Category archives for: Mining

Regional Senior Vice President for Newmont Africa Adjudged Mining Personality of the Year

Accra, Ghana, December 4, 2018//-Regional Senior Vice President for Newmont Africa, Alwin Pretorius has been adjudged the Mining Personality of the Year 2017 at the fourth edition of the Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA).

Asanko Gold Ghana Outshines Rivals at Industry Awards

Accra, Ghana, December 3, 2018//-Asanko Gold Ghana Limited (AGGL), a jointly-owned by Asanko and Gold Fields, has been adjudged the mining company of the year 2017 at the fourth edition of the Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA).

MP: 23 Mining Companies Are Mining in Ghana Without Approval

Accra, Ghana, November 30, 2018//-The Deputy Chairman of the Select Committee on Mines and Energy, Adam Mutawikilu, has disclosed that as of May 2018, 23 mining companies are mining in Ghana without parliamentary approval.

New Book on Natural Resources Puts Spotlight on Licensing Process

Accra, Ghana, November 29, 2018//-A new book on natural resources has been launched in Accra, Ghana with a call on resource-rich countries to focus on good governance, transparency, the engagement of stakeholders and an effective fiscal regime to help create the environment for effective use of natural resources for development.

Downsizing of Golden Star and Goldfields Staff Affects Ghana’s Mining Sector Jobs

Accra, Ghana, November 28, 2018//-The reduction in Ghana’s mining sector workforce has been blamed on the limited labour rationalisation measures undertaken by Golden Star Resources and Abosso Goldfields Limited’s shift from owner to contract mining.

Mining Coys Returned $2.75 Billion of Mineral Revenue Into Ghana

Accra, Ghana, November 27, 2018//-Producing members of the Ghana Chamber of Mines returned $2.75 billion of their $3.68 billion mineral revenue into the country in 2017.

Ghana Receives $6,004 Million from Minerals Export

Accra, Ghana, November 26, 2018//-Data from the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has revealed that proceeds from the country’s export of minerals increased by 19 percent to $6,004 million in 2017 from $5,060 million in 2016.

Ghana Earned GH¢2.16 Billion From Mining Revenue in 2017

Accra, Ghana, November 26, 2018//-Statistics from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) revealed that the country has earned GHȻ 2.16 billion from mining revenue in 2017 as against GH¢1.65 billion in 2016.

Prof Buah: Ghana’s Mining Coys Committed to Responsible Mining Practices     

Accra, Ghana, November 25, 2018//-Prof William K. Buah, the Dean of School of Postgraduate Studies of the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana says mining companies operating in the country are committed to responsible and sustainable mining practices.

CEDA: Capping of Minerals Dev’t Fund Undermines Dev’t of Mining Communities

Accra, Ghana, November 15, 2018//-The Centre for Extractives & Development Africa (CEDA), a leading extractive and development policy research and advocacy organization working with partners around the continent and beyond, has raised concern about the capping of Minerals Development Fund (MDF) in the country.

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