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  • Occupational and Environmental Mercury Exposure

    Occupational exposures to elemental mercury (via urine sampling) and dietary exposures to methylmercury (via hair sampling) were assessed among 120 participants recruited from a mining community located in the Talensi–Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region during summer 2009.

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  • Latest Jobs in Ghana 2019

    HotjobsGhana publishes latest Jobs in Ghana- 2018 current jobs in Ghana, job vacancies in Ghana, Today Ghana jobs, banking, graduate, oil and gas jobs in Ghana, Aviation Jobs and careers. Check out all recent jobs in Ghana. Find the latest job vacancies in Ghana,

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  • Environmental Evaluation of Small Scale Gold Mining in

    Environmental Evaluation of Small Scale Gold Mining in the Bonkani Region in the Upper East Area of Cted'Ivoire. Eboua Narcisse Wandan 1, Gnammytchet Barthelemy Koffi 2, Kouakou Bob Kouadio 3, Zoly Desir Gomba 4. 1 Environmental Management Research Laboratory, Department of Water, Forestry and Environment, INP–HB, Yamoussoukro, Cte d

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  • Ghana: 7 small

    18-4-2017Ghana: 7 small-scale miners die from mining explosives allegedly set by employees of a subsidiary of China Gold Resources Group Author: News Ghana (Ghana), Published on: 18 April 2017 U/E: Mining Explosion Has Claimed 7 Lives, 10 April 2017. A fatal mining explosion has struck at Gbani, a community in the Talensi District of the Upper East

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  • Injury Risk Factors in a Small

    24-7-2015In Ghana, an important gold-producing country, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) accounted for 10.5% of Ghana's national gold production and employed 0.5–1 million people as of 2010 [2,3]. Gold production from ASGM in Ghana rose 43% from 2011–12 .

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  • LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION OF GHANa,

    for Ghana in general, it is particularly serious in the Upper East region. This write – up, looks at the forms, causes and solutions to the menace of land degradation in the region. CAUSES OF LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION Gold Mining Gold mining is certainly one of the reasons for the enormous land degradation in the region.

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  • Upper East Seven reported dead in mining explosion

    10-4-2017Seven people are feared dead at a fatal mining explosion at Gbani, a community in the Talensi District of the Upper East region. The incident occurred underground as some small-scale miners were scooping gold ore inside mining pits several feet deep, Accra-based Starr FM reports.

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  • Mining industry of Ghana

    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.

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  • Wa Gold Project, Ghana

    Wa Gold Project, Ghana. The Wa Gold Project is located in the Upper West Region in the far northwest of Ghana along the border with Burkina Faso. The Black Volta River marks the western border of the project area and the Burkina Faso border. (MinCom) under the Minerals and Mining

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  • Occupational and environmental mercury exposure

    Occupational and environmental mercury exposure among small-scale gold miners in the Talensi–Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region. Mercury use in small-scale gold mining is ubiquitous across Ghana but little is known about the extent to which such activities have contaminated community residents and miners.

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  • China's African Gold Rush

    15-12-2016Ghana is one of the world's poorest countries, yet it is rich in gold. For a decade now, Chinese miners from the region of Shanglin have travelled there to try their luck mining gold. 101 East travels to the middle of the tropical rainforest to meet the Chinese miners and Ghanaian workers trying to escape poverty. But is this gold

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  • Coalition against illegal mining visits Upper East

    25-2-2018The Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area, Tong-Rana Kubilsong Nalebegtang on Friday blamed the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Upper East Region for the lawless mining activities in his traditional area. The Tongo Rana who addressed a

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  • Occupational and environmental mercury

    Mercury use in small-scale gold mining is ubiquitous across Ghana but little is known about the extent to which such activities have contaminated community residents and miners. Here, occupational exposures to elemental mercury (via urine sampling) and dietary exposures to methylmercury (via hair sampling) were assessed among 120 participants

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  • Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions

    7-6-2013DAKAR, Senegal — The authorities in Ghana have conducted sweeping arrests of Chinese citizens in the nation's gold-mining regions, officials said Thursday, the latest sign of tensions between a sub-Saharan African nation and the global power that has become the continent's largest trading partner.

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  • Multielemental Analysis of Gold Ore Samples from

    The results of heavy element profiling of gold ores associated with the underground artisanal gold mining activities of the Tongo mines in the Upper East Region of Ghana have been reported in this paper. The analysis was made to assess the occupational exposure of the miners as well as to investigate the environmental impact of toxic heavy metals.

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  • Upper East Region – Ghana Police Service

    Latest News - Upper East Region Heartiest congratulations IGP Mr. Oppong-Boanuh!!! Congratulations to IGP Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, on his appointment as substantive Inspector-General of Police, and extension of service for two years by the President of Ghana, in accordance with the Constitution.

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  • WaCa Mining

    WaCA Mining is the only independent mega event that successfully unites the mining community in the Western and Central African regions as international mining companies, government officials, investors and service providers gather to discuss and explore the latest developments, projects and opportunities.

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  • British Gold Coast

    The British Gold Coast was formed in 1867 when the British government abolished the African Company of Merchants and seized privately held lands along the coast. They also took over the remaining interests of other European countries, annexing the Danish Gold Coast in 1850 and the Dutch Gold Coast, including Fort Elmina, in 1872.

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  • FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER DENKYIRA

    FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER DENKYIRA EAST DISTRICT IN THE CENTRAL REGION FROM REGISTERING 2.3.6 Approaches Adopted to Discourage Illegal Mining in Ghana .. 29 2.3.7 Demographic expansion of illegal gold mining activities in regions of eastern Indonesia such as North

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  • Ghana

    The Republic of Ghana, formerly the Gold Coast, is a West African country lying on the Gulf of Guinea. It is surrounded (clockwise, from the west) by Cte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo. Ghana has ten regions: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta and

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  • Injury Risk Factors in a Small

    18-5-2015Injury Risk Factors in a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana's Upper East Region . by Rachel N. Long 1, Kan Sun 1 and Richard L. Neitzel 1,2,* 1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. 2.

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  • Top Ten Gold Mines in Ghana

    Ghana hosts some of the world giant gold mining companies such as Newmont, Anglogold Ashanti, Kinross Gold and Gold Fields. Ghana gold production made significant contribution to the global gold production figures as total output from the large scale gold mines in the country increased by 9.5% as compared to 2016 production figures.

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  • Shaanxi Mining Company Ltd. to mine in Upper East

    7-1-2013Shaanxi Mining Company Limited, a subsidiary of China Gold Resources Group Company Limited is supporting two small scale firms in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region to start production this year, 2013. Shaanxi is providing technical support services to the two companies ? Yenyeya Small Scale Mining Group

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  • The Socio

    The Socio-cultural implications of small-scale mining in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region of Ghana Accepted 19 March, 2015 Issifu Sulemana and Isaac Agyemang* * University for Development Studies, Ghana. Corresponding Author E-mail: dr.iagyemanguds.edu.gh mining

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