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Newmont Corporation

Newmont's Ahafo mine is located along the Sefwi Volcanic Belt, a northeast-southwest trending volcanic belt in Ghana. The mine is in the Ahafo region, approximately 307 Kilometers northwest from the national capital city of Accra. Commercial production at Ahafo began in 2021.

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Illegal Small

Oct 27, 2021Ghana is endowed with extensive mineral and agricultural resources. The regions which serve as the major agro-ecological zones coincide with the largest deposits of mineral resources. Destruction of arable land in the agro-ecological zones by illegal small-scale gold mining (galamsey) affects agricultural productivity, and threatens food security in Ghana.

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Schueler, V., Kuemmerle, T. and chrder, H.S. (2021

Schueler, V., Kuemmerle, T. and chrder, H.S. (2021) Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land Use Systems in Western Ghana. Ambio, 40, 528-539.

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Carbon Footprint of the Large Scale Gold Mining Industry

Carbon Footprint of the Large Scale Gold Mining Industry of Ghana Y. K. Amoako 1*, C. Gordon 1, P.A. Sakyi2 and R. Gyimah3 1 Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana, (UG) 2Department of Earth Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana 3Verification and Field Audit Manager, Forestry Commission of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

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Mining Weekly

Jul 27, 2021Ghana's mining sector shrank and gold production fell in 2021, industry body says. By: Reuters 4th June 2021 Ghana's gold production fell 12%

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Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land use Systems in

Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts on local livelihoods often remain unclear. Our goal here was to assess land cover change due to gold surface mining in Western Ghana, one of the world's leading gold mining regions, and to study how these changes affected land use systems.

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GOLD FIELDS GHANA LIMITED – TARKWA MINE

Tarkwa is a large open-pit gold mine that uses well-defined selective surface mining methods to optimize the extraction of the sedimentary mineral deposits. Tarkwa is a high-volume, low-grade open pit surface operation, which exploits narrow, tabular auriferous conglomerates.

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Major MinesProjects

Government of Ghana. 10 %. Direct. BCM International Ltd. 90 %. Direct. Endeavour Mining Corporation (TSX:EDV OTCQX: EDVMF) ("Endeavour") is pleased to announce that on December 29, 2021, it completed the sale of its 90% interest in the non-core Nzema Mine in Ghana to BCM International Ltd ("BCM"), as previously announced on August 9, 2021.

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BCM – Surface MiningCivil Earthmoving Services

Mining expertise and capability to operate both mining and civil earthworks contracts. BCM Group began as "Bayswater Contracting", a family firm in Western Australia in the early 1950s, primarily in the civil works and mining construction business. Under the same family ownership, BCM Group expanded into Ghana in 1990 and thereafter further

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Major MinesProjects

Gold Fields Ghana Ltd ("GFG") owns 100% interest in the Tarkwa operation in Ghana. Gold Fields Limited owns 90% interest in Gold Fields Ghana Limited and the remain 10% is held by the government of Ghana, as required under the mining law of Ghana.

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Home • AMS

Jun 09, 2021Perenti Global Limited (Perenti) is a diversified mining services company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: PRN). Since the company's formation in Kalgoorlie in 1987, Perenti has grown significantly and the Perenti group of companies (Group) now has operations and offices across 12 countries and is involved in some of the world's largest surface and underground mining

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AngloGold Ashanti returning home to Ghana

Mar 01, 2021Underground mining tends to be more expensive than surface mining but the combination of Obuasi's rich gold endowment, the retention of major infrastructure from its previous incarnation and the ongoing gold price peak on global commodity,markets will ensure profits level that will make shareholders happier than they have been over the past

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AngloGold Ashanti Awards Major Mining Contract In Ghana

Jul 19, 2021Contract miner Perenti on Monday reported the award of a A$470-million contract from gold miner AngloGold Ashanti at its Iduapriem gold mine, in Ghana. The contract was awarded to a surface mining joint venture (JV) between Perenti's African arm, African Mining Services (AMS) and Ghanaian mining services company MAXMASS. Like

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Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land use Systems in

Jun 01, 2021Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts on local livelihoods often remain unclear. Our goal here was to assess land cover change due to gold surface mining in Western Ghana, one of the world's leading gold mining regions, and to study how these changes affected land use systems.

