April 2004
Volume 56    Issue 4

Promoting cooperation between small- and large-scale miners in Ghana

Mining Engineering , 2004, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 5-8
Amankwah, R.K.; Anim-Sackey, C.

Some large-scale mining companies in Ghana have adopted proactive management strategies in dealing with small-scale (galamsey) miners who have encroached on their concessions. This has been mainly achieved by ceding portions of the concessions held by the companies to the Minerals Commission of Ghana for licensing to the small-scale miners. This development has created an amicable relationship between the mining companies concerned and the galamsey miners in their host community.

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