2019-8-29 Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Act came into effect in 2006, and underwent improvements in 2014 to address an ongoing problem in the country’s mining industry: illegal gold mining.
2019-2-12 Precious Metals Mining in Ghana to 2020 - a Focus on the Gold Industry Synopsis Ghana had the world’s ninth-largest gold metal reserves at 2,000 tonnes (t) or 3.6% of the global total at the end of 2014, with reserves spread across the region of Ashanti and other Western regions – across the four belts of Kibi, Ashanti, Asankrangwa and the Sefwi.
Small-scale mining in Ghana is defined to include both the exploitation of mineral deposits (1) using fairly rudimentary implements and/or (2) at low levels of production with minimal capital investment. While the large-scale mining—of particularly gold—has become predominant, small-scale mining, which predates such operations, has continued to be an important economic activity ...
2019-3-11 Contemporary small-scale mining of precious minerals in Ghana 2.1. General introduction Before examining the key environmental aspects of the industry, it is important to ﬁ rst provide a brief, yet concise, overview of small-scale gold and diamond oper-ations in Ghana. The intensive small-scale mining
2020-10-12 The Ghana ASM dialogue project was made possible with the generous support of The Tiffany Co. Foundation. Funding for background research and publication of this paper was provided by UK aid for the UK government. Published by IIED, August 2016 McQuilken, J and Hilson, G (2016) Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.
2019-5-21 Ghana's mining sector contributes to Ghana's GDP a lot. It is estimated that about 37% of Ghana's export comes from the mining sector. This means that the mining sector in Ghana is a lucrative business, which has attracted companies from across the world. There are more than 23 companies which together make the Gold business in Ghana a money maker.
He is a mining professional with more than 35 years’ experience in the operation, commissioning, construction and evaluation of mineral projects in gold and base metals across five continents. Prior to joining Perseus Mining he was with First Quantum Minerals for 9 years and Zara Mining for 2 years.
2020-10-9 Ghana: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Ghana covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer
Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) Ltd was established in 1963 as Ghana Diamond Marketing Board charged with the sole responsibility for the purchase and marketing of Ghana’s diamonds. In 1965, by Legislative Instrument (LI) 401, the Company was incorporated as a State Owned Enterprise (SOE).
2018-10-10 The precious metals mined from defunct electronic devices – “urban ores” – are becoming big business. Mining electronic waste is also more rewarding than traditional mining. United Nations University figures show that deposits of precious