Illegal miners refuse to leave AngloGold''s Obuasi operation

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

Obuasi Ghana, gold bar mining, golf course, expats

08.05.2017 · Obuasi wears a ring of hills as its adornment and Obuasi sits quietly albeit industriously on the soil that births the top9 single richest bullion gold bar gold mining miningmine on Earth the

Illegal Miners Plot Obuasi takeover News Ghana

The illegal miners claimed that AngloGold Ashanti had promised to offer them part of its Obuasi concession for small scale mining but that promise has not been fulfilled hence "we have taken to

Obuasi Gold Mine Wikipedia

Obuasi And Illegal Mining. We are a largescale manufacturer specializing in producing various mining machines including different types of sand and gravel equipment, milling equipment, mineral processing equipment and building materials equipment.

All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining

But illegal mining in Africa''s second largest producer is taking a heavy human as well as environmental and economic toll with more than $2 billion lost to the practice last year alone

Ghana OKs AngloGold plan to reopen mine that MINING

Obuasi has reserves of 5.8 million ounces and will operate at costs lower than AngloGold''s current average, the company said in February. Annual gold output will average 350,000 ounces to

Obuasi must rise again from clutches of illegal mining

illegal mining. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was reportedly run over by a company vehicle as he together with a group of company officials and journalists

''Stop Illegal Mining In Forest Reserves'' Obuasitoday

Over 76 NonGovernmental Organizations (NGOs) have jointly petitioned President John Mahama and National Security to take urgent steps to tackle illegal mining in forest reserves across the country. The NGOs, in a joint statement signed by the Coordinator of Forest Watch Ghana, Mawutor, said that "Ghana''s forest reserves are recording an unprecedented surge in

Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

Largescale mining, also known as legal mining, generates more than 95 percent of the world''s total mineral production and employs approximately 2.5 million people across the world.13 In Ghana, there are 19 large mining companies operating approximately 16 gold mines, one bauxite mine and one manganese mine.2 These companies are largely

Future of Obuasi AngloGold Ashanti

Obuasi Mine. AngloGold Ashanti poured its first gold at the Obuasi Gold Mine in December, signalling its successful redevelopment into a modern, mechanised mining operation. The mine has a clear investment framework and supportive environment created by the President of Ghana and his government, and the King of Ashanti. As the second phase of

State of Akwatia, Tarkwa, Obuasi is a disgrace to Ghana''s

The state of communities where mining companies in Ghana operate, such as Obuasi, Tarkwa and Akwatia, is a disgrace to the country, as well as the mining companies, President Nana Addo Dankwa

Obuasi must rise again from clutches of illegal mining

illegal mining. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was reportedly run over by a company vehicle as he together with a group of company officials and journalists

President reopens Obuasi Mine Graphic Online

Illegal mining Touching on the lifting of the ban on smallscale mining, the President indied that with a considerable degree of success, the government had been able to streamline and regulate

Ghana''s Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

"What''s happening in terms of illegal mining in Ghana—let''s think beyond Obuasi—is something that if we are not careful will get to a point that we will lose it totally," Asubonteng

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 longterm 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 negatively impacts its feasibility study into whether the mine could be redeveloped and returned to

AngloGold to Revive Ghana Mine That Battled Illegal Miners

20.02.2018 · Obuasi, which for years battled incursions by illegal miners, is expected to start gold production by the third quarter of 2019, AngloGold said in a statement Tuesday.

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Obuasi Gold Mine Wikipedia. History. 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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23.11.2011 · illegal small scale mining Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi gold mines OBUASI AGA MINES, ADANSI SHAFT, LEVEL Jayapura Papua Irian Jaya Illegal gold mining Nr The Grassberg Mine Duration: 7:42

Seven Chinese arrested for illegal mining Obuasitoday

The monitoring team of the InterMinisterial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), has arrested seven Chinese nationals for their involvement in illegal mining (galamsey, in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region.

