• A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small Scale Mining

    2017 7 18 occurring at the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds GCD site at Akwatia and the balance within surrounding areas 4 In fact small scale diamond mining occurs either under licences issued by the Minerals Commission or tributer permits granted by GCD on its concession Socio economic Impact of Small scale Mining in Ghana Employment

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  • The Impact of Mining on the Water Resources in Ghana

    Mining in Ghana has been done both on large and small scales both professionally and unprofessionally Each of this has consequences on the precious water bodies The use of water in mining has the potential to affect the quality of surrounding surface water and groundwater which is often cited as a major concern among stakeholders

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  • Bauxite Deposits

    Bauxite deposits invariably contain a range of impurities ranging from organic material to trace elements such as Ga Zn Pb P and Be Table 2 1 shows typical compositions of a range of smelter aluminas In the Bayer process many impurities are at least partially soluble in the caustic digestion liquor and may be carried over into precipitation if they are not removed in the desilication

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  • Polluting Industries and Agricultural Productivity

    1 3 Mining in Ghana Our empirical analysis pertains to the case of gold mining in Ghana Most of the gold around 97 is extracted by modern large‐scale mines located in three regions Western Ashanti and Central 16 These mines similar to other modern mines in the world are capital intensive highly mechanised operations

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  • A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small Scale Mining

    2017 7 18 occurring at the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds GCD site at Akwatia and the balance within surrounding areas 4 In fact small scale diamond mining occurs either under licences issued by the Minerals Commission or tributer permits granted by GCD on its concession Socio economic Impact of Small scale Mining in Ghana Employment

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  • BAUXITE RESOURCES LIMITED

    2011 7 26 BAUXITE RESOURCES LIMITED ACN 119 699 982 JUNE 2011 QUARTERLY REPORT HIGHLIGHTS INCREASE IN TOTAL BAUXITE RESOURCE ‐ Bauxite resource upgrade to 24 8Mt 41 1 Tot Al 2O3 30 6 Av Al2O3 3 9 Re SiO2 13 NEW EXPLORATION LICENCES GRANTED ‐ 40 of Darling Range tenements now granted

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  • Ghana s bauxite under threat Mahama has promised to

    2020 9 12 I shivered and sweated simultaneously when I heard NDC Flagbearer former President John Dramani Mahama stating somewhat evocatively during the NDC s 2020 Manifesto launch that he will reinstate all the revoked mining licences upon returning to the presidency on 7 th January 2021 Dearest reader if my memory serves me right the only company whose mining licences were rightly

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  • Bauxite Beads

    2011 6 20 Bauxite Beads produced from Iron Ore in a small village in Ghana 100 km N of Accra lies a village Akyem Abompe At the first sight it looks like other modern Ghanaian villages where the network of streets reveals a great degree of planning and most

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  • GIADEC not conforming to transparency and

    2020 10 22 GIADEC claims it will adhere to the highest international best practices on responsible and sustainable mining of bauxite However the decision to target an ecologically sensitive watershed like Atewa Forest is against the tenets of international best practice to start with and not in any way sustainable or responsible

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  • Minerals And Mining Explosives Regulations 2012 Li

    2017 8 21 169 Permits and licences for the use of explosives 170 Mine manager to make specific rules 171 Only competent and certified persons allowed to use explosives 172 Use of explosives supplied by mine 173 Documentation 174 Disposal of packaging material Use of explosives in surface mines and works 175 Precautions at blast site 176

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  • Sierra Leone

    2021 9 14 Sierra Leone is well known for its vast endowment in minerals which include diamonds rutile bauxite gold iron ore limonite platinum chromite coltan tantalite columbite and zircon as well as promising petroleum potential In the 1990s the 11 year civil war funded with revenue from the minerals sector engulfed the country resulting

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  • Court to rule on revocation of Mahama s bauxite license

    2017 11 24 They also maintained that Failure by applicant to obtain the relevant environmental permits before the purported grants of mining leases in respect of the areas constituting about 79 of the nation s known bauxite resources among other statutory violations is very serious having regard to the activity applicant sought to engage in

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  • Procedure for Export of Gold by Licensed

