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The Large Footprint of Small

Jun 14, 2021Jun 14, 2021Barenblitt, A. et al. (2021) The large footprint of small-scale artisanal gold mining in Ghana. Science of The Total Environment, 781 (146644). NASA Earth Observatory (2021, June 2) Detecting Gold Mining in Ghana. Ofosu-Mensah, Emmanuel Ababio (2011) Historical overview of traditional and modern gold mining in Ghana.

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Small Scale Licence – Minerals Commission

Small Scale Licence – Minerals Commission. +233 030 277 1318. +233 030 277 2783. infomincom.gov.gh. Minerals House. #12 Switchback Road. Residential Area, Cantoment -Accra.

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Mining Law 2022

Sep 13, 2021A small-scale mining licence may only be issued to an individual who is a Ghanaian. Additionally, the Minister has the right of pre-emption of all minerals raised, won or obtained in Ghana and from any area covered by territorial waters, the exclusive economic zone or the continental shelf and products derived from the refining or treatment

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Small

The application for a license for small-scale mining is made in a form the Minister may direct to the office of the Minerals Commission in the area where a person intends to engage in small-scale mining operations, with the prescribed fees. According to Section 83 of Act 703, the applicant for a small-scale mining license must be a Ghanaian

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Mining In Ghana

Jun 29, 2020Jun 29, 2020A license for small-scale mining is, however, granted only to a citizen of the Republic of Ghana who has attained the age of 18 years and is registered by the office of the Minerals Commission in an area designated and known as the District Office.

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Mining in Ghana

Jun 18, 2019A license for small-scale mining is, however, granted only to a citizen of the Republic of Ghana who has attained the age of 18 years and is registered by the office of the Minerals Commission in an area designated and known as the District Office.

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Governance challenges of small

Mar 01, 2021A holder of a small-scale mining license is required to reclaim and revegetate land that is no longer used for mining within one month of terminating activities on the land (Government of Ghana, 2012c). Within this period, disused trenches, excavations and pits must be backfilled to prevent the accumulation of stagnant waters.

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Small scale miners advocate for reforms in mining

Oct 08, 2021Oct 08, 2021The artisanal and small-scale mining industry supports about 12% of the country's 30.8 million population and accounts for more than 60% of the mining sector labour force.

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MINERALS COMMISSION

The duration of small scale mining licence is 5 years and renewable upon satisfactory performance during the first term. In terms of qualification of applicants for small scale mining licence, the following conditions apply: A licence for small-scale mining operation shall not be granted to a person unless that person is a citizen of Ghana,

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Small

Apr 23, 2016The Minerals Commission says its procedure for the grant of small-scale mining license is transparent, neutral and based on merit. In a statement issued in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency, the Commission said the small scale mining license acquisition process is guided by the Minerals and Mining Act and the Minerals and Mining (Licensing) Regulations.

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Artisanal and Small

This Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Handbook for Ghana is the result of a training session held in Ghana in September 2017 through the sub-program on ASM under the overall PanAfGeo project. The ASM sub-program is co-funded by the European Commission's Directorate-General of

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Artisanal and small

Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector continues to grow in size and significance. Its contribution to without the security of a licence. Formalising Ghana's ASM sector is therefore a significant, Department is to identify and geo-prospect areas

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License Procedure – Minerals Commission

Small Scale Mining License in Ghana. THE PROCESS INVOLVE. STEP 1. Submit Your Application Once you have filled and gathered all the required documents you will have to submit it at the district office. Specify the size, number of blocks and the cadastral co-ordinates delineating the area being applied for (Site Plan)

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SMALL SCALE MINING IN GHANA

Qualification of applicant for small scale mining license (Act 703, Section 83) A license for small-scale mining operation shall not be granted to a person unless that person –is a citizen of Ghana, –has attained the age of eighteen years –is registered by the office of the Commission in an area designated under section 90(1).

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Small scale mining in Ghana

Mar 15, 2018Mar 15, 2018Advantages of small scale mining business in Ghana: With the current increase of unemployment cases in Ghana, small scale mining will really bridge the gap of unemployment by taking in skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor. This would reduce the high poverty levels experienced in remote areas where the minerals are found.

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