Category archives for: Mining

Unsubstantiated Compensation Claims: Newmont Ghana Sets Record Straight

Kenyasi, Ghana, January 16, 2020 – Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo mine has reiterated its commitment to sustainable and responsible mining in the country.

African Development Bank Allocates €1.2M to Train Policymakers in Boosting Mining revenues

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, January 16, 2020 – The African Development Bank has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues.

Sudan Opens Up Gold Market In Bid to Raise Revenue

January 10, 2020//-Sudan has begun allowing private traders to export gold, a measure designed to crack down on smuggling and attract foreign currency into the country’s cash-strapped treasury.

Ghana’s Mining Communities Are Still Not Getting Their Just Dues

Obuasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana has a long history with mining companies. Wikimedia Commons Päivi Lujala, University of Oulu January 9, 2020//-Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy.

Hope Springs from Sacrifice in West Africa’s Gold Mines

Geneva, Switzerland, January 8, 2020/ — On a bright, scorching morning in the small gold-mining site of Tiemba, southern Mali, women and men form a human chain, from the holes dug in dry earth to the river bordering Guinea.

How Some Corporations Can Have Positive Impact in Communities

Dealing with grand challenges: It’s not about the rains, it’s about the drains. Shutterstock Ralph Hamann, University of Cape Town; Alan Zhang, MIT Sloan School of Management; Clifford Shearing, University of Cape Town; Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, and Lulamile Makaula, University of Cape Town January 3, 2020//-What is the role of corporations in […]

Tanzania’s Extractive Sector Reaps From Reforms

December 31, 2019//-Tanzania’s extractive industry turned around its fortunes in 2019 as the country embarked on reforms to boost revenue collection.

85% of Obuasi Mine Redevelopment Project Spend Goes to Local Businesses

Accra, Ghana, December 26, 2019//-AngloGold Ashanti (AGA), a leading global gold mining company that operates the Obuasi and Iduapriem mines located in the Ashanti and Western regions of Ghana respectively, revealed that 85% of its Obuasi Mine Redevelopment Project spend goes to Ghanaian businesses.

AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Gold Mine Pours First Gold 

Accra, Ghana, December 26, 2019//-AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, has achieved its first pour of gold from the Obuasi Gold Mine.

Load Shedding Mars South Africa Mining Sector Prospects

Johannesburg, South Africa, December 23, 2019//-The resumption power cuts, elevated operational costs and an uncertain policy environment as well as the unclear global growth outlook and flat commodity prices are placing further strain on potential revival of the South African mining sector.

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