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abstract of mining industry in ghanaian gold

abstract of mining industry in ghanaian gold

Gold Production and the Ghanaian Economic Performance. This paper looks at the general mining industry especially gold mining in Ghana, the impact and contributions of gold production and export to the Ghanaian economy, as well as the emerging trends of the industry in terms of law enforcement.

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Environmental impact of the gold mining industry in

1990-7-1  Abstract X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analysis and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS) have been used in assessing heavy metal pollution from some gold mines in Ghana. The presence and levels of heavy metals in gold ore, gold tailings, inland waters, and

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

2011-6-21  Though the Ghanaian economy is not by the United Nations definition, a mining economy, the minerals sector has made noteworthy contributions to foreign exchange earnings and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Currently, Ghana‟s mining sector contributes approximately 40% of Gross Foreign Exchange (GFE) earnings and accounts for approximately 5.2% of GDP (Ghana Minerals Commission, 2006). In 2000, minerals accounted for 38.96% of total export earnings, followed by cocoa (22.51%) and timber (9.03%) (ISSER, 2001). Indeed, mining remains a key industry for the growth and development of the Ghanaian

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Ghanaian

Abstract: This study examined the leadership styles of the CSR managers of selected multinational gold mining companies and their CSR activities in Ghana. Thirty-five respondents were interviewed and purposively selected from GoldFields Ghana Ltd, AngloGold Ashanti, Chirano Gold Mine

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Gold Production and the Ghanaian Economic Performance

2018-10-18  Ghana has fairly a checklist of mineral resources including gold. Issues of mining are in the wake because of the increasing demands for mineral products and diminishing nature of such minerals. This seemingly opportunity for developing countries like Ghana which have mineral deposits comes with its accompanying repercussions. This paper looks at the general mining industry especially gold mining in Ghana, the impact and contributions of gold production and export to the Ghanaian economy, as well as the emerging trends of the industry in terms of law enforcement. This research identifies that, with the international mining industry becoming more cosmopolitan, developing countries like Ghana will have to develop a competitive mining

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"Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian

Gold mining communities in Ghana have experienced destruction of vegetation, water pollution, and soil contamination by activities of mining due to rapid growth and dependency on mining of natural resources within the catchment areas of the mining activities.

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Environmental Policy Assessment in the Ghanaian Gold

2019-3-11  For the past three decades, the gold mining industry has contributed to the economies of many countries in Africa including Ghana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania, among others. The continent hosts over 14% of the world’s mineral reserves and more specifically, is host to 30% of the world’s gold (Akabzaa, Seyire, & Afriyie, 2007).

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Mental health and mining: the Ghanaian gold mining

2021-6-22  Gold mining is a major industry in Ghana, and this study investigated mental health-related symptoms and the factors contributing to such symptoms among employees in the Ghanaian. Methods A cross-sectional survey design study was used to collect data from employees working in the mining industry across five gold mines in Ghana.

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National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian

National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian Gold Mining Industry: Comparing Western and Indigenous Approaches Nana Yaw Oppong School of Business, University of Cape Coast, University Post Office, Cape Coast, Ghana [email protected] Abstract Management development in improving productivity has become powerful tool for management

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining

2020-10-13  Abstract Gold mining communities in Ghana have experienced destruction of vegetation, water pollution, and soil contamination by activities of mining due to rapid growth and dependency on mining of natural resources within the catchment areas of the mining activities. These circumstances with repercussions of corruption and inefficient

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Environmental impact of the gold mining industry in

1990-7-1  Abstract X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analysis and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS) have been used in assessing heavy metal pollution from some gold mines in Ghana. The presence and levels of heavy metals in gold ore, gold tailings, inland waters, and

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POSITION PAPER ON ASM GOLD SECTOR IN GHANA

2020-1-27  2016, gold earned Ghana $4.43 billion as against $1.89 billion earned by cocoa (The Observatory of Economic Complexity [OEC], 2018). As Table 1 illustrates, the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) component of the Ghanaian gold mining sector contributed more than 30% of Ghana’s gold production between 2012 and 2016. Yet the sector is

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How Mining Industry Contribute to Ghana’s Economy

2019-9-21  How Mining Industry Contribute to Ghana’s Economy Abstract. In Ghana, mining subsector is one of the most crucial parts in the growth and development of its socioeconomic aspects. Ghana is ranked the tenth globally in gold mining. The industry is pivotal contributor to the country’s exports as it accounts for its 5 percent of Ghana’s GDP.

