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Sion Independent Gold Exporter and Small Scale Miner

SION partners with the Ministry of Mines and Minerals through the National Minerals Agency to set up an Independent Gold Laboratory where investors or people interested in buying gold from Sierra Leone could take their Gold Bars or dust to be tested and assay directly, before payment, creating a secured settlement and further service direct shipment through the Government Gold & Diamond Office. SION

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone DIAMOND AND GOLD MINING PROJECT IN SIERRA LEONE [pic] 9. 25 CT DIAMOND FROM SIERRA LEONE CONTENTS 1. GENERAL 2. INITIAL REQUIREMENTS GENERAL For the last 2 years our company has been closely following the Sierra Leanean diamond “Industry” if we can call it that.

AGRICULTURE AND ARTISANAL GOLD MINING IN SIERRA

7 INDUCING MARKET DECENTRALISATION The synergies between gold mining and small-scale farming need to be further explored and built upon in rural Sierra Leone. With gold, the market comes to the miners, as agents come to buy output directly at mine sites. Prices paid for the gold are relatively high due to the buyers’ competition. Concurrently, gold miners may bring the market for agricultural

Sion Independent Gold Exporter and Small Scale Miner

With its new pro-growth strategy looking to expand its operation in West Africa, Sierra Leone stand to gain a lot from S.I.O.N foreign direct investment approach, focusing on the gold mining sector by helping the community’s grouping into co-operatives through which SION will provide these co-operatives with artisanal mining equipment, medicine and food

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a small country in West Africa mainly known because of the bloody and vicious civill war which ended about 3 years ago. I have visited this country a few times each time for a period of 1 month or more. During those vistts I tried to familiarize myself with the diamond and gold mining industry.During those visits I have been in Freetown (the capital of Sierra Leone) in

Agriculture and artisanal gold mining in Sierra Leone

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a vital livelihood practice around the world, especially in the Global South. In Tanzania, millions of people depend on artisanal and small-scale gold

AGRICULTURE AND ARTISANAL GOLD MINING IN

7 INDUCING MARKET DECENTRALISATION The synergies between gold mining and small-scale farming need to be further explored and built upon in rural Sierra Leone. With gold, the market comes to the miners, as agents come to buy output directly at mine sites. Prices paid for the gold are relatively high due to the buyers’ competition. Concurrently, gold miners may bring the market for

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a small country in West Africa mainly known because of the bloody and vicious civill war which ended about 3 years ago. I have visited this country a few times each time for a period of 1 month or more. During those vistts I tried to familiarize myself with the diamond and gold mining industry. During those visits I have

Artisanal mining policy for sierra leone

Artisanal Mining Policy 2018 3 Foreword The discovery of diamonds in the Kono district in the 1930s announced Sierra Leone as a mineral rich country but artisanal gold mining commenced much earlier.

Sierra Leone

world are from Sierra Leone. Just under a year ago, a local artisanal miner found a 709-carat diamond in Eastern Sierra Leone, which now stands as the 13th largest diamond in the world. Sierra Leone exported more than 4 million carats of diamonds between 2010 and 2017. We currently have large-scale mining operations for iron ore, rutile and

WOMEN AND ARTISANAL AND SMALL- SCALE MINING:

Women’s economic activities in artisanal and small- scale gold mining is an important contribution but is often over-looked including in laws and regulations on ASM and by state officials. The money women make from ASM is important to them and their families but they face distinct gendered challenges. Women and men have received limited training and women face particular barriers to learning

Challenges for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining sector

Challenges for ASM sector in Sierra Leone and the role of The Geological Survey and Mines Division by Regional Geologist Mr. Alhaji Turay.TRAINING: WP3 Art...

Licenses National Revenue Authority

Non-Residents Coming to Sierra Leone ; Small and Micro Taxpayer Regime ; Paying Taxes ; Self Assessment Small-scale Mining Licence: $600 per hectare: Large-scale Mining Licence (flat fee) $500,000.00: Dredging permit (artisanal) $500.00: Dredging permit (exploration licences) $2,500.00: Dredging permit (small-scale mining) $10,000.00: Dredging permit (large-scale) $20,000.00:

Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has largely been dismissed as an economically insigni cant, subsis- tence based activity in Sierra Leone. However, an investigation into the sector reveals that Sierra Leone’s ASGM sector is active, vibrant, and generating significant economic value.

Agriculture and artisanal gold mining in Sierra Leone

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a vital livelihood practice around the world, especially in the Global South. In Tanzania, millions of people depend on artisanal and small-scale gold

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a small country in West Africa mainly known because of the bloody and vicious civill war which ended about 3 years ago. I have visited this country a few times each time for a period of 1 month or more. During those vistts I tried to familiarize myself with the diamond and gold mining industry. During those visits I have

Business Plan for Small Scale Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a small country in West Africa mainly known because of the bloody and vicious civill war which ended about 3 years ago. I have visited this country a few times each time for a period of 1 month or more. During those vistts I tried to familiarize myself with the diamond and gold mining

small scale concentrate gold in sierra leone Mongolia

Artisanal Mining Policy For Sierra Leone. Artisanal and small scale mining world bank the discovery of diamonds in the kono district in the announced sierra leone as a mineral rich country but artisanal gold mining commenced much earlier. the artisanal mining policy for sierra leone has been prepared as part of a series of reforms introduced by the government to ensure that sierra leone

Sierra Leone’s small-scale miners toil for MINING.COM

MINING.COM Staff Writer March 19, 2013 3:11 am Africa Diamond Deutsche Welle presents a photojournalism feature on small-scale mining operations in Sierra Leone

Artisanal and small scale mining sector: Challenges and

The International Growth Centre (IGC) is hosting a regional event on the challenges and opportunities for the artisanal and small scale mining sector at 8:30am on Tuesday, 24 th September 2019 at the Sierra Lighthouse, Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone . Artisanal and Small-scale mining continues to provide jobs and livelihood support to millions of people in many sub-Sahara African

Sierra Leone LandLinks

Sierra Leone’s mineral sector has three sub-sectors: (1) large-scale production of non-precious minerals bauxite and rutile; (2) large-scale production of precious minerals, e.g, diamonds; and (3) artisanal and small-scale production of precious minerals primarily diamonds and, to a lesser extent, gold. Large-scale mining operations in Sierra Leone are foreign-owned (e.g., Sierra

Challenges for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining sector

Challenges for ASM sector in Sierra Leone and the role of The Geological Survey and Mines Division by Regional Geologist Mr. Alhaji Turay.TRAINING: WP3 Art...

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining World Bank

Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining. It is widespread in developing countries in Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Central and South America. Though the informal nature and on the whole un-mechanized operation generally results in low productivity, the sector represents an important livelihood and income