Thursday, June 24, 2021
The expansion of the community mining scheme introduced by the government is expected to resolve the incidences of illegal small-scale mining activities in the country, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor has said. This approach, he said, will ensure the use of safe mining operations, environmental...
Sulemanu Koney, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines has called for collaboration between the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) and the Chamber to fashion out the development blue print to harness the resources within the region more optimally. “If we continue to operate as business as usual...
Golden Star Resources has entered into an agreement with Future Global Resources (FGR) Limited and its major shareholder, Blue International Holdings Limited to amend a share purchase agreement dated July 26, 2020. This is related to the sale of Golden Star’s 90% interest in the Bogoso-Prestea Gold Mine in Ghana...
The country could substantially strengthen its foothold as Africa’s top gold producer if issues concerning insecurity at mines, delays in obtaining permits and railway infrastructure are addressed, the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has said. The Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer Sulemanu Koney said these issues have been identified as having the...
The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has said the government is keen on seeing that Ghanaians benefit appropriately from mining while pursuing policies to enhance the transformation of the mining sector into a catalyst for industrial transformation. This also includes an effort to improve transparency and...
Gold Fields- Tarkwa Mine, on Wednesday, presented a cheque for GH¢ 120,669,348.68 (120.6 million) to the Government, being 10 per cent of its shareholding in the gold mining company, covering the 2020 financial year. Mr Alfred Baku, the Executive Vice President and Head of Goldfields West Africa, presented the cheque...
Golden Star Resources (GSR) Wassa Mine has said it is poised to increase the representation of women at the mine to 20% by the end of 2025. The company, early last year, announced an inclusion and diversity policy and seeks to attain the set target through apprenticeship and graduate...
Golden Star Resources Limited has filed a technical report that includes a preliminary economic assessment to expand its Wassa underground gold mine in Ghana. According to the company, its preliminary economic assessment provides enough evidence to develop the mine and to fully utilise the available process plant capacity. The company...
Efforts to tame illegal mining, popularly known as ‘galamsey’, have failed to yield results in the Ahafo Region, as the menace continues to attract a significant number of youth to wreak havoc on the environment with impunity. The galamsey menace is rife in communities like Ntotroso, Gyedu, Kenyasi, Hwidiem and...
Three global manufacturing companies – BMW Group, Tetra Pak and Schűco International KG – have responded to concerns over the use of aluminium made from bauxite mined in the Atewa Forest. Their positions have been communicated in letters to the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCAL), the grassroots movement advocating...
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