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About Us

Headquartered in Canada, Asante Gold Corporation is an independent gold exploration and development mining company with a high-quality portfolio of projects in Ghana, Africa's largest and safest gold producer. We are focused on developing high margin and low CAPEX gold projects. Asante has announced plans to co-list its shares on the Ghana Stock Exchange - to allow a whole new group

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Effects of small

Jul 28, 2021The effects of small-scale gold mining activities on heavy metal levels in groundwater were determined for the Lower Pra Basin of Ghana. Sixty five boreholes in 45 communities were analysed between January 2021 and April 2021 for the dry season and June and October 2021 for the wet season. The test for significance and the use of cluster analysis, a multivariate approach, clearly

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WASSA GOLD MINE, GHANA

WASSA GOLD MINE, GHANA Golden Star Resources is an established gold mining company that holds a 90% interest in the Wassa, Prestea and Bogoso gold mines in Ghana. In 2021, Golden Star produced 261,000 ounces of gold and is expected to produce 250,000 – 275,000 ounces in 2021. The Company is pursuing brownfield

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country's GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental

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Impacts of surface gold mining on land use systems in

Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts on local livelihoods often remain unclear. Our goal here was to assess land cover change due to gold surface mining in Western Ghana, one of the world's leading gold mining regions, and to study how these changes affected land use systems.

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Chamber Executives

Terence Watungwa is the Vice President and General Manager of Chirano Gold Mines Limited, a Kinross company. He is a Mining professional with over 20 years-experience in operations management, project management, technical services management, and strategic planning and execution.

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Distribution and Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in

Dec 01, 2021In Ghana, the most common approach adopted by many mining companies is the use of cyanide, which makes it possible for mining companies to make large profits from low grade ores.2 Lately, the use of cyanide in gold extraction has become unattractive as a result of several cyanide spillages which have caused significant damage to the environment. . According to Amegbey and

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GFI Stock PriceCharts

The majority of group revenue is generated in the Australian mines, largely the St Ives and Granny Smith sites, with Ghana the second- largest contributor of revenue. The company is involved in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing, and smelting.

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Gold Fields Integrated Annual Review 2021

Dec 31, 2021In 1961, production restarted under the State Gold Mining Corporation and in 1963 the Tarkwa mines were renamed Tarkwa Goldfields Limited. The Apinto Shaft was sunk in the mid-seventies. GFG signed a management contract with the Ghanaian government to operate the mine in 1993 and in 1996 completed a feasibility study on an open-pit/heap leach

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining

Gold mining communities in Ghana have experienced destruction of vegetation, water pollution, and soil contamination by activities of mining due to rapid growth and dependency on mining of natural resources within the catchment areas of the mining activities. These circumstances with repercussions of corruption and inefficient

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Lifting the lid on Ghana's illegal small

Sep 25, 2021Artisanal and small scale mining accounts for 35% of Ghana's total gold production. For many years, small-scale mining suffered benign neglect from the state which focused on large-scale mining.

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Effects of Loss of Agricultural Land Due to Large

Objective: This study investigates and describes the effects of loss of agricultural land due to large-scale gold mining on agriculture in Ghana. Method: The study was a desk review of secondary data including peer-reviewed journals, ebooks, conference proceedings, multinational company reports, and ministry and NGO reports. The data was analysed using qualitative content analysis.

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The Large Footprint of Small

Jun 14, 2021People have been mining for gold in Ghana for centuries. Long before European colonists set foot in the area in the 1400s, Ghanaians looked for gold with pickaxes, shovels, and pans. They washed or "panned" for gold along river banks or dug holes on the surface to find deposits of gold dust and nuggets.

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Newcore Gold Announces Positive Updated Preliminary

Jun 08, 2021The Enchi Gold Project is located in southwest Ghana, in the Aowin district of Western Region, and is accessed from Accra on sealed roads via the regional port city of Takoradi or the mining

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Ghana gold miner Genevieve breaks ground for women

Apr 25, 2021Firms such as Newmont, Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti contribute to Ghana's annual gold production, currently more than two million ounces the form of open-pit surface mines.

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Development of new gold mines resume – Ghana Visions

Feb 22, 2021Development of new gold mines resume. The surge in gold prices on international commodity markets is accelerating plans by gold mining companies to set up new mines in Ghana. It is also making old, discontinued mining operations viable again. The first mines in northern Ghana – there are two of them – are approaching construction stage.

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