Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D. to Transition from Current Role at the Artisanal Gold Council

VICTORIA, BC – Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) Executive Director Roger Tissot issues the following statement regarding the announcement that Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D. will be moving on from the organization: “Today, I would like to share an important announcement regarding the departure of a cherished member of our AGC family. Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D., our […]

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Artisanal Gold Council extends congratulations to Minister Ahmed Hussen on new Cabinet role

Victoria-based nonprofit/charity The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) is pleased to extend a warm welcome to the newly appointed Minister of International Development, Ahmed Hussen. We congratulate Minister Hussen on assuming this crucial role and are excited to collaborate with him on advancing sustainable development initiatives and promoting responsible artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) practices […]

Artisanal Gold Council delivers support for flood-ravaged areas to planetGOLD Mongolia small-scale gold mining project (WITH PHOTOS)

VICTORIA, BC – Victoria-based charity/nonprofit Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) has sent USD $2000 ($6,896,372 Mongolian Tugriks) as a donation to officials in Mandal Soum, Selenge Province, Mongolia, one of the organizations’ sites where we are installing Mercury Free Processing Systems (MFPS), after learning of massive flooding in the regions. AGC is providing this funding to […]

Artisanal Gold Council Missions to Africa, Mongolia, and the Philippines celebrate progress, highlight work ahead for the small-scale gold sector

Victoria-based charity/nonprofit Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) is celebrating three successful missions undertaken by miners and staff during May and June. These missions were conducted to oversee the progress being made to develop mercury-free processing of gold in small-scale gold mining, build new relationships, and provide training and outreach opportunities for program and project staff. During […]

Statement from AGC on Small-Scale Mine Fire in Peru

Victoria, BC – Roger Tissot, Executive Director of the Artisanal Gold Council (AGC), Dr. Kevin Telmer, Director of Innovation and Business Development, and Daniel Merino, Peru-based Project Consultant with AGC, released the following statement upon learning of a small- scale mine fire in Peru that killed 27 people: “On May 7, 2023, an electrical short-circuit […]