Chinese Small Scale Mining In Ghana

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

2019-10-25  Since the early 2000s, about 50,000 Chinese gold miners have migrated to Ghana to engage in small-scale mining (locally known as galamsey), defined as the

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

2013-12-1  The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana 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

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

The research examined two forms of Chinese involvement in small-scale mining in Ghana. The first entailed the influx from 2006 of irregular Chinese migrants into the main area of alluvial gold mining in southern Ghana. These miners came predominantly from Shanglin County in Guangxi province and became known as the ‘Shanglin gang’. They introduced heavy machinery in the form of excavators

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

Downloadable! 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 ...

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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 ...

Abstract. 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 ...

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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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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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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

2012-9-1  Small-scale mining permits can be acquired for a parcel of land by Ghanaian citizens who are over 18 years old (Ghana Government 1989a). Although the process is available, roughly 85% of Ghana’s small-scale mines do not register for these permits (Hilson and Potter, 2003).

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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 ...

Abstract. 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 ...

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Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale ...

2021-5-22  Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale mining – Lands Minister. According to him, small-scale mining in Ghana can be efficiently regulated when the two countries work together.

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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 corner 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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Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale ...

Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale (gold) mining; any specific literature/research on this?

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

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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‘The Chinese are the ones destroying ... - Modern Ghana

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused 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 mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

2012-9-1  Highlights Examination of Ghana’s small-scale mining sector. Notes the economic importance of the sector to rural Ghana. Finds that the 1989 small-scale mining laws do not capture the activities of miners. Recommends comprehensive reforms to the 1989 laws. Recommends an anti-corruption in law enforcement campaign.

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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the

Small-scale gold mining around the world is usually thought of as an informal activity (Hentschel et al., 2002). In many states, small-scale mining is illegal and dealing or exporting small-scale mined gold amounts to smuggling. However, in a growing number of states, recognition of small-scale mining

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Small scale mining in Ghana - 5 reasons to start this ...

2018-3-15  Advantages of small scale mining business in Ghana: With the current increase of unemployment cases in Ghana, small scale mining will really bridge the gap of unemployment by taking in skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor. This would reduce the high poverty levels experienced in remote areas where the minerals are found.

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(PDF) Resource politics and the impact of Chinese ...

As the second-largest gold producer in Africa, Ghana is attractive to Chinese mercantilist interests, resulting in the arrival of thousands of Chinese into the small-scale gold mining sector ...

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Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale ...

Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale (gold) mining; any specific literature/research on this?

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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 ...

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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Small-Scale Mining in Ghana - HG

Small-Scale Mining in Ghana. In recent years, several foreign nationals were arrested for engaging in illegal mining activities in the Ashanti Region of the Republic of Ghana. These arrests drew attention to challenges faced by the mining sector and the dreadful consequences of illegal mining that had previously not been keenly considered ...

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SMALL SCALE MINING IN GHANA - mincom.gov.gh

2021-6-16  SSM of gold in Ghana is a pre historic activity which can be traced to the 5th Century Discouraged in the colonial era, till 1989 This led to Secret Activities and Smuggling of Proceeds outside the country In 1989 –SSM Activities were mainstreamed through promulgation of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law, PNDCL 218 (1989) In 2006, SSM regime was integrated into the new Minerals and Mining

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The Large Footprint of Small-Scale Mining in Ghana

2021-6-14  The Large Footprint of Small-Scale Mining in Ghana. March 29, 2020 JPEG. People have been mining for gold in Ghana for centuries. Long before European colonists set foot in the area in the 1400s, Ghanaians looked for gold with pickaxes, shovels, and pans. They washed or “panned” for gold along river banks or dug holes on the surface to find ...

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining

2016-1-1  Small scale mining in Ghana has evidently provided employment to thousands of people, and continues to provide raw materials for both foreign and locally based mineral industries. The sector also plays a significant role in stemming rural-urban migration, as well as providing foreign exchange earnings to the government.

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Small scale mining in Ghana - 5 reasons to start this ...

2018-3-15  Advantages of small scale mining business in Ghana: With the current increase of unemployment cases in Ghana, small scale mining will really bridge the gap of unemployment by taking in skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor. This would reduce the high poverty levels experienced in remote areas where the minerals are found.

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining

2017-1-27  The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana K.J. Bansah a,*, A.B. Yalley b, N. Dumakor-Dupey b a Missouri University of Science and Technology, Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering, Rolla-Missouri, USA b University of Mines and Technology, Department of Mining Engineering, P.O. Box 237, Tarkwa, Ghana article info Article history: ...

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