May 24, 2017
Many industries such as food, beauty and pharmaceuticals
rely on a specific particle size in order for their product
to excel. This is also true in mining; this blog will discuss the
importance of particle size as it relates to artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) and how the AGC is using particle size distribution to aid their work in Peru.
In the mining industry, large particles (…
May 15, 2017
The AGC helps miners improve their productivity and helps them to comply
with minimal health, safety and environmental standards; this can facilitate
the formalisation of their livelihoods, allowing them to increase their income in
a safer way for both them and their communities. One of the ways in which the AGC does this is through educating health workers and miners on the risks of certain…
Apr 30, 2017
The ASGM sector in Guinea is vibrant, growing, and ripe with opportunity. If properly managed, it could create a much needed West African example of best practices in ASGM.
The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) is engaged in a United
Stated Department of State (USDoS) funded project focused on reducing mercury
use in Francophone West Africa. The project currently is active in Senegal,