• Mining and Community Relations – Learning from the Prestea ...

    It is against this background that the tension between the Prestea community and Bogoso Goldfields is a concern. In some instances, mining companies have been accused of destroying farmlands, polluting water sources and degrading the physical environment. The industry is blamed for the ecological impoverishment of towns and villages.

  • The fate of mining communities. – Herald

    May 08, 2019· In 2O16, the Canadian gold mining company in the constituency and also in the community, Golden Star Bogoso Prestea Limited, sold 23,893 ounces of gold from the belly of the soil. However, this community lack a portion of the national cake. In case you know nothing about Prestea, it’s located in the western region.

  • Divisional Chief of Prestea-Himan appeals to Akufo-Addo ...

    Jul 29, 2019· Historically, this was the first time a sitting President has visited the Prestea Community under the fourth Republic and not on a campaign era. ... On the Community Mining, Nana Pra IV told ...

  • (PDF) Identifying the Sources, Causes and Costs of ...

    PDF | The Prestea mining community in Ghana has produced approximately nine million ounces of gold and ranked the second highest production of any mine in the country. It is a fact that, some ...

  • Poverty and mine’s compensation package: Experiences of ...

    This paper focuses on bringing to light the experiences of local farmers in Ghana's Prestea agrarian and mining community and the ratings of community compensation package by Golden Star Resource (GSR) as a practical tool to alleviate poverty. The Prestea local …

  • Resource Mining and Extractions; Environmental and ...

    Dec 11, 2017· Resource Mining and Extractions; Environmental and Community Impacts. ... In Prestea, one of the mining communities in Ghana, there have been a decrease of aquatic organisms, destruction of the biodiversity, removal of vegetation, depletion of soil resources and loss of farmland. In this community, mining activities have resulted in ...

  • Prestea - Wikipedia

    The Prestea community has suffered from the detrimental effects of over a century of mining activities, as of 2011 this town still boast of only one senior high school in the area although overwhelming amount of riches is being gained from their soils.

  • Golden Star - Operations - Prestea

    Prestea is in south-western Ghana, approximately 40km from the Wassa Gold Mine. Previously, production was being delivered from the Prestea Open Pits and the Prestea Underground Gold Mine. In the second half of 2018, Prestea became an underground-focused operation.

  • Mining company brings opportunity to residents of Prestea ...

    Aug 23, 2017· Local contractors in Prestea in the Western Region are reaping a fortune from a haulage business offered by mining giants, Golden Star Resources Limited (GSRL). The benefits of the lucrative haulage business have rippled to many other residents of the area, providing them with jobs and ready market for their products. Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Limited …

  • (PDF) Identifying the Sources, Causes and Costs Of ...

    The Prestea mining community in Ghana has produced approximately nine million ounces of gold and ranked the second highest production of any mine in the country. It is a fact that, some communities around the world have been considerably transformed

  • Prestea-Himan Divisional Chief Appeals To Akufo-Addo For ...

    I have heard of Community Mining, I am appealing that, more education is done, for our youth to embrace it and reduce unemployment situation”, he emphasized. On the Community Mining, Nana Pra IV appealed to the President to intensify the education on the programme for the youth to embrace it.

  • Assessing Community Relocation and Resettlement Programs ...

    The application of community relocation and resettlement programs as conflict management frameworks has done little to mitigate land use conflicts in the catchment areas of Ghana’s Prestea ...

  • Prestea Community agitate for dustbins | Ghana News Agency ...

    Jul 21, 2016· Accra, July 21, GNA - Some residents of Prestea, a mining community in the Prestea Huni Valley District of the Western Region, have expressed worry about the lack of waste bins in the community ...

  • Golden Star Announces Commencement of Stoping at Prestea ...

    Sep 29, 2017· A mining company with interest in the gold mining operations in Ghana. ... Golden Star Announces Commencement of Stoping at Prestea Underground Gold Mine. 09.29.2017. ... that a production stope has been blasted since 2001 and it is a historical achievement for both Golden Star and the Prestea community in Ghana.

  • Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea wins mining company of the year ...

    Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Ltd has been adjudged the Mining Company of the Year at the 2017 Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA). The company saw off competition from leading mining companies to ...

  • Bridegroom Dies On Eve Of Wedding - DailyGuide Network

    Dec 05, 2016· Many residents of Prestea, a mining community in the Western Region, were astounded when news of the death of one Edmund Mensah and his brother Daniel Cudjoe broke in the area last Friday. The two reportedly died in an accident involving a motorcycle in the mining community.

