I will fight galamsey to the end – President

President Nana Akufo-Addo has affirmed his government's commitment to seeing the end of galamsey, urging the nation not to allow the destructive activity to continue destroying lands and water bodies.Addressing journalists at the flagstaff House on six months of being in ... — Read More

Mineworkers Union pleased with resolve to rid nation of ‘galamsey’

Secretary-General of the Mineworkers’ Union, Prince William Ankrah said the union has on countless occasions raised concern about the devastating nature of illegal small scale mining, commonly referred to as galamsey, over a period spanning not less than twenty years.Thus, it ... — Read More

Minister reassures illegal miners of alternative livelihood

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has assured illegal miners of government’s plans to provide an alternative source of livelihood for all illegal miners sacked from mining sites.According to Mr. Amewu, the government has fashioned out programmes ... — Read More

Lands and Natural Resources Minister tours galamsey sites

Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, yesterday led a delegation to illegal mining sites in the country, as the 21-day ultimatum given to illegal miners operating in the country expires by close of day.According to John Peter Amewu, the delegation ... — Read More

Gov’t to introduce new law to deal with illegal mining

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said government will soon introduce new a comprehensive policy, to irreversibly deal with the raging issue of illegal mining activities, which is causing huge environmental pollution, across the country.In response to a question at ... — Read More

Using evidence-based advocacy to combat ‘galamsey’

On March 18, 2017, Ghana joined the international community to celebrate World Water Day. Annually the day provides a platform to advocate the sustainable management of freshwater resources worldwide.This year’s local celebration was on the theme: “Water and waste water”, while ... — Read More

Gold Fields Damang mine saves 2,000 jobs

Mining giant Gold Fields Ghana Limited has disclosed that some 2,000 jobs will be protected with the approval of US$1.5 billion by the company’s board as reinvestment at its Damang Mine, according to the Executive President and Head of West Africa, ... — Read More

Engineers must help deal with illegal mining - Veep

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has challenged the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) to roll up its sleeves and offer practical advice to help deal with the menace of illegal mining that has bedeviled the country.Illegal mining also known as ... — Read More

Randgold posts strong performance in 2016

After its record-breaking performance last year, Randgold Resources is strongly positioned to sustain profitable production, and continue delivering value to all stakeholders, well into the future, says chief executive Mark Bristow in the company’s 2016 annual report published yesterday.Bristow notes that ... — Read More

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