Category archives for: Mining

Top 12 Gold Holders Worldwide by Country and Institutions in 2020

March 25, 2020//-Data compiled by indicates that the United States holds the largest stockpile of the global Gold Reserves at 14.81% (8,965.15 tons). The data further shows that the global Gold Reserve stood at 58,710.48 tons by March 24.

Geodrill Wants More Women in Mining, Exploration 

Accra, Ghana, March 12, 2020//-Traditionally, mining has always been considered a male-dominated field. The Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group (2014) says 5 to 10 percent of people working in mining are women. At the director level, it is seven percent; the lowest of any major industry.

Newmont Ghana Outshines Rivals; Emerges Biggest Winner at IPR Awards  

Accra, March 4, 2020 –Newmont Ghana’s Communications and External Relations team topped the list of winners at the 8th National PR and Communications Excellence Awards held over the weekend by the Institute of Public Relations in Accra.

ACEES to Gov’t: Scrap Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining in Ghana  

Accra, February 28, 2020: The Africa Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (ACEES) has called on the government to scrap the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) and rather resource the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to perform their regulatory roles.

Why South Africa Loses Its Gold Crown To Ghana

Accra, Ghana, February 27, 2020//-Ghana – formally known as the Gold Coast, took the crown as Africa’s leader in Gold Production.

Report : Largest Mining Companies in Danger of Perceived ‘SDG-washing’ Over Selective Reporting

Nyon, Switzerland, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Many of the world’s largest mining companies risk the perception that they are ‘SDG-washing’ through selective reporting of their impacts on these universal goals.

Ghana: Group Charges Akufo-Addo to Account for Galamsey Proceeds

Accra, Ghana, February 19, 2020//- Caucus for Democratic Governance, Ghana (CDG-GH), a pressure group has charged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to account for every pesewa his government collected from the galamsey fight.

East Africa Mulls Ways to End Illicit Gold Trade

February 17, 2020//-Countries in the region are discussing the adoption of stringent traceability mechanisms for the gold industry to stamp out rampant smuggling across East and Central Africa to overseas buyers particularly in Asia.

Minister lodges Money laundering Charge Against Journalist, Security Chief and Ex-NPP Chair

Accra, Ghana, February 8, 2020//-Ghana’s Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovations (MESTI), Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, has requested the Police Service to probe three men allegedly engaged in money laundering activities.

Ghana: NPP Vice Chair Arrested Over Missing Excavators

February 4, 2020//-The New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s Central Regional Vice Chairman, Horace Ekow Ewusi, is currently in the grips of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), according media reports.

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