WHAT IS AN ARTISANAL MINING LICENSE? – Copperlemon Consultancy Limited
“…an artisan’s mining operation undertaken by a citizen pursuant to a mining license granted
under part III”
“ a worker in a skilled trade especially one that involves making things by hand”
In simple terms, Artisanal mining is a mining operation that is done by skilled labor/ miner
using their hands and simple tools such as picks and shovels.