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Mr Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh

Talensi Residents Disapproves Minerals Commission’s Report

Some residents of the Talensi District in the Upper East Region, have rejected the report by the Minerals Commission on the investigation it undertook...
Minerals Commission Logo

Don’t starve Ghana’s Minerals Commission of resources

Mr Richard Ellimah, Executive Director of Centre for Social Impact Studies, a non-profit organisation on Friday tasked government to adequately provide funding and resources...

Hearing on Aisha Huang’s variation of bail fixed for Dec, 6

An Accra High Court has fixed December 6, to rule on a motion for variation of bail conditions filed by Aisha Huang and four...

Mining companies encouraged to deepen engagement with SMEs

The Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has called on mining companies to deepen their engagement with local businesses to...
oil

Stakeholders Review Local Content Oil and Gas

Dr Juliette Twumasi-Anokye, a consultant has urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs to get involved in the implementation of the oil and gas local content policy for...
Court

Court fix February 28 for Exton Cubic Group ruling

An Accra High Court has fixed February 28, next year, to rule on a judicial review application filed by Exton Cubic Group Limited following...

Aisha Huang, 4 others pray court to vary bail conditions

Aisha Huang and four other Chinese, who have been accused of engaging in illegal mining in the Ashanti Region, have prayed an Accra High...

Minerals Commission Tasked To Tackle Effects Of Illegal Mining

Government has expressed its commitment to use the country’s mineral resource endowment as catalyst for industrial transformation given the relevance and immense contribution of...
At a minesite

Dubious Conduct Of Security A Threat To Curb Galamsey

The dubious conduct of some security professionals remains the single largest threat to the success of government’s effort to curb the ‘galamsey’ menace in...
A truck waits at a quarry to pick up stones on section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 17, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Quarry Companies Cautioned To Avoid Excessive Impact On Communities

Communities in and around the Anto-Aboso electoral area in the Shama district of the western region have been advised not to site their residence...

Awomefia of Anlo Ask Nana Addo To Fulfill Promises

Togbe Sri III, the Awomefia of Anlo, has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to make real the promises by successive governments to...
Taxes

Gov’t To Block Revenue Leakages With Paperless Tax

Government is to roll out a paperless tax exemption system from January next year to block the revenue leakages that recur with the current...

Stakeholders Offered Opportunity To Validate Biodiversity Project

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says biodiversity is the country’s heritage and valuable assets for ecological integrity...
Taxes

Gov’t Set To Roll Out Paperless Tax Exemption System

Government is to roll out a paperless tax exemption system from January next year to block the revenue leakages that recur with the current...

Minerals Commission’s Inspectorate Unit is ineffective – Minister

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has said the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission has been ineffective...
OCCUPYGHANA

OccupyGhana on MenzGold Saga

OccupyGhana® has read the news report of a statement allegedly made by the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Johnson Asiamah,...

Illegal Mining In Ghana Affects Ivory Coast Lagoons

A delegation from Ivory Coast would today hold diplomatic talks with Ghanaian officials over effects of illegal mining in Ghana having rippling effects in...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Gov’t Of Ghana To Rehabilitate 1.5% Of Degraded Lands

The 1.5 per cent degraded lands out of the 238,000 kilometre square of the country, would be rehabilitated, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister...
The illegal miners with some of their tools and explosives

Minister For Lands Cautions Illegal Miner

An illegal miner, Nana Agyepong, was on Sunday caught red-handed doing illegal mining, near a river at Hiawa in the Amenfi Central District of...
galamsey

Illegal Mining Draining Farmers

Kwabena Poku, a cocoa farmer, at Kwabeng in the Eastern Region, has expressed dismay over devastation caused by alluvial mining, which has polluted water...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Illegal Miners To Be Integrated Into Mainstream Mining

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the Minerals Commission would engage the illegal miners and integrate them...
illegal mining

Ministry Retrieve 500 Excavators From Illegal Mining Sites

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday said 500 excavators have, so far, been retrieved from mining sites...
galamsey

Minerals Commission Bemoans Illegal Mining Activities

According to the commission, it spends 80 percent of its annual resources to help control illegal mining, but the major national challenge in the...
mining

Mining cadastre management system launched

The online repository is a web based portal where all data recorded in the Mining Cadastre pertaining to minerals rights and related revenues are...

The Persistent Pessimism Must End – Richard Ellimah

Mr. Richard Ellimah, Executive Director for Center for Social Impact Studies (CeSIS), who’s also a member of the committee set up by the Minerals...

Minerals Commission wants dispatch used in resolving mining

Mr Richard Kofi Afenu, the Director of Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division of the Commission, said this to members of the Committee at...

Ghana’s Gold Licensed Exporters Guidelines

The following procedures shall govern the exportation of gold by Licensed Gold Exporters (LGE) other than the holders of mining leases. These measures shall...
Commision MOU

Ghana’s Minerals Commission signs MoU with UMaT

The establishment of the mine would enable the students of the university to put into practice the knowledge acquired in the classroom so as...
Dr Tony Aubynn

There Is No Abuse In Procuring Small-scale Mining Licence – Commission

In a statement issued in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency, the Commission said the small scale mining license acquisition process is...
Dr Toni Aubynn

Mineral’s Commission Debunks GNASSM Claims Over Issuance Of Licences

The news item which appeared on Citi Business News under the heading "Association of Small Scale Miners slams Minerals Commission" indicated that the Secretary of...