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Ghana: New guidelines for mining Ghana Oxford

2011-6-9  Given the push for significant regulatory changes in several major mining countries, as well as Ghana’s own emphasis on local involvement in its burgeoning energy sector, investors are understandably keen to learn the terms of the country’s new mining policy. Above all, ensuring consistency will be key.

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Operational Guidelines - FDA GHANA

Press Release on Confirmed Lassa Fever Case in Ghana: 01 March 2018 Frequently Asked Questions on the H1N1 Influenza Virus Waivers for cGMP Inspections for Pharmaceutical Products, Innovator Vaccines and Biological Product Manufacturers

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MINERALS COMMISSION

2018-4-15  1.1 Overview of Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Sector Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, s, manganese and bauxite. Gold is the predominant mineral produced in the country, accounting for over 90% of all mineral revenues annually over the past two decades (Minerals Commission1).

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CORRECTION: Govt to lift ban on small-scale mining

2018-8-17  A roadmap for the government to lift the ban on small-scale mining was rolled out in Accra on Thursday. Although the roadmap does not state the specific time the ban will be lifted, there are

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

2016-9-9  The Ghana ASM dialogue project was made possible with the generous support of The Tiffany Co. Foundation. Funding for background research and publication of this was provided by UK aid for the UK government. Published by IIED, August 2016 McQuilken, J and Hilson, G (2016) Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.

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Ghana Mining Environmental Law Regulations

For such a successful mining jurisdiction, the Ghanaian mining legislation no longer offers any guidance for other African countries to follow: lacking the basic right of open and equal access, the right to mine and imposing several onerous obligations upon the industry, Ghana needs to start afresh if it wishes to retain its historic success.

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MINE SURVEYING IN GHANA: A FRAMEWORK FOR

2013-1-31  MINE SURVEYING IN GHANA: A FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLIANCE Colin Maltby Bennett A research report submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, of the University of the Witwatersrand, in the partial fulfilment of the requirements for, the degree of Master of Science (50/50) in Engineering. Johannesburg, 2012

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Mining in Ghana - List of Mining Companies - Page 3

Mining Companies in Ghana. List of Best Mining Companies in Ghana with Addresses, Phone numbers, Reviews, Photos and More on Ghana Business Directory. Page 3.

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Government to lift ban on small-scale mining on

2018-12-14  By Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Accra, Dec. 14, GNA - The Government will on Monday, December 17, 2018, lift the ban on small-scale mining for about 900 miners whose mining

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Potential heavy metal pollution of soil and water

Author: Ebenezer Gyamfi, Emmanuel Kwame Appiah-Adjei, Kwaku Amaning Adjei

Potential heavy metal pollution of soil and water

Effluents and mine waste from artisanal mining in Kokoteasua, a community in Ghana, are discharged directly to the environment without prior treatment and have the potential of polluting the soil and water resources that the populace rely on for their daily water need.

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Ghana Mining Environmental Law Regulations

For such a successful mining jurisdiction, the Ghanaian mining legislation no longer offers any guidance for other African countries to follow: lacking the basic right of open and equal access, the right to mine and imposing several onerous obligations upon the industry, Ghana needs to start afresh if it wishes to retain its historic success.

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Small-scale Miners Support New Mining Policy -

An association of small-scale miners in the country says it supports the new mining policy frame introduced on Friday by the government. The Concerned Small Scale Miners Union of Ghana (CSSMUG) has promised to ensure that the new policy is adhered to by all its members ahead of the start of small-scale mining on Monday,

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Improving the impact of mining royalties at the local

2019-9-25  By implementing the EITI at the sub-national level, the Ghana EITI is deliberately embedding the EITI practs in its national and sub-national systems, thereby making the EITI relevant on all levels of government, and particularly to those who are affected most. Ghana’s gold royalties supplement local budgets for districts mining areas

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Assessment of Mercury Pollution in Rivers and Streams

2013-12-24  Keywords: Mercury Pollution, Artisanal Gold mining, Birim North District, Ghana . 1. Introduction . Mining has played a major role in the socio-economic and infrastructural development of most developing coun- tries, particularly in Africa and especially Ghana which is the second largest gold producer in Africa [1].

