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Tira mine, Busia gold field, Busia, Eastern Region, Uganda

The genesis and characteristics of the gold mineralisation in the area between river Malaba and river Solo in Busia district, South Eastern Uganda (MSc thesis, Makerere University). List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

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Busia gets modern gold mining project

Oct 17, 2018Wagagai Mining (U) is in the process of being granted a 21 year mining lease to set up a large scale gold extraction plant in Busia district. The mining will

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Artisanal and Small

Syanyonja village in the gold district of Busia, South East of the Republic of Uganda contain geologically epigenetic gold quartz vein deposits in carbonate-altered mafic metavolcanic rocks, deposited as quartz reefs in mineralized shear zones. In supracrustal rocks, alluvial gold is obtained from weathered auriferous quartz veins, which are of late orogenic granitic activity.

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Construction of $200M gold refinery starts in Busia

Oct 06, 2021Oct 06, 2021Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chinese firm Wagagai gold mining company limited has embarked on the construction of a gold refinery in Busia district. Valued at $200M, the gold refinery will seat on 300 acres of land covering Alupe, Akipenet, Amagoro and Amonikakine villages in Buteba Sub-county. Speaking at the ground-breaking event on

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Busia residents trade own lives for gold

Jul 23, 2018Jul 23, 2018Gold mining and its downside in Uganda. According to the World Health Organisation, exposure to mercury is the biggest cause of health hazards facing small-scale and/or artisanal gold miners

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Artisanal and Small

water body in Syanyonja village, Busia gold district and investigate the impacts of mercury-based artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on the mining population and the environment. Study design: Quantitation of mercury discharged with tailings was done by mass balance method. Field survey at the mining sites was done followed by

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Construction of US$ 200M Gold Refinery Starts In Busia

Oct 06, 2021Oct 06, 2021Chinese firm Wagagai gold mining company limited has embarked on the construction of a gold refinery in Busia district. Valued at US$ 200M, the gold refinery will seat on 300 acres of land covering Alupe, Akipenet, Amagoro and Amonikakine villages in Buteba Sub-county.

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Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining in Syanyonja, Busia Gold District, South Eastern Uganda: Impacts on the Mining Population and the Environment Timothy Omara1,2*, Shakilah Karungi3, Stephen Ssebulime4, Kibet Mohamed Kiplagat5, Ocident Bongomin6, Remish

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Artisanal and small

UGANDA In Uganda, there is one project under implementation that aims to eliminate the use of mercury in gold-mining communities of Busia district in Eastern Uganda. Additional projects are being identified and will be supported. The objectives of the project are: to increase participation of Busia small-scale

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Meetings during Preliminary Site Assessment and Inspection

Meetings during Preliminary Site Assessment and Inspection in Busia, Uganda for gold mining startups. 2020-09-28 - We are continually conducting meetings with gold mining site owners, and arranging appointments and conducting Preliminary Site Assessment and Inspection to determine in a quick manner how small scale gold mining activities may be improved.

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Uganda gold mining

Eastern Uganda's Busia district is abundant in gold deposits. However its residents, most of them who work in the mines for a living, are anything but rich.

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Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Syanyonja, Busia Gold District, South Eastern Uganda: Impacts on the Mining Population and the Environment Preprints, 2019

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How can Uganda export so much more gold than it mines

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019Uganda does not have many gold mines and most, like this one in Busia, in the east of the country, are neither sophisticated nor especially productive. Yet this small east African nation exports a

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Keeping children out of hazardous gold mines in Busia

Oct 29, 2019Oct 29, 2019To operationalise the CRBPs within Uganda's Extractives and Mining Sector, UNICEF joined a coalition of partners working with the artisanal mining (ASM) communities in the sub-counties of Buteba, Busitema and Sikuda in Busia District in 2018 to advocate for and promote the rights of children to health, education and protection.

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