SCRAP SAND WINNING IN GHANA MADinGhana s Blog

SCRAP SAND WINNING IN GHANA MADinGhana s Blog

Jun 04 2010· Posts about sand winning written by berniceagyekwena The Nawuni River the only source of drinking water for the Tamale Metropolis in the Northern Region of Ghana is …

 Winning The Sand And Losing Fisheries -A Growing Coastal

Winning The Sand And Losing Fisheries -A Growing Coastal

Dec 10 2017· This was made known by Mr Steven Ndebugri Northern Regional Chief Manager of the Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL who added that the increased sand winning activities upstream of the river

Sand winning dangerous as galamsey GWCL - Ghana Business

Sand winning dangerous as galamsey GWCL - Ghana Business

Apr 14 2019· However sand winning activities are diverting the river course and thus increasing the turbidity The Ghana Water Company Limited says it loses over 65 000 Ghana cedis daily at the Dalun water treatment plant due to sand winning activities

Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment A Review

Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment A Review

Jun 20 2017· 85 of sand winning activities illegal - Parliamentary report of sand winning on the environment has been on the increase from the past decade or so …

Sand winning zones to be created in Gomoa - Ghana Business

Sand winning zones to be created in Gomoa - Ghana Business

Request PDF on ResearchGate Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana Sand mining is a type of open-cast mining that provides material for the construction sector in Ghana The

Sand winning causing water challenges in Tamale - GWCL warns

Sand winning causing water challenges in Tamale - GWCL warns

The increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other purposes such as flood control has placed immense pressure on the environment where sand and gravel resources occur This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku North central Nigeria using field observations and laboratory analysis of soil samples

Tamale to face water challenges Nawuni sand winning

Tamale to face water challenges Nawuni sand winning

Dec 19 2002· Sand mining is a type of open‐cast mining that provides material for the construction sector in Ghana The construction sector in the coastal areas of Ghana relies heavily on coastal sand and pebbles in the building of houses bridges and roads

Sand winning in Dormaa as an interlocking of livelihood

Sand winning in Dormaa as an interlocking of livelihood

Residents of Netlink Estates near Jesus Living Testimony for Jesus Bible Ministry Church at Kokrobite a suburb of Kasoa have expressed frustration at the manner in which their lives are being tormented by sand winners According to them the activities of the sand winners have been endangering their lives in the area In an interview …

GWCL Loses GHc65 000 Daily Due To Illegal Sand Winning

GWCL Loses GHc65 000 Daily Due To Illegal Sand Winning

Apr 11 2015· With a qualitative case study of sand winning in the Dormaa Municipality and Dormaa East district in midwestern Ghana the article shows strategic ways landowners and sand vendors pursue and legitimise their livelihood and in the process bring about interaction between a tax regime on sand winning and the customary property rights regime of

Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land

Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land

Nana Kweku Agyemang the Chief Executive Officer of Nana Agyemang Group of Companies has appealed to the government to enforce laws governing sand mining to safeguard lands in the country He said if such laws and regulations are enforced like that of illegal mining popularly known as galamsey

Catching the sand winners Sand Winning Ghana

Catching the sand winners Sand Winning Ghana

Ghana Card registration part of NPP s ploy to rig 2020 elections CID invites Ofosu Ampofo over fire incidents kidnappings Nana Addo urges politicians to be forthright when touting achievements Joyce Bawa takes on gov t over 1D1F policy Mahama continues coastal tour today

Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

For latest news in Ghana visit Graphic Online news headlines we will establish that most of these communities have engaged in beach sand winning in the past and sometimes continue to do so

Sandy Gold The bloody race to win sand in Ghana

Sandy Gold The bloody race to win sand in Ghana

Aug 06 2017· Navrongo U E Aug 6 GNA The sand winning menace is posing similar level of danger to Ghana s environment and water resources as …

Sand winning dangerous as galamsey GWCL - Otec FM Online

Sand winning dangerous as galamsey GWCL - Otec FM Online

Sand Winning and Land Degradation Perspective of Indigenous Sand Winners of Wa Ghana The study investigated the effects of sand winning by combining qualitative methods and descriptive statistics Key informant interviews observation photography plus questionnaire survey targeted 50 sand winners drivers The findings revealed that 56 of

 Sand Winning Ghana s Disappearing Beaches Final MA Project

Sand Winning Ghana s Disappearing Beaches Final MA Project

The growing worrying trend of illegal sand winning is also known as sand galamsey is usually operated by dodgy cartels that use brute approach to cow land owners and farmers into submission

