Aug 02, 2017 0183 32 Government has deployed a task force of 400 security personnel to carry out an operation to put an end to all forms of illegal mining activities, popularly known as galamsey in ,...

ghana government taskforce on mining Mining industry of Ghana ghana government taskforce on mining The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for of the country s GDP and minerals make up of total exports Ghana creates new task force to fight illegal mining...

Ghana 108 small-scale miners arrested and 1 killed in anti-illegal mining task-force operations family of killed miner demand 112 000 in compensation from govt At least 108 alleged illegal miners were reported arrested the beginning of August by the 400-member anti-illegal mining taskforce dispatched across the country...

The Government of Ghana was created as a parliamentary democracy, followed by alternating military and civilian governments In January 1993, military government gave way to the Fourth Republic after presidential and parliamentary elections in late 1992 The 1992 constitution divides powers among a president, parliament, cabinet, council of state, and an independent judiciary...

The security taskforce cracking down on galamsey operators has not been effective, the Minerals Commission has observed This observation comes at a time of a severe water shortage in Accra and ....

The Small Scale Miners Association SSMA has implored government to make Lands Minister John Peter Amewu, the head of the Inter-Ministerial Galamsey Taskforce The Association said its members ....

Accra, July 31, GNA - A four hundred joint military/police anti-galamsey taskforce have been deployed to three regions in the country to enforce the ban on illegal small-scale mining The troops would be sub-divided into three and deployed to Ashanti, Eastern and Western regions...

Oct 17, 2018 0183 32 Some illegal mining have evaded an arrest during a swoop undertaken by the Wassa East District Mining Taskforce The usual operation by the anti-galamsey taskforce in the district is meant to crackdown on these illegal miners along the Pra River and in the forest reserve...

The Campaign has not only called on government to stop illegal mining but has also successfully advocated for government to, for the moment ban all small-scale mining Occupy Ghana for instance has argued that the failure of Ghana s Parliament to ratify small scale mining leases makes the leases granted by the Minerals Commission to small-scale ....

Nov 06, 2018 0183 32 Additionally, he said, the task force by the Government was commissioned to fight illegal mining and mercury pollution, destruction of coca farms and pollution of water bodi The government last year also took a decision to reduce or eliminate the use of herbicides because they contaminate the cocoa itself...

Jun 03, 2019 0183 32 The government of Ghana has started clearing the Atewa Forest to start mining bauxite, which is part of the Sinohydro deal CitiNewsroom Ghana CitiTV...

Susan Keane, Academic Editor and Paleah Black Moher, Academic Editor Artisanal and small-scale gold mining ASGM is growing in many regions of the world including Ghana The problems in these communities are complex and multi-faceted To help increase understanding of ,...

The government secured at least five convictions for offenses related to the worst forms of child labor and launched the National Plan of Action for the Elimination of Human Trafficking in Ghana The government began extending the Ghana School Feeding Program to include schools in refugee camps and ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury ....

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The Government of Ghana Online Repository was launched during a soft launch event 19 July 2016 by the Minerals Commission CEO Dr Toni Aubynn User-friendly and cloud-based, the Online Repository permits the government to make publicly available validated data on mining activities concessions, licenses, and associated payments...

Oct 01, 2017 0183 32 His comments come after community members accused the Canada, Ghana and Alaska mining firm of defying the ban on small scale mining The Minister also announced that Small scale mining licences secured during the last days of the former administration will not be recognized because it was done haphazardly...

May 17, 2017 0183 32 The Menace of Illegal Mining in Ghana Challenges Resolution by Rev Joyce R Aryee Posted on May 17 , so a rotational taskforce must be set up in all district where such illegal activities are on going to clamp down and arrest the recalcitrant ones who would not heed to the ultimate , medium to long term must include a national group ....

With prices on stronger ground in global markets, mining companies are starting to display renewed interest in gold projects In Ghana this precious metal represents more than 80 of mining activities, and an uptick in gold prices has led to a flurry of activity, with companies signing agreements, initiating production and seeking land for exploration...

Feb 27, 2019 0183 32 A mining company, C amp G ALEKSA Limited, has sued the government over the seizure of its vehicles, machines and money by the Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal mining...

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 concessions had been ....

Government, traditional authorities, civil society groups, and some concerned individuals have all expressed profound regret at the destructive force of galamsey illegal mining to our sources of food and water However the biggest problem Ghana is faced with is how to tackle and curb illegal ....

- After the arrest of some Chinese national, they tried to bribe members of the taskforce but were unsuccessful - The suspects have meanwhile been sent to the police station to be processed before a court Information available to YENgh shows that some government officials are involved in illegal mining in some parts of the country...

However the biggest problem Ghana is faced with is how to tackle and curb illegal mining, which is widespread and very attractive to the country?s energetic youth, who are promised quick money ....

The Task Force formed by His Excellency John Dramani Mahama to clamp down on illegal mining activities at Dunkwa in the Upper Denkyira? , cry foul Over Taskforce , why government is not giving ....

Jul 15, 2013 0183 32 Following the film Ghana s president, John Dramani Mahama, established a high-level taskforce, saying it was necessary to bring sanity to the mining sector Since then the government ,...

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A mining company, C G ALEKSA Limited, has sued the government over the seizure of its vehicles, machines and money by the Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal mining The suit was filed at the Takoradi High Court with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Attorney-General A-G as the defendants...

The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5 of the country s GDP and minerals make up 37 of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90 of the total mineral exports Thus, the main focus of Ghana s mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold Ghana is Africa s largest gold producer, producing 805 t in 2008...

The government has put in place policies and strategies to restructure the small-scale mining sector as part of measures to ensure responsible mining Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister for ....