• Smallscale miners lose $551m due to ban MyJoyOnline.com

    Smallscale miners lose $551m due to ban MyJoyOnline.com

    The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has disclosed that the industry has lost some US$551million and still counting due to the ban placed on their operations by government.

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  • Assessing the Environmental and SocioEconomic Impacts of

    Assessing the Environmental and SocioEconomic Impacts of

    Jan 26, 2016 · Several researchers have documented the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of gold This study employs integrated assessment framework of artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Ghana and seeks to develop a more holistic understanding of the risks and benefits of gold Darimani A. Impact of Mining Sector Investment in Ghana:

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  • DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA OCTOBER 2010 . 8 PROMOTION OF EFFICIENT SMALLSCALE MINING These measures led to significant investment and activity in the mining sector and a substantial increase in the production of gold in the country, some increase

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  • MINERALS COMMISSION

    MINERALS COMMISSION

    1.2 Broad Overview of the Small Scale Mining (SSM) Sector in Ghana. Small Scale Mining (SSM) has evolved from the artisanal stage through the use of rudimentary equipment such as shovels, pick axes and sluice boards to currently semimechanised operations involving the use equipment such as excavators, bulldozers and Washing Plants.

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  • Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM

    Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM

    The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) met with the Obuasi Artisanal Miners on May 10, 2016 in Obuasi, to acquaint itself with the current issues relative the complaint filed by AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) at International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on the encroachment of the illegal artisanal miners on AGA concessions.

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  • Investing in this Sector Ghana Investment Promotion

    Investing in this Sector Ghana Investment Promotion

    Investing in Ghana''s Mineral Processing Sector Sector Overview. Ghana is endowed with substantial mineral resources and has a wellestablished mining sector, which has grown considerably in recent years to represent an important pillar of the Ghanaian economy.

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  • THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE

    THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE

    THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE MINING SECTOR OF GHANA AND THE ENVIRONMENT. workers whilst over twice this number are involved in smallscale mining. State mines, now privatised, aim to maximise profits and have retrenched more than 50% of their workforce many of The Effect of Economic Policies on Mining in Ghana

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  • Small scale mining in Ghana 5 reasons to start this

    Small scale mining in Ghana 5 reasons to start this

    How to start small scale mining business. Small scale mining in Ghana has a lot of opportunities when done the right and legal way. Before you start mining activities in Ghana, you must first acquire a license and letter of permit by the Government or a related body.

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  • Ghana''s battle with illegal smallscale mining Africa at LSE

    Ghana''s battle with illegal smallscale mining Africa at LSE

    The mining practice is generally referred to as ''artisanal and smallscale'' (ASM), which, despite varying definitions globally, broadly describes mining by individuals, groups, families or cooperatives with minimal or no mechanisation, often in the market''s informal sectors. In Ghana, ASM encompasses any plot measuring up to 25 acres.

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  • THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE

    THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE

    THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN THE MINING SECTOR OF GHANA AND THE ENVIRONMENT. workers whilst over twice this number are involved in smallscale mining. State mines, now privatised, aim to maximise profits and have retrenched more than 50% of their workforce many of The Effect of Economic Policies on Mining in Ghana

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  • Artisanal and SmallScale Mining World Bank

    Artisanal and SmallScale Mining World Bank

    Artisanal and SmallScale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and smallscale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining.

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  • The golden practices that defy gloom International

    The golden practices that defy gloom International

    Sep 11, 2017 · The golden practices that defy gloom Smallscale mining in Ghana is mostly known for its faults. It''s time to see what it gets right

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  • Investing in this Sector Ghana Investment Promotion

    Investing in this Sector Ghana Investment Promotion

    Investing in Ghana''s Mineral Processing Sector Sector Overview. Ghana is endowed with substantial mineral resources and has a wellestablished mining sector, which has grown considerably in recent years to represent an important pillar of the Ghanaian economy.

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  • Influx of Chinese goldminers sparks tensions in Ghana

    Influx of Chinese goldminers sparks tensions in Ghana

    Apr 23, 2013 · Influx of Chinese goldminers sparks tensions in Ghana Some estimates calculate that 95% of all smallscale mining in Ghana is have led the president to reassure Chinese investors

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  • Private capital is ready to invest $7 billion in mining

    Private capital is ready to invest $7 billion in mining

    Mar 20, 2016 · Looking for investor in our small scale mining in Ghana obuasi where the main mining company is so there''s a lot of gold around that area.serious investor can contact me on 9193972149

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  • 18 Excellent Small Businesses To Make Money in Ghana

    18 Excellent Small Businesses To Make Money in Ghana

    Oct 25, 2015 ·ಒ Excellent Small Businesses To Make Money in Ghana Posted on October 25, 2015 by WhatsApp me on +233555908874 to give u breakdown of opportunities am an entrepreneur i have invited a lot of investors into Ghana for many projects. Eli Tarkwa is a mining town where you can find both large and numerous small scale mining companies, and

