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

Mining, manufacturing push producer inflation down

Producer prices in the country for September 2016 have seen a decrease as the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has announced that the Producer Price Index (PPI) has declined to 9.7percent from 11.2percent recorded in August.This means that, on an annual basis, ... — Read More

‘Illegal mining heightening climate change’

The activities of illegal miners continues to be a critical challenge to the country’s ability in addressing climate change issues, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mahama Ayariga has said.This, he urged for collaboration with international agencies to deal with ... — Read More

2nd Africa Dubai Precious Metals Forum held

Over 130 industry delegates have attended DMCC’s second Africa Dubai Precious Metals Forum (‘ADPMF’) held at the Kempinski Hotel.Government ministers, regulators, mining industry professionals, security experts, airlines, logistics facilitators and representatives from the OECD were drawn to the two-day event, which ... — Read More

New gold refinery to provide over 300 jobs

Gold Coast Refinery Limited (GCRL) says its US$110million gold refinery facility is about 95 per cent complete as it is expected to provide direct jobs for over 300 people and 1,000 indirectly. A modern and well-equipped gold refinery, located at the Kotoka ... — Read More

Galamsey threatens cocoa sector

The Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Samson Ahi, has bemoaned the debilitating effect illegal mining (galamsey) is having on the cocoa industry, charging Licenced Buying Companies (LBCs) to join the fight to end the situation.Galamsey activities are rampant ... — Read More

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