stone quarrying in ghana articles

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

17/09/2019 · Resource availability and extraction seem to present a paradox to most countries in the global south. It appears to be a curse rather than a blessing. Using the resource curse theory as a philosophical lens, this study qualitatively analysed the effects of the stone quarrying industry in the Wenchi municipality of Ghana. Using the case study approach, information was

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Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri ...

Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry within the region and beyond. Yet the resource-rich communities have seen little socio-economic improvements. The paper draws on experiences from Nkukua Buoho and Ntiri Buoho in the Afigya Kwabre District of

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

degradation caused by stone quarrying in Ghana has put forth questions as to whether or not the activity should be allowed to continue (Nartey et al, 2012). In addition, some 4 million people have been reported to die yearly from acute respiratory problems in developing countries, the most part being aggravated by environmental pollution emanating from quarrying,

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

05/10/2020 · The study was conducted in 30 stone quarries in five regions in Ghana (Central, Western, Greater Accra, Eastern, and Ashanti regions). All the procedures carried out in the study were in accordance with the ethical standards of the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana. Prior permission was obtained from the management of the

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

in Ghana. In all, 30 stone quarries were visited in the five regions for data collection from May 2018 to February 2019. A total of 600 ques-tionnaires were administered to 20 workers in each quarry site how-ever, 524 filled questionnaires were retrieved from the participants. Even though all participants agreed to take part in the study, 76 did not return their questionnaires.

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

degradation caused by stone quarrying in Ghana has put forth questions as to whether or not the activity should be allowed to continue (Nartey et al, 2012). In addition, some 4 million people have been reported to die yearly from acute respiratory problems in developing countries, the most part being aggravated by environmental pollution emanating from quarrying,

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights from the Wenchi municipality in Ghana Theresa Y. Baah-Ennumh . Ata S. Yeboah . Ata-Era J.

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Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in Peri ...

Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry within the region and beyond. Yet the resource-rich communities have seen little socio-economic improvements. The paper draws on experiences from Nkukua Buoho and Ntiri Buoho in the Afigya Kwabre District of

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

in Ghana. In all, 30 stone quarries were visited in the five regions for data collection from May 2018 to February 2019. A total of 600 ques-tionnaires were administered to 20 workers in each quarry site how-ever, 524 filled questionnaires were retrieved from the participants. Even though all participants agreed to take part in the study, 76 did not return their questionnaires.

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Environmental Noise Implications of Quarrying at Buoho ...

Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 1. INTRODUCTION Quarrying is a form of land use method associated with extraction of non-fuel and non-metal minerals from rock [1]. According to Lad and Samant [2], quarrying usually involves open cast excavations from which fairly huge and deep deposits of hard or soft rocks are extracted, for production of aggregates or dimension stones

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An Assessment of the Institutional Capacity for the ...

of Quarry Industries in Ghana: The Case of Buoho Stone Quarries Isaac Decardi-Nelson, Betty Solomon-Ayeh, Daniel Asenso-Gyambibi, Kwadwo Twumasi-Ampofo *,. and Alex Ahenkuro. Building and Road Research Institute, UPO Box 40, KNUST, Kumasi-Ghana *E-mail of corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract Globally, the stone quarrying

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An Assessment of the Institutional Capacity for the ...

An Assessment of the Institutional Capacity for the Management of Quarry Industries in Ghana: The Case of Buoho Stone Quarries . Globally, the stone quarrying industry is considered as one of the most vibrant industries that provide a huge source of revenue for every country. Technological advancement all over the world has led to an immense improvement in the way

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Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

06/04/2021 · occupational exposure to silica dust in stone quarries in Ghana. Data were collected from thirty stone quarries in five southern regions (Central, Western, Greater Accra, Eastern, and Ashanti) between May 2018 to February 2019. Simple random sampling method was used to recruit the participants (eighteen years or above) for the study. Workers were

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Research Article Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities ...

Research Article Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities of Quarry Workers in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study CharlesKwameR.Gyamfi, 1 IsaacAmankwaa, 2 FrankOwusuSekyere, 3 andDanielBoateng 4 Center for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies, Department of Community Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the

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Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and ...

degradation caused by stone quarrying in Ghana has put forth questions as to whether or not the activity should be allowed to continue (Nartey et al, 2012). In addition, some 4 million people have been reported to die yearly from acute respiratory problems in developing countries, the most part being aggravated by environmental pollution emanating from quarrying,

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights from the Wenchi municipality in Ghana Theresa Y. Baah-Ennumh . Ata S. Yeboah . Ata-Era J.

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Environmental Noise Implications of Quarrying at Buoho ...

Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 1. INTRODUCTION Quarrying is a form of land use method associated with extraction of non-fuel and non-metal minerals from rock [1]. According to Lad and Samant [2], quarrying usually involves open cast excavations from which fairly huge and deep deposits of hard or soft rocks are extracted, for production of aggregates or dimension stones

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Trend Analysis on Air Quality and Lung Function - A Case ...

Consar Stone Quarry is located at Barekese about 25 km away from the Kumasi city. The study areas made of the mine site and two communities located in the concessional area of the quarry. The site is embedded with a lot of granite rocks. The quarry has a large quarry phase, and two crushing points. The study areas include Barekese Zongo and Poho

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Atiwa Quarries begins operations

18/05/2012 · Atiwa Quarries begins operations. Mr Kwame Gyan CEO of Atiwa Quarries speaking to journalists during the outdooring ceremony. Atiwa Quarries Limited, a $9-million stone quarry company, has been commissioned at Opeikuma in the Awutu-Senya Municipal Area of the Central Region – some twenty (20) kilometres from Accra, the national capital.

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Gokay Group revive stone quarry in Ghana

12/07/2012 · invests $24 million. Business News of Thursday, 12 July 2012. Source: Sammy Heywood Okine 2012-07-12 Gokay Group revive stone quarry in Ghana

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Research Article Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities ...

Research Article Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities of Quarry Workers in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study CharlesKwameR.Gyamfi, 1 IsaacAmankwaa, 2 FrankOwusuSekyere, 3 andDanielBoateng 4 Center for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies, Department of Community Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

Background: Stone quarrying is one of the major practices carried out in the world by the construction industry. In Kenya and specifically in Mandera County area, stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Objective: This study thus aims at examining the impact that stone quarrying has had on the environment and the livelihood of the

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AA+ SAND AND STONE GHANA: PRICES PER TRIP OF (3/4) THREE ...

PRICES PER TRIP OF (3/4) THREE QUARTER INCH QUARRY STONE / CHIPPINGS IN ACCRA GHANA See the latest prices per trip for three quarter inch quarry stones in Accra. Fifteen Cubic meter (single axle) and twenty cubic meter (China bucket) truck sizes available. Sourced from the finest stone pits in Ghana and delivered to your construction site FREE of

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Methods Of Stones Quarrying - Expert Civil

The main purposes of stone quarrying the stones by blasting are to loosen large blocks of rocks and not to violently blow up the whole mass to convert it into pieces. Following operations are involved in quarrying by blasting. Boring; Charging; Tamping; Firing; Boring: Blast holes of the required diameter and depth are made with a jumper. A little water is poured into the hole at

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