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  • Distributing Mining Wealth to Communities in Ghana
    Distributing Mining Wealth to Communities in Ghana

    Ghana is often considered a model of best practice, based on its policy of distributing a proportion of mining rents to local authorities and traditional leaders in mining affected communities. In this paper the authors review this policy and, contrary to

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  • Ghana - Mining Industry Equipment
    Ghana - Mining Industry Equipment

    Aug 31, 2020 Some mining communities and civil society organizations have accused mining communities of profiting from their communities but neglecting the development of infrastructure in the communities. Ghana discovered commercial quantities of lithium in 2018 and hopes to attract investors to mine and develop a value chain in the Volta Region

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  • Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect?
    Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect?

    mining communities and others who have the capacity – by working together – to make a solid, global mining industry that will contribute to the economy and the society. In the decade since, mining has been an important part of Ghana’s macroeconomic progress. Even with a cyclical drop in the price of gold, mining still accounted for 19 per

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  • Case finding of tuberculosis among mining communities in Ghana
    Case finding of tuberculosis among mining communities in Ghana

    Background: Data on active TB case finding activities among artisanal gold mining communities (AMC) is limited. The study assessed the yield of TB cases from the TB screening activities among AMC in Ghana, the factors associated with TB in these communities and the correlation between the screening methods and a diagnosis of TB

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  • Ghana: Community mining’s new concept, old problem
    Ghana: Community mining’s new concept, old problem

    Sep 14, 2020 Ghana: Community mining’s new concept, old problem. When President Nana Akufo-Addo, in 2019, officially launched the pilot stage of the new Community Mining Programme (CMP) at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region, Ghanaians exhaled a collective sigh of relief. The CMP, an initiative in the making since 2018, has the potential to curb the

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  • For women entrepreneurs in Ghana’s mining communities
    For women entrepreneurs in Ghana’s mining communities

    Mar 09, 2021 For women business leaders in the Tarkwa and Bibiani area of Western Ghana, a trial programme run by Solidaridad might offer a path to financial independence and greater equality. The project supports 130 women in 3 gold mining communities in Ghana. Started in July 2019 the project’s goal is to improve the financial and social position of

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  • Mining towns wallow in misery and poverty - GhanaWeb
    Mining towns wallow in misery and poverty - GhanaWeb

    Oct 10, 2014 Mining towns in Ghana are still grappling with under-development in spite of the benefits the State derives from the minerals being mined in these communities by multinational mining companies

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  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA:
    IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA:

    programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, which include: 1. A concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry in Ghana from the colonial period through to the 1970s and 1980s, from

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  • Mineworkers call on gov't to establish fund for mining
    Mineworkers call on gov't to establish fund for mining

    Aug 12, 2010 The Ghana Mineworkers Union GMWU of the Trades Union Congress TUC has called on government to establish a Mining Community Development Fund to address the infrastructural needs of mining communities

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  • Konongo, Ghana - Wikipedia
    Konongo, Ghana - Wikipedia

    Konongo (also Konongo-Odumase) is a gold bar mining and manganese mining community located in Ashanti, Ghana.The town serves as the capital of the Asante Akim Central Municipal. As of 2012, Konongo has a settlement population of 41,238 people. Konongo is about 53 kilometres (33 mi) from Kumasi, the Ashanti capital

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  • Analysis of livelihood issues in resettlement mining
    Analysis of livelihood issues in resettlement mining

    Oct 01, 2019 Mining activities in Ghana have thus become both a source of dispossession of host communities from their land and a source of livelihood (Cuba et al., 2014). The state – through laws such as the Mineral and Mining Law (PNDCL 153) of 1986, which appropriates all minerals to the Government of Ghana on behalf of the people – is perceived as

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  • Extend training services to mining communities - Mine
    Extend training services to mining communities - Mine

    Jan 27, 2022 Extend training services to mining communities - Mine Workers Union. The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress, Ghana, has stated that Ghanaians must be deliberate about

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  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining
    Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

    Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*, Ishmail O. Mahiri1, Obed Owusu2, Okoree D. Mireku3, Ishmael Wireko4, Evans A. Kissi5 1Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya 2Department of Economics, Dalhousie University, 6214 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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  • LANDS MINISTER INAUGURATES MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE
    LANDS MINISTER INAUGURATES MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE

    21 hours ago The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, MP, on Monday 7th February 2022, inaugurated a five-member Ministerial Committee of Inquiry, chaired by a distinguished Minerals Engineer and Vice Chancellor of the Paa Grant University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa (UmaT), Prof. Richard Amankwah, to review the health and safety

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  • SMALL SCALE MINING IN GHANA
    SMALL SCALE MINING IN GHANA

    SSM of gold in Ghana is a pre historic activity which can be traced to the 5th Century Discouraged in the colonial era, till 1989 This led to Secret Activities and Smuggling of Proceeds outside the country In 1989 –SSM Activities were mainstreamed through promulgation of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law, PNDCL 218 (1989) In 2006, SSM regime was integrated into

