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Great Consolidated Diamonds Company Limited

DIC Revokes Deal with Akwatia Mine

The Divesture Implementation Committee (DIC) has abrogated its agreement with the Great Consolidated Diamonds Company Limited (GCDCL), which took over the former Ghana Consolidated...
Atiwa Forest

CSOs Urged to Reconsider Stand on Atiwa Forest Mine

Three Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) have asked the government to reconsider its plans to mine bauxite in the Atiwa Forest. According to the CSOs it...
iduapriem mine

Iduapriem Mine to Rebuild Community Liaison Group

AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited has initiated a process to reconstitute its Community Liaison Group (CLG) to broaden its mandate of serving as an umbrella...
mines

Zimbabwe seeks to resuscitate major asbestos mine

Zimbabwe's new government is planning to resuscitate a major asbestos mine in the central part of the country to create jobs and help revive...
mine

Exton Cubic Equipment Seizure Suffers Daily Loses of $40,000

The Ashanti regional minister has seized equipment and logistics hired by the company for its operations and has vowed not to release them until...
AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti failed at improving the mine – MCE

Mr. Richard Ofori Agyemang-Boadi the Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive has earlier this morning blamed AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi mine for their current predicaments which...
Australia

Australia to place Donaldson Mine Under care and maintenance mode

Major coal miners have been mothballing or selling operations in Australia from slumping prices in coal prices, despite other major coal projects - Shenhua...
Anglogold

Widow demands $6.5 million in compensation from AngloGold

Mrs Joyce Baffour and Madam Akosua Abrafi, wife and mother respectively of the late George Emil Baffour accuse the company of negligence leading to...
mine

Tanzania’s mine pit collapse kills two

Authorities said that the tragic accident occurred on Tuesday evening in an area close to Acacia Mining's (formerly African Barrick Gold) Bulyanhulu gold mine....

Rescue operation suspended at S. African mine

The rescue operations at the Lily Mine in Barberton near Mpumalanga Province has to be suspended because it is too risky, Zwane said....
miners

Miner At Anglogold Ashanti Died After A Fall

AngloGold Ashanti has in a statement said, the company had notified the Department of Mineral Resources of the incident and inspection had been concluded. The...
Illegal miners in business

Uncovered mine pits claiming innocent lives

The Paramount Chief of Wassa Amenfi, Tetrete Akuamoah Sekyim II, has expressed worry over scattered uncovered pits in the area that has become death...
miners

South Africa miners call off strike

An agreement between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and several coal sector firms has resulted in the end of a strike involving thousands of employees...
miners

90 per cent of mine workers income less than 10 per cent of highest...

A study carried out in 2014 by the Ghana Mine Workers has revealed that 90 per cent of mine workers share of wage income...

Savanna Cement to mine limestone in forest reserve

The Savanna Cement Company Limited (SAVACEM) has applied to the country?s authorities to be granted a 49.98 kilometres squared concession in the Yakombo Forest...
One of the sites where the illegal miners operate. One of the sites where the illegal miners operate.

15 Burkina Faso miners trapped in collapsed mine

Fifteen people are still trapped in a gold mine that collapsed on April 30 in Burkina Faso's northern region of Djibo, an official source...
Newmont

Labour Ministry urge Newmont to review case against 4 workers

The Management of Newmont Ghana Limited has been asked by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations to review the interdiction of...
diamond

Canadian miner to mine diamonds in Botswana

Canadian based diamond exploration and development company, Peregrine Diamonds will soon explore for diamonds in Botswana. The company on Monday announced it has entered...
AGA's Delanyo Aheto-Tsegah presenting the items to Pastor James

Obuasi Mine Technical Services Employees Reach Out To The Needy

By Jack Adom The Obuasi Mine Technical Services, with contributions from other departments, demonstrated their care and generosity for the needy and disadvantaged in the...
For the past 17 days a crinminal syndicate has been stealing power cables from Obuasi. The worst affected area is a water pumping station at Jimiso in Obuasi where as many as (as at today) today 21 poles carrying power have been cut and the copper stolen. This has affected AGA, communities and hospitals.

Copper Stealing Syndicate Vandalize Jimi Station

By Jack Adom ?We are under siege please come and help us from these criminals?, Opayin Anokye Fram, a 72 year old farmer, was reported...

We have not sacked workers-AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Ltd (AGA) has refuted media reports that it has sacked 5,300 of its workers. The company has also denied speculations that it...

Garimpeiros and Ouro Roxo Participacoes fight over gold

In the remarkable gold rush that gripped the Tapajos river basin after the metal was discovered there in 1958, tens of thousands of garimpeiros...