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    Jun 22, 2015· The mining sector remains a major backbone of Ghana's economy as the leading foreign exchange earner for the country. It is not only the largest tax contributor to the exchequer, it also ...

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    Apr 08, 2017· The introduction of mining in farming communities has worsened the unemployment situation in mining communities and the hitherto farming communities are compelled to abandon farming to undertake mining activities, mainly 'Galamsey' mining, with its attendant environmental problems especially pollution of rivers. Water as a casualty of mining

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  • Golden Star in the Community: December 2017

    Dec 11, 2017· I am also very proud that our Chief Operating Officer, Daniel Owiredu, received the first ever Mining Personality of the Year Award. Over his 11 years with Golden Star, Daniel has been at the forefront not only of our efforts to develop two high quality mining operations but also to deliver a best in class approach to corporate responsibility.

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    Jun 05, 2018· People living in nearby communities were displaced by the extension of Newmont (GH) Ltd's Ahafo mine, a 2014 gold mining concession which required resettlement of affected occupants and landowners. This is one of many adversities that befall thousands of others across many mining communities in Ghana.

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    Jul 21, 2017· Mining around Ghana's cocoa farms is an added injury to an already volatile industry. In New York cocoa prices hit a 10yearlow in April. Farmers also .

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    Jun 16, 2012· Secondly, from a social license to operate perspective, mining companies are affected by the occurrence of significant pockets of illegal mining, which not only affects nearby communities, but also safety initiatives introduced by mining companies at their operations.

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    Mining is one of the largest economic activities in Ghana, apart from farming. As mining sites are usually remote, companies have had to make huge investments in building infrastructure such as schools, roads, electricity and water supply and hospitals that have helped communities situated close to these locations.

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    ABSTRACTThe emergence of the gold mining industry and the influx of artisanal and smallscale mining following recent discoveries of gold deposits in Northern Ghana have posed new sociocultural, economic, environment and health challenges for residents in this dry savannah zone that is already facing negative consequences of environmental change.

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    The foregoing empirical findings have implications for policy and practice regarding the design and implementation of CSRmediated initiatives in mining communities. A major policy of the mining communities has been the use of community consultative committees as a fulcrum around which corporatecommunity engagements have revolved.

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    Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption By Gavin Hilson and André Standing Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:5) 30 p.

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    Mar 22, 2019· This documentary is about bad mining practices and weaknesses in mining law that have affected dwellers of mining communities in Ghana. .

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    Jan 19, 2016· Voices from artisanal mining communities in TarkwaNsuaem, Ghana Article, 19 January 2016 IIED and partners is organising a dialogue with people working in Ghana's artisanal and smallscale mining industry.

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    Jul 14, 2013· Living In Riches But Poor: The Paradox Of Ghanaian Mining Communities Appiah Adjei By an act of God, the country Ghana is blessed with so many mineral resources that are spread across the length and breadth of the country.

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