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Potential implications of gold-mining activities on some environmental components: a global assessment (1990 to 2018) IR Orimoloye, OO Ololade Journal of King Saud University-Science 32 (4), 2432-2438, …

Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

This report 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 IA framework was utilized to analyze economic, social, health, and environmental data, and co-develop evidence-based ...

Mining in Africa after the supercycle: New directions and ...

mining (ASM) also proliferated, particularly in the gold sector – estimated to provide direct income to over 10 million peo-ple (Hayes, 2008). ... The paper combines an analysis of industry trends with critical reflections ... in more established mining jurisdictions like Zambia, Ghana, and Guinea. There was also a spatial shift to the deep ...

Managing mining for sustainable development

2018-6-25 · 3 Impacts of mining during the life of a mine 29 3.1 Mineral exploration phase 30 3.2 Mine development phase: mine design and construction 30 3.3 Mining operations phase: mining and mineral processing 34 3.4 Mine closure phase 37 4 Orienting legal frameworks towards sustainable development 39 4.1 The domestic legal framework 40

Analysis of Shoreline Change along Cape Coast-Sekondi ...

2016-6-16 · The impact of human activities on the shorelines of Ghana has been well studied and they include sand mining, urbanization and economic activities, fishing, and oil and gold mining [1, 2, 5]. This study analyzes the role of erosion and accretion in shoreline change between the geographic regions from Cape Coast in the central region to Sekondi ...

Australian Centre for Geomechanics | Conference Paper ...

Gbireh, AB, Cobblah, A & Suglo, RS 2007, ''Analysis of the trends of gold mining in Ghana'', Ghana Mining Journal, vol. 9, pp. 38–49. Ghana News Agency 2013, …

Distribution of Arsenic and Heavy Metals from Mine ...

2013-5-24 · Ghana, formerly the Gold Coast, is an important gold mining country located in the western part of Africa. Commercial scale gold mining predates the late 19th century. The Ashanti and Western regions are the major gold mining locations. The gold (Au) is associated with sulphide mineralization, particularly arsenopyrite (Griffis et al., 2002).

Effects of illegal mining on the agriculture sector in Ghana.

2016-11-30 · A phenomenon of illegal mining as part. of small scale mining has developed in the wake of a growing unemployed youthful population. Even worrying is the influx of Chinese into the illegal mining market in Ghana. They use. bulldozers, excavators, and other unapproved implements in this sector which is reserved for.

Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana

 · We start by briefly describing the gold mining sector in Ghana. We then detail the data sources that we use to study proto-urbanization. 4.1. Gold mining in Ghana. During colonial times, Ghana was known as the Gold Coast. Gold mining dates back a long time in the pre-colonial era.

Polluting Industries and Agricultural Productivity ...

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.

AngloGold cuts guidance amid uncertainty at Obuasi ...

2021-8-9 · AngloGold cuts guidance amid uncertainty at Obuasi. SHARES in AngloGold Ashanti plunged 12% on Johannesburg on Friday over uncertainty about the restart of the Obuasi mine in Ghana. Obuasi has been suspended since May due to a fatal accident caused by a fall of ground incident, which has "severely curtailed" the phase two production ramp-up.

Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana | Ghana ...

2009-2-13 · Indigenous mining of gold in Ghana dates as far back as the 4th century. Large scale mining began in Ghana around 1500. Over the years, gold has been Ghana''s major foreign exchange earner. However, the gold mining industry has gone through periods of gold booms and declines. Several measures were taken to make the gold mining sector attract foreign investment with little success until …

Gold mining and proto-urbanization: recent evidence from Ghana

We start by briefly describing the gold mining sector in Ghana. We then detail the data sources that we use to study proto-urbanization. 4.1. Gold mining in Ghana. During colonial times, Ghana was known as the Gold Coast. Gold mining dates back a long time in the pre-colonial era.

Water Quality Index in the Tarkwa Gold Mining Area in Ghana

Water quality and human health are inextricable linked. The present study assessed the water quality index (WQI) based on physicochemical analyses of twenty-six ground water sampling stations in the Tarkwa mining municipality in Ghana. In calculating the WQI, seven parameters were considered; pH, nitrate, sulphate, total dissolved solids, chemical oxygen demand, sulphates and turbidity.

THE GHANA CHAMMBER OF MINES

2019-7-15 · THE GHANA CHAMMBER OF MINES PERFORMANCE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY IN GHANA - 2018 This is a report produced by the Ghana Chamber of Mines on the Ghana''s mining industry.The reproduction of any aspect of this document in any academic and professional report

Free 2021 Gold Report | Ximen Mining Corp.

