Artisanal mining remains one of the most complex issues in the mining industry, with often vast mineral potential countered by weak regulatory oversight and low safety standards.
Yet such practices are often so entrenched that they cannot, and perhaps should not, be simply banned. We look at ways to protect artisanal miners, and integrate them within a national mining framework, in a way that doesn’t cut profits and productivity.
Editor | JP Casey
Writers | Scarlett Evans, Zachary Skidmore, Heidi Vella
Magazine Designer | Ashley McPherson
Graphic Designers | Tyrrell Lowe, Anett Arc, Martina Labaiova, Noemi Balint, Maria Gimenez, Filipe Costa, Dimeji Akinkuolie, Will Ingham
Lead Designer | John Hammond
Publisher | Susanne Hauner
Digital Publishing Director | Duncan West
Sales Manager | Tom McCormick
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