impacts of csr and mineral processing in ghana

impacts of csr and mineral processing in ghana

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Ghanaian Mining ...

organizations regarding the fiduciary effects of corporate social responsibility in the Ghanaian mining industry, and thereby influence positive business practices, living standards, and quality of life of Ghanaian citizens. ... the 180 companies prospecting for minerals in Ghana

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(PDF) Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

Jan 01, 2011  The mining industry in Ghana has had some positive effects o n . the economy, ... Andrews explores the historical trajectories of gold mining, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and of

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Ghanaian Gold ...

This study examined the leadership styles of the CSR managers of selected multinational gold mining companies and their CSR activities in Ghana. Thirty-five respondents were interviewed and purposively selected from GoldFields Ghana Ltd, AngloGold Ashanti,

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

the fulfillment of corporate goals and examines the CSR concept in the Ghanaian mining industry. In Ghana the concept has tended to focus on the external environment to the neglect of the internal environment from where employees operate. Key Words: Corporate Social Responsibility, Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry. 1.0 Introduction

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Ghana: CSR in the Mining Sector - allAfrica

Opinion - Since the collapse and burial of Communism, one of the catchwords which have crept into corporate vocabulary in recent years, is the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the mining ...

Using a case study of two multinational mining companies operating in the Western Region of Ghana, West Africa, this paper aims to examine the community development approaches of large scale mining companies, with particular reference to how they may engender community dependency. The paper begins with a review of CSR in the mining industry, corporate community initiatives and the problem

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

Mar 01, 2018  Mineral wealth is an important asset that can be used to stimulate or enhance economic growth and spur infrastructure development, including the building of schools, hospitals and road networks.1 Mining has played a substantial role in the development of Ghana, which is second only to South Africa in terms of gold production on the African continent.2 Ghana is equally gifted with rich mineral ...

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

Mar 01, 2018  Mineral wealth is an important asset that can be used to stimulate or enhance economic growth and spur infrastructure development, including the building of schools, hospitals and road networks.1 Mining has played a substantial role in the development of Ghana, which is second only to South Africa in terms of gold production on the African continent.2 Ghana is equally gifted with rich mineral ...

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

Gold mining in Ghana has played a central role in the social, economic and political life of the nation for over 2000 years [2]. However, in recent times, a lot of Ghanaians have become aware of the deleterious effects of gold mining while at the same time recognizing it’s important role in the national economy [3,4]. Several researchers have ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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CSR Panafrican Equipment Group

Panafrican recognises its responsibility as a corporate citizen towards its stakeholders and the communities within which it operates. Accordingly, the group is committed to playing a role in territory development to meet social needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come.

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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

Ground: Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development . The report of the MMSD Project. (London: Earthscan, 2002); Ashton, P.J., D. Love, H. Mahachi, P.H.G.M. Dirks (2001). An Overview of the Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing Operations on Water Resources and Water Quality in the Zambezi, Limpopo and Olifants Catchments in Southern Africa ...

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Industrial Policy in Ghana: Its Evolution and Impact ...

This chapter chronicles the evolution of industry in Ghana over the post-independence era from an inward overprotected ISI strategy of 1960–83 to an outward liberalized strategy during 1984–2000, and since 2001, to the private sector-led accelerated industrial development strategy based on value-addition. Industry in Ghana is mainly dominated by micro and small firms, privately owned and ...

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(PDF) SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF MINING

Processing . operations Air ... impacts of mining activities in Botswana, th is paper could serve as a vital source . of data and information for researcher s and policy makers as the industry keeps .

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7 Effects of Mining and Processing of Mineral Resources on ...

Mining and processing of mineral resources normally have a considerable im­pact on land, water, air, and biologic resources.Social impacts result from the increased demand for housing and other services in mining areas. 1. Pollution: Mining operations often

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Economic and social effects analysis of mineral ...

Dec 01, 2013  Table 1 provides the contribution ratios of the urban fixed assets investment in various mineral developments to the total fixed assets investment in China varies with different minerals. The contribution ratio of mining and washing of coal increased during the 2003–2005 period but was relatively stable at about 1.3% during the 2006–2009 period; the contribution ratio of extraction of ...

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Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing ...

Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies covers all the aspects related to mining and the environment, including environmental assessment at the early planning stages, environmental management during mine operation, and the identification of major impacts.

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Internalizing the negative externalities of mining in ghana

Aug 11, 2014  Developing Country Studies ISSN 2224-607X (Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online) Vol.4, No.15, 2014. iiste. Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in Ghana: Should Corporate Social ...

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Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for the Mining

range of metals and minerals, including precious metals, base metals, industrial minerals, coal, and uranium. Introduction Due to the wide geographic distribution of mining operations, climate change, including temperature and precipitation shifts as well as more frequent and severe extreme weather events, will have complex impacts on the sector.

