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By: Martin Creamer 19th August 2016 Illegal occupation of the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana by ''galamsey'' miners is dealing a devastating blow to South African...

Trace elements contamination of soils around gold mine tailings ...

Key words: Gold mining, tailings dam, trace elements, soil, Obuasi. INTRODUCTION ... they constitute a major source of release of many trace elements into the...

Illegal gold miners jailed in Ghana arrested at troubled Obuasi mine ...

Apr 8, 2014 ... Illegal gold miners jailed in Ghana arrested at troubled Obuasi mine ... illegal mining because it offers higher financial rewards or they have lost...

Obuasi Gold Mine - Byrnecut Offshore

Obuasi Gold Mine is 65 km by road from Kumasi or 200 km north-west of Accra amid the township of Obuasi. Mining at Obuasi has been active for over 110...

Future of Obuasi | AngloGold Ashanti

It is primarily an underground mine operating at depths of up to 1,500m with a ... updates on rapidly deteriorating situation at Obuasi Gold Mine · 22 Mar 2016...

AGA | Ghana - AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti: a leading global gold producer operating in 11 countries and ... The Iduapriem mine, wholly owned by AngloGold Ashanti since September ... Obuasi is located in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, approximately 60km south of...

AngloGold worker killed as illegal miners storm site | Australian Mining

Feb 11, 2016 ... When the officials attempted to retreat in vehicles they reportedly hit and ... its Obuasi Gold Mine, following the incursion of hundreds of illegal...

Randgold, AngloGold Ashanti join forces to revamp Ghana mine ...

Sep 16, 2015 ... ... and fund a development plan to rebuild the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana. ... Of course these are clever operators, thats why they HAVE this...

“GOLD MINING AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF OBUASI IN ADANSE ...

Key words: Obuasi, Gold Mining, Adanse, socio-economic, development, Ghana ... majority of local communities who continue to languish in poverty as they pay...

Obuasi Gold Mine - Wikipedia

The Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine situated near Obuasi, in the City-State Ashanti and Obuasi Gold Mine is one of the top-9...

Ghana''s gold loses its lustre for Chinese miners | Africa-China ...

May 22, 2014 ... This gold mine in Obuasi, 2hours from Kumasi, Ghana''s second ... of criminals because of the fortunes they make from gold mining, he said.

ALL THAT GLITTERS: LEGAL AND ILLEGAL GOLD MINING IN ...

Sep 12, 2013 ... When the Portuguese arrived at the Gold Coast in 1471, they called their ... AGC''s most productive mine is Obuasi, which, despite over 100...

Obuasi - Mining Technology

The gold operation at Obuasi, 200km north west of Accra in Ghana, was the major ... AGC started underground mining in 1907; Lonrho purchased AGC in 1969;...

Illegal miners in Ghana risk lives to survive closure of AngloGold ...

Sep 1, 2016 ... Despite the dangers associated with it, they are willing to gamble ... Illegal miners in Ghana risk lives to survive closure of AngloGold Ashanti''s Obuasi mine ... Africa''s top gold producer, AngloGold Ashanti, closed shop two...

Ghana: Going Down a Gold Mine in Obuasi - GoNOMAD Travel

Ghana: A Gold Mine Tour in Ghana. ... We asked them about the mine. It was a good place to work, they agreed, paying the best wages in Obuasi. Everyone...

Why many of Ghana''s gold miners are giving up - BBC News

Dec 30, 2013 ... All day in the tropical heat and humidity, they dig out the red soil and ... The global gold mining companies have been complaining of ... Dotted at intervals on the side of the road between the big mining towns of Obuasi and...

(PDF), 65 pages - Documents & Reports - World Bank

declines (in the case of Manaus, natural rubber), but they do not disappear altogether. ... the opening and closure of formal gold mines and the rapid changes in ..... The production volume of Obuasi subsequently halved, and overall mine...

Fortune Hunters Endanger Africa''s Abandoned Mines - WSJ

Apr 11, 2016 ... In Ghana, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., the world''s No. 3 gold producer, closed shafts at its Obuasi mine in late 2014, as the mine hemorrhaged cash...

Gold rush The impact of gold mining on poor people in Obuasi in ...

Obuasi, Benjamin Annan, concurred, and told ActionAid: “There were 16 streams here. They [the gold mines] have destroyed them all. You can''t use the local...