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

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

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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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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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EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES OF ...

ABSTRACT. Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining is a way of life for many individuals living in developing countries ... Although the appropriate regulations exist, much of Ghana''s small-scale .... companies involved in mineral exploration. ..... health assessment of mercury released by artisanal and small-scale gold miners.

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Political Economy of the Mining Sector in Ghana - World Bank ...

Abstract. The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the ... the poor impact of mining on Ghana''s economic ...... An assessment of the net benefit of the sector to the Ghanaian society would require ... an additional 500,000 people work in artisanal or small-scale mining (ISSER ...... Exploration of land for mining.

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

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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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Sustainable small-scale gold mining in Ghana: setting ... - CiteSeerX

Abstract: In Ghana, small-scale/artisanal gold mining has been on-going for more than a century. Artisanal mining has been the support for the rural people who more often than not are forced to ..... an area to commence their exploration pro- grammes. ..... Part I - General Introduction and Assessment of. Human Health, 1-20...

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Artisanal and small-scale - World Health Organization

2.2 Characteristics of artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities ..........................................5. 3 Health hazards . .... providers, and concludes with a summary of the state of ... and evaluate materials for review. ... prevalent in South America, Africa and Asia (Hinton, .... involved in decisions regarding mining exploration,.

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Assessment of the Challenges in Policy Implementation in the Small ...

Jun 20, 2017 ... Small Scale Gold Mining Sector in Ghana – A Case Study* ... Eshun, P. A. and Okyere, E. (2017), “Assessment of the Challenges in ... Gold Mining Sector in Ghana – A Case Study”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 54 - 63. Abstract ...... Exploration (SME), Canadian Institute of Mining and Mineral.

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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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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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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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Environmental Impacts of Mining - Kenyatta University Repository

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Evaluating conflict surrounding mineral extraction in Ghana ...

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse - International ...

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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 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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Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect? - ICMM.com

Annex D: Key policy developments in Ghana''s mining sector. 67. Annex E: .... future, the sample data does not include exploration, and therefore the .... unregulated artisanal mining and to a lesser degree ... government in the detailed assessment of items that are ...... Digest of macroeconomic data: statistical abstract 2009.

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An Integrated Assessment Approach to Address Artisanal and Small ...

Sep 17, 2015 ... study artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities in Ghana. Though .... This paper also serves as an introduction to a special issue of the...

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

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GGA Small Scale Mining Research Report - Good Governance Africa

Executive Summary ... discourse of illegal small-scale miners in Ghana can be portrayed generally as highly .... modern exploration and mining methods to the country. ..... Provide monitoring and evaluation functions of these license holders;.

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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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Understanding the Livelihoods Context of Small-Scale and Artisanal ...

Assessment using a Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) research approach is one means of .... In Ghana, artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is important economically, ..... large-scale exploration companies, a large area has already been demarcated by the ..... Presented below is a summary of resources and technology.

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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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THREE ESSAYS ON SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING OPERATIONS ...

The essay concludes that small-scale mining in Ghana is beset with environmental, ...... Chapter Six: General Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations... 202. 6.1 ...... Exploration in Ghana: Time and Financial Considerations. ...... and adopted these methods to evaluate small-scale gold mining operations in Ghana in.

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in ...

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

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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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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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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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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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Prospects and Challenges for Small-Scale Mining Entrepreneurs in ...

Small-scale mining entrepreneurs are confronted with a variety of challenges during ... start-up and growth phase of their businesses not only in South Africa, but a.

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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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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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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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EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES OF ...

ABSTRACT. Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining is a way of life for many individuals living in developing countries ... Although the appropriate regulations exist, much of Ghana''s small-scale .... companies involved in mineral exploration. ..... health assessment of mercury released by artisanal and small-scale gold miners.

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Political Economy of the Mining Sector in Ghana - World Bank ...

Abstract. The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the ... the poor impact of mining on Ghana''s economic ...... An assessment of the net benefit of the sector to the Ghanaian society would require ... an additional 500,000 people work in artisanal or small-scale mining (ISSER ...... Exploration of land for mining.

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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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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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Sustainable small-scale gold mining in Ghana: setting ... - CiteSeerX

Abstract: In Ghana, small-scale/artisanal gold mining has been on-going for more than a century. Artisanal mining has been the support for the rural people who more often than not are forced to ..... an area to commence their exploration pro- grammes. ..... Part I - General Introduction and Assessment of. Human Health, 1-20...

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Artisanal and small-scale - World Health Organization

2.2 Characteristics of artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities ..........................................5. 3 Health hazards . .... providers, and concludes with a summary of the state of ... and evaluate materials for review. ... prevalent in South America, Africa and Asia (Hinton, .... involved in decisions regarding mining exploration,.

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Assessment of the Challenges in Policy Implementation in the Small ...

Jun 20, 2017 ... Small Scale Gold Mining Sector in Ghana – A Case Study* ... Eshun, P. A. and Okyere, E. (2017), “Assessment of the Challenges in ... Gold Mining Sector in Ghana – A Case Study”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 54 - 63. Abstract ...... Exploration (SME), Canadian Institute of Mining and Mineral.

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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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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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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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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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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 Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse - International ...

Abstract. Mining has become a controversial business everywhere. Issues of .... to the legal restriction of small scale mining to nationals (Akabzaa & Darimani, 2001). ... States have depended on the exploration and extraction of minerals for their ..... first of the developing countries to adopt environmental impact assessment.

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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 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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Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect? - ICMM

Annex D: Key policy developments in Ghana''s mining sector. 67. Annex E: .... future, the sample data does not include exploration, and therefore the .... unregulated artisanal mining and to a lesser degree ... government in the detailed assessment of items that are ...... Digest of macroeconomic data: statistical abstract 2009.

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An Integrated Assessment Approach to Address Artisanal and Small ...

Sep 17, 2015 ... study artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities in Ghana. Though .... This paper also serves as an introduction to a special issue of the...

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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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GGA Small Scale Mining Research Report - Good Governance Africa

Executive Summary ... discourse of illegal small-scale miners in Ghana can be portrayed generally as highly .... modern exploration and mining methods to the country. ..... Provide monitoring and evaluation functions of these license holders;.

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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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Understanding the Livelihoods Context of Small-Scale and Artisanal ...

Assessment using a Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) research approach is one means of .... In Ghana, artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is important economically, ..... large-scale exploration companies, a large area has already been demarcated by the ..... Presented below is a summary of resources and technology.

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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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THREE ESSAYS ON SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING OPERATIONS ...

The essay concludes that small-scale mining in Ghana is beset with environmental, ...... Chapter Six: General Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations... 202. 6.1 ...... Exploration in Ghana: Time and Financial Considerations. ...... and adopted these methods to evaluate small-scale gold mining operations in Ghana in.

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in ...

... New England Ho Polytechnic Abstract The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. ... The concept sustainability of small-scale surface mining in Ghana ... in supply, environmental impact and its assessment, health implications and the .... These statistics does not include employees in exploration, mining support...

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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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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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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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