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Strong reasons to support the burning of galamsey excavators in Ghana

Ghana Web 01 Jun 2021
I mean, there was previously an approach to halting the destructive illegal surface and alluvial mining (galamsey) by simply confiscating the excavators and chanfan (a type of floating mining equipment used in parts of West Africa).
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Machines to rid mining sector of mercury commissioned

Ghana Web 31 May 2021
The government has commissioned a Mercury-free and alluvial processing technology to rid the Artisanal small-scale mining sector of mercury.
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Why has Kate Gyamfua’s equipment been destroyed when others are mining in the same area? – A Plus questions

Ghana Web 27 May 2021
• A Plus has questioned why equipment belonging to Xtra Gold were the destroyed while other companies continue mine in the same area. • According to A-Plus he has personally confirmed the activities of mining still ongoing in the same area where Xtra gold is located despite the military operation ... Same area, same alluvial mining.
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Are Ghanaian chiefs partly blamable for the devastating galamsey going on in Ghana?

Ghana Web 24 May 2021
Who is to be blamed for the ongoing increased devastating surface and alluvial mining activities in Ghana? ... Could they not register their dissatisfaction with the destructive activities of the miners by calling the attention of the government to it even if the government has sanctioned the mining in the area? ... Join our Newsletter. .
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Galamseyers return to sites cleared by Operation Halt II team – GAF

Ghana Web 24 May 2021
... over 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activity and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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Operation Halt soldiers not licence inspectors, they're to destroy galamsey equipment – Nitiwul

Ghana Web 19 May 2021
... over 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activity and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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We are coming after you – Nitiwul warns nocturnal galamseyers

Ghana Web 19 May 2021
... over 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activity and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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We pay ‘big money’ but you burnt our 16 excavators – Kate Gyamfua’s Xtra-Gold to anti-galamsey task force

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
... over 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activity and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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Galamsey: NDC defends NPP's Kate Gyamfua; says she was a 'scapegoat' for fighting Akufo-Addo's cousin

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
... 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), and has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activities and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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Galamsey: NDC defends NPP's Kate Gyamfua; says she was 'scapegoated' for fighting Akufo-Addo's cousin

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
... over 150 million oz’s of gold discovered), has been the subject of very limited modern exploration activity targeting lode gold deposits as virtually all past gold mining activity and exploration efforts focused on the extensive alluvial gold occurrences in many river valleys.
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President Akufo-Addo must declare total ban on all legal, illegal surface mining

Ghana Web 15 May 2021
Should we stick to the current rules of engagement to only prevent illegal surface and alluvial mining from within the radius of 100 metres from the major river bodies, what about the wanton destruction of the arable and fertile lands and virgin forests?.
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Russia’s biggest cut diamond fetches $14.1m at Christie’s

Mining Weekly 14 May 2021
The Spectacle, which was cut from a rough stone discovered by Alrosa at an alluvial mine in Russia’s Far ...
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Gov’t urged to outlaw the use of mercury in small-scale mining

Ghana News Agency 14 May 2021
He said the country ought to promote legitimate and responsible small-scale mining and with the exception of properly designed mining alluvial operations, mining near rivers and water bodies should be outlawed ... The Asantehene was optimistic that it would ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as responsible mining and practices.
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Govt urged to outlaw the use of mercury in small-scale mining

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on the Government to take decisive steps to ban the use of mercury in small-scale mining ... He said the country ought to promote legitimate and responsible small-scale mining and with the exception of properly designed mining alluvial operations, mining near rivers and water bodies should be outlawed.
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Ban use of mercury in small-scale mining - Asantehene

Ghana News Agency 14 May 2021
Otumfuo Osei Tutu, who was addressing the maiden Regional Consultative Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining in Kumasi, stressed the need for the country to promote legitimate and responsible small-scale mining. Additionally, except for properly designed mining alluvial operations, mining near rivers and water bodies should be prohibited, he proposed.
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