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

Jul 31, 2015 ... Abstract. This paper is one of three synthesis documents produced via an ... Keywords: small-scale gold mining, Ghana integrated assessment, ...... credit or funding to support sustainable mining practices, such as exploration,...

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Evaluating conflict surrounding mineral extraction in Ghana ...

Feb 19, 2016 ... A B S T R A C T ... Tensions between Ghana's large and small-scale miners .... gold miners off “their” exploration area, and after the army and...

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana ...

Abstract. Small scale mining continues to contribute significantly to the growth of .... The Ministry implements the rules and issues exploration and mining licenses. ...... An effective follow-up monitoring and evaluation, together with requisite...

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The Tragedy of the Commons in Artisanal Gold Mining: Evaluation of ...

Abstract. This thesis is about how collective action –associative ...... Mercury: An agent of poverty in Ghana's small-scale gold-mining sector? ..... importance for underground gold mining, where initial and exploration costs are greater.

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Shifting sand, shifting livelihoods? Reflections on a ... - CentAUR

Abstract. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is often characterised as rush-type activity undertaken by people looking ... Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Development and Discourses. Contrary to ... exploration and establishing new mines. ..... Health assessment of artisanal gold miners in Tanzania. Science...

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Technical risk assessment techniques in Mineral Resource ...

May 9, 2005 ... 4 INTRODUCTION TO MINERAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ..................25 .... The junior and small-scale mining sectors in South Africa play an important ..... Risk concerns need to be addressed for exploration programmes,...

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Mining - the United Nations

3.5 Guidelines for Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASM) . ... Impact Assessment (EIA) and Monitoring of all Phases of Mining .... document the progress of Ghana's mining sector towards promoting sustainable ..... exploration, a ML could be .... A summary of the types of mineral rights that can be granted under Act 703 are...

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Mitigating the Activities of Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners in Africa ...

Abstract: The urgent demand for appropriate mitigation of the activities of ... address alternatives exploration, mining/processing methods and marketing of vital ..... Ghana: Artisanal and Small scale mining of gold is traced to the 15th Century. ..... management and evaluation, and rock engineering, as well as management...

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Spatial distribution patterns of illegal artisanal small scale gold ...

This artisanal small scale gold mining business dates back to the colonial era where it ... The illegal ASM has infiltrated many mineralized district in Ghana and its .... land take estimates and visual assessment of environmental impacts. .... Historical exploration booms, excellent drainage networks and...

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Mitigating the Activities of Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners in Africa ...

Abstract: The urgent demand for appropriate mitigation of the activities of ... address alternatives exploration, mining/processing methods and marketing of vital ..... Ghana: Artisanal and Small scale mining of gold is traced to the 15th Century. ..... management and evaluation, and rock engineering, as well as management...

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Environmental Impacts of Mining - Kenyatta University Repository

Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world ... The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of .... small-scale mining groups involved in mining exploration ...... Role of Public Participation in the Impact Assessment of Trade.

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Mining, Pollution and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Ghana

Abstract. Most modern mines in the developing world are located in rural ... To explore this issue, we examine the case of gold mining in Ghana. ..... 1A mine cycle consists of several stages: exploration, mine development, ... Mercury is used in artisanal mining and it is usually released into surface water ...... assessment.

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Artisanal mining - Wikipedia

An artisanal miner or small-scale miner (ASM) is a subsistence miner who is not officially .... One assessment indicates that almost three-quarters of active mining and exploratory .... As is noted in the introduction to this document "The fact that much of ASM ... In Ghana, the regulation of artisanal gold mining is set forth in the...

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the social and environmental impacts of mining ... - BIBSYS Brage

May 25, 2010 ... Abstract. The study explores and assesses mining and its impacts on ... justification and a social license for exploration and exploitation of minerals in most ... process, the community women, men and the small scale miners (Galamsay) I interviewed. ...... National Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment.

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NDF Ghana Final report - Nordic Development Fund

NDF Ex-post Evaluation of NDF-156: Mining Sector Development and ...... and support to small scale miners to introduce the use of environmentally appropriate technology. ...... Environmental Regulations for Exploration and Mining) to ...... Table 13: Summary of contaminant sources and hazards related to mining in Ghana.

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Small Scale Gold Mining and Environmental Degradation, in Ghana ...

Abstract. Small scale gold mining in Ghana has a long history. It has existed ... exploration; Europeans introduced large scale gold mining which led to the abolition ..... Kelderman, D. Love, and S,Uhlenbrook, Environmental Impact Assessment.

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Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: The Government and the Galamsey

Dec 23, 2016 ... The paper will examine the small-scale mining system and shows that. ... Abstract. This paper argues that the current formalization system for small-scale gold ... Assessment of Informal Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Ghana ..... gold mining, a key to preventing unnecessary exploration; and (4) a...

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Strategies for sustainable development of the small-scale gold and ...

Abstract. The small-scale gold and diamonds mining industry is of great importance to Ghana. Since its ... Keywords: Ghana; Small-scale mining; Gold; Diamonds; Sustainable development. Introduction .... the sustainable exploration and exploitation of mineral ..... Mining Law, an evaluation of the sector's performance by.