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  • Illegal SmallScale Gold Mining in Ghana: A Threat to Food

    Illegal SmallScale Gold Mining in Ghana: A Threat to Food

    Jun 21, 2018 · Ghana is endowed with extensive mineral and agricultural resources. The regions which serve as the major agroecological zones coincide with the largest deposits of mineral resources. Destruction of arable land in the agroecological zones by illegal smallscale gold mining (galamsey) affects agricultural productivity, and threatens food security in Ghana. This article examines the

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  • Ghana''s Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

    Ghana''s Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

    Mar 06, 2018 · Ghana''s government has struggled to balance the economic boon of smallscale mining with environmental and safety protections. The SmallScale Gold Mining Act of

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  • Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana

    Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana

    Aug 23, 2016 · Not all smallscale mining in Ghana is illegal. In fact, Ghana was the first subSaharan African country to pass legislation regulating ASM back in 1989. Currently, the Minerals and Mining Act of 2006 contains provisions for smallscale mining including registration, permits, health and safety, and environmental management.

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  • (PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    (PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse smallscale and i llegal mining activities are comm on features of m ining comm unities. In Ghana, mining investors in .

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  • (PDF) Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Improving Operations by

    (PDF) Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Improving Operations by

    Smallscale mining in Ghana is defined to include both the exploitation of mineral deposits (1) using fairly rudimentary implements and/or (2) at low levels of production with minimal capital

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  • Aryee whips up investor interest in smallscale mining

    Aryee whips up investor interest in smallscale mining

    Aryee whips up investor interest in smallscale mining Africa last Tuesday as part of its ASM salt and gold programme initiated in 2017 and sponsored by Star Ghana. for the community would see the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources apportioning some lands and dedie them for smallscale mining and part of it could be used for

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  • 3% tax on small scale gold exports starts soon

    3% tax on small scale gold exports starts soon

    The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) will soon commence the implementation of a three percent withholding tax on the export value on all gold exports from the country. small scale and artisanal

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  • DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA OCTOBER 2010 . 8 PROMOTION OF EFFICIENT SMALLSCALE MINING These measures led to significant investment and activity in the mining sector and a substantial increase in the production of gold in the country, some increase

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  • Smallscale mining in Ghana: The government and the

    Smallscale mining in Ghana: The government and the

    Ghana''s smallscale mining has evolved beyond the reach of current smallscale mining legislation. The formalization process enacted in the smallscale mining laws is ineffective because it is unable to capture the magnitude and complexity of what now encompasses Ghana''s smallscale gold industry.

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  • The golden practices that defy gloom International

    The golden practices that defy gloom International

    Sep 11, 2017 · The golden practices that defy gloom Smallscale mining in Ghana is mostly known for its faults. It''s time to see what it gets right

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  • 3% tax on small scale gold exports starts soon

    3% tax on small scale gold exports starts soon

    The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) will soon commence the implementation of a three percent withholding tax on the export value on all gold exports from the country. small scale and artisanal

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  • Lifting the Lid on Ghana''s Illegal Smallscale Mining

    Lifting the Lid on Ghana''s Illegal Smallscale Mining

    Ghana''s smallscale mining got caught in the vortex of globalisation which led to increased movement of people across continents, easier movement of finance, technological migration and intensifiion of mining. A sector that had been deprived of investment for so long suddenly discovered new suitors.

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  • The impact of Chinese involvement in smallscale gold

    The impact of Chinese involvement in smallscale gold

    Smallscale mining contributes about 30% of Ghana''s total gold output and provides livelihoods to large numbers of people One aspect of the controversial issue of illegal mining in Ghana is the involvement of foreigners, especially Chinese companies and miners Findings suggest that there are serious negative impacts intensified by the involvement of Chinese miners The

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  • Small scale mining in Ghana 5 reasons to start this

    Small scale mining in Ghana 5 reasons to start this

    How to start small scale mining business. Small scale mining in Ghana has a lot of opportunities when done the right and legal way. Before you start mining activities in Ghana, you must first acquire a license and letter of permit by the Government or a related body.

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  • Ghana''s government focuses on reforming smallscale mining

    Ghana''s government focuses on reforming smallscale mining

    Ghana''s smallscale artisanal gold mining sector was first legalised in 1989 with the promulgation of the Smallscale Gold Mining Act, which established the Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation (PMMC), the industry''s main marketer and the sole buyer of smallscale gold and diamond mining output.

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  • Lifting the lid on Ghana''s illegal smallscale mining problem

    Lifting the lid on Ghana''s illegal smallscale mining problem

    Sep 25, 2019 · Smallscale gold mining in what is modern day Ghana can be traced as far back as the 15th century.It continues to be an important means of livelihood for many relatively lowincome Ghanaians and

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  • 5 pros and cons of being in small scale mining industry

    5 pros and cons of being in small scale mining industry

    Yen.com.gh News ☛ With the high unemployment rates, ☛small scale mining is viable option but have you considered the☛ 5 PROS AND CONS OF BEING IN SMALL SCALE MINING INDUSTRY☛? Well, knowledge is power! Weigh your options, then decide.

