Category archives for: Mining

Ghana: EOCO Questions Menzgold Boss

Accra, Ghana, August 8, 2018//-The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has invited the Chief Executive Officer Menzgold Ghana Company Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah for questioning.

Vice President: New Fiscal Regime For Ghana’s Mining Sector Soon

August 6, 2018//-Ghana’s government has announced that it would soon introduce a new fiscal regime for the mining sector to ensure Ghana derives maximum benefit from the extraction of her mineral resources.

Africa’s Blue Economy: An Overlooked Opportunity?

August 4, 2018//-Twelve miles off the coast of Namibia and 150 metres above the ocean floor, a fleet of six vessels scans and sifts for the valuable diamonds that boost the economies of southern Africa.   

South Africa: Aurecon Takes Part in Coal Terminal’s Equipment Upgrade

July 31, 2018//-A R1.34-billion investment in new stack reclaimers and shiploaders has officially switched on at the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), a harbour on the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa, is the largest coal export facility in Africa.

License to Drill: How to Reduce Corruption in Extractives Sectors

July 25, 2018—In many countries, the natural resources and extractives sectors have significant potential to help boost shared prosperity and contribute to poverty reduction.

Ghana: Helicopter Carrying Boxes of Gold force Lands in Maize Farm

July 24, 2018//-A mechanical fault has forced a private helicopter carrying boxes of gold from a mining site in Bibiani in the Western Region of Ghana to Accra to make an emergency landing in a maize farm near Asamankese in the Eastern Region.

The Circular Economy as a Pathway to Growth

July 21, 2018//-What if Zambians could be compensated not just for the extraction of their copper but also for the use and reuse of it in perpetuity?

Newmont Ghana Generated $536 Million of Economic Value in 2017

Accra, July 12, GNA – Newmont Ghana generated $536 million of economic value distributed throughout the Ghanaian economy last year.

Ghana: 20 Illegal Miners Arrested

July 10, 2018//-Twenty illegal miners have been arrested in the Western and Ashanti Regions by the operation vanguard team with their mining equipment confiscated.

KSrelief Launches Comprehensive Project to Deliver ‘Life Without Landmines’ for Yemenis

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 30, 2018//-The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has launched the Saudi Project for Landmine Clearance (MASAM), a program committed to making Yemen landmine-free in order to protect civilians and to safeguard the delivery of urgent humanitarian supplies.

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