ARTISANAL MINING IN CENTRAL AFRICA!!

Came across this interesting article by S.M. Rupprecht (SAIMM Journal vol. 117) explaining bench mining utilizing manual labour and mechanized equipment as a proposed mining method for artisanal small-scale mining in Central Africa. The use of intensive manual labour as well as mechanised mining strikes a balance between job creation and project economics. Kindly click on the link below for the full article:

"http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2225-62532017000100009"