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Guidelines Sustainability Gold Fields

The operations will be subject to varying degrees of legislative rigor in relation to biodiversity conservation; however it is the aim of Gold Fields to adopt good pract in relation to biodiversity conservation across its operations. This Guideline has been developed in reference to the ICMM Good Pract Guidance for Mining and Biodiversity.

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Ghana - Income Tax - KPMG Global

2019-10-25  Generally, the employer is required to compute the income tax on any employment income accrued or derived in Ghana by the assignees. They are obliged to remit it to the GRA within the first 15 days of the ensuing month in which the payment was made.

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GOVERNMENT PRESENTS ROAD MAP FOR LIFTING

2018-8-17  Government has trained 3,000 artisanal small-scale miners on ethical mining to pave way for the ban on small scale mining to be lifted. The 3,000 small-scale operators received their training from the George Grant University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa. Fifteen media practitioners have also

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The AKOBEN programme as a tool towards

The AKOBEN Programme, an environmental performance rating and disclosure initiative that show the environmental performance of gold mining firms with reference to their daily activities post environmental impact assessment and issuance of an environmental permit was introduced in Ghana to serve as a monitoring and verification tool towards environmental compliance and responsible mining.

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Bureau Veritas Ghana

Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality servs to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold

2015-8-12  Gold has been mined in Ghana for over 1000 years [3], and in 2013 gold accounted for 34.4% of the country’s national export revenue [4]. The proportion of Ghana’s gold that is mined through ASGM has increased from 6% in 2000 to 23% in 2010 [5]. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining, like other extractive activities, raises numerous

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IJERPH Free Full-Text Integrated Assessment of

2015-5-7  This is one of three synthesis documents produced via an integrated assessment (IA) that aims to increase understanding of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana. Given the complexities surrounding ASGM, an integrated assessment (IA) frame was utilized to analyze socio-economic, health, and environmental data, and co-develop evidence-based responses with stakeholders.

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IMPACT OF ILLEGAL MINING ON WATER RESOURCES

2014-3-23  IMPACT OF ILLEGAL MINING ON WATER RESOURCES FOR DOMESTIC AND IRRIGATION PURPOSES Amankwah Emmanuel Department of Agricultural Engineering, Wa Polytechnic, UWR, Ghana E-Mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT This reviews the impact of illegal mining on water resources for irrigation and domestic application in Ghana.

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Assessment of Mercury Pollution in Rivers and

2011-11-9  Artisanal gold mining in local communities is on the increase. This has led to concerns about mercury pollution resulting from these mining activities. This study was conducted to assess the level of mercury pollution in rivers and streams around artisanal gold mining areas of the Birim North District of Ghana. Rivers, streams, sediments and boreholes were sampled to determine total mercury

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PETROLEUM (LOCAL CONTENT AND LOCAL

2013-12-5  L.I. 2204 4 PETROLEUM (LOCAL CONTENT AND LOCAL PARTICIPATION) REGULATIONS, 2013 IN exercise of the power conferred on the Minister responsible for Energy by section 22 of the Petroleum Commission Act, 2011 (Act 821), these Regulations are

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Gold Fields

- Gold Fields - Corporate webite - Our vision is to be the global leader in sustainable gold mining

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Ghana Energy Sector Overview - United States Agency for

2015-5-4  Ghana Energy Sector Overview One of Ghana’s paramount constraints to economic growth is the unreliable and inadequate supply of electric power. The country has 2,450 mega-watts (MW) of installed generation capacity, including 546 MW of generation from independent power producers (IPPs). But actual avaiility hardly exceeds 2000 MW. This

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Mining in Accra, Ghana - List of Mining Companies -

Mining Companies in Accra, Ghana. List of Best Mining Companies in Accra, Ghana with Addresses, Phone numbers, Reviews, Photos and More on Ghana Business Directory. Page 2.

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FOR IMPROVING EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT

2015-10-14  Background to Workplace Safety and Health Issues in Ghana Ghana is gradually becoming an industrialized nation, and this change is exposing a large percentage of the force to various health and safety hazards at the place. The Labour Department of Ghana Annual report (2000) gave a total of 8,692 -related

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Heavy Metal Pollution in Soil and Water in Some Selected

2014-5-20  guideline values for drinking water and that of US for soil and sediments were also used for comparison [13]. The total metal concentrations recorded in this study clearly indicate that the situation of metal pollution within the study area where this small scale gold mining is taking place has reached intervention levels. The concentra-

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