Assessment of the effluent quality from a gold mining industry in Ghana.

@article{Acheampong2013AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the effluent quality from a gold mining industry in Ghana.},
  author={Mike A. Acheampong and Kannan Paksirajan and Piet N L Lens},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={3799-811}
}
The physical and chemical qualities of the process effluent and the tailings dam wastewater of AngloGold-Ashanti Limited, a gold mining company in Ghana, were studied from June to September, 2010. The process effluent from the gold extraction plant contains high amounts of suspended solids and is therefore highly turbid. Arsenic, copper and cyanide were… CONTINUE READING