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Jan 22 2020Inadequate logistics hampering fight against 'galamsey' – Association of small-scale miners The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners has blamed the recent upsurge in illegal mining activities on inadequate logistics to fight the menace

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Tarkwa Small Scale Mining Association Engaged In Galamsey

Mar 07 2017The Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Africa-Network (ASMAN) a Civil Society Organization committed to the promotion and development of responsible and environmentally friendly Artisanal/Small Scale Mining (ASM) industry in Ghana strongly condemns the conduct of some executive members of the Small Scale Miners Association for engaging foreigners to work illegally within the

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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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In Ghana civil society is driving mining and oil reforms

Sep 15 2017In rural Ghana more than a million people work in informal mining activities many of whom are also small-scale farmers The government of Ghana is currently executing "Operation Vanguard " a police operation designed to wipe out illegal small-scale mining This action has been highly controversial given the threat it poses to the

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) Condemns the Shooting of Small Scale Min Published by MAC on 2005-06-29 Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) Condemns the Shooting of Small Scale Miners by AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine

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Small Scale Miners to stage demo next Tuesday

Nov 13 2018The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) members have decided to embark on a nationwide demonstration next Tuesday to protest the continues ban on small-scale mining In 2017 the Government placed a ban on all forms of small-scale mining as part of efforts to end illegal mining and check its destructive effects on the

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Zimbabwe's Small

Small-scale and artisanal miners produced more gold than large-scale companies in Zimbabwe in recent months Proposed changes to the nation's mining laws to recognize and support smaller operations could boost production even more small-scale miners and their advocates say

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GGE2020 Agenda – Ghana Gold Expo

SMALL SCALE MINING TRAINING AND DIALOGUE DR Nawal Althocine CEO Positive impact Responsible Gold Supply Chains Due diligence requirements for international markets such as the OECD requirements How to engage with artisanal and small-scale mining Creating a supply chain from mine to retail what does it entail

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Nov 02 2017Mr Godwin Armah the General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Small-scale Miners expressed delight for involving the Association in developing a National Action Plan on Mercury usage and noted that in the past mining associations were ignored whenever government was developing a mining policy

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Mining 2020

Environmentally sustainable small-scale mining Upon the lifting of the ban on small scale mining the Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners has through a series of programmes sought to sensitise its members on sustainable mining and mineral processing practices

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10 Arrested at small scale miners demo in Kumasi

10 Arrested at small scale miners demo in Kumasi They carried a big banner with the inscription 'Save small-scale mining and save Ghana' Although the police had initially given approval to the Small-Scale Miners Association to hold the demonstration they notified the leadership of the association just last Monday night that they were

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A Sample Small Scale Gold Mining Business Plan Template

A Sample Small Scale Gold Mining Business Plan Template Industry Overview Players in the Gold and Silver Ore Mining industry primarily mine gold and silver-bearing ores Mining activities include the development of mine sites and the on-site processing of ore into a concentrate or bullion

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Ghana

Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Framework 2015 Minerals and Mining Policy of Ghana 2016 ASM Associations or Cooperatives I GNASSM Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners II Women in Mining in Ghana III ASMAN Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Africa-Network IV Tarkwa Small Scale Mining Association ASM Definition Criterion

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Exposure of Small Scale Gold Miners in Prestea to Mercury

Mercury poisoning among small scale gold miners has been observed in many small scale gold mining regions across the world ASGM is a rapidly growing industry in Prestea where miners handle mercury without personal protective equipment (PPE) This study seeks to assess occupational exposure of small scale gold miners in Prestea to mercury

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Small

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

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Women and Artisanal and Small

in artisanal and small-scale mining As of 2013 an estimated 20 to 30 million people engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) globally in many countries women make up between 10 to 50 percent of small-scale miners (Eftimie et al 2012 Hinton et al 2003 ) But while women tend to have higher participation rates in ASM than

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Illicit Chinese Small

While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e g the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e g the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables illegalities

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Small scale mining – Citi 97 3 FM – Relevant Radio Always

Ghana News | Ghana Politics | Ghana Soccer | Ghana Showbiz Small scale mining Tag Small scale mining Business Small scale mining ban extended again March 9 2018 General Gov't in talks with stakeholders over mining ban – Amewu February 3 2018 Business $5bn 'missing' from gold exports to UAE – Nana Addo January 17 2018

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The role of artisanal and small

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has had unprecedented growth in developing economies over the past few decades ASM is defined as the use of rudimentary processes to extract valuable minerals from primary and secondary ore bodies and is characterized by the lack of

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Police take

3 The General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) Godwin Armah says the association welcomes the replacement of police on the Operation Vanguard team "It's very apt for the police to be detailed in the mining areas because this should take a civilian approach and they being the law enforcers will do []

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Small Scale Mining ban 'How soon is your soon'

Jul 09 2018The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) has questioned the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akuffo Addo over when the ban on Small Scale Mining would be lifted The government through the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources John Peter Amewu banned all small-scale mining activities in order to deal with illegal []

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Mining industry of Ghana

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 large-scale 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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Ghana – Koncika Mining Company Limited

The small scale mining industry is reserved for Ghanaians The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners has a membership of over 600 small scale miners which represents a large potential source of additional mining activity and the government is very protective of the small scale mining

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Inadequate logistics hampering galamsey fight

Jan 22 2020The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners has blamed the recent upsurge in illegal mining activities on inadequate logistics to fight the menace This assertion comes at a time when over seven hectares of forest land have been destroyed by illegal miners in the Oda Forest Reserve in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region

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Godfried Ofori chairman of the Concerned Citizens

Godfried Ofori chairman of the Concerned Citizens Association of Prestea Ghana 2007 Photo Jane Hahn/Oxfam America FROM ASPIRATION TO REALITY Unpacking the Africa Mining Vision The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is a policy framework that was created by the African Union in 2009 to ensure that Africa utilizes its mineral resources

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Baseline Information for the National Action Plan on

Baseline Information for the National Action Plan on Artisanal and Small - Scale Gold Mining Ghana How is ASGM organized in Ghana? There also exists a Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) which serves as the advocacy voice for small-scale miners

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Dec 17 2018An association of small-scale miners in the country says it supports the new mining policy framework 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 December 17

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Unions optimistic as AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi mine in

To promote responsible mining in Ghana artisanal miners should be formalized not criminalized and the mining company should consider the interests of all stakeholders " In 2015 over 3 000 artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) began digging for ore at the mine

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Small Scale Miners complain of delays in obtaining licenses

Oct 26 2015The National Association of Small Scale Miners has expressed worry over the undue delay in processes to obtain a license to operate their business Home / General News / Small Scale Miners complain of delays in obtaining licenses Small Scale Miners complain of delays in obtaining licenses

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

The International Labour Organisation defines small-scale mining as less intense and operated with basic or low-level machinery 11 In Ghana small-scale mining involves "the mining of gold by a technique not involving substantial expenditure by an individual or group of people not exceeding nine in number or by a supportive society made up of

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