Category archives for: Mining

Embattled Menzgold CEO Dazzles Ghanaians at Maiden Media Encounter

Accra, Ghana, August 19, 2019//-The embattled CEO of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, who was recently granted bail to the sum of GH¢1billion, by a Circuit Court, today dazzled Ghanaians at his maiden press conference held in Accra.

Disconnect Between Business and State Contributed to Marikana Massacre

Ambiguity of the transformation rules made it possible for mining companies to renege on their commitments. Shutterstock Ralph Hamann, University of Cape Town August 16, 2019//-The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in South Africa. A judicial commission of […]

Sister’s Diamond Role Puts Spotlight Back on Lourenco Family

Luanda, Angola, August 7, 2019// – The listing of President Joao Lourenco’s sister as a shareholder in Angola’s major diamond company has put the spotlight back on the First Family’s links to state wealth and punches holes into his proclamation as a proponent of anti-corruption.

Zimbabwe Anticipates Carbon Dioxide Production in 2020

July 30, 2019//-The production of carbon dioxide, a vital ingredient in the brewing of soft drinks, is envisaged to save Zimbabwe vast amounts in foreign currency used to import the product.

DR Congo President to Ibrahim Mahama: Come and Mine Bauxite in My Country

July 28, 2019//-President of DR Congo, Felix Tshisekedi has invited Engineers & Planners to start Commercial mining of Bauxite in his country. 

Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister Gives Account of $3B Chinese Loan

July 20, 2019//-Minister For Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has assured the Chinese government that Ghana is properly utilizing the $3 billion China Development Bank (CDB) Loan.

Ghana: Armed Police Storm Akyem Hemang as Residents Clash with Mining Firm

July 14, 2019//-A joint team of armed Police and Galamstop, an anti galamsey taskforce numbering about 50 have stormed Akyem Hemang Community in the Fanteakwa south district of the Eastern Region.

Ghana Integrated Aluminium Dev’t Corporation Stands For Open Door Policy

Accra, Ghana, July 8, 2019//-The Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) has assured all Ghanaians that its doors are always open to engage all stakeholders and partners in the aluminium industry.

Profica Retains No.1 Spot With Sixth PMR Diamond Arrow Award

June 13, 2019//-Profica, a leading construction and property solutions company in Africa, has been awarded the prestigious Diamond Arrow Award for the 6th time, leading the Project Management category.

Ghana: Who Benefits From The Nyinahin Huge Bauxite Deposit?

Accra, Ghana, June 11, 2019//-Mineral business has been with Ghanaians for centuries with little or no ill feeling between sellers and buyers. With the advent of colonialism and neo-colonialism, however, there seem to be mistrust between mineral owners and buyers who happen to be multi-nationals whose only interest is profit.

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