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

2016-10-13 · 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 ...

Help solve illegal mining activities at Obuasi

2004-8-14 · 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.

Illegal Mining Threatens 1D1F Project In Obuasi | General ...

2021-2-2 · However, he said, after mining the land they left without reclaiming it and were even trying to enter other parts. Now you can''t plant anything on the mined land." MCE When the MCE was contacted, he denied any involvement in the illegal mining of the …

(PDF) Impact of mining in Obuasi Municipality in Ashanti ...

The study aimed to assess the impact of mining on the lives of people living in Obuasi Municipality. Both probability and non-probability research techniques were chosen for the study. In all, 154 ...

Court Orders Deportation Of 4 Chinese Nationals Involved ...

2021-6-14 · A Kumasi High Court has convicted four Chinese nationals for their involvement in illegal mining activities on a 40-acre land of Obuasi-based Seidu Fanzia School. The plaintiffs sought compensation and other reliefs from court. However, Shi Li Wen, Huang Shen Jun, Li DeHao and Lan Hai Song are to be deported for illegal residence, using ...

Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem ...

2019-10-1 · Illegal mining activities were identified as the cause of environmental problems such as water pollution, deforestation, poor soil fertility and limited access to land for agriculture productivity. Majority of respondents across the three communities indicated that forest is very important for non-market environmental services.

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

2019-5-24 · serves both the mine and the surrounding communities. At each stage since the original invasion of the mine by illegal miners, we have kept all authorities informed of developments, including of the damage being caused to the mine, the Obuasi Community, and the long-term prospects for this important resource.

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

2017-8-24 · 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 …

Illegal Mining Threatens 1D1F Project In Obuasi | General ...

2021-2-2 · Illegal Mining Threatens 1D1F Project In Obuasi. A-One District, One Factory (1D1F) project in the Obuasi Municipality, LEAPAB, which is into oil palm processing, is facing imminent collapse ...

Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining (Galamsey ...

Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining (Galamsey) Activities on School Dropout and Residents at the Tutuka Central Circuit in Obuasi Municipality in Ashanti Region, Ghana

Obuasi: One feared dead after Anglogold Ashanti mining pit ...

2021-5-19 · Obuasi: One feared dead after Anglogold Ashanti mining pit caved in. One person is feared dead after an underground mining pit which is part of the concession of Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi Mine, caved in and trapped some workers. The incident …

Obuasi: Chief sues Minerals Commission, Chinese nationals ...

2021-8-3 · The suit is against the Minerals Commission, the Obuasi Municipal Assembly, the Environmental Protection Agency, four Chinese nationals, and others for their alleged involvement in mining activities on Kwapia stool lands. The chiefs allege that some parcels of land meant for some residents have been forcibly taken away from them.

Illegal mining threatens 1D1F project in Obuasi ...

2021-2-2 · A One District, One Factory (1D1F) project in the Obuasi Municipality, LEAPAB, which is into oil palm processing, is facing imminent collapse following the invasion of its oil palm plantation by alleged illegal miners. Part of the 1,000-acre land that was leased by the Adanse Traditional Council to the company to grow oil palm to feed the ...

Illegal mining threatens 1D1F project in Obuasi ...

2021-2-2 · Part of the plantation that has been destroyed through illegal mining activities A One District, One Factory (1D1F) project in the Obuasi Municipality, LEAPAB, which is into oil palm processing, is facing imminent collapse following the invasion of its oil palm plantation by alleged illegal miners.

Illegal mining threatens AngloGold African operation ...

2016-4-14 · The problem of illegal mining has often plagued AngloGold, with attacks involving hundreds of men seeking access to unused sections of Obuasi for illegal mining in January. This saw military ...

Court orders deportation of 4 Chinese involved in illegal ...

2021-2-23 · A Kumasi High Court has convicted four Chinese nationals for their involvement in illegal mining activities on a 40-acre land of Obuasi-based Seidu Fanzia School. The plaintiffs sought ...

Gold mining and the socio-economic development of …

2015-9-21 · Obuasi is a name in Ghana and is synonymous with gold not only because of the long history of gold mining associated with the township but also because of the quantity and quality of gold produced there. The Obuasi Mine, until recently accounted for over sixty percent of total gold production in Ghana and was

Five illegal miners grabbed in Obuasi

2021-6-21 · Five illegal miners have been arrested at Buabenso in the Adansi Akrofuom of the Ashanti Region. The Obuasi police acted upon a tip-off that a group has defied the government order to halt illegal mining also known as Galamsey. The police command swooped on these five illegal miners at Buabenso near Kubikonto, a community in […]

Operators Perspective and Impact of Illegal Mining on ...

2017-5-16 · Illegal mining has worsened over the years due to the non-enforcement of relevant laws especially during political seasons 6. ... In the case of AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi, the mine was encroached for more than 1 year and led to the loss of life of the of Communications Specialist of the company, Mr. John Owusu. 11.

Obuasi must rise again from clutches of illegal mining ...

2016-2-14 · Over the weekend a tragic incident occurred at the Obuasi Mine of AngloGold Ashanti in the Ashanti Region. illegal mining. The company''s Corporate Affairs Manager, the affable Mr. John Owusu was ...

Nine Obuasi Illegal Miners Jailed 45 Years | News Ghana

2014-4-3 · By Jack Adom Nine ?explosives throwing? illegal ?miners, who have been scrounging and mining illegally at AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi underground operation …

Obuasi faces imminent water crisis due to galamsey ...

2021-5-24 · The two water bodies, River Gyimi and Oda feed both the AngloGold Mining Company and the Obuasi township. But according to the Adansiman Progressive Youth Association (APA), a pressure group in the Obuasi Municipality, the dams are producing under capacity due to siltation and other forms of pollution caused mainly by illegal mining.

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

2016-2-16 · 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 negatively impacts its feasibility study into whether the mine …

AngloGold Ashanti: Illegal Mining Activities Persisting at ...

2016-10-13 · At Obuasi mine, where AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. ( AU) runs Ghanaian operations, illegal occupants are persisting in extracting gold from the property, despite an …

Five Illegal Miners Grabbed In Obuasi

2021-6-21 · The Obuasi police acted upon a tip-off that a group has defied the government order to halt illegal mining also known as galamsey. The police command swooped on these five illegal miners at Buabenso near Kubikonto, a community in the Akrofuom District, on Friday, June 18.

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

The ASM-mining company conflict in Obuasi, therefore, is more of an economically-motivated conflict, which potentially has a longer duration than typical justice-seeking disputes. The formation of a formidable informal association by the illegal miners in Obuasi has proved indispensable in ensuring short-term survival and is potentially a key ...

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