    2019 6 24 On July 14th 2016 the Minerals Commission of Ghana issued a directive to govern the export of gold from Ghana by License Gold Exporters LGE other than holders of Mining Leases These measures communicated by the Minerals Commission shall be in force until substituted by other procedures that may be prescribed in the future

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  • Ghana s Mineral Comission

    Large Scale Mining The favourable investment climate coupled with Ghana s mineral endowment has attracted over 250 local and foreign companies to the industry for mineral exploration Currently there are 16 large scale companies producing gold diamond bauxite and Manganese

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  • The World s Leading Bauxite Producing Countries

    2019 6 6 Major Bauxite Producing Areas Extraction of the Mineral Ore Bauxite is one rock that is found in large quantities in many countries from all around the world In fact some countries have more than 100 years worth of reserves of Bauxite The rock is easily obtained by open cast mining

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  • Mining license Applications in Ghana Info Hub

    2021 9 28 Mining Licences In Ghana a Reconnaissance Licence Holder RLH Obtain a Prospecting Licence from Department of Mines Conduct a Bankable Feasibility Study on the mining and processing the mineral deposit discovered Obtain surface rights from the land authority or land owner with a stamped sketch plan showing coordinates

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  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA A

    2008 11 12 investment Ghana now has 19 operating mines and over 128 local and foreign companies with exploration licences mainly in the domain of gold The sector now accounts for more than 30 of gross foreign exchange earnings In 1997 officially reported output of newly mined gold was 54 4 metric tons with a market value of about 545 million

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  • Mahama will dole out Ghana bauxite resources to his

    2020 1 27 A five member panel comprising Justices Julius Ansah Jones Victor Dotse K Anin Yeboah K Marful Saw and Prof Emmanuel Nii Ashie Kotey held that in accordance with Article 257 all minerals belong to the people of Ghana and the President holds same in trust for the people and that is why Article 268 enjoins all mining leases to

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  • Mining Companies in Ghana

    2021 9 1 Mining companies interested in setting up shop in Ghana should take cognizance of the relevant institutions governing the mining industry in that country These include Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources oversees all aspects of Ghana s mineral sector and is responsible for granting mining and exploration licenses

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  • Ghana Bauxite Company Workers On Rampage Burn Car

    2019 6 17 Workers of the Ghana Bauxite Mining Company at Awaso in the Western Region on Monday 17 June 2019 demonstrated again over poor working conditions

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  • Ghana Bauxite Company Workers On Rampage Burn Car

    2019 6 17 Workers of the Ghana Bauxite Mining Company at Awaso in the Western Region on Monday 17 June 2019 demonstrated again over poor working conditions

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  • ISO 14001 in mining companies Advantages of

    2018 4 17 An assessment of two major gold mining companies in Ghana illustrates what you can gain by monitoring your environmental performance Reported in 2013 and covering 4 7 years of environmental data from before and after this assessment for ISO 14001 Environmental Management System EMS certification found measurable improvements in selected

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  • CENTRAL REGIONAL HOUSE OF CHIEFS PLEDGES

    2021 9 6 He further lauded the Chiefs for actively participating and ensuring the success of the Green Ghana project He said government will engage traditional authorities in the issuing of mining licenses to mining companies going forward to ensure the traditional authorities are part of the mineral value chain

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  • Aluworks Limited

    Bauxite the raw material of alumina was first discovered in Ghana in 1914 in the Atewa Range near Kibi in the Eastern Region by Sir Albert Kitson a renowned Geologist In 1928 the British Aluminium Company was granted a concession to mine bauxite at Awaso in the Western Region

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  • How Over 6 Million Voters Safeguarded Ghana s Bauxite

    2021 3 20 How Over 6 Million Voters Safeguarded Ghana s Bauxite By Kwaku Badu LISTEN MAR 20 2021 Bauxite I trembled repeatedly when I heard the NDC s 2020 flagbearer former President Mahama promising during the NDC s 2020 Manifesto launch that in the event of returning to the presidency in 2021 all the revoked mining licences would be

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  • Minerals in Ghana Minerals Commission

    The Minerals Commission of Ghana is the Government agency with the primary responsibility of developing and coordinating mineral sector policies and monitoring their implementation Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram Linkedin

