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Tag: ARTISANAL and SMALL-SCALE MINING

Illegal miners hiding behind licensed small scale miners to operate – Operation Vanguard

Operation Vanguard, a joint military-police taskforce fighting illegal mining on Wednesday arrested two Chinese and their two local accomplices suspected of mining illegally in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region. The two Chinese nationals, Wan Zhi Dong, 49 and Shi Zhi Hai, 51, have been handed over to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal…
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Artisanal Mining in Ghana needs serious domestic boost – Dr Yao Graham

peaking on artisanal mining in Ghana, Coordinator of the Third World Network – Africa (TWN), Dr. Yao Graham, raised a serious concern over a worrying economic trend affecting the salt industry. He stated that instead of policies being mapped to grow the salt industry by empowering local producers – foreign direct investment as a result…
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