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Gold Production and the Ghanaian Economic Performance

2018-10-18  Keywords: Gold Mining Industry, Gold Production, Gold Revenue Management, Economic Development, Gold Coast Colony. 1. Introduction Ghana contains the second largest area of gold deposit in Africa. The country derives the bulk of its external revenue from gold mining which accounts for over 90 percent of Ghana’s total mineral export.

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National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian

National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian Gold Mining Industry: Comparing Western and Indigenous Approaches Nana Yaw Oppong School of Business, University of Cape Coast, University Post Office, Cape Coast, Ghana [email protected] Abstract Management development in improving productivity has become powerful tool for management

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Environmental Policy Assessment in the Ghanaian Gold

2019-3-11  the Ghanaian Gold Mining Industry: Insights from Stakeholders presented by Francis Xavier Dery Tuokuu, candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, and hereby certify that it is accepted*. Committee Chair: James S. Gruber, Ph.D. Core Faculty and Director of the Doctoral Program in Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England.

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

2011-6-21  (Coakley, 1999). Despite the economic potential of the mining industry in Ghana, mining output had decreased significantly since the late 1950‟s with gold experiencing the most dramatic decline in production. As Aryee (2001) puts it “For four decades up to the 1980‟s no new mine was opened in Ghana due to a myriad of problems

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining

2017-7-18  The Ghanaian small-scale mining industry is well over 2,000 years old. Vestiges of alluvial gold extraction and winning activities have been found that date as far back as the sixth century, and there is a wealth of evidence indicating that precious metals recovered from

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"Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian

Gold mining communities in Ghana have experienced destruction of vegetation, water pollution, and soil contamination by activities of mining due to rapid growth and dependency on mining of natural resources within the catchment areas of the mining activities. These circumstances with repercussions of corruption and inefficient management of corporate social responsibility places organizational

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

2020-8-21  Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental

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POSITION PAPER ON ASM GOLD SECTOR IN GHANA

2020-1-27  2016, gold earned Ghana $4.43 billion as against $1.89 billion earned by cocoa (The Observatory of Economic Complexity [OEC], 2018). As Table 1 illustrates, the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) component of the Ghanaian gold mining sector contributed more than 30% of Ghana’s gold production between 2012 and 2016. Yet the sector is

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National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian

National Managerial Talent Development in Ghanaian Gold Mining Industry: Comparing Western and Indigenous Approaches Nana Yaw Oppong School of Business, University of Cape Coast, University Post Office, Cape Coast, Ghana [email protected] Abstract Management development in improving productivity has become powerful tool for management

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A

2008-11-12  newly mined gold was 54.4 metric tons with a market value of about $545 million. Despite this boom, there is growing unease with regard to the real benefits accruing to the ordinary Ghanaian in the mining communities and to the country as a whole, in the light of the extremely generous fiscal and other incentives given to mining companies

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

2020-8-21  Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental

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How Mining Industry Contribute to Ghana’s Economy

2019-9-21  How Mining Industry Contribute to Ghana’s Economy Abstract. In Ghana, mining subsector is one of the most crucial parts in the growth and development of its socioeconomic aspects. Ghana is ranked the tenth globally in gold mining. The industry is pivotal contributor to the country’s exports as it accounts for its 5 percent of Ghana’s GDP.

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"Environmental Policy Assessment in the Ghanaian

Environmental policy assessment has been recognized by critical stakeholders (e.g., governments, local communities, academics, environmental advocacy groups, and mining companies) as an effective way of identifying and dealing with the myriad of environmental problems confronting humanity, particularly those caused by mining activities. While the gold mining sector has contributed to the

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining

2017-7-18  The Ghanaian small-scale mining industry is well over 2,000 years old. Vestiges of alluvial gold extraction and winning activities have been found that date as far back as the sixth century, and there is a wealth of evidence indicating that precious metals recovered from

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The processes of industrial gold mining and

The processes of industrial gold mining and inequality: a Ghanaian case study. View/ Open. The processes of industrial gold mining and inequality.pdf (973.6Kb) There are growing perceptions of inequality between stakeholders within the industrial gold mining industry. The research focused on what may be deemed a number of social and

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

2021-6-28  Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts.

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Developing local managers in the Ghanaian mining

Originality/value This is the first study which has explored prevailing talent situation and expectations of local managers in the Ghanaian gold mining industry. The constructed model provides an innovative approach for context-specific approach to the development of its local managers to satisfy the mining sector localisation policy.

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