Two DCEs Order Thugs To Brutalise Chief For Opposing

The Chief of Aketekyieso, Nana Gyamfi Brobbey II has been severely brutalised by thugs allegedly ordered by two District Chief Executives (DCEs) for opposing illegal mining in his community. Aketekyieso is a suburb in Obuasi and the land is loed in a boundary between Amansie Jacobu and Fomena Adansi in the Ashanti Region.

Obuasi Ghana, gold bar mining, golf course, expats

08.05.2017 · Obuasi wears a ring of hills as its adornment and Obuasi sits quietly albeit industriously on the soil that births the top9 single richest bullion gold bar gold mining miningmine on Earth the

All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining

But illegal mining in Africa''s second largest producer is taking a heavy human as well as environmental and economic toll with more than $2 billion lost to the practice last year alone

Anglogold Ashanti Update On Illegal Mining Situation At

Anglogold Ashanti Update On Illegal Mining Situation At Obuasi Gold Mine. By News Desk Coronavirus disease (COVID19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic. Listen to

Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

types of mining studied for this review included both smallscale mining, sometimes called "galamsey", (illegal mining operations by local people), which is undertaken on a small scale with few tools and equipment, and largescale mining (legal mining usually operated by foreign companies) conducted on a large scale with heavy machinery

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socioeconomic Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei 1, N.K.Oladejo1, I.A. Adetunde2, * 1University for Development Studies, Department of Mathematics, Navrongo. Ghana.

AngloGold to Revive Ghana Mine That Battled Illegal Miners

20.02.2018 · Obuasi, which for years battled incursions by illegal miners, is expected to start gold production by the third quarter of 2019, AngloGold said in a statement Tuesday.

Obuasi clear of illegal miners, Sadiola hinges on talks

The Obuasi site remains clear of illegal miners and careandmaintenance activities are ongoing at the Ghana operation, AngloGold Ashanti group planning executive Graham Ehm has assured. "Ghana has definitely done a 180degree turnaround," he told investors, analysts and journalists at this week''s AngloGold results presentation attended by Mining Weekly Online. (Also watch attached

Ghana: Illegal Mining in Obuasi allAfrica

Overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of artisanal miners working illegally on its Obuasi concessions, AngloGold Ashanti has appealed to the government and the national security agencies to intervene

An illegal gold mining site near Obuasi, Ghana YouTube

11.04.2016 · 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 .

Illegal Mining, The Politics And A Needless Death

Over the weekend a tragic incident occurred at the Obuasi Mine of AngloGold Ashanti in the Ashanti Region. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was reportedly run over by a company vehicle as he together with a group of company officials and journalists were fleeing from rampaging illegal miners who were pelting them with stones.

Illegal Mining, The Politics And A Needless Death

Over the weekend a tragic incident occurred at the Obuasi Mine of AngloGold Ashanti in the Ashanti Region. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was reportedly run over by a company vehicle as he together with a group of company officials and journalists were fleeing from rampaging illegal miners who were pelting them with stones.

Ghana''s Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

"What''s happening in terms of illegal mining in Ghana—let''s think beyond Obuasi—is something that if we are not careful will get to a point that we will lose it totally," Asubonteng

Suspected illegal miner shot dead at Obuasi Wawase

The antiillegal 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 of Operation Vanguard, Major Gariba Pabi, said around 17:00 GMT personnel from the Ashanti Region on patrol met stonepelting illegal miners at Wawase, a community in []

30 illegal Gold miners arrested in Obuasi Obuasitoday

About 30 young men have been arrested for engaging in illegal mining on the concession of AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) at Obuasi in the Ashanti region. The police also impounded excavators and other sophistied weapons during the swoop at the underground mine of AGA. The Sustainability Manage of AGA Obuasi mines, Nana Ampofo Obeng confirmed this

Press Release: Formalisation of Small Scale Mining in

The Artisanal & Smallscale Mining Africa Network (ASMAN) has observed with grave concern the lackadaisical development on the regularisation of informal small scale miners in Obuasi, and wishes to appeal to the InterMinisterial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) to intervene in a timeous manner to rectify the anomaly.

