Hinde C (2010) Ghana: A supplement to Mining Journal. Mining Journal Special Publication, Ghana. 1-12. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in Ghana.
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Mining involves many operations such as rock breakage, materials handling, equipment maintenance, mine design, scheduling and budgeting. At one stage or the other mine managements often have to decide whether to undertake a major mining operation using their own equipment and personnel or to contract the operation out to a specialised mining
Among the public and private sector institutions in Ghana, the mining industry can be seen as one of the oldest industries known to play a central role in the economic development of the country. Yet the mining industry has a problem of health-related illnesses and diseases where
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22-1-2009· Total concentrations of Hg, Al, Fe, As, Pb, Cu, Cr, Ni, Mn, Co, V, and Zn were determined in surface sediments collected from 21 locations within the gold mining impacted Pra River basin in southwestern Ghana. Samples were collected during both the rainy and dry seasons. We hypothesized that in the rural southwestern portion of Ghana
18-3-2011· Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts on local livelihoods often remain unclear. Our goal here was to assess land cover change due to gold surface mining in Western Ghana, one of the world’s leading gold mining regions, and to study how these changes affected land use systems.
Unsustainable Management of Forests in Ghana from 1900-2010. Unsustainable Management of Forests in Ghana from 1900-2010. International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2016, pp. 160-166. doi: 10 It is however difficult to implement this as there is no specific law in Ghana forbidding surface mining in
Palaeoclimatic control on the composition of Palaeozoic shales from southern Ghana, West Africa. / Shibata, Tsugio. In: Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 12, 2010, p. 7-16.
‘Agricultural Poverty’ and the Expansion of Artisanal Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences from Southwest Mali and Southeast Ghana. Authors; Authors and Potential application of mediation to land use conflicts in small-scale mining. Journal of Cleaner Production 11(2), 117 (2010). Agriculture in Ghana: Facts and Figures (2009
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Source: The US Geological Survey 2010 elaborations by the authors. 1.3 Foreign Exchange and Government Revenue Generation from Gold Mining in Ghana. While in gross terms, mining is the leading foreign exchange earner; its net foreign exchange contribution to the
Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Ghana U4.no. 3. considered to be free and fair, and Ghanaians can participate freely in the political process, including through the right to vote, compete for public office, and elect representatives (Bertelsmann Foundation, 2010). However, there have been allegations of fraud during
Since his election, Blay has given lip service to the small-scale mining issue in parliament (Ghana Government, 2010), and focused on attacking large-scale companies; accusing them of hording land and causing environmental damage, both issues that are popular with the small-scale mining vote (Joy FM, 2009b, Joy FM, 2009d).
Artisanal mining in the Barberton region produces relatively large nuggets in reasonably profitable mining ventures. Formal mines, such as Agnes, Fairview, Consort, and Barbrook, are relative small, and artisanal mining is growing in the region. Since artisanal mining is illegal in South Africa, it is difficult to estimate its economic value.
University of Ghana Business School, PO Box LG 78 coped with uncertainties associated with the organizational change introduced by the merger of two mining firms in Ghana. Phillips, & Tybout, 1981; Mohammad, Habib & Zakaria, 2010). The study participants were a sample of employees of a mining firm that was formed in the year 2004
A 'Kimberley protest': Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana. Author(s) G. Hilson, M. J. Clifford Date 01/07/2010 Volume 109 Issue 436 Page start 431 Page end 450 DOI 10.1093/afraf/adq020 OpenURL Check for local electronic subscriptions Is part of Journal
Mining accidents continue worldwide, including accidents causing dozens of fatalities at a time such as the 2007 Ulyanovskaya Mine disaster in Russia, the 2009 Heilongjiang mine explosion in China, and the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in the United States.
Influence of Land Tenure Practices on Artisanal Mining Activity in Ghana. [email protected] Search form. Search. Influence of Land Tenure Practices on Artisanal Mining Activity in Ghana Published. Journal Article. Duke Authors . Blocher, Joseph; Cited Authors . Blocher, J; Nyame, F Published Date . 2010 Published In . Resources Policy Volume
22-4-1993· The total arsenic content of some Ghana food and cash crops from Kumasi and Obuasi farms and markets was determined. Quantitative analysis of arsenic was also conducted on vegetation, cooked food obtained from some homes, local fish, and meat, as
International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 41, No. 3/4, 2010 Abstract: Mercury use in Ghana's Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) sector is a growing problem owing to the increasing numbers of people involved, locations of operation, extent of possible contamination of the natural environment and its impact on human health.
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