Beatrice Greenstone Belt located about 60 km south of Harare is a good example of a potential area disregarded by large mining companies. This greenstone belt has not been geologically mapped in detail despite hosting three mines, Joyce, Roma and Beatrice, .
British firm Nyota Minerals is about to become the first foreign company to receive a mining licence to extract gold from an estimated resource of 52 tonnes in western Ethiopia.
Angola Press Agency reported that Angola's minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Mr Manuel Queiroz, last Saturday deemed the central Huambo Province a powerful region in terms of the ...
Promulgated in 2006, Ghana's Minerals and Mining Act is aimed at highlighting the country's mining sector as attractive to investors, while at the same time ensuring that government takes a ...
Zambia wants to fight illegal mining with Ghana's help View Larger Image Zambia's ambassador in Ghana, Timothy Mwaba Walamba, has revealed that his country is hoping to learn more about the campaign undertaken by the Ghanaian government to fight the influx of illegal and foreign miners into the nation's small scale mining sector.
qualify to enter into a petroleum agreement or license, though the Minister may vary this requirement when an indigenous Ghanaian company is "unable to satisfy the requirement of 5% equity participation". Discretion is given to the Minister to determine "the persons qualified" to .
Policy and regulatory uncertainty has stalked the Mining Sector for several years and this, together with uncertain commodity cycles and prices, has impacted, severely on the Mining Sector's potential as a significant contributor to socioeconomic transformation in South Africa.
Hon Alhaji Inusah Fuseini (MP) sector Minister for Lands and Natural Resources has observed that beside the huge contribution the mining industry makes to national income, the sector has the ...
3. In order to sustain community participation in the management of the resource, the Ministry has revised the benefit sharing arrangement of forest revenue from off reserves. The current sharing ratio is 60% for resource owners and 40% for the Forest Commission (resource manager) as against the reverse in the previous arrangement.
potential impact on water resources and the environment, and suggested possible mitigation measures which if considered could help address the issue of illegal mining activities in the Ghana. Keywords: illegal mining, water resources, pollution, irrigation, deforestation.
Ghana, one of the world's biggest producers of cocoa , is facing a crisis around dangerous and dirty galamsey, or informal, mining—which experts warn could derail its agriculture sector.
President Nana Addo Dankwa AkufoAddo will be the special guest of honour at the 2019 Investing in Mining Indaba Conference in South Africa, Mr Kwaku AsomahCheremeh, Lands and Natural Resources Minister, has announced. "As the second largest producer of gold in Africa, Ghana's prominence in .
On Ghana's gold, "galamsey" miners and government action. Posted on May 21, 2013 by ... GHANA—There's a lot of gold in Ghana's hills. Problematically, there's also a lot of "galamsey." Mining, of course, is much older than modern Ghana. ... Betty and I went to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources for an interview with ...
Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, Principal Secretary Ministry of Mining, reiterated Kenya's endowment with rich mineral resource that if exported as finished product has the potential .
The project is intended to boost Ghana's woeful infrastructure, which, according to Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta, amounts to a shortfall of around US30 billion. ... some individuals have come out in opposition to mining in certain locations within its borders.
Western Africa has surpassed Southern Africa as the continent's mining hub. Numerous new mining projects are being developed across the region, particularly in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Practically all West African countries have recorded significant growth in production driven by investments in new mines.
An Open Letter To Hon. Barbara OtengGyasie – Ghana's Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources. by admin April 16, 2018 0 comment. ... Above all, smallscale gold mining in Ghana must be artisanal in nature – and done without the use of excavators and other heavy earthmoving equipment. Simply put, the use of excavators and other ...
Ghana's push to crack down on illegal gold mining is winning praise from the public but inflaming tensions with China, its biggest trading partner.
Western regional minister, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie reveals that the prospects of Ghana's cocoa sector is bound to fall flat on its face if government fails to tackle the menace. "Galamsey has the potential of destroying Ghana's cocoa.
Some factors responsible for the reduction are catchment degradation due to farming along water banks, climate change and seasonal variability and increasing population growth and urbanisation.