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Impact of Gold mining on the Environment and Human Health ...

The study of gold sites in the Migori Gold Belt, Kenya, revealed that the concentrations of heavy metals, mainly Hg, Pb and As are above acceptable levels. Tailings at the panning sites recorded values of 6.5–510 mg kg−1 Pb, 0.06–76.0 mg kg−1 As and 0.46–1920 mg kg−1 Hg. Stream sediments had values of 3.0–11075 mg kg−1 Pb, 0.014–1.87 mg kg−1 As and 0.28–348 mg kg−1 Hg.

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Energy and greenhouse gas impacts of mining and mineral ...

Feb 01, 2010  2.. Mining and mineral processing operationsThe extraction of metallic ores involves both surface (open-pit) and underground mining techniques. The method selected depends on a variety of factors, including the nature and location of the deposit, and the size, depth and grade of the deposit.

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Environmental Science Processes Impacts

Environmental impact ... mining in Ghana14,15), South America (e.g. Nicaragua16) and ... a history of extensive mining and mineral processing, predominantly of Sn, Cu and As, has resulted in further, wide-spread anthropogenic contamination.25 It has been estimated13

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

Gold mining in Ghana has played a central role in the social, economic and political life of the nation for over 2000 years [2]. However, in recent times, a lot of Ghanaians have become aware of the deleterious effects of gold mining while at the same time recognizing it’s important role in the national economy [3,4]. Several researchers have ...

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8 Geese Flying to Ghana? A Case Study of the Impact of ...

registrations in sub-Saharan Africa (see Table 1). Second, the industrial distribution in Ghana is diverse, unlike Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Zimbabwe, where more than 50% of the registered projects concentrate on mineral processing. A balanced distribution across sectors

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Recommendations for the Mining Sector - BSR

» Impacts of Mining on Women in SSA: ... This brief is intended for business leaders in CSR, corporate philanthropy, procurement, supply chain, human resources, and other functions at large-scale mining companies operating in SSA. Some ... The number of major mining and mineral processing assets in

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Internalizing the negative externalities of mining in ghana

Aug 11, 2014  Developing Country Studies ISSN 2224-607X (Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online) Vol.4, No.15, 2014. iiste. Internalizing the Negative Externalities of Mining in Ghana: Should Corporate Social ...

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Industrial Policy in Ghana: Its Evolution and Impact ...

This chapter chronicles the evolution of industry in Ghana over the post-independence era from an inward overprotected ISI strategy of 1960–83 to an outward liberalized strategy during 1984–2000, and since 2001, to the private sector-led accelerated industrial development strategy based on value-addition. Industry in Ghana is mainly dominated by micro and small firms, privately owned and ...

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Incidents of cyanide spillage in Ghana: Mineral Processing ...

Jul 18, 2013  Ghana, a small West African gold mining country, has not been spared these unfortunate incidences. In the last decade and a half, eight incidents of cyanide spills have occurred. The most recent, in October 2001, was at Gold Fields Ghana Ltd in Tarkwa.

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Critical Minerals: Current Challenges and Future Strategies

impacts can vary with mining operations, type of ore, processing of the mineral ore, local geology, and hydrogeology of the area. For example, lithium mining, processing, and manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries could have significant environmental impacts such as

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Economic burden of malaria on businesses in Ghana: a case ...

Sep 06, 2016  In 2004, AngloGold Ashanti (a mining company in Ghana) incurred up to $55,000 per month on treatment of malaria in its employees and their dependants . Further, 30 % of business leaders who responded to a survey in Ghana reported that malaria had a strong impact on productivity [ 21 ].

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Energy and greenhouse gas impacts of mining and mineral ...

Feb 01, 2010  2.. Mining and mineral processing operationsThe extraction of metallic ores involves both surface (open-pit) and underground mining techniques. The method selected depends on a variety of factors, including the nature and location of the deposit, and the size, depth and grade of the deposit.

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NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE

(a) identify the specific environmental effects of gold production and processing in Ghana; (b) describe current policies that deal with these environmental effects; (c) evaluate the effectiveness of the policies and investigate the causality and interplay between global and sector-specific economic policies, such as economic growth, foreign ...

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Environmental impact of mining - Wikipedia

Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. Impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes. These processes also have an impact on the atmosphere from the emissions of carbon which have ...

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GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING

development to ensure that negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive

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Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining ...

PwC Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining taxes—2012 update 3 as “ring fencing”. The Ghana government, in the 2012 Budget Statement, proposed an increase to the corporate income tax rate from 25% to 35% and an additional tax of 10% on mining companies. Ghana’s proposed tax increases are likely to take

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