Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

This study examined the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana. The Chinese presence introduced irrevocable changes, notably the use of heavy machinery and new technology, such that the sector will never be the same again. The intensification of small-scale gold mining

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

2019-10-25  While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

2013-12-1  Small-scale mining contributes about 30% of Ghana’s total gold output and provides livelihoods to large numbers of people One aspect of the controversial issue of illegal mining in Ghana is the involvement of foreigners, especially Chinese companies and miners Findings suggest that there are serious negative impacts intensified by the involvement of Chinese

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'The Chinese are the ones destroying water bodies and ...

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused the government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Small scale miners go after Chinese illegal miners

2021-6-12  The Ghana National Association of Small Miners has set up a task force to clamp down on expatriate illegal miners, particularly Chinese, who have almost taken over the small-scale mining

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-29  The Chinese dominate the supply chain of illegal small‐scale mining with their financial, technical, managerial acumen, the sale and transfer of gold proceeds, and political patronage. This dominance accounts for the massive negative social, economic, environmental, and political impact of illegal small‐scale mining in the country.

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Ghana – Big Man, Big Envelope, Finish: Chinese Corporate ...

2017-2-22  Abstract. This chapter investigates the activities of a Chinese mining company in the small-scale gold mining sector in a Gypsumer of Ghana. It questions the legality of its operations, given that small-scale mining is by law ‘reserved for Ghanaians’, and argues that bribery combined with corruption amongst state officials has enabled the company to operate at the margins of legality with ...

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-29  The Chinese dominate the supply chain of illegal small-scale mining with their financial, technical, managerial acumen, the sale and transfer of gold proceeds, and political patronage. This dominance accounts for the massive negative social, economic, environmental, and political impact of illegal small-scale mining in the country.

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ...

2017-7-18  4 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry Small-scale mining in Ghana, as in most developing countries, was for decades treated as an informal industrial sector, employing thousands of people but featuring largely

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'The Chinese are the ones destroying water bodies and ...

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused the government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Illicit Chinese small-scale mining in Ghana: beyond ...

2021-7-8  While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables illegalities ...

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Small scale miners go after Chinese illegal miners

2021-6-12  The Ghana National Association of Small Miners has set up a task force to clamp down on expatriate illegal miners, particularly Chinese, who have almost taken over the small-scale mining

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Let's partner to regulate small scale mining - Lands ...

2021-5-21  Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abudulai Jinapor, has called for a closer partnership between Ghana and China to curb illegal mining activities in the country. He said there was an urgent need for the two countries to work closely together to efficiently regulate Ghana’s small-scale mining sector.

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-24  Keywords: China / migration / GHANA / Asia / resource management / Chinese / State Weakness / Sub‐Saharan Africa / China‐Africa Relations / Small‐Scale Mining / Sino‐Africa / Civil‐Society / “Galamsey,” Resource Curse / Migración e inmigración / Inmigración ilegal / Minería a pequeña escala / 移民与外来移民 / 非法移民

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Influx of Chinese goldminers sparks tensions in Ghana ...

2013-4-23  23% of Ghana's gold exports come from small-scale mining. As many as 95% of small-scale mines in Ghana are believed to be illegal, many operated by Chinese nationals. This article was amended on ...

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Gold, guns and China: Ghana’s fight to end galamsey ...

2017-5-30  China’s gold seekers. Traditionally, small-scale gold mining in Ghana has been carried out by locals on their own land using hand-operated tools. These methods have slowly modernised and expanded, but the recent influx of foreign – predominantly Chinese

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Small-Scale Mining in Ghana - HG.org

Mining operations in Ghana are regulated by the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703). It stipulates, among other things, the different types of mining rights and licenses, as well as the requirements and qualifications that must be satisfied prior to obtaining them. Act 703 legalizes small-scale mining and presents elaborate provisions ...

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ...

2017-7-18  4 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry Small-scale mining in Ghana, as in most developing countries, was for decades treated as an informal industrial sector, employing thousands of people but featuring largely

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Small Scale Mining companies in Ghana - Company List

Small Scale Gold Mining Company Info Email Phone Accra 23 Street Accra Ghana Mineral Metal Stocks Precious Stones Other Product Gemstones Jewelry West Coast Mining Limited Info Email Phone Accra #10 Osu Road Accra - North Accra Other Lab Supplies

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Small scale miners go after Chinese illegal miners

2021-6-12  The Ghana National Association of Small Miners has set up a task force to clamp down on expatriate illegal miners, particularly Chinese, who have almost taken over the small-scale mining

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Illicit Chinese small-scale mining in Ghana: beyond ...

2021-7-8  While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables illegalities ...

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-24  Keywords: China / migration / GHANA / Asia / resource management / Chinese / State Weakness / Sub‐Saharan Africa / China‐Africa Relations / Small‐Scale Mining / Sino‐Africa / Civil‐Society / “Galamsey,” Resource Curse / Migración e inmigración / Inmigración ilegal / Minería a pequeña escala / 移民与外来移民 / 非法移民

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Let's partner to regulate small scale mining - Lands ...

2021-5-21  Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abudulai Jinapor, has called for a closer partnership between Ghana and China to curb illegal mining activities in the country. He said there was an urgent need for the two countries to work closely together to efficiently regulate Ghana’s small-scale mining sector.

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Mining Groups in Upper East accuse Chinese ... - News

2021-6-14  The management of the Yenyeya and Pubortaaba Mining Groups, registered Small Scale Mining groups in the Gbane Mining community in the Talensi District of the Upper East have accused a Chinese ...

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Small scale mining in Ghana - Techniques and

2007-4-3  Since 1989 when small scale mining in Ghana was legalised, a lot of interest has been generated in the sector because of it's socio-economic benefits However, owing to lack of the necessary training and inadequate financial base on the part of small scale operators, most operations are poorly managed environmentally.

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ...

2020-10-12  4 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry Small-scale mining in Ghana, as in most developing countries, was for decades treated as an informal industrial sector, employing thousands of people but featuring largely

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Small Scale Mining companies in Ghana - Company List

Small Scale Gold Mining Company Info Email Phone Accra 23 Street Accra Ghana Mineral Metal Stocks Precious Stones Other Product Gemstones Jewelry West Coast Mining Limited Info Email Phone Accra #10 Osu Road Accra - North Accra Other Lab Supplies

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mining in Ghana: identifying problems and possible

An overview of small-scale gold mining Before proceeding with the case study, it is import-ant to clarify that small-scale gold-mining activities are not unique to Ghana, and are, in fact, wide-spread throughout Africa, Latin America and Asia (see Figure 1 for an overview of the locations of important small-scale gold-mining regions around the ...

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THE GHANA CHAMMBER OF MINES

2019-7-15  planned fiscal stimulus of the Chinese government and potential truce in trade disputes between the United States and China. On the whole, the IMF projects that global economic growth will reduce further to 3.3 per cent in 2019. In Ghana, an upturn in mining and quarrying activities combined with appreciable growth in the

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