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A Comparative Analysis Of Diseases Associated With, Reddy sumanth g a comparative analysis of diseases associated with mining and nonmining communities a case study of obusai and asankrangwa ghana Problem Of Mining Pollution Wassa West

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Rights  Mining  Friends Of The Earth Ghana

Rights Mining Friends Of The Earth Ghana

Air pollution has caused tuberculosis silicosis acute conjunctivitis and skin diseases the forest has been removed to make way for surface gold mining largescale deforestation 60 percent of ghanas rainforests in the wassa west district have been destroyed by mining operations

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The Environmental And Socioeconomic Impacts Of Mining

The Environmental And Socioeconomic Impacts Of Mining

The environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mining on local livelihoods in tanzania a case study of geita district indicates that the most pressing problems in mining regions are pollution of water sources from mercury and cyanide dust the environmental and social impacts of mining in the wassa west district of ghana accra

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The Environmental And Socioeconomic Impacts Of Mining

The Environmental And Socioeconomic Impacts Of Mining

The environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mining on local livelihoods in tanzania a case study of geita district indicates that the most pressing problems in mining regions are pollution of water sources from mercury and cyanide dust the environmental and social impacts of mining in the wassa west district of ghana accra

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Groundwater Quality In The Wassa West District Of The

Groundwater Quality In The Wassa West District Of The

Than 5 of the wells aesthetic problems can be eliminated using iron removal plants or aerators these will induce the coprecipitation of trace metals with ferric oxyhydroxide limiting mercury usage in mining will curtail physiological problems introduction wassa west district extends approximately from 1 0 54 1 to 2 0 11 1 w and from 5 0

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Ghana Cyanide Spill Worst Disaster Ever In West African

Ghana Cyanide Spill Worst Disaster Ever In West African

Oct 24 2001 over the years mining activities in the wassa west district have generated social conflicts arising from land use conflicts unfair compensation schemes for displaced communities and environmental degradation surface mining and its associated land clearing has destroyed large tracts of the countrys remaining tropical rainforests

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Mining Policy Water Conflicts And Corporate Social

Mining Policy Water Conflicts And Corporate Social

Abstract using evidence from content analysis of secondary data in combination with findings from an ongoing study on mining and contamination of water resources in the wassa west district this paper highlights the links between mining policy water conflicts and corporate social responsibility csr in communities within the study district

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Journal Of African Earth Sciences  Geology

Journal Of African Earth Sciences Geology

Mining hydrogeochemistry metal pollution arsenic tarkwa abstract the aim of this study was to investigate the groundwater chemistry with special concern to metal pollution in selected communities in the wassa west district ghana in this mining area 40 ground water samples mainly from drilled wells were collected

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Environmental Risks Of Mining

Environmental Risks Of Mining

Underground mining has the potential for tunnel collapses and land subsidence betournay 2011 it involves largescale movements of waste rock and vegetation similar to open pit mining additionally like most traditional forms of mining underground mining

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Deepsea Mining Adds To Fears Of Marine Pollution  The

Deepsea Mining Adds To Fears Of Marine Pollution The

Deepsea mining adds to fears of marine pollution the chinese want to mine the sulphide deposits of a region of seabed in the southwest indian ocean for the rich mineral ores they contain

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A Comparative Analysis Of Diseases Associated With

A Comparative Analysis Of Diseases Associated With

Reddy sumanth g a comparative analysis of diseases associated with mining and nonmining communities a case study of obusai and asankrangwa ghana

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Gold Mining And Corporate Social Responsibility In The

Gold Mining And Corporate Social Responsibility In The

Despite a boom in gold mining in ghanas wassa west district wwd unemployment and poverty have deepened partly due to loss of farmland to surface mining but more so because of the limited

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Journal Of African Earth Sciences  Geology

Journal Of African Earth Sciences Geology

Mining hydrogeochemistry metal pollution arsenic tarkwa abstract the aim of this study was to investigate the groundwater chemistry with special concern to metal pollution in selected communities in the wassa west district ghana in this mining area 40 ground water samples mainly from drilled wells were collected

