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The growth of the smallscale mining sector in South Africa has - accelerated since democracy as the mining sector opened up to more people It has become an opportunity for livelihood strategies in ways that were not possible in the past This has led to the development of the sector in ,...

African Women in Artisanal and Small

Many studies into the mining sector have described how masculine the industry is However, this Special Report highlights the significant, yet chronically underreported major role African women play in the sector, more so in artisanal and small scale mining ASM In Africa, the ASM workforce comprises no less than 40-50...

small scale manganese mining equipment in south africa

Sep 16, 2018 0183 32 The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana Small scale mining in South Africa is regulated by the Mineral and Petroleum simple inexpensive Chinese-made equipment or more expensive and sophisticated and Ghana Manganese Company Limited all operating surface mining...

The benefits of legalising artisanal mining in South Africa

Small-scale and artisanal mining employs as many as 30,000 men, women and children in South Africa Credit Courtesy of Julien Harneis Artisanal and small-scale mining is an important source of livelihood to many people who would otherwise live in poverty...

THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR

1 THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS1 M Hoadley1 and D Limpitlaw1 1 School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, hoadley egoliminwitsacza ABSTRACT The activities of the artisanal and small-scale mining ASM sector are largely poverty driven, and there is a...