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Ghana's Children are More Precious than Gold « Free the Slaves

Aug 12, 2015 ... “The conditions in the unlicensed gold mining sites are deplorable, especially for children,” says Free the Slaves Ghana Director Joha Braimah.

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in ...

May 13, 2015 ... The proportion of Ghana's gold that is mined through ASGM has .... sites across Ghana, many of which are in close proximity to mining activities...

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

Dec 30, 2013 ... For years, he and his four fellow gold miners have scratched out a living on a ... Image caption Ghana's gold miners have seen their earnings fall sharply this year .... The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Akyem Gold Mine - Mining Technology

It is Newmont's second mining operation in Ghana after the Ahafo gold mine in Brong ... sediment and runoff from upstream construction and mining activity sites.

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Gold Mining and the Environment - Romania, Ghana, Peru, Costa Rica

Dirty gold mining has destroyed vast quantities of land, resulting in thousands of tons of ... Acidic water draining from mine sites can be 20 to 300 times more...

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Artisanal Mining of Gold with Mercury in Ghana - AJOL

Artisanal gold mining (AGM) with mercury (Hg) has been a subject of keen interest and .... In addition, Hg-rich mine tailings remaining in most mining sites later...

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Chinese Illegal Gold Miners in Ghana - China in Africa: The Real Story

Jun 21, 2013 ... The first wave of Chinese miners came for Ghana's gold during 1990s ... During their stay in Ghana, they are mostly at mining sites with nearly...

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Child Rights in Ghana's Gold Mines | Agape Visuals

Aug 1, 2015 ... In 2013, 40.7 tons of gold were exported from small-scale mining sites at a trade value of US $1.7 billion. However, at many illegal galamsey...

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Ghana: Child Labor Taints Gold Supply Chain | Human Rights Watch

Jun 10, 2015 ... (Accra) – International gold refiners who use gold from Ghana may be ... A 13-year-old boy works in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Obuasi. ... and regularly bought at unlicensed mining sites, where child labor often...

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HRW Report Documents Use of Child Labor in Ghana's Gold Mines

Jun 10, 2015 ... Listen to De Capua report on Ghana child gold miners ... South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and India are some of the major destinations.

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Gold mining declining fast in Ghana - Africa's second largest gold ...

Jan 2, 2014 ... In the third quarter of 2013, Ghana's output of the precious metal declined by 18% as weak prices forced some miners to cut production and...

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Mining industry of Ghana

In 1992 Ghana's gold production surpassed 1 million fine ounces, up from 327,000 fine ounces in 1987. In March 1994, the Ghanaian...

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Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's Artisanal Gold ...

A 2014 Ghanaian government survey .... Artisanal and small-scale gold mines .... who are present on or near artisanal and small-scale mining sites are vulnerable to...

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Ghana - Republic of Ghana - Country Profile - Gold Coast - Western ...

Ghana facts: Official web sites of Ghana, links and information on Ghana's art, ... of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in ... Industries: Mining, lumbering, light manufacturing, aluminum smelting, food...

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Galamsey In Ghana And Its Health Implications | Feature Article ...

Aug 14, 2015 ... The attraction for mineral extraction in Ghana is phenomenal and will ... scale mining which amounts to over 60% of Ghana's total gold miners.

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Child labour in Ghana and Mali and sourcing policies of IT ... - Ibis

5.1 Child labour in Ghana's gold mines — page 11. 5.1.1 Small ..... Some children are engaged in other work at mining sites such as selling food and water, or...

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

Dec 30, 2013 ... For years, he and his four fellow gold miners have scratched out a living on a ... Image caption Ghana's gold miners have seen their earnings fall sharply this year .... The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Gold-producing Countries: Gold Mining in Ghana

Aug 9, 2015 ... Ghana's gold production has declined in recent years, but the African nation remains one of the world's major gold-producing countries.

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MAXAM - Operational sites

West Africa - About us - Operational sites ... of RIOFLEX watergel products and Flexitrucks to carry out open pit gold mining operations throughout the country.

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Gold mining in Ghana: Playing with mercury | The Economist

Sep 30, 2013 ... It is the result of lethal mercury, on which miners all over Ghana rely to ... In the past few years, tens of thousands of small-scale mining sites...

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