Latest News for: Ghana gold mines


MIIF to launch gold-backed ETF

B & FT Online 21 May 2024
MIIF believes that developing a gold-backed ETF will contribute to beneficiation along the entire value chain of mining in Ghana by creating a market for gold-backed financial products.

Gold Fields Foundation launches 20th anniversary

B & FT Online 16 May 2024
According to him, the Foundation focuses primarily on the communities around Gold Fields operating mines in Ghana, (Gold Fields Ghana Limited and Abosso Goldfields Limited), particularly those ...

Chamber of Mines injects over US$200,000 into UMaT

B & FT Online 15 May 2024
The investment, he explains, is in line with the chamber’s commitment to leveraging UMaT’s expertise to boost recoveries to 90 percent, thereby increasing the efficiency and profitability of gold mining operations in Ghana.

Ghana's forests are being wiped out: What's behind this, and why attempts to stop it ...

Phys Dot Org 15 May 2024
Ghana has around 7.9 million hectares of forested land (35% of the total land area), according to the Food and Agriculture Organization ... What are the main causes of deforestation in Ghana? ... Ghana is rich in mineral resources such as gold and manganese.

Tarkwa: Chamber of Mines calls for air transport to drive mining hub

Business Ghana 13 May 2024
At the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation in Tarkwa, Mr Koney said it was high time to engage in serious discussions about transforming Tarkwa into a true mining city.

AngloGold Ashanti says negotiations for Ghanaian JV with Gold Fields are ‘complex’

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2024
The company said the proposed Tarkwa/Iduapriem joint venture project in Ghana will become the biggest gold mine in Africa, with expected bullion production of about 900 000 ounces a year ... The mine ...

Govt to protect population from mercury, electronic waste pollution — EPA

Business Ghana 13 May 2024
The AEHPMP is a World Bank-funded initiative that aims at strengthening the institutional capacity to manage and regulate e-waste and the use of mercury in artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Senegal and Zambia. .

Gold Fields announces new leadership team in Ghana  

Ghana Business News 09 May 2024
Ms Kuupol Kuutor has led business improvement processes and projects, which have resulted in increased gold recovery, as well as improvements in processing cost and efficiencies at the two Gold Fields Mines in Ghana.

Editorial: Renegotiate mineral contracts to favour the state

B & FT Online 09 May 2024
Despite Ghana being a leading gold producer with several decades of experience in the extractives industry, its stake in almost all mining companies in the country currently remains around 10 to 15 percent (carried interest).

Ghana’s Support for New Free Education Treaty Crucial

Human Rights Watch 08 May 2024
Only a few years before the introduction of free senior high school, Human Rights Watch had interviewed children working in Ghana’s gold mines, carrying heavy loads of ore just to earn the cost of secondary school admission.

Gold Fields announces new leadership team

B & FT Online 07 May 2024
Ms Kuupol Kuutor has led business improvement processes and projects which have resulted in increased gold recovery, as well as improvements in processing cost and efficiencies at the two Gold Fields mines in Ghana.

Anansi Green Energy to deliver green electricity to Ghanaians through a new renewable energy platform

B & FT Online 19 Apr 2024
Anglo Gold Ashanti. One of the big mining companies in Ghana which could be provided with clean energy through the Anansi Green Energy Platform ... No competition to VRA or ECG and no reliance on Government of Ghana ... This also applies for Ghana.

INVESTING EXPLAINED: What you need to know about cocoa and why we are reading so ...

This is Money 19 Apr 2024
A mixture of extreme weather events and crop disease has severely reduced supply from Ghana and the Ivory Coast, the two main cocoa bean producing nations. Illegal gold mining, which is taking up land in Ghana, is also undermining output ... ....

Genser Energy commends major stakeholders for Gas pipeline construction

B & FT Online 18 Apr 2024
... Board, Energy Commission, local chiefs and communities, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), and the mining companies (Gold Fields) whose balance sheets were used to finance the project.