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An Overview of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Zambia

An Overview of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Zambia

Artisanal and Small-Scale mining rights in Zambia. Under section 34 of the Mines and Minerals Act of 2015, the duration for Artisanal mining licences is 2 years and 10 years for small scale mining. The current high number of active ASM licenses shows a growing interest from the public to venture into ASM mining activities.

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Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Zambia ICLG

Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Zambia ICLG

Oct 09, 2020 A prospecting permit, small-scale mining licence, small-scale gemstone licence and an artisan’s mining right cannot be granted to a person who is not a citizen of Zambia or a company which is not a citizen-owned company.

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Mining rights in Zambia Lexology

Mining rights in Zambia Lexology

Jul 18, 2018 10 years for small-scale mining; and 25 years for large-scale mining. Artisanal mining may only be undertaken by Zambian citizens or cooperatives wholly composed of Zambian …

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Mining in Zambia

Mining in Zambia

Zambia has a history of gold mining on a relatively small scale, with the twenty larger deposits having produced slightly more than 2t of gold since modern mining began in 1902. The largest past producers are Dunrobin (990kg gold), Sasare (390kg), and Matala (225kg); Dunrobin has recently been re-opened by Reunion Mining and is scheduled to produce 500-600kg gold per annum.

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The current state of artisanal and small scale mining in

The current state of artisanal and small scale mining in

Nov 06, 2019 The current state of artisanal and small-scale mining in Zambia. Zambia’s development trajectory has been shaped by mining. For close to a hundred years, the extraction of copper has dominated the economy. Without exception, the firms that have controlled the sector have been large-scale, mostly foreign – albeit with periods of national ...

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Mining legislation Zambia Mining Website Mining

Mining legislation Zambia Mining Website Mining

Small Scale Mining Licences: relate to areas not exceeding 400 hectares and have a duration of 10 years renewable. Artisans Mining Rights: give the right to local people to mine on an artisanal basis an area not exceeding 5 hectares for a period of 2 years non-renewable. Gemstone Licences: holders may carry out mining operations over an area ...

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A proposed cooperatives strategy for artisanal and small

A proposed cooperatives strategy for artisanal and small

In this paper, a cooperatives strategy for artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Zambia is presented. The strategy exploits a state gold buying programme to promote three elements, namely, formalisation of the ASGM sector, poverty alleviation in communities hosting gold resources, and macroeconomic stability.

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Can rural producer organisations transform rural

Can rural producer organisations transform rural

This paper examines the link between rural producer organisations and economic outcomes for artisanal and small-scale miners. A case study of mining associations in Zambia's amethyst and emerald sectors was undertaken, in which field-visits and a series of key informant interviews were conducted.

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Gender in Zambian Mining Women in Nonmetalliferous

Gender in Zambian Mining Women in Nonmetalliferous

women have continued to be marginalized in both small-scale and large-scale mining operations in Zambia. This research was intended to add to the growing Zambia-specific research on women in mining in Zambia, such as Heemskerk and Ketani (2006), and national policy initiatives (GRZ, 2000). B. Broad Research Objective. The aim of the study

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Emergency Action Needed for Vulnerable Artisanal amp Small

Emergency Action Needed for Vulnerable Artisanal amp Small

May 13, 2020 The World Bank conservatively estimates that there are over 41 million people in the artisanal and small- scale mining (ASM) sector globally, at least 30% of which being women. The number of women ...

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REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

Small-Scale Mining Licences 34. Rights conferred by small-scale mining licence 35. Application for small-scale mining licence 36. Grant of small-scale mining licence 37. Renewal of small-scale mining licence 38. Obligations of holder of small-scale mining licence 39. Requirement to convert small-scale mining licence to large-scale mining licence

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Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development 187 Issuance of

Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development 187 Issuance of

Zambia Mining and Environmental Remediation and Improvement Project (ZMERIP) ... Exploration License is an exploration right issued for small-scale exploration as well as large-scale exploration. The exploration license is valid for an initial period of four years and may, on its expiry after four years, be renewed for two further periods not ...

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Formalisation of artisanal and small scale mining ASM

Formalisation of artisanal and small scale mining ASM

Jan 31, 2017 Formalisation of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) through taxation: The case of Zambia. In sub-Saharan Africa, few economic activities have been more overlooked than artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech, labour-intensive mineral extraction and processing. This has been a significant oversight, given the sector’s growing ...

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Achieving the dream of sustainable small scale copper and

Achieving the dream of sustainable small scale copper and

Jul 09, 2021 Kula Resources is a new and agile mining company with the aim to transform small-scale mining in Zambia. It currently has a number of sites (both copper and gold) that it has started mining or is planning to mine within the Northwestern province of Zambia. All sites are within 60 km of its base in …

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Small scale mining and cleaner production issues in Zambia

Small scale mining and cleaner production issues in Zambia

Small-scale mining (SSM) has had unprecedented growth in Zambia during the past decade. The sector now produces a variety of commodities, especially gemstones, building and industrial minerals.

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The Federation of small scale mining ZIMEC Zambia

The Federation of small scale mining ZIMEC Zambia

The Federation of small scale mining Associations of Zambia (FSSMAZ), was registered with the Registrar of societies in 2008. This is an umbrella body of all the Small Scale Mining Associations operating in Zambia. It has 16 affiliated member Associations representing all the 10 provinces of Zambia. The Federation is being managed by an elected […]

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Global gathering of artisanal and small scale miners

Global gathering of artisanal and small scale miners

Sep 11, 2018 “ASM18 comes at a very critical moment in Zambia’s mining sector,” said H.E. Hon. Richard Musukwa, Minister of Mines and Mineral Development, Republic of Zambia. “Artisanal and small-scale mining and quarrying is important for Zambia to diversify beyond large-scale copper mining, and meet the objectives of Zambia’s 7th National ...

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Zambia ASM

Zambia ASM

Country Mining Vision Status CMV Processes Underway. Policies, Laws and Regulations Currently in Effect. Minerals Resources Development Policy Of Zambia, 2013. Zambia Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2008. ASM Associations or Cooperatives. I. AZWIM: Association for Zambian Women in Mining. II. FSSMAZ: Federation of Small-Scale Mining ...

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Kula Resources aspires to revolutionize Zambian small

Kula Resources aspires to revolutionize Zambian small

Kula Resources is a young and nimble mining firm with a mission to change Zambia’s small-scale mining industry. It now owns a number of locations (both copper and gold) in Zambia’s Northwestern province that it has begun mining or plans to mine. All of the …

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quot Spread the word! quot Zambia buys artisanal gold to formalise

quot Spread the word! quot Zambia buys artisanal gold to formalise

Mar 06, 2020 Zambia's mining investment arm ZCCM-IH has started buying gold from artisanal and small-scale miners in a bid to formalise the unregulated …

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Vulnerability of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining to

Vulnerability of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining to

Within the mining industry of developing countries, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has attained increasing significance in recent decades. On the African continent major ASM activities are known to occur in 25 countries, providing direct employment for as much as 2.5 million people, and a livelihood for more than 20 million people.

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