With the proper national policies and regulatory frameworks in place, small-scale miners can contribute greatly to economic growth by helping unlock the continent’s resources.
Although Africa-focused mining juniors have been hard hit by the ending of the last commodities boom, some are still doing well across the continent.
The amendment of mining tax regulations in African jurisdictions can benefit both countries and companies
Companies have been proactive in improving the health of their employees – not only at work but in surrounding communities too.
There are huge potential benefits for the industry if artisanal operations can be effectively regulated and monitored.