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  • MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF
    MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF

    Within this context, we visited three mining sites in Ghana in April 2018, Newmont Ahafo, Gold-en Star in Bogoso, and AngloGoldAshanti in Tarkwa. All three sites are enormously important for mining in Ghana, particularly in terms of employment and revenue generation, and thus provide a potentially important vehicle for local development

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  • Distributing Mining Wealth to Communities in
    Distributing Mining Wealth to Communities in

    Ghana is often considered a model of best practice, based on its policy of distributing a proportion of mining rents to local authorities and traditional leaders in mining affected communities. In this paper the authors review this policy and, contrary to

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  • Ghana's mining communities are still not getting
    Ghana's mining communities are still not getting

    Jan 08, 2020 But mining communities in Ghana are generally poor. Mining imposes socio-economic costs on host communities through land acquisitions, environmental degradation, pollution and a high cost of living

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  • Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of
    Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of

    Mar 12, 2018 Large-scale mining, also known as legal mining, generates more than 95 percent of the world's total mineral production and employs approximately 2.5 million people across the world.13 In Ghana, there are 19 large mining companies operating approximately 16 gold mines, one bauxite mine and one manganese mine.2 These companies are largely privately owned

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  • (PDF) Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of
    (PDF) Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of

    Jul 02, 2015 In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of

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  • Establish Mining Community Development ... - Modern Ghana
    Establish Mining Community Development ... - Modern Ghana

    Jun 13, 2020 It is in the light of this that the Coalition of Social Movements on Mining (CSMM) in the Upper East Region of Ghana has taken the lead to champion the issue by raising critical voice on the need to establish the Mining Community Development Scheme (MCDS) in every mining community in Ghana particularly communities in Talensi District of the Upper East Region

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  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN
    IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN

    programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, which include: 1. A concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry in Ghana from the colonial period through to the 1970s and 1980s, from

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  • Mining towns wallow in misery and poverty
    Mining towns wallow in misery and poverty

    Oct 10, 2014 Mining towns in Ghana are still grappling with under-development in spite of the benefits the State derives from the minerals being mined in these communities by multinational mining companies

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  • Map of Ghana showing the Location of the Major
    Map of Ghana showing the Location of the Major

    Hence, this paper takes an actor perspective to analyze how communities in a mixed farming-mining area in Ghana’s Eastern Region perceive the spatial dynamics of

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  • Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG
    Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

    Sep 13, 2021 Ghana: Mining Laws and Regulations 2022. ... The District Assembly must consult public agencies and local communities in the determination of an application for a permit prior to the adoption of an approved District Development Plan. 10. Native Title and Land Rights

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  • Comparative Assessment of Heavy Metals in Drinking Water
    Comparative Assessment of Heavy Metals in Drinking Water

    Aug 28, 2015 A similar study conducted in artisanal gold mining communities within the Kibi traditional area, Ghana, reported mean values of cadmium in river water at Apapam, Bunso, Kibi-Deaf, and Obronikrom as 0.006, 0.008, 0.008, and 0.010 mg/L, respectively

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  • Voices from artisanal mining communities in Tarkwa
    Voices from artisanal mining communities in Tarkwa

    Jan 19, 2016 Friends of the Nation, with support from IIED, is convening a dialogue with people involved in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector.. As part of the dialogue event, participants will meet with artisanal miners and others working in artisanal mining operations at the community level

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  • Gold Mining Companies in Ghana List 2021 Updated
    Gold Mining Companies in Ghana List 2021 Updated

    Jun 16, 2021 1.ASANKO GOLD GHANA LIMITED. ABOUT US:-ASANKO GOLD GHANA LIMITED is located in Accra, Ghana and is part of the Gold & Silver Mining Industry. ASANKO GOLD GHANA LIMITED has 2,600 employees at this location and generates $283.87 million in

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  • Regulating community mining: Let’s try the assemblies and
    Regulating community mining: Let’s try the assemblies and

    Dec 25, 2021 However, like most mining communities in Ghana, the youth of the town hardly benefit directly from the operations of these big mining companies. As a result, they resort to illegal mining

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  • (PDF) The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining
    (PDF) The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining

    High Cost of living: The cost of living of mining communities in Ghana is relatively high (Antwi 2010) as compared to other communities without mining. Wages or incomes of mine workers are used as a decider for goods and services in those communities neglecting the plight of the non-mine workers (i.e. government workers, farmers etc)

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  • Community mining to safeguard the environment ... - News Ghana
    Community mining to safeguard the environment ... - News Ghana

    Jun 26, 2020 Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, has stated that the introduction of the community mining schemes are to help protect and safeguard the environment. It is also

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