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Assessment of potential technical solution to address combined lead/mercury contamination

Year: 2018 -
Country: Nigeria Nigeria / Additional countries involved: / Region: Africa

Client / Partner or Contractor: UNIDO
Function: Consultant

Development of technical background concept addressing the causes of the combined Lead / Hg contamination in ASGM sites in Nigeria (Zamfara, Baggega, Shikira); and technical solutions for alternative mercury free technology(es) / techniques, simultaneously addressing Lead emissions / leakages reduction and preventive measures during ore processing.

Type of Project: advisory
Issues addressed: technology, mercury, safety, ASM
Commodity: gold

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