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minerals commission - Ministry of Finance | Ghana

2.0 POLICY FRAMEWORK (SUMMARY OF NATIONAL POLICIES WITH RELEVANCE ..... 4.2.5 Strengthen Communication with Small Scale Mining Communities . ...... mining sites to ensure proper management and evaluation ..... for small scale miners is land “shedded” from large scale mining exploration licensed areas.

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Mineral Resource Evaluation Technical Report, Manfo Gold Project ...

Jun 21, 2013 ... Ghana. Pelangio Exploration Inc. 440 Harrop Drive, Second Floor. Milton .... Small scale artisanal mining has occurred within and adjacent to the concessions. ...... Table 5: Summary of Drilling at Manfo Project as per Targets.

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

Jul 15, 2015 ... Mining in Ghana — Part 3: Social Sciences and Economics ... Abstract: This article is one of three synthesis reports resulting from an integrated.

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The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and environmental ...

Jul 18, 2017 ... Abstract. Liberia is endowed with an impressive stock of mineral reserves ... Mining Environmental management Water footprint assessment...

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Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: The Government and the Galamsey

Dec 23, 2016 ... The paper will examine the small-scale mining system and shows that. ... Abstract. This paper argues that the current formalization system for small-scale gold ... Assessment of Informal Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Ghana ..... gold mining, a key to preventing unnecessary exploration; and (4) a...

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Are Alternative Livelihood Projects Alleviating Poverty in Mining ...

Jan 14, 2009 ... A Critical Assessment of Ghana's Mining-Livelihood Projects ... Abstract. Abstract. This paper critiques the approach being taken in Ghana to implement ... The rapid insurgence of illegal artisanal gold mining has forced policymakers to ... Large-scale mining and mineral exploration activities have displaced...

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in ...

The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, ... Abstract. Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and .... small-scale mining groups involved in mining exploration in Ghana. ..... A study by on the assessment of legal framework for corporate environmental behaviour...

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Ghana Mining – Getting The Deal Through – GTDT

According to the Minerals Commission, total gold output in Ghana increased to ... The small-scale mining sector is estimated to contribute to about 32 per cent of .... private parties that wish to engage in exploration and other mining activities? Is there an agency which collects mineral assessment reports from private parties?

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Putting small-scale mining in perspective: an analysis of risk ...

Abstract. Across the developing world, informal small-scale mining is still ... J. (2013) Artisanal small-scale mining and mercury pollution in Ghana: a critical ... Omorede, C. (2014) Assessment of the impact of oil and gas resource exploration on...

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The Need to Regularise Activities of Illegal Small-Scale Mining in ...

Abstract. Southwest Ghana is a major gold producing region. The current high gold price has attracted hundreds of unemployed youth to ... Keywords:Law, Small-Scale Mining, Regularise, Ghana. 1. ..... evaluate its effectiveness and if successful replicated ... in the exploration of the area where the find is made so that the...

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Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining - UNEP ...

Many artisanal miners use mercury because it is available, cheap, effective and quick. ... [1] The related increase in gold prices[2] is already driving new exploration ... are seen to be shifting to Africa and central Asia where artisanal and small-scale ...... In ASGM, the lack of monitoring and evaluation of the impacts of mercury...

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1 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON ...

ABSTRACT. Mining is viewed ... the contributions of mining activities to economic development of Ghana is well acknowledged ..... rights for gold exploration and exploitation, while over 600 registered small-scale miners, along with an ... Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the company as well as its Environmental.

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ... - iied iied

The environmental impacts of small-scale mining in Ghana are ... exploration, Ghana was fittingly labelled the 'Gold Coast'. ..... environmental impact assessment. .... In summary, land-use disputes between small- and large-scale miners are...

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The Environmental Impact of Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana - jstor

exploration; and (4) a nation-wide industrial mercury study is commissioned, and a mercury retorting programme is implemented. KEY WORDS: Ghana, small-scale gold mining, environmental impacts, Cleaner ...... In summary, environmental improvements can .... assessment of small scale mining in Ghana (part II: socio-.

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scale gold mining in ghana - Graham Sustainability Institute

May 4, 2016 ... An Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana (ASGM): ...... introduction to the Ghana case 2010. 12. ...... These functions include formulating policy on exploration and exploitation, advising the...

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The environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana ...

Since the enactment of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law in 1989, which effectively legalized. ... Abstract. This paper examines the environmental impacts of small-scale gold ... for small-scale gold mining, a key to preventing unnecessary exploration; and .... Assessment of Informal Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Ghana.

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The Effects of Small Scale Gold Mining on Living Conditions: A Case ...

Abstract. In recent times, there has been a surge in small scale mining activities in Ghana ... Challenges with eradicating illegal mining in Ghana: A Perspective from the grassroots. .... Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 58(2-3), 223-229. ... Cancer and non-cancer risk assessment from exposure to arsenic, copper and...

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'To move or not to move': Reflections on the resettlement of artisanal ...

Jul 1, 2007 ... ABSTRACT. ... The low percentage of legalized small-scale miners in Ghana, ... Under reform, the large-scale mining and mineral exploration sector has ..... now a legal requirement of many Environmental Impact Assessment...

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