Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tag: miners

‘Govt not anti-mining’: Amewu promises alternatives for sacked illegal miners

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, has said there is a plan to provide an alternative source of livelihood for illegal miners...

Gov’t to provide jobs to illegal miners in massive land reclamation...

Ghana needs at least GH¢20billon to reclaim land surface damaged by years of illegal mining activities. Lands and Natural Resources minister Peter Amewu found out...

Lands Minister destroys sachet water belonging to illegal miners

The Lands Minister has destroyed bags of sachet of water belonging to some illegal miners at Tumentu in the Western Region. The minister and a...

A/R: Illegal miners defy gov’t ban on galamsey

Illegal miners, popularly known as galamsey are busily going about their duties in the Ashanti regional town of Akorikeri despite the ban on their...

Small scale miners help clear galamsey sites

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) says there has been a drastic reduction in the activities of illegal mining following government's...

Vanished illegal miners will not be allowed to return- Amewu

The The Lands and Natural Resources Minister says the illegal small scale miners who have vanished from the mining sites in the wake of...

Illegal miners have started surrendering equipment – Deputy Lands Minister

The Deputy Lands and Natural Resources Minister says government’s campaign to end the activities of illegal miners is yielding results. Benito Owusu-Bio said the ministry...

Akufo-Addo will be out in 2020 if he stops galamsey –...

Some illegal miners in Akwatia in the Eastern Region have cautioned the President to halt his fight against illegal mining known as galamsey or...

Security expert cautions against ‘violent’ removal of illegal miners

Calls for a major clampdown against the activities of illegal miners have been shot down by a security expert, Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Aning. According to...

Some mining companies give part of concessions to illegal miners –...

The Member of Parliament for Manso Nkwanta, Joseph Albert Quarm, claims some large-scale mining companies are partly to blame for the illegal mining menace...