Category Archives: Mining

Artisanal Mining in Uganda

‘to a large extent, informal mining is a poverty-driven activity’ [Regularizing Informal Mining: A Summary of the Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Artisanal Mining, 17–19 May 1995. Barry, M., ed (1996)] INTRODUCTION Artisanal mining in Uganda is mainly subsistence (hand to mouth) despite the fact that it employs more than 200,000 people in Uganda. While hardly...
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New Guidance on Auditing the Mining Sector by the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation

CAAFThe Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation (formerly known as CCAF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and strengthening public sector performance audit, oversight and accountability in Canada and abroad. In 2013, we initiated a program to develop new performance audit methodology tools in...
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Mineral Resources in Uganda – Tin

Tin in Uganda is found in its ore known as cassiterite. It has a number of uses that include coating other metals to avoid rusting. It is used with lead to make solder and when it is mixed with copper it makes bronze. Tin was the first mineral to be mined...

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