Mining is a key area within the extractives industry that Zu-Lais offers quite unique and unmatched services. We are undoubtedly the most preferred firm across the spectrum serving major stakeholders and clients to their satisfaction and success.

As a firm, we understand and value the position of artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) in the society and strive to ensure a peaceful and beneficial coexistence with the large-scale miners (LSM).We also advocate for the recognition of youth and women in mining and strive to ensure their respective rights are adhered to.

Our services include;

  • Assessment/review of policy and legal frameworks
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment/ESIA study
  • Study on Illicit Financial Flows/IFFs
  • Study on Gender -Based Violence/GBV
  • Community consultation and engagement
  • Technical capacity-building programs
  • Beneficiation programs such as lapidary training initiatives
  • Cooperative formation assistance
  • ASM-LSM coexistence programs
  • Environmental remediation training programs.
  • Mercury reduction programs (The Minamata Convention)
  • Alternative or supplementary livelihood approaches
  • Licensing assistance
  • Geological support
  • Advisory on access to financing (microcredit or other loan programs, or small-grant programs)
  • Professionalizing from artisanal mining to small scale mining.
  • Taxation
  • Attaining regulatory compliance