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Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Management: A Case of Mining

mining firms about the impact of their activities on the environ- ment. In this study, in addition to voluntary compliance, tradi (Tarkwa). In all, 30 respondents were interviewed from this category. In addition to the 30 respondents identified above, 25 other They


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Impact of gold mining on soil and some staple foods

The principle of neutron activation was used to investigate the presence of toxic elements and possible heavy metals in samples of cassava, plantain and soil from the mining communities in and around Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The results showed


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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in

The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in Ghana Emmanuel Yamoah Tenkorang and Patrick Osei-Kufuor lected communities in the Tarkwa, Obuasi, and Kenyasi mining areas of Ghana. The needs of s identified in this and basic


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Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Management: A Case of Mining

mining firms about the impact of their activities on the environ- ment. In this study, in addition to voluntary compliance, tradi (Tarkwa). In all, 30 respondents were interviewed from this category. In addition to the 30 respondents identified above, 25 other They


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Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma

1. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007 Oct;79(4):377-9. Epub 2007 Aug 3. Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagititolium) and watercocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) in Tarkwa a mining community. Essumang DK(1), Dodoo DK, Obiri S, Yaney


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Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Management: A Case of Mining

mining firms about the impact of their activities on the environ- ment. In this study, in addition to voluntary compliance, tradi (Tarkwa). In all, 30 respondents were interviewed from this category. In addition to the 30 respondents identified above, 25 other They


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Operators Perspective and Impact of Illegal Mining on their Operations

Introduction The Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) infers that an illegal miner is anyone who engages in any form of mining without the required mineral right. This also applies to those with licenses who mine in areas not covered by their licenses


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6. Impact of Gold Mining on Soil and some Staple Foods

The principle of neutron activation was used to investigate the presence of toxic elements and possible heavy metals in samples of cassava, plantain and soil from the mining communities in and around Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The results showed


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Mining activities in Obuasi, Tarkwa pollute 262 rivers,

2011/8/15It says in the Tarkwa mining area as well, all the 117 rivers and streams in the area are perceived to have been polluted by mining companies and 'galamsey' operators. This is because indigenes in those areas have since 2004 reported thousands of cases of skin diseases (keratosis) and type II diabetes caused by the high intake of arsenic, a carcinogen associated with gold ores.


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Impact Of Mining Activities On Vegetation Cover: [Essay

Eg Kumi-Boateng, Boye, and Issaka (2012) applied the use of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques to assess the impact of mining on vegetation in the Tarkwa Mining Area (TMA) of Ghana. The researchers discovered that there was observable impact of mining on vegetation.


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Impact of gold mining on soil and some staple foods

The principle of neutron activation was used to investigate the presence of toxic elements and possible heavy metals in samples of cassava, plantain and soil from the mining communities in and around Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The results showed


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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY

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


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Chamber of Mines boss urges revamp of railway service in

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Sulemanu Koney, during a courtesy call on the Western Regional Minister called for the western railways to be revamped due to the high cost and negative impact of road haulage on the mining sector.


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Contamination status of arsenic and other trace elements

2006/11/7Contamination status of arsenic and other trace elements in drinking water and residents from Tarkwa, a historic mining township in Ghana. Kwadwo Ansong Asante Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo-cho 2-5, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-8577, Japan.


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Impact Of Mining Activities On Vegetation Cover: [Essay

Eg Kumi-Boateng, Boye, and Issaka (2012) applied the use of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques to assess the impact of mining on vegetation in the Tarkwa Mining Area (TMA) of Ghana. The researchers discovered that there was observable impact of mining on vegetation.


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Impact Of Mining Activities On Vegetation Cover: [Essay

Eg Kumi-Boateng, Boye, and Issaka (2012) applied the use of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques to assess the impact of mining on vegetation in the Tarkwa Mining Area (TMA) of Ghana. The researchers discovered that there was observable impact of mining on vegetation.


