plexii 1 2

English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

pdf Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM): A Review of Key Numbers and Issues

By 97 downloads

Download (pdf, 3.27 MB)

igf-asm-global-trends.pdf

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rising value of mineral prices. From only 6 million directly engaged in ASM in 1993 to over 40 million in 2017. That compares with only 7 million people working in industrial mining in 2013.