“Now looking for gold is no different from gambling. If you are lucky, you can get it. But if not, a week's work sabonci did not increase. Good luck."
That's what Arman (35), a resident of Nagari Abai, Sangir Batanghari District, Solok Regency said, who since last year left his job as a gold prospector. He has been managing (panning), carrying and financing heavy equipment in Pamong Gadang, Pamong Ketek and Kimbahan. He decided to stop looking for gold after a work accident that killed 8 people in May 2021 in Kimbahan because later the results were not as expected.
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