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Impact of gold mining on soil and some staple foods

The principle of neutron activation was used to investigate the presence of toxic elements and possible heavy metals in samples of cassava, plantain and soil from the mining communities in and around Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The results showed


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Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma

1. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007 Oct;79(4):377-9. Epub 2007 Aug 3. Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagititolium) and watercocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) in Tarkwa a mining community. Essumang DK(1), Dodoo DK, Obiri S, Yaney


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Assessing the Environmental and Socio

Gold mining has played an important role in Ghana's economy, however the negative environmental and socio-economic effects on the host communities associated with gold mining have overshadowed these economic gains. It is within this context that this paper assessed in an integrated manner the environmental and socio-economic impacts of artisanal gold mining in the Tarkwa


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The impact of industrial surface gold mining on food crop

The District Director of Agriculture of the Tarkwa area also reiterated that the uncontrollable displacement of farmers and degradation of farmlands through surface gold mining and galamsey operations have adverse impact on food crop production.


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Mining activities in Obuasi, Tarkwa pollute 262 rivers,

2011/8/15It says in the Tarkwa mining area as well, all the 117 rivers and streams in the area are perceived to have been polluted by mining companies and 'galamsey' operators. This is because indigenes in those areas have since 2004 reported thousands of cases of skin diseases (keratosis) and type II diabetes caused by the high intake of arsenic, a carcinogen associated with gold ores.


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The Impact of Industrial Surfac Gold Mining on Food Crop

Mining companies have created the wrong impression that soils in the Tarkwa-Aboso area are infertile and not suitable for crop production. The government of Ghana therefore continues to lease concessions in the Tarkwa- Aboso area to mining companies, who not only scrape off the rich topsoils and vegetation to expose the gold ore for extraction, but also food crops are destroyed, and farming


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the effects of mining activities in tarkwa

Impact of Mining, Tarkwa, a Mining. Community. Bull. Read more Sitemap pre:flow chart of coal extractionnext:chrome extraction from ore Project Case SAMM Concrete Crushing Plant in Brunei SAMM Stone Crusher in Angola Manufacturing Sand From Rocks


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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in

The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in Ghana Emmanuel Yamoah Tenkorang and Patrick Osei-Kufuor lected communities in the Tarkwa, Obuasi, and Kenyasi mining areas of Ghana. The needs of s identified in this and basic


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Manganese Ore Exports from Ghana

There is one operational manganese ore mine in Ghana, Nsuta-Tarkwa, which is located at Tarkwa Banso in the Western Region, utilising an opencast, strip-mining method. In 2006 the mine produced 1.6m tonnes, of which 52% was exported to Ukraine, 37% to China, and the remainder to Norway.


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Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma

1. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007 Oct;79(4):377-9. Epub 2007 Aug 3. Arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagititolium) and watercocoyam (Colocasia esculenta) in Tarkwa a mining community. Essumang DK(1), Dodoo DK, Obiri S, Yaney


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Studies conducted by Bortey-Sam et al. [] and Hayford et al. [] on the impact of gold mining in soil and foods collected around mining communities in Tarkwa showed high levels of some toxic metals including As and Hg.Similarly, work done by Asante et al. [] showed high concentrations of As and manganese (Mn) in borehole, well and river/stream water in Tarkwa.


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(PDF) Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Mines and

With varying perspectives on the real impact of mining companies, development of mining communities remains a critical issue. The people of Tarkwa are also benefiting from the modern sport station constructed by GGL, Tarkwa mines. Source March 2012


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Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment of the Tarkwa Mining

18 GMJVol. 17, No. 1, June, 2017 Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment of the Tarkwa Mining Area Using SINTACS Approach and GIS* 1A. Ewusi, 1I. Ahenkorah and 1J.S.Y. Kuma 1University of Mines and Technology, P.O. Box 237, Tarkwa, Ghana Ewusi, A


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Assessing the Environmental and Socio

Gold mining has played an important role in Ghana's economy, however the negative environmental and socio-economic effects on the host communities associated with gold mining have overshadowed these economic gains. It is within this context that this paper


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