ghana government taskforce on mining

ghana government taskforce on mining

FLASHBACK: Government has lost the fight against

2021-10-13 · A mining consultant has said that the government is only pretending to fight illicit small scale mining (galamsey) in the country. According to Seth Worlasime, the measures against this particular ...

Small Scale Miners Taskforce arrest 13 illegal miners ...

2021-10-5 · In an effort to complement government’s clampdown on illegal miners, the task force of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM)

Seven illegal miners caged as Deputy Minister, taskforce ...

2021-10-1 · Accra, Sept.30, GNA - The government’s onslaught on illegal mining, otherwise known as "galamsey" continues with the Deputy Minister in charge of Mines, Mr George Mireku Duker, leading a security taskforce to shut down an illegal mining site in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region on Thursday, September 30.

Taskforce destroys mining site ... - Ghana News Agency

2021-6-18 · The Ghana News Agency (GNA) sighted about 20 holes where the miners’ prospect for gold and some tents mounted at the site, but the task force razed the tents to the ground and burnt them. They also seized some small-scale mining tools, equipment, and implements. Mad. Owusu-Banahene later told newsmen because illegal miners had failed to heed ...

Small Scale Miners taskforce arrest 13 illegal miners ...

2021-10-5 · In an effort to complement the government’s clampdown on illegal miners, the task force of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has apprehended 13 persons for illegally mining in the Eastern Region. The suspects include Ghanaians and other West African nationals.

Seven illegal miners caged as Deputy Minister, taskforce ...

2021-9-30 · The government’s onslaught on illegal mining continues with the Deputy Minister in charge of mines, George Mireku Duker, leading a security taskforce to shut down an illegal mining site in the ...

Ghana's President sets up Ministerial taskforce to deal ...

2013-5-14 · The taskforce would among other responsibilities seize all the equipment the illegal miners use, arrest and prosecute both Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians engaged in small scale illegal mining, deport all non-Ghanaians engaged in the practice and revoke licenses of Ghanaians who have sub-leased their concessions to non-Ghanaians.

Illegal mining in Ghana - fighting an ongoing battle says ...

2019-10-2 · An Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) was set up by President Akufo-Addo in 2017 to ensure coherence in the activities of agencies involved in the fight. In July 2017, the government commissioned an anti-galamsey task force made up of a 400-member strong military and associated security agency called Operation Vanguard.

Government bans excavator imports to fight illegal mining

2019-4-2 · The government of Ghana has placed a temporary ban on the importation of excavators into the country. The decision was taken by President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Cabinet at a sitting on 27 March 2019. The ban forms part of moves by the government to fight illegal small-scale mining in the country, popularly known as galamsey.

Akufo-Addo dissolves Inter-ministerial Committee on ...

2021-1-10 · Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Inter-ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM). IMCIM was established by the New Patriotic Party government to clamp down on illegal small mining also known as galamsey which was causing havoc to the country’s water resources and lands.

Taskforce destroys mining site ... - Ghana Business News

2021-6-19 · The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old illegal miner at the site and handed him over to the Police at Banda ...

Small Scale Miners taskforce arrest 13 illegal miners ...

2021-10-5 · In an effort to complement the government’s clampdown on illegal miners, the task force of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has apprehended 13 persons for illegally mining in the Eastern Region. The suspects include Ghanaians and other West African nationals.

Taskforce destroys mining site ... - Ghana News Agency

2021-6-18 · The Ghana News Agency (GNA) sighted about 20 holes where the miners’ prospect for gold and some tents mounted at the site, but the task force razed the tents to the ground and burnt them. They also seized some small-scale mining tools, equipment, and implements. Mad. Owusu-Banahene later told newsmen because illegal miners had failed to heed ...

Ghana's President sets up Ministerial taskforce to deal ...

2013-5-14 · The taskforce would among other responsibilities seize all the equipment the illegal miners use, arrest and prosecute both Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians engaged in small scale illegal mining, deport all non-Ghanaians engaged in the practice and revoke licenses of Ghanaians who have sub-leased their concessions to non-Ghanaians.

