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A comparative study of valuation methodologies for mineral ...

The Journal of The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy JANUARY 2005 29 ... method applied and the fundamental economic and technical inputs. Hence, the value of an asset is only valid for a given point in time, and assuming specific economic inputs. The

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(PDF) Historical overview of traditional and modern gold ...

Small can with rope attached 4. Koro 5. Amena pea nkron . From G. E. Ferguson (1891). As Found in Kwame Arhin, Gold Mining and Trading among the Ashanti in Ghana, Journal des Africanites 48: 1 ...

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Pre-Colonial Methods of Gold Mining and Environmental ...

Jun 08, 2015· (1995). Pre-Colonial Methods of Gold Mining and Environmental Protection in Ghana. Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law: Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 299-311.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): motivations and ...

Jul 21, 2021· Ghana's mining sector. Ghana was chosen for this study because it is the leading producer of gold in Africa. As a heavy mining nation, Ghana encounters various sustainability problems from more than 300 mining registered firms, both large and small and enormous scope mining firms, excluding several illegal miners (Karikari, Castro-Sotomayor ...

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Distribution of heavy metals in soils from abandoned dump ...

Nov 01, 2020· This study investigated the heavy metal content and the extent of pollution in soils from abandoned dump sites in Kumasi, Ghana. Concentrations of heavy metals in the 70 soil samples were determined using a Niton XL3t GOLD field portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer and confirmed on an Agilent 7800 inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer.

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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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Impact of Inventory Management on Firm Performance: A Case ...

Jul 04, 2018· Despite numerous research on inventory management on firm performance, and manufacturing firm's contribution to the Ghanaian economy, its contextual impact still need much investigation because of lack of clarity and divergent findings. The study aims to investigate the impact of inventory management on firm performance of listed manufacturing firms in Ghana.

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CHANGING THE PARADIGM OF ILLEGAL GALAMSEY IN GHANA

Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region, International Journal of Modern Social Sciences, 2012, 1(1): 38-55 Afristar Foundation (2012): The History of Illegal Mining in Ghana, Accra Akabzaa, T. and Darimani, A. (2001), Impact of Mining Sector Investment in Ghana: A case study of the Tarkwa Mining Region,

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Global Journals Incorporated is one of the world's leading print, international, peer reviewed and open access research publisher with 7000+ articles published since more than a decade. Thanks to the trust of thousands received from renowned authors and universities.

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Open Access Articles - Environmental Challenges - Journal ...

Open Access Articles. Hydraulic conductivity and geophysics (ERT) to assess the aquifer recharge capacity of an inland wetland in the Brazilian Savanna. César Augusto Moreira, Vania Rosolen and 3 more Open Access. Spatio-temporal changes in land use and forest cover in the …

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Newmont To Commence Underground Mining - Modern Ghana

Oct 06, 2010· Newmont To Commence Underground Mining. Newmont Ghana Gold Limited is set to begin underground mining at the Subika Pit, one of the four pits at the company's Ahafo Mine in the Brong Ahafo region. Officials say they launched an 18-month exploration activity in February this year to uncover the viability of the ore deposit underground.

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Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities of Quarry Workers ...

Introduction. Although quarry operations have high economic significance, the effects they cause to the workers in terms of excessive noise production cannot be overlooked. This cross-sectional study assessed the extent of noise exposure and its influence on hearing capabilities among quarry workers in Ashanti region. Methods . The study involved 400 workers randomly selected from five ...

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afrol News - A major boost for Gold mining in Ghana

Ghana Economy - Development A major boost for Gold mining in Ghana. afrol News, 7 July - Ghana is expected to establish a $15 million gold refinery project in the last quarter of 2009, C. C. Global Investments has announced in the statement.. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Dr Mustapha Muradi said the refinery is expected to create more jobs for Ghanaians, while at the same time it ...

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International Business Negotiations: Culture, Dimensions ...

International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology Vol. 3 No. 7; September 2013 93 Power distance - is associated with request or non request of inequality in society, as well as with dependence and interdependence levels.

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Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation: A Case Study ...

So, the mining method selected for exploitation is determined mainly by the characteristics of the mineral deposit and the limits imposed by safety, technology, environmental concerns, and economics. Geologic conditions, such as the dip, shape and strength of the ore and the surrounding rock, play a …

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Injury rate and risk factors among small-scale gold miners ...

