Ghana Mining Journal: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The Ghana Mining Journal (GMJ) is a publication which focuses on the exchange of ideas, dissemination of information and promotion of knowledge arising out of research pertinent to the effective and sustainable exploitation of mineral resources in Ghana and elsewhere. Original contributions in the following broad areas are suitable for publication in the Ghana mining journal: Geology and Mineral Exploration, Mining, Quarrying, Geomechanics, Groundwater Studies, Hydrocarbon Development, Mineral Processing, Metallurgy, Material Science, Mineral Management Policies, Mineral Economics, Environmental Aspects, Computer Applications and Mining Education.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Upon receipt of a paper, one of the appointed editors will assess the suitability of the paper. If the paper is found suitable, it is sent out to two people in the field of specialisation for peer review. Comments received from the reviewers are forwarded to the author of the paper for redress and resubmission if the paper is found to be suitable. Papers that require minor revision are required to be revised and returned to the editor within 30 days for consideration. Papers that require major revision are required to be revised returned within 90 days for consideration. Beyond this time the paper will be considered for publication after the one pending.


Publication Frequency

1 Issue per year



Relevant equipment, consultancy services and publication notices may be advertised in the Ghana Mining Journal at the following rates: Whole page (colour): US$700 Whole page (black and white): US$400


Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Prof D. Mireku-Gyimah, UMaT, Tarkwa, Ghana

Dr Kumi Boateng - UMaT, Ghana
Dr M. Affam - UMaT, Ghana
Dr J. R. Dankwah, - UMaT, Ghana
Assoc Prof P. A. Eshun - UMaT, Ghana
Dr A. Simons - UMaT, Ghana
Dr C. K. Amuzuvi - UMaT, Ghana
Assoc Prof I. Adetunde - UMaT, Ghana
Dr Grace Ofori Sarpong - UMaT, Ghana
Dr S. Ndur - UMaT, Ghana
Dr D. Kakraba - UMaT, Ghana
Dr McBoafo Annku - UMaT, Ghana


Advisory Board

Prof J. S. Y. Kuma
University of Mines and Technology

Prof N. A. Amegbey
University of Mines and Technology

Prof Dzigbodi-Adjimah
University of Mines and Technology

Prof R. K. Amankwah
University of Mines and Technology 

Prof K. Osseo-Asare
The Pennsylvania State University

Prof Jonas Addae-Mensah
University of South Australia

Prof D. E. Bentil
University of Vermont

ISSN: 0855-210X
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