Gov’t to curb ‘galamsey’ with job-creation – Bawumia

Stopping illegal mining, otherwise known as ‘galamsey,’ will not be possible unless there is a conscious effort to ensure inclusive growth, which is why job-creation and education are key on government’s agenda, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has said.Natural resources, the ... — Read More

Scrap Stability agreements – Dep. BoG Governor

The second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Johnson Asiamah, has called on the government to scrap stability agreements with mining companies to shore up the country’s earnings from the sector. “Despite our aversion to the existing stability agreements, the ... — Read More

Scrap stability agreements with mining firms – BOG

The second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana(BoG) Dr. Johnson Asiamah has called on the government to in the nearest future scrap stability agreements especially with multinational mining companies operating in Ghana.According Dr. Johnson Asiamah cancelling of the stability agreements ... — Read More

Newmont pays $500m in taxes and royalties

Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo Mine in the Brong Ahafo Region has achieved a production milestone of over five million ounces of gold since it poured its first gold in 2006.The ten-year landmark production achievement of the mining firm has translated into the ... — Read More

Newmont Ghana honoured for local content development

Newmont Ghana has been at the forefront of encouraging local procurement since it commenced business in 2006. The company ensures that Ghanaian-owned companies are considered for contracts through fair and transparent processes, and holds capacity building programmes for local businesses in ... — Read More

Illegal miners at Obause mine numbers drop - AngloGold

Mining gaint AngloGold Ashanti has renewed its call on the government, to clear the rest illegal miners ocuppying its Obuase mine.According to Stewart Bailey Senior Vice President in charge of Investor Relations and Group Communications at AngloGold Ashanti though the government ... — Read More

More policy attention needed on artisanal mining – UNCTAD

Artisanal and small-scale mining offers opportunities to generate jobs, reduce poverty, and provide livelihoods, but this sector has been largely ignored by policy-makers and donors, an UNCTAD official said.In addition, poor management of this sector contributes to serious health and environmental ... — Read More

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