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    The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5 of the countrys GDP and minerals make up 37 of total exports of which gold contributes over 90 of the total mineral exports Thus the main focus of Ghanas mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold Ghana is Africas largest gold producer producing 805 t in 2008

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    Environmental Management A Case of Mining in Ghana Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh Environmental regulatory agencies are an important element in regulatory policy design and its implementation In this regard it is incumbent on them to enforce and monitor environmental regulations as increased monitoring and inspections can increase compliance

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    Jan 08 2019 Similarly the Minerals and Mining Act 2006 empowers the Minister responsible for mining to suspend cancel or revoke mineral rights licenses and permits for noncompliance with the law or where it is in the public interest to do so such as when mining is polluting water bodies or causing other environmental damage

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    Ghana and Western Australia with a focus on heritage Researchers Dr Wazi Apoh Joe Fardin Wendy Treasure Kirsty Wissing UniversityCentre University of Western Australia Centre for Mining Energy and Natural Resources Law University of Ghana Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

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    Promulgation of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law 1989 PNDL 218 vi The Precious Mineral Marketing Corporation 1984 vii Establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1984 ibid The legislative framework for mining in Ghana is laid down in the Minerals and Mining Act 2006 Act 703

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    Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals Export Duty Abolition Act 1987 Mining Health Areas Act 1925 Smallscale Gold Mining Act 1989 Tax law Ghana Environmental Protection Agency Ghana Government Ghana Investment promotion Center Ghana legal Environmental Legislation Ghana Minerals Commission

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