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Invasion of AngloGold's Ghana mine persists, says illegal ...

 · While AngloGold suspended underground mining operations at Obuasi at the end of 2014 after incurring heavy financial losses over several years, the illegal occupation is eroding "our confidence as investors," the company said in June.

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Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's ...

 · Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's Artisanal Gold Mines. A 13-year-old boy works in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Obuasi…

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Obuasi Gold Mine - Wikipedia

Mining at Obuasi begun in 1897, then referred to as the Ashanti Mine. In an interview Ashanti Kwesi Enyan, the Managing Director of the Obuasi Gold mine, announced that the mine, while potentially rich, faces challenges like returning the mine to profitability, addressing social and environmental issues, improving community engagement and illegal mining.

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Obuasi Gold Mine - Wikipedia

The Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine situated near Obuasi, ... Mining at Obuasi begun in 1897, then referred to as the Ashanti Mine. In an interview Ashanti Kwesi Enyan, ... improving community engagement and illegal mining.

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Illegal miner progress at Obuasi 'frustratingly slow ...

The occupation by illegal miners part of the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana is slowing the feasibility work AngloGold Ashanti is undertaking for the modernisation of the troubled Ghana operation.

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Illegal gold mining in Ghana hurts church ... - The Compass

 · Illegal mining has wreaked havoc on the environment, especially the waterways, and brought a host of social and health problems to rural villages. Since commercial mining began in Obuasi in 1897, there have always been "illegal" miners, who worked without permits.

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gold mining in obuasi

Obuasi is located in the Ashanti region of southern Ghana, approximately 80km ... 16 Feb 2016 Update on illegal mining situation at Obuasi Gold Mine · 15 Feb...

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Illegal miners refuse to leave AngloGold's Obuasi ...

Illegal miners who took over AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi operation in Ghana in January this year refuse to leave the mine despite a government order late last week asking them to stop digging for ...

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Illegal Mining, The Politics And A Needless Death

Illegal Mining, The Politics And A Needless Death By Richard Ellimah Over the weekend a tragic incident occurred at the Obuasi Mine of AngloGold Ashanti in the Ashanti Region.

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Obuasi mine: Days of encroachment by illegal miners over ...

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said encroachment of land by illegal miners will no longer be tolerated. The President gave the assurance when he reopened the defunct Anglogold Ashanti Mining company in Obuasi on Tuesday. Addressing a gathering at the reopening...

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OPEN LETTER ON THE ILLEGAL MINING SITUATION AT THE …

a long-life, modern, mining operation that will attract foreign investment, and provide high-quality direct and indirect employment, taxes and foreign exchange revenue to the people of Ghana. However, the continued presence of illegal miners on the Obuasi Mine, and the apathy and inaction of the

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illegal mining in obuasi

obuasi sanso mine gold side . Jun 10, 2014· A number of young men at Sanso, one of the concessions of AngloGold Ashanti, have taken over portions of the company's land to engage in illegal mining.

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Ghana's Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa ...

 · Illegal gold mining in Ghana further exacerbates a volatile cocoa market. ... "What's happening in terms of illegal mining in Ghana—let's think beyond Obuasi—is something that if we are ...

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All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining

 · All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining. by Stacey Knott ... The incident in the town of Obuasi was a result of "Operation Vanguard", which has seen 400 members of the security forces ...

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AngloGold Ashanti's idled Obuasi gold mine threatened by ...

 · AngloGold Ashanti, the dual listed gold mining company, believes that illegal mining activity could threaten the long-term viability of its idled Obuasi gold mine in Ghana, West Africa. It also affects AngloGold Ashanti Ghana's ability to maintain critical services at the mine as well as ...

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Tracrevenues – The Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) and Obuasi ...

This they do by renting their land to unlicensed miners, hence the increase in galamsey or the illegal mining activities. All in all, the long-term effects of mining in Obuasi has generally resulted into environmental challenges, loss of farm land, pollution of water sources, damages of people`s houses as a result of blasts just to mention a few.

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Suspected illegal miner shot dead at Obuasi Wawase ...

 · The anti-illegal mining task force commissioned last week on Sunday evening clashed with suspected illegal miners at Wawase in Obuasi, leaving one illegal miner dead. The Public Relations Officer ...

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An illegal gold mining site near Obuasi, Ghana - YouTube

 · Bishop John Yaw Afoakwah explains how the church had planned to build a nursing college on this site in the village of Hia, Obuasi diocese, Ghana. Video by Melanie Lidman for GlobalSistersReport.org.

