Invasion of AngloGold's Ghana mine persists, says illegal ...

Feb 16, 2016· 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 ...

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A police crackdown on illegal gold mining activities in Anglogold Ashanti's out-of-use Pompora Treatment Plant (PTP) in Obuasi last Friday evening led to the death of an illegal miner. The deceased, Enoch Aziz, 26, whose father is a worker at Anglogold Ashanti, was hit in the mid-section by what the police described as a stray bullet.

Suspected illegal miner shot dead at Obuasi Wawase ...

Jul 30, 2007· Mr Amponsah said Obuasi alone has more than 10,000 illegal miners who have been dangerously mining illegally not only on the surface and the …

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Aug 19, 2013· A police crackdown on illegal gold mining activities in Anglogold Ashanti's out-of-use Pompora Treatment Plant (PTP) in Obuasi last Friday evening led to the death of an illegal …

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Aug 07, 2017· The anti-illegal mining task force commissioned last week on Sunday evening clashed with suspected illegal miners at Wawase in Obuasi, leaving one illegal miner dead. The Public Relations Officer ...

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This they do by renting their land to unlicensed miners, hence the increase in galamsey or the illegal mining activities. All in all, the long-term effects of mining in Obuasi has generally resulted into environmental challenges, loss of farm land, pollution of water sources, damages of people`s houses as a result of blasts just to mention a few.

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Mar 06, 2018· Illegal gold mining in Ghana further exacerbates a volatile cocoa market. ... "What's happening in terms of illegal mining in Ghana—let's think beyond Obuasi—is something that if we are ...

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Oct 12, 2016· The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission is hopeful a deal struck between the government and some illegal miners to move away from the Obuasi …

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Jun 10, 2013· The Obuasi Township is believed to harbour as many as 10,000 illegal small scale miners, with majority of them from the northern regions of the country, but, in recent times, their ranks have been swollen by illegal Chinese miners, who are mining in river beds in the Obuasi Municipality and Amansie Central District.

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Illegal mining scares away AngloGold's investors | Trade News. AngloGold Ashanti is working with the police to prevent the expansion of illegal mining beyond the northern part of its mining lease at its Obuasi mines. More details » Get Price

Murder is Everywhere: Chinese illegal mining in Ghana

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 ...

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

Jun 10, 2013· The Obuasi Township is believed to harbour as many as 10,000 illegal small scale miners, with majority of them from the northern regions of the country, but, in recent times, their ranks have been swollen by illegal Chinese miners, who are mining in river beds in the Obuasi Municipality and Amansie Central District.

'Stray bullet' kills illegal miner in Obuasi - Graphic Online

May 30, 2017· Reports: Ghana soldier's lynching tied to illegal 'galamsey' gold mining By AT editor - 30 May 2017 at 9:39 pm Ghana's heightened struggle with illegal gold mining has claimed another victim, this time in the lynching incident at Denkyira-Obuasi, according to a family member of Capt. Maxwell Adam Mahama.

Illegal Chinese Miners Flee Obuasi, Ghana • Africanglobe.net

mining "The feasibility of developing the Obuasi Deeps deposits is the subject of intensive studies as exploiting this ore could extend the mine's life by 35 years." The mine has worked surface and underground mineralisation along an 8km north-south strike length but mining is now mainly underground, extending to depths of 1,600m.

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

May 16, 2016· The illegal mining has wreaked havoc on the environment, especially the waterways, and brought a host of social and health problems to rural villages. Since commercial mining began in Obuasi in 1897, there have always been "illegal" miners, who worked without permits. Locally, these miners are called "galamsey," a variation of the phrase ...

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

Dec 07, 2015· Illegal Miners Plot Obuasi takeover. ... having suffered for far too long from the activities and horrors of illegal mining want the task force to show up a obuasi. source- Jack Adom.

Illegal gold miner killed in Obuasi - Modern Ghana

The paper reveals the peculiar nature of the Obuasi ASM-mining company conflict in which grievance seems to factor minimally in explaining the cause. The recent escalation of illegal mining ...

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Apr 11, 2016· Bishop John Yaw Afoakwah explains how the church had planned to build a nursing college on this site in the village of Hia, Obuasi diocese, Ghana. Video by Melanie Lidman for GlobalSistersReport.org.

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Oct 14, 2016· Illegal miners who invaded AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s Obuasi operation in Ghana are unmoved by a government order to vacate the site and continue to extract gold from the property, according to one of the mine's unlawful occupants The world's third-biggest gold producer lost control of Obuasi, one of the oldest mines in the world which […]

Two more Chinese illegal miners arrested in Amansie West ...

The incident in the town of Obuasi was a result of "Operation Vanguard", which has seen 400 members of the security forces deployed to take on the illegal miners. Abraham Otabil, a spokesman for the natural resources ministry, told AFP that while illegal mining was damaging rivers and farm land, it was also having a serious economic impact.