Government committed to sanity of emerging mining

2021-10-7 · The government has committed to take proactive steps to regulate the emerging mining industry in the northern part of the country. The move, according to the Minister of Lands and Natural ...

Video Of How Government Taskforce Clashed With Armed ...

2021-1-20 · The government taskforce on galamsey control in the company of some journalist in the Ashanti region went on their usual petrol and what they came across in one galamey site was really shocking to the bone. The joint taskforce in the company of some journalists discovered a very horrific scenes in a forest at manso.

GNASSM taskforce makes galamsey fight priority

2020-2-3 · It is on record that government is doing all his possible best to fight illegal mining in the country but individual association which is on top in the fight against illegal mining in the country ...

Xtra-Gold Mining Ltd. angry over burning of its equipment ...

2021-5-17 · Xtra-Gold, a Canadian mining firm which has been operating in Ghana since 2006, has the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Women’s Organiser, Kate Gyamfua as its Ghana General Manager. The anti-galamsey taskforce on Sunday May 16, raided some mining sites at Larbikrom, Dompem and Pamen, all in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region to rid the ...

Government bans excavator imports to fight illegal mining

2019-4-2 · The government of Ghana has placed a temporary ban on the importation of excavators into the country. The decision was taken by President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Cabinet at a sitting on 27 March 2019. The ban forms part of moves by the

Galamsey: Two Chinese nationals arrested for mining at ...

2021-4-29 · In 2017, the Akufo-Addo government waged a war on illegal mining activities, locally known as galamsey, and placed a temporal ban on small-scale mining. The

Small Scale Miners taskforce arrest 13 illegal miners ...

2021-10-5 · In an effort to complement the government’s clampdown on illegal miners, the task force of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has apprehended 13 persons for illegally mining in the Eastern Region. The suspects include Ghanaians and other West African nationals.

Taskforce destroys mining site ... - Ghana Business News

2021-6-19 · The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old illegal miner at the site and handed him over to the Police at Banda ...

Government committed to sanity of emerging mining

2021-10-7 · The government has committed to take proactive steps to regulate the emerging mining industry in the northern part of the country. The move, according to the Minister of Lands and Natural ...

Taskforce destroys mining site, apprehends 27-year-old ...

The Bono Regional Security Taskforce on illegal mining on Thursday set ablaze an illegal mining site at Sadik-Akuraa, near Banda-Ahenkro in the Banda District of the Region. The task force led by Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister arrested a 27-year-old illegal miner at the site and handed him over to the Police at []

Video Of How Government Taskforce Clashed With Armed ...

2021-1-20 · The government taskforce on galamsey control in the company of some journalist in the Ashanti region went on their usual petrol and what they came across in one galamey site was really shocking to the bone. The joint taskforce in the company of some journalists discovered a very horrific scenes in a forest at manso.

Government bans excavator imports to fight illegal mining

2019-4-2 · The government of Ghana has placed a temporary ban on the importation of excavators into the country. The decision was taken by President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Cabinet at a sitting on 27 March 2019. The ban forms part of moves by the

Mining duties, royalties and taxes in Ghana - Lexology

2019-7-4 · In 2012, corporate taxes were increased from 25 to 35 per cent for mining companies and a uniform regime for capital allowances of 20 per cent for five years for the mining sector. A 10 per cent ...

Task force destroys excavators allegedly belonging to NPP ...

2021-5-17 · At least 20 excavators and many other mining equipment have been set on fire by the government’s military task force to crack down on illegal mining in the Eastern Region. Eight out of the 20 ...

The Illegal Artisanal and Small-scale mining (Galamsey ...

The Illegal Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (Galamsey) ‘Menace’ in Ghana: Is a Military-Style Approach the Answer? The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector accounts for approximately 31 percent of the total gold production in Ghana and plays a significant role in

Socioeconomic and environmental assessment of informal ...

2018-11-20 · The Minerals Commission of Ghana (government regulator), estimates more than one million people are directly involved in registered ASM. Artisanal and small-scale mining exists in two forms in Ghana: licensed and unlicensed (informal ASM) operations.