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Small-scale mining and cleaner production issues in Zambia ...

Mar 01, 2003  Small-scale mining (SSM) is defined in various ways in different countries. However, in Zambia, according to the Mines and Minerals Act of 1995, four types of mineral rights are issued for SSM. As Table 1 indicates, the types of minerals mined and size of an area determines the definition of SSM. A holder of a gemstone license or SSM license ...

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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. According to the MMDA, a citizen-owned company refers to a company where at least 50.1% of its equity is owned by Zambian ...

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Mining rights in Zambia - Lexology

Jul 18, 2018  As stated in question 10, artisanal mining is only permitted to be undertaken by a Zambian citizen or a cooperative wholly composed of Zambian citizens. Small-scale mining

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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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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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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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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 ...

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(PDF) WOMEN AND MINING IN ZAMBIA Wallace Nguluwe ...

According to the Ministry of Mines, as at December 2014, 738 Small Scale Mining rights were held by Zambians, out of which ten percent (10 percent) were held by women. Although women hold Mining Licences, they are not in the production sector. Gemstone mining is the common thread amongst the women Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM).

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SECTION 108-THE MINES AND MINERALS CAP. 213

1. Mining Right means a prospecting licence, retention licence, a large-scale mining licence, a prospecting permit, small-scale mining licence and gemstone licence granted under the provisions of Parts III and IV of the Mines and Minerals Act, 1995. 2. Prospecting licence means a licence granted under Part III of the Mines and Minerals Act, 1995.

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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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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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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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Zambia: bringing order to an unregulated gold rush - Mine ...

Siwale, who visited areas of small-scale mining of manganese in Zambia last year, says the ore is bought for a small price, then taken to a processing site, usually Chinese or foreign owned, and sold for a higher price. When the product is processed and sold outside the country it will fetch significantly more.

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(PDF) WOMEN AND MINING IN ZAMBIA Wallace Nguluwe ...

According to the Ministry of Mines, as at December 2014, 738 Small Scale Mining rights were held by Zambians, out of which ten percent (10 percent) were held by women. Although women hold Mining Licences, they are not in the production sector. Gemstone mining is the common thread amongst the women Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM).

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Documenting Individual Land Rights to Save Zambia’s ...

Jun 16, 2021  In recent years a large-scale mining concession was awarded, and people from both within and outside the community have begun invading the forest to engage in small-scale, off-grid gold mining. All of these are occurring right next to habitat where an NGO manages a forest carbon project and companies maintain legal, regulated hunting concessions.

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Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within

6 Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the SADC Region There is about a total of more than 1,000,000 small-scale miners estimated to work within the 6 target countries (which should add up to about 1.5 million for the whole SADC

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Zambia Country mining guide

For 2 decades, Zambia’s mining sector has experienced significant foreign interest and investment driven mainly by the privatization of state-owned Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (“ZCCM”), a low taxation environment and low political interference. Zambia is in possession of some of the world’s highest-grade copper deposits.

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The Impact of Lead Contamination on Children’s Rights in ...

Aug 23, 2019  According to national law, small-scale mining licenses can only be granted when a project brief or environmental impact assessment has been approved by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency ...

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Gold mining to transform Rufunsa district – Zambia Daily Mail

Nov 06, 2017  “The process of developing the national action plan for the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector in Zambia will be achieved through collaboration with stakeholders.

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Women in mining - Mining For Zambia

Women are playing an increasingly important role in the Zambian mining industry, occupying positions of power and authority at all levels. Whether it’s at major mines in North-Western province or the Copperbelt, women can be found working as lawyers, engineers, department heads, managers, laboratory technicians, truck drivers, control-room operatives and blast-supervisors.

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Gender in Zambian Mining: Women in Nonmetalliferous ...

Aug 14, 2015  Legally, the Mines and Minerals Act, 2006, of Zambia defines small-scale mining as exclusive mining rights for either emeralds only or other minerals only to an area not exceeding 400 hectares. In the case of gemstones the licence comes with a prospecting permit as well.

