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The Guide for Child Labor-free Mining

In Colombia, 796,000 children and adolescents work and many of them work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). On June 12th, 2018 was the World Day Against Child Labour which the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) wants to commemorate by presenting the “Guide...

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250 miners from Colombia are certified in mining safety

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, around 250 workers from coal mines in the municipalities of Sogamoso, Mongua, Tópaga and Gámeza received diplomas from certified courses of the National Learning Service (SENA). The event was held at the COMFABOY facilities in Sogamoso, with...

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Public consultation open for the CRAFT Code

(La nouvelle en français suit plus bas)   WHAT is CRAFT and its public consultation? The Code of Risk-mitigation for ASM engaging in Formal Trade (CRAFT), previously known as the Market Entry Standard, has been under development since the year 2017. Today, February...

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Consultation period approaching for the CRAFT

The intent of the Code is to provide the industry with a tool that facilitates purchasing gold from the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in compliance with the OECD Due Diligence Guide. Since mid last year, RESOLVE and the Alliance for Responsible Mining have...

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