Oct 24, 2019· Background To determine the potential risk factors for injury, estimate the annual injury rate and examine the safety perceptions, and use of personal protective equipment among small-scale gold miners in Ghana. Methods A cross-sectional survey was carried out with 494 small-scale gold miners from four major mining districts in Ghana. A -based approach was used to obtain a ...

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Can Mining and Agriculture Go Together?

Feb 25, 2018· Gold Meets Cocoa in Ghana. For the past two decades, gold mining and agriculture have contributed consistently to economic growth and development, and sustainable livelihoods in Ghana. Gold contributes about 90% to the minerals and mining sector. In 2015 this amounted to GHȻ 1.35 billion (about US$3.4 million) in exports and taxes.

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 2 No. 12; July 2011 62 The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse Kwesi Amponsah-Tawiah, PhD University of Ghana Business School Department of Organisation & Human Resource Management

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

been noticed, especially where extraction is carried out without proper planning and use of modern technology and sci-entific methods. We have carried out an assessment on the environmental effects of limestone quarrying on some com-munities in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern region of Ghana. Dust emission is one of the major effects

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Effects of Loss of Agricultural Land Due to Large-Scale ...

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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Responsible mining practices must be adopted to end ...

May 21, 2021· According to Ms Danchie, the methods being used for mining currently in the country is not the best and measures must be adopted to end it. She said responsible mining was the internationally ...

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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Ghana? - WorldAtlas

Jan 04, 2019· Alluvial mining is the primary method through which diamonds are extracted in Ghana. In 2009, Ghana produced 370,000 carats of rough diamonds, and although these are minimal compared to the world top producers, it plays a significant role in the country's economy.In 2014, the country was ranked among the top rough diamond producers.

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Mining industry of Ghana - Wikipedia

The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Thus, the main focus of Ghana's mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold. Ghana is Africa's largest gold producer, producing 80.5 t in 2008. Ghana is also a major producer of bauxite, manganese and ...

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How To Control Illegal Mining - Modern Ghana

Jul 05, 2014· How To Control Illegal Mining. It is now generally acclaimed that the activities of illegal gold miners in several parts of Ghana's hinterlands have destroyed our farmlands and are further causing havoc to our environment (land and water sources). Government, traditional authorities, civil society groups, and some concerned individuals have all ...

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A …

The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country's colonial name -- Gold Coast --reflecting the importance of the mining sector. Gold dominates the mining sector and 1 THE WORLD BANK. 1992, Strategy for African Mining. World Bank Technical Paper 81, African

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1.1 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT - ELAW

The first way in which proposed mining projects differ is the proposed method of moving or excavating the overburden. What follows are brief descriptions of the most common methods. 1.1.3.1 Open-pit mining Open-pit mining is a type of strip mining in which the ore deposit extends very deep in the ground,

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Journals - Scientific Research Publishing

Scientific Research Publishing is an academic publisher with more than 200 open access journal in the areas of science, technology and medicine. It also publishes academic books and conference proceedings.

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Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery | SpringerLink

Jul 09, 2019· Mining continues to be a dangerous activity, whether large-scale industrial mining or small-scale artisanal mining. Not only are there accidents, but exposure to dust and toxins, along with stress from the working environment or managerial pressures, give rise to a range of diseases that affect miners. I look at mining and health from various personal perspectives: that of the ordinary man ...

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

May 08, 2020· Mining has played a part in the economic development of developed countries such as the USA, Canada and Australia. However, the mining economic growth connection varies considerably from that claimed in the historical analogy reasoning. It is not evident that these countries' historical experience applies to modern developing nations due to modifications in the nature of the world economy ...

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A Hybrid Image Classification Approach to Monitoring …

study used a combined unsupervised and supervised classification methods to determine the rate of change of the various land use and land cover classes in the mining district of Prestea Huni Valley. The method produced very high accuracies with the least overall accuracy being 95.4272% with a Kappa coefficient of 0.9339. A …

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An IntegrAted Assessment of ArtIsAnAl And s gold mInIng In ...

By the 6th and 7th century AD Ghana had already emerged as one of the largest gold producers in the world, supplying the majority of gold to the Arab world via Saharan trade routes [4]. Mining was mostly conducted in the Akan states of Asante, Denkyira, Akyem and Wassa, with gold emerging as the primary method of payment for taxes and tribute [5].

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