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  • Ghana''s government focuses on reforming smallscale mining

    Ghana''s government focuses on reforming smallscale mining

    Ghana''s smallscale artisanal gold mining sector was first legalised in 1989 with the promulgation of the Smallscale Gold Mining Act, which established the Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation (PMMC), the industry''s main marketer and the sole buyer of smallscale gold and diamond mining output.

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  • (PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    (PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse smallscale and i llegal mining activities are comm on features of m ining comm unities. In Ghana, mining investors in .

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  • Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana''s SmallScale Miners

    Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana''s SmallScale Miners

    Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana''s SmallScale Miners Left Behind. In the process of promoting increased foreign investment in the resident largescale mining industry, the Ghanaian government has perpetually worsened the livelihoods of many of the country''s rural inhabitants. About 25 percent of the western part of the country contains

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    investors from the United Kingdom, Norway and China. In terms of nationality of ownership, 85% of the industry is owned by foreigners and the rest by the state of Ghana and several small scale Ghanaian operators largely due to the legal restriction of small scale mining to nationals (Akabzaa & Darimani, 2001). Currently, there are eleven

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  • MINERALS AND MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    MINERALS AND MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    streamline smallscale gold mining, regulate the use of mercury by smallscale gold miners, and provide official marketing channels for gold produced by smallscale miners. These measures led to significant investment and activities in the mining sector and a substantial increase in the production of

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  • The golden practices that defy gloom International

    The golden practices that defy gloom International

    Sep 11, 2017 · The golden practices that defy gloom Smallscale mining in Ghana is mostly known for its faults. It''s time to see what it gets right

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  • Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining

    Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining

    Agyei, G. (2016) "Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Opportunities and Challenges", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 20 27. Abstract The last few years have witnessed internationalisation of small scale mining in Ghana. The entry of migrant artisanal miners has brought losers and winners in the

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  • Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions The New

    Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions The New

    Jun 07, 2013 · The smallscale mining activities of Chinese who have flooded into Ghana''s goldproducing regions have stirred resentment in the West African

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  • Mining industry of Ghana Wikipedia

    Mining industry of Ghana Wikipedia

    Ghana is Africa''s largest gold producer, producing 80.5 t in 2008. Ghana is also a major producer of bauxite, manganese and diamonds. Ghana has 23 largescale mining companies producing gold, diamonds, bauxite and manganese, and, there are also over 300 registered small scale mining groups and 90 mine support service companies.

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  • Gold Mining BusinessGhana

    Gold Mining BusinessGhana

    is a resisted small scale mining company with PMMC which sell and ship gold and interested to meet some one who want to come to partnership to enlarge the company or merge with me for the mining,i have already purchase land .

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  • (PDF) Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Improving Operations by

    (PDF) Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Improving Operations by

    Smallscale mining in Ghana is defined to include both the exploitation of mineral deposits (1) using fairly rudimentary implements and/or (2) at low levels of production with minimal capital

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  • Assessing the Environmental and SocioEconomic Impacts of

    Assessing the Environmental and SocioEconomic Impacts of

    Jan 26, 2016 · Several researchers have documented the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of gold This study employs integrated assessment framework of artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Ghana and seeks to develop a more holistic understanding of the risks and benefits of gold Darimani A. Impact of Mining Sector Investment in Ghana:

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  • Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining

    Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining

    Agyei, G. (2016) "Internationalisation of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Ghana: Opportunities and Challenges", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 20 27. Abstract The last few years have witnessed internationalisation of small scale mining in Ghana. The entry of migrant artisanal miners has brought losers and winners in the

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  • A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian SmallScale Mining

    A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian SmallScale Mining

    Socioeconomic Impact of Smallscale Mining in Ghana Employment Most smallscale miners in Ghana are engaged in the extraction of gold and diamonds simply because they can generate wealth quickly. In fact, with the exception of specialist commodities, in most instances, it is economically unviable to mine anything other than

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  • Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana

    Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana

    Mining in Ghana predates independence and over the years the sector has grown to be a major driver of economic growth. Mining accounted for 6% of GDP in 2011 and the sector grew by 23.5% in 2012. There are currently about thirteen (13) large scale mining companies and 16 operations and over 1000 registered small scale companies in the sector.

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    investors from the United Kingdom, Norway and China. In terms of nationality of ownership, 85% of the industry is owned by foreigners and the rest by the state of Ghana and several small scale Ghanaian operators largely due to the legal restriction of small scale mining to nationals (Akabzaa & Darimani, 2001). Currently, there are eleven

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  • Private capital is ready to invest $7 billion in mining

    Private capital is ready to invest $7 billion in mining

    Mar 20, 2016 · Looking for investor in our small scale mining in Ghana obuasi where the main mining company is so there''s a lot of gold around that area.serious investor can contact me on 9193972149

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