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  • Mineral licences

    2021 6 2 A mining licence holder is entitled to mine the land covered by the licence explore for minerals and construct mining facilities related to the mining operation Apply for a mining licence Renew or vary a mining licence Prospecting licence Prospecting licences allow prospectors and small scale miners to explore or mine in an area less than

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  • The Impact of Mining on the Water Resources in Ghana

    Mining in Ghana has been done both on large and small scales both professionally and unprofessionally Each of this has consequences on the precious water bodies The use of water in mining has the potential to affect the quality of surrounding surface water and groundwater which is often cited as a major concern among stakeholders

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  • Global mining economy finished the year and commenced

    2021 9 28 Target minerals are iron ore bauxite aluminium niobium copper manganese kaolin gold and others Rare earth reserves have actively prospected in Brazil and if certain projects in south east Brazil become viable this will likely increase interest in such minerals In Chile mining is the most important sector of the economy

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  • Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in

    2018 3 12 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 with a 10 percent free

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  • Bauxite Beads

    2011 6 20 Bauxite Beads produced from Iron Ore in a small village in Ghana 100 km N of Accra lies a village Akyem Abompe At the first sight it looks like other modern Ghanaian villages where the network of streets reveals a great degree of planning and most

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  • AGGREGATION/RECONCILIATION OF MINING SECTOR

    2016 2 20 Ghana Bauxite Company Awaso Western Region Bauxite These companies contributed about 99 of the total mineral royalties received by Government in the year 2008 In addition to the selected companies the following companies were also engaged in mining activities and paid some amount of mineral

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  • Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in

    impact of mining on the health of the mining community Tarkwa is a leading mining community in Ghana and it is located 372 km south west of Accra Ghana s capital The area lies between latitude 400 N and 500 40 N and longitudes 1045 2010 W with a total land area of 2354 sq km As a hub of the mining industry in Ghana

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  • SONA 2021 Akufo Addo snubs resistance on Atewa

    2021 3 9 The Ghana government therefore identified the legally protected Atewa Forest as one of three sites to mine bauxite to support repayment of the USD 2 billion infrastructure loan from the People s Republic of China bauxite mining in Atewa would threaten species with global extinction undermining the Convention on Biodiversity and the

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  • Ghanaian sues AngloGold 6 other firms for mining

    2019 12 10 Ghanaian sues AngloGold 6 other firms for mining Ghana s gold bauxite illegally A Ghanaian citizen Mr David Addo is suing the Attorney General the Minerals Commission and seven others for mining gold bauxite and other natural resources of the Republic of Ghana illegally Mr Addo is praying the High Court to declare the operations of AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Limited AngloGold

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  • The World s Leading Bauxite Producing Countries

    2019 6 6 Major Bauxite Producing Areas Extraction of the Mineral Ore Bauxite is one rock that is found in large quantities in many countries from all around the world In fact some countries have more than 100 years worth of reserves of Bauxite The rock is easily obtained by open cast mining

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  • Bauxite mining s unhealthy effects on people environment

    Bauxite is a rock that is mainly composed of various minerals Most importantly bauxite is the primary ore for aluminum Aluminum is a very crucial element as its uses are varied and diverse

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  • WOULA BAUXITE PROJECT

    2020 11 17 In 2014 bauxite exports from Guinea were 17 MT1 2019 Guinean bauxite exports were 66 MT1 representing 95 of the total bauxite exports from Africa1 Other African countries that export bauxite are Sierra Leone and Ghana 17 MT 1US Geological Society 2 crugroup 4 2 The No 1supplier of bauxite to China2

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  • Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in

    impact of mining on the health of the mining community Tarkwa is a leading mining community in Ghana and it is located 372 km south west of Accra Ghana s capital The area lies between latitude 400 N and 500 40 N and longitudes 1045 2010 W with a total land area of 2354 sq km As a hub of the mining industry in Ghana

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  • AGGREGATION/RECONCILIATION OF MINING SECTOR

    2016 2 20 Ghana Bauxite Company Awaso Western Region Bauxite These companies contributed about 99 of the total mineral royalties received by Government in the year 2008 In addition to the selected companies the following companies were also engaged in mining activities and paid some amount of mineral

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