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  • Pasantia Piura Puno 2023
    News
    23 February 2024

    De Norte a Sur: intercambio de experiencias para una minería artesanal sin mercurio

    Perú está transitando hacia el uso de tecnologías limpias para procesar oro sin mercurio en varias regiones. En diciembre de 2023 se desarrolló la pasantía “De Norte a Sur”, en ella participó un grupo de mineros de Piura, quienes visitaron algunas operaciones mineras de Puno con el objetivo de intercambiar experiencias sobre el uso de plantas gravimétricas para procesar oro sin mercurio.

  • Pasantia Piura Puno 2023
    News
    23 February 2024

    From North to South: exchange of experiences for artisanal mining without mercury

    Peru is transitioning towards the use of clean technologies to process gold without mercury in various regions. In December 2023, the "From North to South" internship was developed, with the participation of a group of miners from Piura. They visited some mining operations in Puno with the aim of exchanging experiences on the use of gravimetric plants to process gold without mercury.

  • Training on CRAFT code for planetGOLD Ghana 1
    News
    8 February 2024

    planetGOLD Ghana Trains PMU and selected Stakeholders on the CRAFT Code

    The planetGOLD Ghana project organised a one-day training on the CRAFT Code for selected stakeholders and members of the Project Management Unit.

  • Participants attend Annual Stakeholder Meeting in Kampala
    Voices
    1 February 2024

    Annual stakeholders meeting highlights Uganda’s commitment to mercury-free solutions

    In a significant step towards responsible artisanal gold mining, the planetGOLD Uganda project hosted its annual stakeholders meeting in November, under the theme, “Building Uganda’s mercury-free artisanal gold mining sector.”

  • KD
    Voices
    3 January 2024

    Минаматагийн конвенцод оролцогч талуудын 5 дугаар бага хурлын талаарх эргэцүүлэл: planetGOLD Монгол төслийн орон нутаг хариуцсан зохицуулагч Д.Хишгээ

    Энэхүү Тав дахь удаагийн бага хурлаар алтны бичил уурхай дахь мөнгөн усны хэрэглээг бууруулах, халах Үндэсний үйл ажиллагааны төлөвлөгөөг хэрэгжүүлэхэд холбогдох талуудын оролцоо нэн чухал болохыг онцолсон. АБУЗ нь planetGOLD Монгол төслийн гүйцэтгэгч байгууллага бөгөөд Монгол Улсын төрийн болон иргэний нийгмийн байгууллага (ИНБ)-уудтай өргөн хүрээнд хамтран ажилласаар ирсэн.

  • fora
    Voices
    22 December 2023

    Бичил уурхай гээд “бичилдэхгүй”, орон нутагт ард иргэдийн амьжиргааны хэрэгсэл болсон хэвээр байна

    planetGOLD Монгол төсөл алтны нийлүүлэлтийн сүлжээний нэг оролцогч тал нь бичил уурхай мөн тул алтны нийт үйлдвэрлэл, худалдааны хүрээнд тус салбарыг томоор харж, тохирох зохицуулалтуудыг хийх нь чухал гэдгийг онцлон авч үзэж байна.

  • fora teaser
    Voices
    22 December 2023

    Growing artisanal and small-scale mining sector despite ups and downs

    Including the active intervention of the planetGOLD Mongolia project, the ASM regulation was amended and ratified in 2022, providing relief to artisanal miners in Mongolia.

  • Red_Mujeres_MAPE_peru
    Voices
    22 December 2023

    A route for gender equality in artisanal mining in Peru

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a significant source of employment in Peru. It is estimated that around 300 thousand people are engaged in this work across the country's 25 regions. However, according to the "Employment Report" from the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM), women's participation in this sector is only 9.62%, highlighting the predominant male presence in the activity.

  • Red_Mujeres_MAPE_peru
    Voices
    22 December 2023

    Una ruta para la igualdad de género en la minería artesanal en Perú

    La minería artesanal y de pequeña escala (MAPE) es una fuente importante de empleo en el Perú. Se estima que alrededor de 300 mil personas se dedican a esta labor en las 25 regiones del país. Sin embargo, según el “Informe de Empleo” del Ministerio de Energía y Minas (MINEM), la participación de la mujer en este estrato es apenas de 9.62%, lo cual evidencia el predominio masculino en la actividad.

  • BNHS 0B
    News
    20 December 2023

    Youth for Responsible Gold

    Explore the kick-off of the "Youth for Responsible Gold" Educational Roadshow by planetGOLD Philippines, delving into the realm of advocacy and responsibility in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) through engaging activities tailored for elementary and high school students. This series highlights the commitment to education and empowering the youth in advocating for a safer, cleaner, and more equitable ASGM sector.

  • Ofat 4B
    News
    18 December 2023

    Protecting Lives in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining Sector

    Learn about the collaborative efforts of planetGOLD Philippines, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) - Mountain Province Chapter, and the Sagada Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) in enhancing occupational first aid and emergency management skills for small-scale miners in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector. The two-day training session covered modules and hands-on workshops addressing first aid, basic life support, emergency care, and specific scenarios related to mining activities. The initiative aims to prioritize the safety of small-scale miners, fostering a more prepared and resilient community capable of responding to emergencies and disasters in mining areas.

  • ASGM Forum PH 1B
    News
    15 December 2023

    Empowerment through Engagement and Participation

    Gain insights into how the planetGOLD Philippines project addresses challenges and maximizes opportunities based on study results. To tackle these issues, the project team initiated the ASGM fora series, focusing on the theme "Empowerment through Engagement and Participation: A Forum on Government Information and Services for Small-scale Miners."