Sandvik Mining celebrates 2.5 million man-hours without injury

The Sales Area West Africa of global mining equipment giant, Sandvik Mining & Construction has celebrated a major milestone of working 2.5 million man-hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI).This means the West Africa operations of the company, which include legal ... — Read More

Volatility and Survival of the Fittest – Adapt to the New Normal

Volatility is the new normal in the mining industry, says pan-African consulting firm africapractice founder and CEO Marcus Courage. “Ghanaian Companies must adapt. They must become agile by identifying their core competencies and where to play and manage the politics,” he ... — Read More

New mining activities boost gold production

Expansion projects in the mining sector pushed the country’s gold production to 2,931,131 million ounces in the first nine months of last year, official data from the Minerals Commission has shown.Quite significantly, active gold miners operating in the country, including Gold ... — Read More

Millions lost to raw rubber export

The country is losing millions of cedis to the exportation of raw cup lumps (raw rubber) and action is required to realise the full benefits of the cash crop, Lionel Barre Managing Director of Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL), has said.“If ... — Read More

WACAM renews Mining Act amendment plea

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), a non-governmental association,  has renewed calls for the amendment of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to cure deficiencies in the decade-old law.According to WACAM, portions of the Act are obsolete ... — Read More

Newmont deepens security in mining communities

The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDeF) has scaled up the effort to strengthen security in mining communities across the Birim North District.The Foundation has been working closely with the Ghana Police Service on the establishment of community watch committees to help ... — Read More

Gold Fields honors Teachers in its operational area

Gold Fields Ghana Limited has awarded 30 teachers and two past circuit supervisors in its operational area for being committed, dedicated and have contributed to improving upon the level of education in the area.They received various items such as deep freezers, ... — Read More

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