CHANGE DETECTION ANALYSIS ON THE IMPACT OF ILLEGAL MINING

West, Atwima Mponua, Atwima Kwanwoma, Bosomtwe and Obuasi districts in the Ashanti Change Detection Analysis on the Impact of Illegal Mining (Galamsey) in Ghana Case Study focusing on Land cover Changes in some Selected Districts within the Country. (9636) Joseph Osei Ababio and Kofi Bonsu (Ghana) FIG Congress 2018

Suspected illegal miner shot dead at Obuasi Wawase

20170807 The antiillegal mining task force commissioned last week on Sunday evening clashed with suspected illegal miners at Wawase in Obuasi, leaving one illegal miner dead.

Shooting between Obuasi galamsey operators and soldiers

20.03.2013 · Anglogold Ashanti company informed the soldiers of the illegal mining going on in obuasi which is disrupting the company''s operation. this made the soldiers to troop into the obuasi township to

Illegal mining threatens longterm viability of AngloGold

Duallisted AngloGold Ashanti has warned that illegal mining activities at its idled Obuasi mine, in Ghana, and the vandalism of property may threaten the longterm viability of the mine. It could

''Stop Illegal Mining In Forest Reserves'' Obuasitoday

Over 76 NonGovernmental Organizations (NGOs) have jointly petitioned President John Mahama and National Security to take urgent steps to tackle illegal mining in forest reserves across the country. The NGOs, in a joint statement signed by the Coordinator of Forest Watch Ghana, Mawutor, said that "Ghana''s forest reserves are recording an unprecedented surge in

Obuasi clear of illegal miners, Sadiola hinges on talks

The Obuasi site remains clear of illegal miners and careandmaintenance activities are ongoing at the Ghana operation, AngloGold Ashanti group planning executive Graham Ehm has assured. "Ghana has definitely done a 180degree turnaround," he told investors, analysts and journalists at this week''s AngloGold results presentation attended by Mining Weekly Online. (Also watch attached

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socioeconomic Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei 1, N.K.Oladejo1, I.A. Adetunde2, * 1University for Development Studies, Department of Mathematics, Navrongo. Ghana.

Illegal mining, the politics and a needless death [Article

Illegal mining, the politics and a needless death [Article] February 15, 2016. 5 min read 399 4. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Whatsapp. Over the weekend, a tragic incident occurred at the Obuasi Mine of AngloGold in the Ashanti Region. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was reportedly run over by a company vehicle as he together with a group of

Government Delegation To Examine Illegal Mining At Obuasi

This follows an engagement between AngloGold Ashanti CEO Mr Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, and the Ghanaian Minister of Lands and Natural Resources and other high ranking government officials.

AngloGold Ashanti: Illegal Mining Activities Persisting at

13.10.2016 · At Obuasi mine, where AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. runs Ghanaian operations, illegal occupants are persisting in extracting gold from the property, despite an order from Ghana''s Mineral Commission to

Anglogold Ashanti Update On Illegal Mining Situation At

Anglogold Ashanti Update On Illegal Mining Situation At Obuasi Gold Mine. By News Desk Coronavirus disease (COVID19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic. Listen to

38 Chinese nationals deported from Ghana for illegal gold

Dispute over illegal mining by Chinese nationals has already resulted in violent conflicts in recent months. The Ghanaian government is accused of turning a blind eye to the situation due to the

OPEN LETTER ON THE ILLEGAL MINING SITUATION AT THE OBUASI

It is crucial that the Government plays its role in resolving this fundamental threat to the viability of Obuasi, and its contribution to the Ghanaian economy. AngloGold Ashanti Ghana OPEN LETTER ON THE ILLEGAL MINING SITUATION AT THE OBUASI MINE from AngloGold Ashanti Ghana