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Mining in Zambia - Wikipedia

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is the largest copper mining company in the country. Although based in Chingola, 15% of its operations—namely Nkana Refinery, Nkana Acid Plants and Nkana Smelter (the largest smelter in the nation) -- are located in Kitwe. The Nkana Smelter is the largest primary copper production plant in Zambia.

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

May 08, 2020  According to Anyona and Rop , the joining of several artisanal and small-scale miners to form CBOs has improved their access to capital. Impact of mining in Zambia. Zambia is a developing middle-income country of 16.5 million people located in central, sub-Saharan Africa.

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Small Scale Mining in Zambia Zambia Mining

In Zambia, authorities define small-scale mining as including operations carried out under prospecting permits, small-scale, artisanal mining rights and gemstone licences. It is specified in mining legislation and defined according to the area of mining rights and requirements of mine safety regulations.

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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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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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‘Small scale mining, vital for Zambia’s development ...

Nov 28, 2019  Mines and Minerals Development Minister Hon. Richard Musukwa, yesterday held a meeting with UK Department for International Trade (DIT) Mining and Infrastructure Specialist Ros Lund, and DIT Head of Mining Team Mark Smith and discussed opportunities for Zambia-UK collaboration in various sectors including artisanal small scale mining.

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Mining in Zambia: Copper Gold Deposits -

Jan 04, 2016  The history of gold mining in Zambia dates back to 1902 when the white settlers begun exploration activities in the country. However, it is important to note that much of the mining in the country is small scale with little use of modern mining technologies. The country has twenty known large gold mines that include Matala, Sasare and Dunrobin.

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Supplement to the Republic of Zambia Government 285 ...

(e) a small-scale mining licence; (f) a small-scale gemstone licence; (g) an artisan’s mining right. (2) A person shall apply to the Director for a large-scale mining licence in respect of radioactive minerals in Form II set out in the Second Schedule. 10. (1) A person shall apply to the Director of Geological Survey

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Zambia Country mining guide

For 2 decades, Zambia’s mining sector has experienced significant foreign interest and investment driven mainly by the privatization of state-owned Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (“ZCCM”), a low taxation environment and low political interference. Zambia is in possession of some of the world’s highest-grade copper deposits.

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The Impact of Lead Contamination on Children’s Rights in ...

Aug 23, 2019  According to national law, small-scale mining licenses can only be granted when a project brief or environmental impact assessment has been approved by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency ...

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Gold mining to transform Rufunsa district – Zambia Daily Mail

Nov 06, 2017  “The process of developing the national action plan for the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector in Zambia will be achieved through collaboration with stakeholders.

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Women in mining - Mining For Zambia

Women are playing an increasingly important role in the Zambian mining industry, occupying positions of power and authority at all levels. Whether it’s at major mines in North-Western province or the Copperbelt, women can be found working as lawyers, engineers, department heads, managers, laboratory technicians, truck drivers, control-room operatives and blast-supervisors.

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Zambia Pact

This project is taking a two-stage approach to mount an effective response to the pernicious problem of child labor in artisanal and small-scale mining in Zambia. First, Pact is conducting a series of baseline studies in Central and Copperbelt provinces to understand where, how and why children are engaging in mining activities, and the scope ...

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

May 08, 2020  According to Anyona and Rop , the joining of several artisanal and small-scale miners to form CBOs has improved their access to capital. Impact of mining in Zambia. Zambia is a developing middle-income country of 16.5 million people located in central, sub-Saharan Africa.

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Gender in Zambian Mining: Women in Nonmetalliferous ...

Aug 14, 2015  Legally, the Mines and Minerals Act, 2006, of Zambia defines small-scale mining as exclusive mining rights for either emeralds only or other minerals only to an area not exceeding 400 hectares. In the case of gemstones the licence comes with a prospecting permit as well.

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Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and ...

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has grown significantly with approximately 40.5 million people directly involved, and an additional 150 million dependent on the sector for their livelihood. Though not often acknowledged, the role of women in ASM is significant, as they make up around 30

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