AGC signs declaration of responsibility and sustainability principles with gold industry leaders

Artisanal Gold Council Executive Director Dr. Kevin Telmer signed a Declaration of Responsibility and Sustainability Principles along with other gold industry leaders at the LBMA/LPPM Global Precious Metals Conference in Lisbon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 The declaration, announced at the LBMA/LPPM Global Precious Metals Conference in Lisbon, formally expresses a unified commitment by a breadth […]

AGC’s planetGOLD projects in Mongolia and the Philippines hold second combined PSC meeting in Manila on

Artisanal Gold Council’s planetGOLD projects in Mongolia and the Philippines held their second combined Project Steering Committee meeting in Manila on Sept. 22-23, 2022.  The two projects are funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and executed by the AGC.  […]

Artisanal Gold Council team attending PDAC conference to highlight the importance of artisanal gold mining sector to jobs and environment, and to explain planetGOLD projects

Artisanal Gold Council Executive Director Dr. Kevin Telmer led a team from AGC’s Victoria, B.C., headquarters to represent the Artisanal Mining sector at PDAC, the world-leading mineral exploration and mining convention in Toronto, Canada. At the convention, which runs from June 13-15 for in-person attendees (June 28-29 online), AGC staff hosted a booth where they […]

Mongolia’s first-ever precious metal expo: planetGOLD Mongolia promotes ASGM on a national platform

The planetGOLD Mongolia project advocated for a responsible artisanal gold supply chain and investment opportunities during the country’s first-ever Precious Metals and Jewellery Forum and Expo in April 2022.  The three-day event, co-organized by the planetGOLD Mongolia project, was the result of collaboration between many organizations in the minerals supply chain sector including government ministries, […]