  • Prestea Community demands for dustbins | News Ghana

    Some residents of Prestea, a mining community in the Prestea Huni Valley District of the Western Region, have expressed worry about the lack of waste bins in the community. The community …

  • Ghana: Residents of Prestea & Himan attacked by Golden ...

    Sep 05, 2013· Residents of Prestea, Himan and Bondaye, farming communities in the Western Region, on Tuesday 3, 2013 were greeted with fear after a combined police/military team together with some security men from Golden Star Bogoso Prestea Limited (GSBPL), a private mining company in the area, stormed their houses and brutalized residents.

  • ‘To move or not to move’: Reflections on the resettlement ...

    Community distrust: Community distrust also contributed to the undermining of the Prestea Action Plan. Decades of government persecution, harassment by police, and violent confrontations with the security forces of large-scale mining companies made several Prestea-based galamsey sceptical about the government's apparent sudden change of heart ...

  • Tension In Prestea | The Ghana Star

    Apr 05, 2017· Aggrieved community leaders and youth in towns and villages in the Prestea Huni Valley District in the Western Region have stormed the concession of Golden Star Bogoso-Prestea Limited (GSBPL) at Prestea Nakaba Nsum to halt the gold mining activities of the company.

  • Living with conflicts in Ghana's Prestea mining area: Is ...

    The relevance of this case is that Ghana's Prestea mining community is noted for violent confrontations with GSR over land use and environmental pollution. It is therefore important to answer the research questions below: 1. What are the sources and causes of conflicts in the Prestea mining area? 2.

  • 2018 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

    Mining Industry Awards as first runner up for Local Content. Additionally, the local community company – LOCOMS – which was established with support from Golden Star, was recognised as first runner up Mining Supplies and Services. The company did not have any …

  • Prestea Youth Want Mining Jobs - DailyGuide Network

    Mr Nyanzu Agyabu, Environmental Services and Safety Manager of the mining company indicated that the equipment were purchased with funds from the people’s share of the company’s community development fund. “The Prestea community has a challenge with waste management to the extent that some water bodies were being contaminated.

  • Golden Star in the Community: 2016

    Dec 01, 2016· At the Ghana Mining Industry Awards gala on November 25, 2016, Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited was recognized as first runner up for Corporate Social Investment Project of the Year for the company’s Prestea South Mbease Nsuta Community …

  • Golden Star in the Community: December 2016

    Dec 01, 2016· At the Ghana Mining Industry Awards gala on November 25, 2016, Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited was recognized as first runner up for Corporate Social Investment Project of the Year for the company’s Prestea South Mbease Nsuta Community …

  • Faces of Prestea- Impact of Mining in Rural Communities in ...

    Dec 25, 2011· Journalists for Human Rights and The African University College of Communication present 'Faces of Prestea-Impacts of Mining'. The piece focuses on the community of Prestea and highlights the ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Agreements Model for ...

    and Prestea in the Western Region of Ghana. GSBPL has three mining leases, namely: the Bogoso Mining Lease, Prestea Mining Lease and Pampe Mining Lease. Each mining lease has a number of community towns located in it (see Table 1). Each community town has a number of settlements. Each community town and its settlements constitute a catchment ...

  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

    The Prestea community has suffered from the detrimental effects of over a century of mining activities, as of 2011 this town still boast of only one senior high school in the area although overwhelming amount of riches is being gained from their soils. Education. The higher education institution is the Prestea Senior High Technical School.

  • MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF …

    mining community benefits in ghana: a case of unrealized potential ameliorate the situation by better channeling those revenues at the local level towards more sus- tainable and diversified employment creation, which is the overriding source of frustration for locals.

  • In Prestea, Ghana, gold mine expansion threatens water sources

    Prestea is a small city of about 40,000 people in the Western Region of Ghana. While this area has been a center of gold mining for more than 125 years, it did not become a large-scale industrial gold mining site until 1929. The mining took place in underground shafts until 2002 when changes in ...

  • Military brutalization of Bondaye and Prestea communities ...

    Military brutalization of Bondaye and Prestea communities condemned ... ?The FPIC requires companies to seek the consent for mining projects from community people in an atmosphere that is …

  • #GMIA2017: Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea is Mining Company of ...

    Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Ltd has been adjudged the Mining Company of the Year at the 2017 Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA). The company saw of competition from leading mining companies to emerge as winner of the coveted award.

  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

    The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in Ghana. The paper mainly focused on the mining activities in Prestea in the western region of the country.