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Effects Of Mining On The Environment And Wildlife

Effects Of Mining On The Environment And Wildlife

Mar 09 2017 the mining industry has the potential to disrupt ecosystems and wipe out wildlife populations in several different ways heres how mining affects the environment and wildlife habitat loss mining can lead to the destruction of habitats in surrounding areas the

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Four Problems With Four Solutions For Miners  Midwest

Four Problems With Four Solutions For Miners Midwest

Nov 04 2015 here are four examples of issues that have historically plagued the mining industry and new solutions that aim to address them 1 problem mine operators dont have a means to estimate the minutetominute status of mine conditions or the location of their workers

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State Five Problems Affecting Mining In Ghana

State Five Problems Affecting Mining In Ghana

State five problems affecting mining in ghana state five problems affecting mining in ghana major problems facing ghana today africa and the major problems facing ghana today twitter the republic of ghana or ghana for short is a west african country located along

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Cyanide Spill Ghanas Worst Environmental Disaster

Cyanide Spill Ghanas Worst Environmental Disaster

Cyanide used in heap leaching a low cost technique for extracting metals from ore is a regular feature of gold mining in ghana over the years mining activities in the wassa west district have generated social conflicts arising from land use conflicts unfair compensation schemes for displaced communities and environmental degradation

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Basic Information About Surface Coal Mining In

Basic Information About Surface Coal Mining In

In some cases underground mining also produces enough spoil to require the construction of valley fills mountaintop and area mining allows for almost complete recovery of coal seams and reduces the number of workers required to a fraction of what conventional methods require but produces large volumes of excess spoil disposal needs

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Underground Water Quality At Bogoso And Its Environs A

Underground Water Quality At Bogoso And Its Environs A

Wassa west district throughout the year among these smallscale miners about 90 are illegal 2004 the exploitation of gold au in ghana has become a serious problem due to environmental pollution there are apprehensions that the mining activity is causing serious metal pollution to the water resources by contaminants such as arsenic

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Internalizing The Negative Externalities Of Mining In

Internalizing The Negative Externalities Of Mining In

Internalizing the negative externalities of mining in ghana and have caused widespread negative externalities such as environmental problems including excessive land degradation contamination and chemical pollution mining investment in gold in the wassa west district resulted in the displacement of

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Mining And Water Pollution  Safe Drinking Water Foundation

Mining And Water Pollution Safe Drinking Water Foundation

Dec 17 2016 while there have been improvements to mining practices in recent years significant environmental risks remain negative impacts can vary from the sedimentation caused by poorly built roads during exploration through to the sediment and disturbance of water during mine construction water pollution

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The Mining Industry In Ghana A Blessing Or A Curse

The Mining Industry In Ghana A Blessing Or A Curse

Large scale mining companies operating eight gold mines one bauxite one diamond and one manganese mine in various communities in the country with the exception of anglo gold ashanti which still operates an underground mine at obuasi all the other mines are surface mine operations tarkwa a town in the wassa west

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West Virginias Streams Are In Trouble  Appalachian

West Virginias Streams Are In Trouble Appalachian

In any case its clear that west virginias waters are in trouble and that much of the problem is related to coal mining both current production and a toxic legacy from past mining that fact becomes glaringly obvious if you look at water concentrations of specific pollutants directly associated with mining

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Ahafo  Earthworks

Ahafo Earthworks

The spill at tarkwa was one of five cyanide spills in ghana over a period of seven years which have polluted water supplies and forced many families to abandon their farms in the wassa west district alone eight large openpit mining companies are operating within a 2354 square kilometer area

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Underground Water Quality At Bogoso And Its Environs A

Underground Water Quality At Bogoso And Its Environs A

Wassa west district throughout the year among these smallscale miners about 90 are illegal 2004 the exploitation of gold au in ghana has become a serious problem due to environmental pollution there are apprehensions that the mining activity is causing serious metal pollution to the water resources by contaminants such as arsenic

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