2021-7-22 · Get one of the most Comprehensive Reports Ever Written on the Gold Industry, Absolutely Free . "The Gold Standard of Gold Analysis" - Wallstreet Journal. Benchmark reading for all gold-interested investors. 14+ years of publishing. 300+ pages of critical analysis. Internationally recognized. Available in 3 languages.

(PDF) Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana

Gbireh A. B., Cobblah A. & Suglo R. S. (2 007 ). "Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana", Ghana Mining. Journal, Vol. 9, pp. 38 - 49. Abstract. Indig enous mining of gold in Ghana ...

Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

This report 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 IA framework was utilized to …

Volume 11 Issue 1 (2018) | American Journal of Engineering ...

2018-1-4 · Trend Analysis of Some Indices of Extreme Rainfall Events. ... American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences 2018, 108-110. ... Article Open Access. Mapping, Characterization and Dispersion of Metallic Pollutants within a Catchment of Illegal Gold Mining Activities in Ghana. Wiafe , Richard Buamah, Helen Essandoh and Lawrence ...

[PDF] Effects of small-scale gold mining on heavy metal ...

The effects of small-scale gold mining activities on heavy metal levels in groundwater were determined for the Lower Pra Basin of Ghana. Sixty five boreholes in 45 communities were analysed between January 2012 and April 2012 for the dry season and June and October 2012 for the wet season. The test for significance and the use of cluster analysis, a multivariate approach, clearly delineate Cu ...

Spatio-temporal analysis of land use/cover changes in the ...

2019-7-24 · Pra River Basin, located in South Central Ghana, is a forest basin that is reported of being threatened with land degradation activities. This study evaluates past and present land use pattern of the basin and determines the spatial variation of land …

Analysis of the Socio-Economic Factors That Contribute to ...

2017-6-22 · the sustenance of livelihood to artisanal gold mining because of the promising nature of artisanal gold mining. This study noted that more than 80% of the population is now directly or indirectly depended on artisanal gold mining for their livelihoods. Despite the booming gold mining activity, ironically, and surprisingly, the area still

Case finding of tuberculosis among mining communities in Ghana

2021-3-18 · Background Data on active TB case finding activities among artisanal gold mining communities (AMC) is limited. The study assessed the yield of TB cases from the TB screening activities among AMC in Ghana, the factors associated with TB in these communities and the correlation between the screening methods and a diagnosis of TB. Methods We conducted secondary data analyses of …

Mining and the African Environment

2013-10-28 · Introduction. Africa is on the verge of an unprecedented mining boom. This boom is attracting tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment (Janneh & Ping 2011; Zhang 2011) and will result in substantial economic growth and development, but it also carries big risks for African societies and the environment.Here we highlight potential environmental threats posed by the rapid escalation of ...

Effects of Loss of Agricultural Land Due to Large-Scale ...

Objective: This study investigates and describes the effects of loss of agricultural land due to large-scale gold mining on agriculture in Ghana. Method: The study was a desk review of secondary data including peer-reviewed journals, ebooks, conference proceedings, multinational company reports, and ministry and NGO reports. The data was analysed using qualitative content analysis.

The large footprint of small-scale artisanal gold mining ...

2021-8-10 · Gold mining has played a significant role in Ghana''s economy for centuries. Regulation of this industry has varied over time and while industrial mining is prevalent in the country, the expansion of artisanal mining, or Galamsey has escalated in recent years. Many of these artisanal mines are not only harmful to human health due to the use of Mercury (Hg) in the amalgamation process, but also ...

(PDF) Reducing Drill and Blast Cost through Blast ...

Abstract This paper studied the current cost trends associated with the drill and blast operations of Golden Star Resources, an open pit gold mine in Ghana, and further developed a suitable, cost-effective drill and blast geometric parameters for the mine. The study was conducted on three operational pits of the mine, namely Blocks A, B and C.

pestle analysis of the gold mining industry

Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana Gbireh . Over the years, gold has been Ghana''s major foreign exchange earner. However, the gold mining industry has gone through periods of gold booms and declines. Several measures were taken to make the gold mining sector attract foreign investment with little success until 1986 when the Minerals ...

The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

2011-6-21 · (Coakley, 1999). Despite the economic potential of the mining industry in Ghana, mining output had decreased significantly since the late 1950‟s with gold experiencing the most dramatic decline in production. As Aryee (2001) puts it "For four decades up to the 1980‟s no new mine was opened in Ghana due to a myriad of problems

Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana

1 Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana A. B. Gbireh, A. Cobblah and R. S. Suglo Gbireh A. B., Cobblah A. & Suglo R. S. (2007). "Analysis of the Trends of Gold Mining in Ghana", Ghana ...

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