ASGMArtisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
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Teh said the project is expected to help the Philippines "contribute to the elimination of mercury in ASGM through a supply chain approach from miners to refiners.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is partnering with DENR to embark on a five-year project that aims to promote the legalization of ASGM and encourage miners to extract gold using environment-friendly practices.
Mercury, also known as quicksilver, is widely used in ASGM as a "magnet" to extract gold that is mixed with soil and other sediments in ores.
Talking to reporter, Deputy Director (Chemicals) Dr Zaigham Abbas Sunday said, 'A team of the ministry's experts and officials has visited the Gilgit where it has been observed that ASGM is carried out at various locations by mixing mercury with the sand containing gold particles.
For example, external contamination of hair by elemental mercury has been demonstrated in ASGM communities (Sherman et al.
The described practice of ASGM is very common; it is estimated that up to 10-15 million miners work in ASGM areas [3-5].
Further, the ASGM decided to establish a nomination committee for the next AGM, whereby the three largest shareholders in the company as on 30 September 2015 will be asked to appoint one representative each, who together with the chairman of the board will comprise the nomination committee.
The gold mining sector in Indonesia consists of large-scale, medium-scale, and artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM).
In 2010, there were approximately 900 artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) locations in Indonesia [1].
A field survey was undertaken in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia (Borneo) to assess the extent and practices of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM), and to measure sediment and mercury flows in the provinces' rivers.