Working together: How large-scale mining can engage with artisanal and small-scale miners
Artisanal and Small Scale Mining
Feb 12, 2010
International Finance Corporation and International Council on Mining & Metals
The interaction between large-scale mining companies and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations has not always been positive, and encounters between the two sectors are increasing. There are a number of ASM sustainable development challenges – including security, human rights and relocation programs – that can require specific ASM consideration.