Ghana: Savannah RCC Sets up Taskforce to Halt Illegal ...

2021-4-26 · The Savannah Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) has set up a special taskforce to stop illegal mining, tree felling and commercial charcoal burning in the region.

Akufo-Addo dissolves Inter-ministerial Committee on ...

2021-1-10 · Ghana''s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Inter-ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM). IMCIM was established by the New Patriotic Party government to clamp down on illegal small mining also known as …

Government Ghana Government Taskforce On Mining

2021-5-14 · Government Ghana Government Taskforce On Mining. 1 day ago the akufoaddo led government in april 2021 initiated another fight against illegal mining after the first one started in 2017 was said to have faced some challenges along the way.

Members of Okyenhene''s mining task force shot two …

2021-6-17 · The local anti-illegal mining task force has been accused of stealing cash of more than ¢90,000 after they attacked the concession and the workers, Myjoyonline reports. Recounting his ordeal at the hands of the task force, one of the concession owners, Ato Forson, claimed that members of the unit intimidated and extorted money from workers on the concessions they stormed.

Galamsey: Two Chinese nationals arrested for mining at ...

2021-4-29 · In 2017, the Akufo-Addo government waged a war on illegal mining activities, locally known as galamsey, and placed a temporal ban on small-scale mining. The Operation Vanguard taskforce …

Excavators Seized In An Operation By Taskforce ...

2021-1-19 · Last Monday, the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) Environmental Sustainability Taskforce veered into a duly licensed mining site and Thursday, August 26 …

Taskforce destroys mining site ...

2021-6-19 · The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old illegal miner at the site and handed him over to the Police at […]

25 excavators burned by anti-galamsey taskforce | Pulse Ghana

2021-5-11 · May 11, 2021 7:47 PM. The taskforce against illegal mining activities has reportedly set ablaze fifteen (15) excavators in the Central Region. 25 excavators burned by anti-galamsey taskforce. A ...

Xtra-Gold Mining Ltd. reacts to burning ...

2021-5-18 · Xtra-Gold, a Canadian mining firm which has been operating in Ghana since 2006, has the New Patriotic Party''s (NPP) Women''s Organiser, Kate Gyamfua as its Ghana General Manager. The anti-galamsey taskforce on Sunday May 16, raided some mining sites at Larbikrom, Dompem and Pamen, all in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region to rid the ...

Government bans excavator imports to fight illegal mining

2019-4-2 · The government of Ghana has placed a temporary ban on the importation of excavators into the country. The decision was taken by President Nana Akufo-Addo''s Cabinet at a sitting on 27 March 2019. The ban forms part of moves by the government to fight illegal small-scale mining …

Illegal mining in Ghana

2019-10-2 · Illegal mining in Ghana – fighting an ongoing battle. Ghana produces a variety of minerals including gold, diamonds, manganese, and bauxite, with gold accounting for over 90% of its overall mining …

We don''t need taskforce to fight galamsey

2021-4-19 · Commenting on the National Consultative Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining that took place last week, Andy said, "We don''t need a taskforce to fight galamsey, it is a waste of time to do so. Taskforces in the past used the opportunity to enrich …

Ghana''s President sets up Ministerial taskforce to deal ...

2013-5-14 · on Ghana''s President sets up Ministerial taskforce to deal with illegal mining. President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday inaugurated a five-member inter-ministerial taskforce to fight against illegal small scale mining (galamsey) throughout the mining areas of the country. The members are made up of: Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Minister for Lands ...

Minister to taskforce: burn every seized excavators ...

2021-8-24 · Mr. Duker, who is also the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa Nsuaem, while inaugurating a 40-member Ghana National Association of Small. Scale mining (GNASSM) Taskforce against illegal mining in Kumasi said the government expected members of the Taskforce to …

Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old ...

2021-6-19 · Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old illegal miner. The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near ...

Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the …

for the purposes of their mining operations'''' and the law further mandates that miners adopt ''''good mining practices in the use of mercury'''' (Ghana Government 1989c). Unregistered miners are technically not allowed to possess mercury because of the health and environmental risks associated with the substance (Babut et al., 2003).

Ghana: Taskforce Destroys Excavators Allegedly Belonging ...

2021-5-17 · Ghana: Taskforce Destroys Excavators Allegedly Belonging to NPP Women''s Organiser. Mining, News May 17, 2021 MASAHUDU ANKIILU. Excavator being set on fire. At least 20 excavators and many other mining equipment have been set on fire by the military task force set up by the government to crack down on illegal mining in the Eastern Region.

Taskforce destroys mining site ...

2021-6-19 · Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old illegal miner. The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old ...

Ghana creates new task force to fight illegal mining ...

2013-5-20 · Ghana''s government has created a task force to fight illegal gold and diamond mining in the country. The president blamed the illegitimate practice for costing the country millions of dollars in ...

Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect?

2016-11-19 · Ghana is often cited as an established mining nation and one of Africa''s fastest growing economies. This report brings out another quality in Ghana – a country that is planning for its future. As far back as 2006, ICMM was invited to help Ghana to bring together the government, mining …

Illegal mining in Ghana

Illegal mining in Ghana - fighting an ongoing battle says researcher

Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old ...

2021-6-19 · The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old illegal miner at the site and handed him over to the […]

Akufo-Addo dissolves Inter-ministerial Committee on ...

2021-1-10 · Ghana''s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Inter-ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM). IMCIM was established by the New Patriotic Party government to clamp down on illegal small mining …

Task force destroys excavators allegedly belonging to NPP ...

2021-5-17 · At least 20 excavators and many other mining equipment have been set on fire by the government''s military task force to crack down on illegal mining in the Eastern Region. Eight out of the 20 ...

Taskforce destroys mining site ...

2021-6-18 · The Ghana News Agency (GNA) sighted about 20 holes where the miners'' prospect for gold and some tents mounted at the site, but the task force razed the tents to the ground and burnt them. They also seized some small-scale mining tools, equipment, and implements. Mad. Owusu-Banahene later told newsmen because illegal miners had failed to heed ...

Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old ...

2021-6-19 · The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force …

Government to punish foreign nationals found breaching ...

2021-8-25 · By: Razak Baba. Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, George Mireku Duker, has cautioned that government will not hesitate to punish foreign nationals found flouting the country''s mining laws. He gave assurance however that mining firms that strictly adhere to the rules will be protected to reap the full benefits of their investments.

Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old ...

2021-6-18 · The Ghana News Agency (GNA) sighted about 20 holes where the miners'' prospect for gold and some tents mounted at the site, but the task force razed the tents to the ground and burnt them. They also seized some small-scale mining tools, equipment, and implements.

Military taskforce deployed to fight illegal mining facing ...

2021-5-11 · The Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has revealed that some chiefs and locals in areas where illegal mining is prevalent are fighting back the military deployed to check illegal mining activities.

Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

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 …

Taskforce destroys mining site, arrests illegal miner in ...

2021-6-18 · Taskforce destroys mining site, arrests illegal miner in Bono Region. The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old ...

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