social impacts of mining in tarkwa

  • Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining SpringerLink

    2019-11-23 · Mining activities are associated with various social economic and environmental impacts. Economically they contribute to government revenue and employ a significant number of people. There are however some social negative impacts associated with mining including violence child labour escalation of gender inequalities health and

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  • Socioeconomic and environmental assessment of informal

    2018-11-20 · The mining however poses alarming threats to the social and physical environments. Increasing socioeconomic and environmental issues such as land degradation water pollution destruction of farms/farmlands spread of water-borne infection truancy child labor teenage pregnancy theft and security concerns associated with the informal ASM

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  • The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey)

    impacts of such small operations have however varied depending on methods and the scale of operation. The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) which is a continuation of the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm.

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  • Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of

    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 Nsuaem

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  • (PDF) Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic

    2016-1-26 · Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on the Livelihoods of Communities in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality in

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  • Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining within

    2020-2-28 · Journal on Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining en US dc.description.abstract Studies on the impact of mining on socio-economic activities health and the environment were undertaken within the catchment of three multinational mining companies at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana.

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  • The Mining Sector in Ghana-Perspectives of Socio-Economic

    Abstract Developing countries depend mainly on the economic contribution of mining industry. In Ghana the industry in 2011 contributed 5.5 of gross domestic product and 14 of taxes revenue. Export receipt appreciated by 60 in that same year which was mostly driven by an increase in export gains from gold production and crude oil petroleum export.

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  • The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming

    2020-10-13 · well-paying jobs. Apart from job losses mining is associated with other social impacts such as the displacement of indigenous communities and (subsequent) loss of livelihoods and the adulteration of local cultures. This also aids the build-up of social tension in these places. Statement of the Problem

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  • Water quality trends in the Tarkwa gold-mining district

    2004-4-24 · A detailed hydrochemical investigation has been undertaken to establish whether mining has adversely affected streams in the Tarkwa gold-mining district and if so to what extent. The results show that streams that pass through mining areas and receive mine water exhibit significant spatial and temporal variations in their major ion hydrochemistry.

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  • GOLD FIELDSAnnual Report 2008Social Responsibility

    Social and Labour Plan The respective SLPs were approved as part of the successful conversion of each operation s mining right in January 2007. At the end of March 2008 Implementation Plans were submitted as required and a concurrent internal review process was initiated.

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  • The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming

    2020-10-13 · well-paying jobs. Apart from job losses mining is associated with other social impacts such as the displacement of indigenous communities and (subsequent) loss of livelihoods and the adulteration of local cultures. This also aids the build-up of social tension in these places. Statement of the Problem

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  • Evaluating the environmental and economic impact of mining

    2021-2-1 · Others have also classified the impacts of mining into positive and negative (Sheoran et al. 2010). This study has classified mining s impacts into three broad categories thus economic environmental and social impacts. Each of these categories has been further discussed and critiqued to enable comprehensive understanding.

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  • By Antwi- Boasiako Amoah (Ghana)Home LUMES

    2020-11-17 · social and environmental sustainability. Taking Tarkwa mining area as a case study and with data from different sources on economic opportunities social security and environmental damage a cursory impact analysis was performed to give a general picture of the consequences of the increased surface mining activities in Ghana.

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  • CHALLENGES OF LAND ACQUISITION IN THE MINING

    2014-7-3 · Fig. 6 Destruction by Residential Social and Business ActXXV International Federation of Surveyors Congress Kuala Lumpur ivities Malaysia 16 –21 June 2014 Land Availability for Residential Purposes • Free stool and family lands are now scarce in the Tarkwa mining communities

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  • Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining within

    Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Mining within the Catchment Area of Mining Companies at Tarkwa health and the environment were undertaken within the catchment of three multinational mining companies at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. The study found out that mining companies have provided some social health and

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  • Assessing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Illegal

    2020-8-17 · 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 Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) fund 40 pp.

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  • Water quality trends in the Tarkwa gold-mining district

    2004-4-24 · A detailed hydrochemical investigation has been undertaken to establish whether mining has adversely affected streams in the Tarkwa gold-mining district and if so to what extent. The results show that streams that pass through mining areas and receive mine water exhibit significant spatial and temporal variations in their major ion hydrochemistry.

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  • Corporate social responsibility in the large scale gold

    corporate social responsibility gold mining companies gold production Ghana Abstract There has been large scale gold mining in Ghana for at least the last one hundred years. The mining companies with the passage of time have moved from being concerned only with profit making to doing well by doing good .

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  • The Socio-environmental Impacts of Small-scale Mining

    2019-7-20 · economic and social development of the nation. This may be primarily attributed to the potential of the country s large Diaspora to invest and mobilize much needed resources in the forms of both financial and social capital. In light of the foregoing

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  • The Socio-environmental Impacts of Small-scale Mining

    2019-7-20 · economic and social development of the nation. This may be primarily attributed to the potential of the country s large Diaspora to invest and mobilize much needed resources in the forms of both financial and social capital. In light of the foregoing

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse

    2011-6-21 · will have to develop a competitive mining regime based on greater economic equality mutual benefit and in accordance with generally accepted notions of fairness. Key words Ghana Mining Mineral Products Impact Economy 1.0 Introduction Mining is the process of digging into the earth to extract naturally occurring minerals.

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  • Socioeconomic and environmental assessment of informal

    2018-11-20 · The mining however poses alarming threats to the social and physical environments. Increasing socioeconomic and environmental issues such as land degradation water pollution destruction of farms/farmlands spread of water-borne infection truancy child labor teenage pregnancy theft and security concerns associated with the informal ASM

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  • Assessing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Illegal

    2020-8-17 · 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 Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) fund 40 pp.

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  • EASC 464 Environmental and Social Issues in Mining and

    2021-6-10 · 5. AKABZAA T.M. (2000) Environmental and social impacts of mining in the Wassa west district of the Western region of Ghana. Boom and Dislocation Third World Network Publication 90p. 6. T.M. AKABZAA J.S. SEYIRE K. AFRIYIE 2007. The Glittering Façade Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in the Obuasi Area. ISBN 9988-602-25-1.

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  • Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic

    2017-5-28 · integrated manner the environmental and socio-economic impacts of artisanal gold mining in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality from a natural and social science perspective. The natural science group collected 200 random samples on bi-weekly basis between January to October 2013 from

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  • Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of

    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 Nsuaem

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  • Mining Conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility in

    2018-7-11 · Mining presents communities with opportunities for social and economic development through positive impacts such as increased access to jobs healthcare education and sanitation. However at the same time it can also result in devastating impacts on human health local systems social structures production systems cultural traditions

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