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Illegal Chinese Miners Flee Obuasi, Ghana • Africanglobe.net

 · The Obuasi Township is believed to harbour as many as 10,000 illegal small scale miners, with majority of them from the northern regions of the country, but, in recent times, their ranks have been swollen by illegal Chinese miners, who are mining in river beds in the Obuasi Municipality and Amansie Central District.

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Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry ...

The paper reveals the peculiar nature of the Obuasi ASM-mining company conflict in which grievance seems to factor minimally in explaining the cause. The recent escalation of illegal mining ...

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Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's ...

 · Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's Artisanal Gold Mines. A 13-year-old boy works in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Obuasi…

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Illegal Mining – Transeco

The incident in the town of Obuasi was a result of "Operation Vanguard", which has seen 400 members of the security forces deployed to take on the illegal miners. Abraham Otabil, a spokesman for the natural resources ministry, told AFP that while illegal mining was damaging rivers and farm land, it was also having a serious economic impact.

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AGA's Open Letter on the illegal mining situation at the ...

As one of the most significant investors in Ghana, we, AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, call on the Government of Ghana to urgently resolve the situation at the Obuasi Gold Mine where illegal miners have been looting significant quantities of high-grade, gold bearing material every day for almost three months. As they pillage this precious resource, they…

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Invasion of AngloGold's Ghana mine persists, says illegal ...

 · Illegal miners who invaded AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s Obuasi operation in Ghana are unmoved by a government order to vacate the site and continue to extract gold from the property, according to one of the mine's unlawful occupants The world's third-biggest gold producer lost control of Obuasi, one of the oldest mines in the world which […]

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Taskforce to arrest sympathisers of Chinese illegal miners ...

 · The Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Illegal Mining has threatened to arrest anyone who would own up to plead for any Chinese illegal miner who …

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obuasi and illegal mining - pro-add.co.za

Illegal miners in Ghana risk lives to survive closure of ... - Africanews. Sep 1, 2016 ... Back in Obuasi, the residents try eke out a living and by doing so illegal mining has gained root.

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Help solve illegal mining activities at Obuasi- Nana

Obuasi (Ash), Aug 14, GNA- A member of Council of State, Nana Prah Agyensiam VI, on Thursday urged the Obuasi Municipal Assembly and AngloGold Ashanti, to find permanent solution to illegal mining at Obuasi.

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Illegal miners refuse to leave AngloGold's Obuasi ...

 · Illegal miners refuse to leave AngloGold's Obuasi operation ... intervene in the illegal occupation of Obuasi. In May this year, it even filed a dispute with Ghana at an international investor ...

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gold mining in obuasi

Obuasi is located in the Ashanti region of southern Ghana, approximately 80km ... 16 Feb 2016 Update on illegal mining situation at Obuasi Gold Mine · 15 Feb...

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Illegal miner progress at Obuasi 'frustratingly slow ...

The occupation by illegal miners part of the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana is slowing the feasibility work AngloGold Ashanti is undertaking for the modernisation of the troubled Ghana operation.

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ECG Is Fueling Illegal Mining At Obuasi – Herald

The situation is no different in New Abompe, Kokotesua and Kunka in Obuasi Municipal Assembly; where illegal miners are savagely competing on AngloGold Ashanti concession for turf to mine on. Power is available and guaranteed for illegal mining activities and the police are not in hurry for their arrest.

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Obuasi clear of illegal miners, Sadiola hinges on talks ...

The Obuasi site remains clear of illegal miners and care-and-maintenance activities are ongoing at the Ghana operation, AngloGold Ashanti group planning executive Graham Ehm has assured. "Ghana ...

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Galamsey Mining In Obuasi

In Obuasi: "No galamsey, no votes" - Illegal miners . In Obuasi "No galamsey, no votes" - Illegal miners chant in protest. The Minerals Commission has handed them a quit order for them to stop gold mining in the main operating area within the concession of Anglogold Ashanti (AGA), but the illegal miners have refused to move.

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Obuasi clear of illegal miners, Sadiola hinges on talks ...

The Obuasi site remains clear of illegal miners and care-and-maintenance activities are ongoing at the Ghana operation, AngloGold Ashanti group planning executive Graham Ehm has assured. "Ghana ...

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Illegal mining in Obuasi gradually rearing its ugly head ...

Story by Delalie Kudiabor/Spyghana.com In spite of the complimentary effort by government to flush out illegal miners, AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi?s 470 km sq concession still remains attractive to ...

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Invasion of AngloGold's Ghana mine persists, says illegal ...

 · Illegal miners who invaded AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s Obuasi operation in Ghana are unmoved by a government order to vacate the site and continue to extract gold from the property, according to one of the mine's unlawful occupants The world's third-biggest gold producer lost control of Obuasi, one of the oldest mines in the world which […]

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