Thursday, September 23, 2021
The establishment of a community mine at Adukrom, in the Ahafo Ano South-East district of the Ashanti Region is expected to offer jobs to some 7,000 people in the community. The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. George Mireku Ducker, said in addition to this, some of the...
Minerals-rich Africa has, for decades, found it arduous to pull off efficient management of mineral resources to create non-resource wealth and to ensure a more sustainable development. The ‘manufactured’ culprit has been lack of risk capital and technology, thus, inviting international skills and material capital to extract and drive away...
The global gold industry, and by extension the mining industry, so far stands out as the utmost beneficiary of the COVID-19 global crisis, General Secretary of Ghana Mineworkers’ Union (GMWU), Abdul-Moomon Gbana has observed. He said unlike other sectors which have been heavily hit since outbreak of the pandemic, gold...
AngloGold Ashanti – Obuasi Mine has reiterated its commitment to youth development, particularly within the catchment areas of the Obuasi Mine, as it continues to pursue a number of youth-based development initiatives. The ‘Graduate Trainee Programme,’ introduced in 2019, one of such core initiatives of the Obuasi Mine, has, to...
DRA Global has awarded Wayoe Engineering and Construction Limited (WEC), a wholly Ghanaian-owned Engineering and Construction company, the SMPP installation contract for the Water Treatment Plant for Newmont Akyem Mine. DRA Global Limited is a multi-disciplinary engineering, project management, and operations management group predominantly focused on the mining and minerals...
Golden Star Resources has released its financial and operational results for the Second Quarter as well as half year ending June 30 2021. Production from their sole operating mine at Wassa totaled 37,900 ounces at a sustaining cost of US$1,182 per ounce. Half year production for 2021 totaled 78,000 ounces...
… players argue that they shouldn’t pay for debt they didn’t contribute to The Ghana Chamber of Mines has said it is unfair to slap its members with energy recovery levy even though they did not enjoy the subsidies which led to the debt. Unlike domestic and industrial consumers, mining firms...
AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine appointed Samuel Boakye Pobee as Managing Director of the company effective 1 July 2021. Samuel Boakye Pobee has extensive experience spanning over 18 years in both open pit and underground mining. He has held several senior operational and technical roles, including General Manager – Operations, and Interim...
The mining industry has begun active engagements with the capital market in a bid to increase local participation in minerals exploration, amid Ghana’s declining competitiveness as a destination for gold exploration. This has become a major focus of the industry, given the 2020 report of the Chamber of Mines revealing...
Future Gold Resources (FGR), the operator of Bogoso Prestea Mine, has said it is saddened by the violent attack by a group of criminals that led to the destruction of property belonging to FGR Bogoso Prestea Mine and threats to the safety and welfare of workers. In a statement, FGR...
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