Category archives for: Mining

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine Outshines Rivals at Industry Awards

Accra, Ghana, December 5, 2019//-AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine has outshone its rivals to be adjudged the Best Performer in Corporate Social Investment 2019 at the fifth edition of the Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA).

Newmont Goldcorp’s Environmental Management Practices Paying Off  

Accra, Ghana, December 4, 2019//-The environmental management practices being implemented by Newmont Goldcorp’s Akyem Mine are paying off.

Results of Artisanal Gold Mining Research in West Africa Launched

Dakar, Senegal, December 3, 2019// — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Office for West and Central Africa, today unveiled a powerful exhibition, Pour Tout l’Or du Monde (‘For All the Gold in the World’), documenting the plight of artisanal gold miners in West Africa. 

Asanko Gold Adjudged Mining Company of the Year for 2 Consecutive Times

Accra, Ghana, November 30, 2019//-Asanko Gold Ghana Limited (AGGL), a jointly-owned by Asanko and Gold Fields, has been adjudged the mining company of the year 2019 for two consecutive times at the fifth edition of the Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA).

Newmont Goldcorp’s Ahafo Mine Named Ghana’s CSR Organization of the Year

Accra, Ghana, November 29, 2019//-Newmont Goldcorp’s Ahafo Mine has been named Ghana’s Corporate Social Responsibility Organization for the year 2018 by the Ghana Investment Promotions Center (GIPC).

India Turning a Blind Eye to Smuggled Gold

Ottawa, Canada, November 28, 2019/ — IMPACT’s new report reveals India to be one of the largest gold smuggling hubs in the world.

Mining in Ghana Set for Major Shift

Accra, Ghana, November 23, 2019//-Ghana’s mining sector is set to undergo a major change in its regulatory framework as the Minerals Commission has initiated and proposed some key changes to the current Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703).

Ghana’s Traditional and State Powers Must Collaborate to Halt Illegal Mining

Illicit mining is carried out on lands sold by traditional rulers. Wikimedia Commons James Boafo, The University of Queensland November 16, 2019//-Small-scale mining forms an important sector of Ghana’s economy, employing one million people directly and supporting the livelihoods of about 4.5 million people. The industry accounts for 35% of the country’s total gold production.

SMB-Winning Wins Tender for Exploitation of Iron Ore Deposits in Guinea

November 15, 2019//- SMB-Winning Consortium has won a tender for the iron ore deposits in Simandou Blocks I and II in Guinea, following a call for tenders issued by the Guinean government.

Dangote Signs Two Mining Agreements With Togolese Gov’t

November 8, 2019//-The Head of State HE Faure Gnassingbé chaired today in Lomé a signing ceremony of two partnership agreements in the mining sector reached between the Togolese government and Dangote Industries Limited (DIL).

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