Stricter measures needed to address illegal sand mining

Stricter measures needed to address illegal sand mining

Oct 21 2016· The legal or institutional framework under which sand winning takes place in Ghana and the Ga districts in particular is defined by the following laws--the Minerals and Mining Law PNDCL 153 as amended by Act 475 Small Scale Mining Law PNDCL 218 Sand Winning and Stone Quarrying Bye-Laws and Environmental Assessment Regulations Law LI 1652

Coastal sand mining The greatest threat to the coastline

Coastal sand mining The greatest threat to the coastline

Management of Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL says it loses aboutGHc65 000 daily at the Dalun water treatment plant in the Northern Region due to illegal sand winning activities along the White Volta According to the company the situation could result in a shortage of water supply to some areas if it is not checked

85 of sand winning activities illegal - Parliamentary

85 of sand winning activities illegal - Parliamentary

Sand winning refers to the gathering and carrying away of parts of the solid earth such as sand and gravel as raw material for construction of roads and buildings The term seems to be restricted

GWCL to shut water treatment plant at Dalun due to sand

GWCL to shut water treatment plant at Dalun due to sand

Aug 16 2013· Recently a Vimeo production entitled Sand Winning Ghana s Disappearing Beaches was posted on the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visas to Ghana Facebook group page OMG since May 1 2013 I ve been trying to spearhead a campaign to change public policy on visa requirements getting nowhere fast And there is nothing illegal about strict prohibitive visa…

Environment News Ghana Sand-winning destroying farmlands …

Environment News Ghana Sand-winning destroying farmlands …

One area believed to have been ignored by both the assembly and Environmental Protection Agency EPA is sand winning along the coastlines Though sea sand can be said to play an integral part in

Laws on sand winning must work in Ghana Developer

Laws on sand winning must work in Ghana Developer

Apr 14 2019· The Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL has stated that it may be forced to shut down its water treatment plant at Dalun in the Kumbungu District in the Northern Region if sand winning activities in the river bed at its raw water intake point at Nawuni and around the White Volta continues

N R GWCL to close down plant over illegal sand winning

N R GWCL to close down plant over illegal sand winning

scrap sand winning in ghana Originally posted on MADinGhana s Blog Recently a Vimeo production entitled Sand Winning Ghana s Disappearing Beaches was posted on the Scrap Short…

GWCL To Shut Water Treatment Plant At Dalun Due To Sand

GWCL To Shut Water Treatment Plant At Dalun Due To Sand

Aug 07 2017· The sand winning menace is posing similar level of danger to Ghana s environment and water resources as compared to illegal small scale mining popularly known as galamsey The practice involved the digging of soil upstream which results in particles of sand moving into the water downstream making it very dirty and causing high turbidity

sand winning Bernice Agyekwena s Blog

sand winning Bernice Agyekwena s Blog

Sand winning in progress Nana Kweku Agyemang the Chief Executive Officer of Nana Agyemang Group of Companies has appealed to the government to enforce laws governing sand mining to …

GWCL To Shut Water Treatment Plant At Dalun Due To Sand

GWCL To Shut Water Treatment Plant At Dalun Due To Sand

Jul 13 2013· Sand winners in action from Chloe Lyme on Vimeo We rushed up the beach and were met by about 30 guys who were working there winning the sand There were two huge trucks one was just leaving and the other was coming in to be filled

Sand Winning and Land Degradation Perspective of

Sand Winning and Land Degradation Perspective of

To deal with the challenges of sand-winning Mr Annoh-Dompreh asked for the enforcement of the law on sand winning and the resourcing of the various districts municipals and metropolitan assemblies the Ghana Police Service Environmental Protection Agency EPA the ministries of Tourism and Lands and Natural Resources and legally empowering them to prosecute illegal sand winners

Sand Winning Ghana Who s really winning

Sand Winning Ghana Who s really winning

May 22 2009· Illegal and indiscriminate sand winning activities in Adjen Kotoku in the Ga West Municipal Assembly in Ghana leave the land bare thereby causing farmers to lose their source of …

Military To Fight Sand-Winning At Dalun - DailyGuide Network

Military To Fight Sand-Winning At Dalun - DailyGuide Network

The growing worrying trend of illegal sand winning is also known as sand galamsey is usually operated by dodgy cartels that use brute approach to cow land owners and farmers into submission

What is the cost of a sand winning project in Ghana

What is the cost of a sand winning project in Ghana

Sand mining is the extraction of sand mainly through an open pit but sometimes mined from beaches and inland dunes or dredged from ocean and river beds Sand is often used in manufacturing for example as an abrasive or in concrete It is also used on icy and snowy roads

Enforce laws governing sand winning in the country

Enforce laws governing sand winning in the country

Apr 24 2019· THE MANAGING Director of the Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL Dr Clifford Abdallah Braimah has indicated that the company would partner with the military to create a mini barracks at Dalun to help stop the activities of illegal sand-winning