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  • 4 convicted for illegal gold operations | General News

     · Four persons have been convicted by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for engaging in illegal gold operations and money laundering, Mr George Mireku Duker, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources in charge of Mining, revealed. It follows a press release by the office of the Attorney General that two Ghanaians and their Chinese counterparts ...

  • ASARE BOADU''S STORIES: ''GALAMSEY'' DESTROYS ENVIRONMENT …

     · The practice of illegal mining has been with us for a long time," he stated. Mr Aidoo said areas where ''galamsey'' was pronounced included Prestea, Mpohor, Damang, Akyempim, Tarkwa and Teleku Bokazo. He explained that in all those areas, confrontations had occurred between the ''galamsey'' operators and the established mining companies.

  • Ban On Illegal Mining Activities Affected Western Region In 2020 …

     · The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr John Boadu, says the government''s ban on illegal mining activities affected the party in …

  • Impacts of ''Galamsey'' on Drainage and Sanitation in the Mining Communities of Tarkwa…

    Impacts of „Galamsey‟ on Drainage and Sanitation in the Mining Communities of Tarkwa, Ghana Kwesi, Edward. Attimo Amihyiah., Appiah Sampson. Tackyie., Borsah, Issac, Taggoe Naa Dedei, And Tinadu Kwame FIG Working Week 2015 From the Wisdom of the

  • Galamsey Machines Burnt In Tarkwa

     · Galamsey Machines Burnt In Tarkwa. The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Security Council (MUSEC) in the Western Region on Tuesday embarked on an operation to stop illegal mining also referred to as ''galamsey'' on the River Bonsa in the area. In the process, about 10 dredging machines used in illegal mining activities were burnt.

  • Nine persons killed in illegal mining pit at Atros

     · Atros (W/R), Nov 26, GNA — An illegal mining pit at Atros near Wassa Essikuma in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region has collapsed and trapped nine persons to death. The only person who survived is responding to treatment at the Apinto government hospital in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality.

  • Employment Programme for galamseyers launched

     · Over 200,000 illegal miners are expected to be engaged in the programme. They are to be trained at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa and receive licenses to start mining. The ...

  • Mireku Duker inaugurates community mining in Tarkwa

     · The Takoradi MP urged all residents of Tarkwa-Nsuaem and the region as a whole to desist from illegal mining (galamsey) and embrace the government''s Community Mining Scheme agenda.

  • Effects of Illegal Mining on the Environment, Economy, and …

     · This paper is a review of the effects of illegal mining on the environment, the economy and agricultural productivity in Ghana. The review employed key word findings at the initial stage to obtain relevant articles; peer-reviewed and non-reviewed articles, both published and non-published and other articles from reputable media sources.

  • Nana Addo launches Livelihood Programme in Tarkwa for illegal miners …

     · The president of the 4th republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on Monday 25th October 2021 launched a National Alternative Employment and Livelihood Programme (NAELP) for Illegal Miners at the University of Mines and …

  • National Security Personnel Arrested For Engaging In Illegal Mining …

     · The Assembly Member for the Akyem Akanteng Henry Owusu said for the past three weeks illegal miners from Obuasi, Tarkwa and other places armed with guns have turned their attention to the area to illegally mine gold in the forest which the community has been ...

  • Community mining scheme kicks off in Tarkwa – …

     · The government has given the green light for the commencement of regulated, responsible and sustainable community mining, aimed at helping to get rid of illegal mining in the Tarkwa area of the Western Region.President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY OF THE TARKWA MINING …

    effects of the mining sector reforms implemented under the structural adjustment programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, 1. A

  • Galamsey Pit Collapse: Four illegal miners confirmed dead in …

    Four illegal miners confirmed dead in Tarkwa - Premotobre Kasee on Adom TV (6-1-21) #PremotobreKasee#AdomTvNews #AdomOnLine

  • Lands Ministry Steps Up Galamsey War

     · Mr. Duker who doubles as the MP for Tarkwa Nsuaem in the Western Region, was giving a highlight of the fight against illegal mining at the Ministry of Information yesterday. He said that as part of the effort to deal with the situation, about 265 mining equipment have been destroyed in recent times, cautioning further that "those who are determined to destroy our …

  • Four die in galamsey pit at Tarkwa

     · Four illegal miners have been confirmed dead in Tarkwa after a galamsey pit caved in whilst they were still searching for gold. The police gave their names as Don Bortey, Black Arrow, Kwesi, and Apaa. The incident is said to have occurred on January 5, 2020, at ...

