Jul 24, 2015 Occupational injury is one of many health concerns related to small-scale gold mining (ASGM), but few data exist on the subject, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2011 and 2013, we examined accidents, injuries, and potential risk factors in a
Small-Scale and Industrial Gold Mining Histories in Nangodi, Upper East Region, Ghana (USD) Abstract. This stone examines gold mining history in Nangodi, which has linked residents of this small, rural community in northeastern Ghana with successive political regimes, changing mining laws, and the vagaries of the global economy, reflected
Sep 02, 2015 Artisanal and small-scale gold miners are confronted with numerous hazards often resulting in varying degrees of injuries and fatalities. In Ghana, like many developing countries, there is paucity of information on the causes and nature of the accidents that result in the injuries. The study was a
Occupational injury is one of many health concerns related to small-scale gold mining (ASGM), but few data exist on the subject, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2011 and 2013, we examined accidents, injuries, and potential risk factors in a Ghanaian ASGM community. In 2011, 173 participants were surveyed on occupational history and health, and 22 of these were surveyed again in 2013.
Nov 15, 2010 Occupational and environmental mercury exposure among small-scale gold miners in the Talensi–Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region. In the southwest of Ghana, where several small-scale gold mining sites exist, Adimado & Baah, Map of study region in the Upper East region of Ghana is indicated with a solid circle.
Nov 15, 2010 Human Subjects Interaction. The study was completed in May and June, 2009. The mining community of focus is located near Bolgatanga in the Upper East region of Ghana in the Talensi-Nabdam District (Figure 1).This district is 912 km 2 in area and has a population nearing 100,000 people. Within the mining community, research activities were conducted in three sites: Obuasi,
This stone describes factors related to demographics and health in an artisanal and small-scale gold mining community in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Understanding the Social Context of the ASGM Sector in Ghana: A Qualitative Description of the Demographic, Health, and Nutritional Characteristics of a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana
Sep 17, 2015 Susan Keane, Academic Editor and Paleah Black Moher, Academic Editor Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is growing in many regions of the world including Ghana. The problems in these communities are complex and multi-faceted. To help increase understanding of such problems, and to enable
Sixteen people were killed in an accident at a gold mining site in northern Ghana, a local official said on Thursday, prompting the authorities to launch an area of the Upper East region early
The Western Region enjoys a long coastline that stretches from South Ghana's border with Ivory Coast to the Western region's boundary with the Central Region on the east. The Western Region has the highest rainfall in Ghana, lush green hills, and fertile soils. There are numerous small and large-scale gold mines along with offshore oil
The locale likewise has the most noteworthy rainfalls in Ghana. What’s more, gold mining (small/large scale) happens there also. The Western Region covers an area of 23,921 square kilometres with a population of 2,376,021 residents in 22 districts. The primary dialects in this region are English and Akan, as Akan rules the way of life. 5.
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ghana’s envoys pledge to market the upper east region Twenty-nine Ambassadors and High Commissioners have assured the people of Upper East Region that they would market the region to the world when they assume their positions in their various designated countries.
This research examines the intersection of women’s participation in the Talensi small-scale gold mining industry in Ghana, and the benefits and challenges of the mining activities. It is based on 12 months of fieldwork in the Talensi small-scale gold mining communities between 2014 and 2015.
Data were collected from two communities in the Upper East Region of Ghana, in the prior Talensi-Nabdam District (Figure 1), which has since split into separate Talensi and Nabdam Districts. A small-scale gold mining community, Kejetia (Figure 2), was selected from a
Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment Vol.03 No.02(2014), Article ID:46047,7 pages 10.4236/jacen.2014.32006. Heavy Metal Pollution in Soil and Water in Some Selected Towns in Dunkwa-on-Offin District in the Central Region of Ghana as a Result of Small Scale Gold Mining
The study reveals that weak policies regulating artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana are also responsible for the increasing environmental problems. Due to this, non-Ghanaians, particularly, Chinese immigrants, have trooped themselves into illegal small-scale mining, hence, increasing the environmental impacts of ASM in the country.
Jun 11, 2013 The company, which is providing mining support services to two small-scale registered mining groups in Ghana’s Upper East Region, responded by
artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) community in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Participants (n = 114) were surveyed in 2010 and 2011, adapting questions from the show deficiencies
CiteSeerX Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: This descriptive stone describes factors related to demographics and health in an artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) community in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Participants (n = 114) were surveyed in 2010 and 2011, adapting questions from the established national Demographic Health Survey (DHS) on
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Study of the Radiological Impact of Small-Scale Mining Activities at Dunkwa-On-Offin in the Central Region, Ghana. And Support Online; ghana map showing small scale gold mining in upper . of the Upper East Region following the discovery of gold bearing rocks around the Nangodi and Pelungu areas of . small-scale mining along the Tarkwa
Aug 12, 2017 Minister tells Shanxi Mines to register as large scale mining company. at the Gbane Community in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region but was not registered as a large scale mining company. Mr Amewu gave the order as part of his tour of the Region, in the company of Mr Rockson Bukari, the Regional Minister and officials from the
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policies and interventions for women in the small-scale mining industry and other organizations. Methods The study’s setting comprised four small-scale gold-mining communities Kejetia, Obuasi, Accra, and Tarkwa in the Talensi district of the Upper East region in Ghana, within the Guinea Savannah zone (Benneh, Agyapong, & Allotey, 1990).
commission successfully tested and introduced hammer mills to the Ghanaian small-scale mining industry in 1999. The first plant was built at -Talensi Nabdam district in the upper East Region of Ghana (Anon-Sackey, 2001). The small-scale mining of these precious minerals has had significant socio-economic impact on many
The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in Ghana Isaac Kojo Arah University of New England Ho Polytechnic Abstract The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. Many believe that the industry has contributed greatly towards the socio-economic development of
Gbani community is a known farming community, but now a predominantly mining community, in the Talensi district of the Upper East Region of Ghana (Fig. 1; a map showing Gbani).It has a population of 1028 comprising 652 males and 376 females who are living in 316 households (Ghana Statistical Service, 2014), in the community where there are widespread artisanal gold mining activities the
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