Tag Archives: Small-Scale Mining

Banning of Small Scale Mining is not an Option

Small Scale Mining

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASS) has prompted the government to lift the six-month ban it had imposed on small-scale mining. The ban, which was placed earlier last year which, was later extended by three months and was expected to end last month. However, the government is still holding on to its first decision, arguing that, they ...

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Court to rule on bail application for four foreign ‘Galamseyer’

Journalists petition CJ

An Accra Circuit Court hearing the matter involving four Russians who were arrested at Tontokrom in the Ashanti Region engaging in small scale mining without license has set June 14 to rule on a bail application for the accused persons. The four Farid Isaer, Vadim Potokia, and Serhii Chepurniy all engineers and Genadiy Ruber, Site Manager have earlier pleaded not ...

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