mining poses significant social, environmental and economic questions...

Events Coverage

17 JUNE 2019

EU calls for stronger stance on conflict minerals

The European parliament is demanding that extractive industries face tougher rules as part of a global...

Africa

03 MARCH 2014

Countries sign historic treaty to reduce mercury

Countries from around the world have gathered in Japan to seal an historic treaty to reduce mercury exposure....

Asia

11 OCTOBER 2013

Focus: Tantalum: Regulating the supply chain

According to the US Geological Society, the major use for tantalum, as tantalum metal powder, is in the...

Africa

22 MARCH 2013

Fair for all

This week saw the launch of the world's first Fairmined and Fairtrade gold produced by artisanal miners...

Central/South America

11 FEBRUARY 2011