Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel

ARTISANAL mining will have a key role to play in the future of the industry, attendees at Investing in African Mining Indaba heard.

Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel Artisinal miners 'essential' part of global value chain: panel

Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is often treated as something of a dirty secret in the mining industry. Artisanal miners often operate without safety procedures or formal training.