Thursday, March 4, 2021
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a global health crisis, which has challenged health standards worldwide. Ghana has had its share of the coronavirus pandemic and is working hard to get a grip on the situation. Safety Communication Consult (SCC) caught up with the Executive Vice President and Head of...
Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) received four awards, including two of the most important individual leadership recognitions, at the 6th Ghana Mining and Industry Awards (GMIA) held in Accra. GFG’s Damang mine picked up the awards for Corporate Social Investment (CSI) Project of the Year and Best Performer in Innovation for...
Catherine Kuupol Kuutor, the Metallurgical Manager of Abosso Goldfields Limited (Damang mine) was named Female Mining Professional of the Year at the 6th Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA) held in Accra. The award was in recognition Mrs Kuutor’s immense contribution to the productivity and business success of the Damang mine...
Small-scale miners, within five months, have paid GH¢140million in taxes to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) with the help of the Chamber of Bullion Traders Ghana (CBTG), and believe they can meet the set target of GH¢200million. The CBTG is also calling on government to enforce the policy on refining...
In July 2020 , Golden Star Resources (GSR) announced the sale of its subsidiaries, Golden Star Bogoso Prestea Limited, to Future Global Resources (FGR) in a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA). Caystar Holdings owns 100 percent shares in Bogoso Holdings and Bogoso Holdings in turn owns  90 percent shares in Golden...
Unlike Bogoso Gold Limited that made severance payments to its employees during the takeover of the gold mine by GSR in 1999, Golden Star Resources GSR through its actions and in-actions has expressed its unwillingness to pay severance packages of employees affected by the sale of its Bogoso-Prestea gold...
Employees and community members of Golden Star Resources’ (GSR) recently sold Bogoso Prestea Mine are petitioning the government to intervene in the mine’s sale due to inherent risks the deal poses to Ghanaian employees and the micro-economy of Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality. The employees are saying the deal if allowed to...
His Excellency the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akofu-Addo and the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) have made claims intending to show how plans to mine Atewa Forest for bauxite abide by Ghana’s laws and international best practices for protecting the environment and people’s rights. Notwithstanding these...
Newmont Ghana has completed and handed over resettlement buildings to 25 households which were displaced by mining activities at Dormaa-Kantinka, a farming community within the Newmont Ahafo enclave. The people were displaced after their homes were destroyed by the Newmont Subinka East Waste dump. Initially, Newmont was hesitant to resettle...
AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Mine has said its effort to enhance agriculture development in the Obuasi municipality is being undermined by illegal mining activities, or galamsey, despite committing US$620,000 into local agricultural programmes. Senior Sustainability Manager, of AngloGold Ashanti-Obuasi Mine, Emmanuel Baidoo, said the galamsey activities are happening close to the...
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