Small scale mining refers to the practice of mining by individuals or communities using less man power and little technological equipment The practice has been over the years taunted illegal by the Government due to the adverse impact it leaves on the environment The miners also lack the proper financial backup and awareness of the safe
2021-2-4 4 February 2021 12:53pm Taskforce for the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has halted the activities of a firm allegedly engaging in illegal mining in the Aowin...
2019-10-23 The Omanhene of the Aowin Traditional Area in the Western North Region, Beyeeman Tano Kwaw Benbuin III, has bemoaned the return of illegal mining in the area and called on the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources to take immediate steps to save the area from illegal miners.
2021-2-3 Taskforce for Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) has shut down a mining firm in the Aowin Municipality of the Western North Region over their duties the Association claimed are illegal. Though the mining firm has rubbished the claim that it was engaged in illegal mining, the Association has ordered they halt operations until
2021-2-3 Though the mining firm has rubbished the claim that it was engaged in illegal mining, the Association has ordered they halt operations until further notice. Taskforce for Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) has shut down a mining firm in the Aowin Municipality of the Western North Reg
2017-4-10 Aowin is a forest area and it will be very difficult for someone to be able to make a count of the number of illegal sites. But we have made our search from the minerals commission and have come to the realization that no one has been given a license for small scale mining in Aowin.
2021-5-10 Sewum is a cocoa growing area and also a notorious illegal mining community in the Aowin District of the Western North region.
2021-5-10 Medical staff in Sewum Health Centre in the Aowin District of the Western North region are recording a high number of newborn babies without some vital body parts due to the activities of illegal mining popularly known as galamsey.
2017-4-10 An anti-galamsey taskforce in the Aowin District of the Western Region are accusing the Police of intimidating them in a bid to prevent them stop their fight against illegal mining activities in the area.
2020-9-13 While not precise, the app has the capacity to do this sufficiently well to identify licensed small scale miners who go beyond their allocated boundaries into the concessions held by large scale