  • Ban on illegal mining activities affected Western Region in 2020 …

     · Tarkwa (W/R), October 14, GNA - The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr John Boadu, says the government''s ban on illegal mining activities affected the party in the Western Region during the 2020 election but stressed that the ban was for the good of the nation. He said the NPP had majority parliamentary seats in the ...

  • Galamsey linked to kidney failures; 65 cases reported in Tarkwa – …

     · Chief Executive of the Hospital Dr Daniel Asare says many are rushed from Tarkwa and other mining towns to the Hospital for kidney dialysis. "It is pathetic…65 of them are on dialysis," he said during a visit by Health Minister to the region Monday.

  • Galamsey linked to kidney failures; 65 cases reported in Tarkwa …

     · Chief Executive of the Hospital Dr Daniel Asare says many are rushed from Tarkwa and other mining towns to the Hospital for kidney dialysis. "It is pathetic…65 of them are on dialysis," he said during a visit by Health Minister to the region Monday.

  • President Launches Alternative Livelihood Program for Illegal Miners …

     · President Akufo-Addo has launched the National Alternative Employment and Livelihood Programme (NAELP) at Tarkwa, a famous mining destination in the Western Region of Ghana. The Programme, themed "Creating Alternative jobs to illegal Mining for Sustainable National Development" is to ensure that illegal Miners who have been displaced by the ...

  • Galamsey Pit Collapse: Four illegal miners confirmed dead in Tarkwa …

    Four illegal miners confirmed dead in Tarkwa - Premotobre Kasee on Adom TV (6-1-21) #PremotobreKasee#AdomTvNews #AdomOnLine

  • 4 die in galamsey pit at Tarkwa

     · This study sought to ascertain and measure the actual environmental impact of illegal mining activities in the Bonsa river in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly, Ghana. The river was partitioned into upstream, midstream, and downstream locations, and water samples were collected and subjected to physicochemical and heavy metal pollution analysis.

  • Community mining scheme Launched in Tarkwa

     · Over 200,000 illegal miners are expected to be engaged in the programme. They are to be trained at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa and receive licenses to start mining. The government is of the view that illegal mining (galamsey), can be

  • 10 DREDGING MACHINES DESTROYED IN GALAMSEY FIGHT

     · The Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa Nsuaem, Benjamin Kessie has revealed that some 10 dredging machines used in illegal mining popularly known as Galamsey have been destroyed. He said two JCB excavators have been impounded at Dompim Pepesa. Mr. Kessie who doubles as Chairman of Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Security Council embarked on the …

  • Assessing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Illegal Mining …

    i Citation: please cite this document as, Kusi-Ampofo, S. & Boachie-Yiadom, T. (2012) "Assessing the social and environmental impacts of illegal mining operations in River Bonsa" A research Report Commissioned by Pure Fm, Tarkwa and funded by the Business

  • Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the galamsey …

     · Illegal mining activities are ubiquitous even within the city limits of Tarkwa, a major town in the Western Region. Galamsey miners and other illegal actors make no secret of their presence. In fact illegal mining is so public that the casual observer may not believe it could possibly be illegal.

  • 4 convicted over dealings in gold, money laundering in Tarkwa

     · The statement noted that the example of the four convicted was to "sound a word of caution to persons involved in illegal mining activities,especially in water bodies and forest reserves." It also said that seven foreigner on September 30, were arrested by a task force showing government''s resolve in eradicating the menace.

  • The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the …

    registered artisanal gold mines are found in Tarkwa alone. According to the 2008 Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) report, illegal mining activities (galamsey) have been increasing with an estimated number between 300,000 and 500,000 artisan miners

  • Ban on illegal mining activities affected Western Region in 2020 …

     · The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr John Boadu, says the government''s ban on illegal mining activities affected the party in the Western Region during the 2020 election but stressed that the ban was for the good of the nation.

  • 4 die in galamsey pit at Tarkwa

    Four illegal miners have been confirmed dead in Tarkwa after a galamsey pit caved in while they were still searching for gold. The incident is said to have occurred on Monday, at their mining site in the Tarkwa Nsuem Municipality of the Western Region. Reports from ...

  • Lands Ministry Steps Up Galamsey War

     · Mr. Duker who doubles as the MP for Tarkwa Nsuaem in the Western Region, was giving a highlight of the fight against illegal mining at the Ministry of Information yesterday.

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