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Steadfast Limited

Ghana’s First Bolts & Nuts Company Steadfast Limited Ready for Launch

Steadfast Limited is an Engineering Company specializing in a wide range of services and manufacturing of stud bolts & nuts and specialized fasteners for...
Gii Mining

Ghana Intergrity Initiative Unveils Mining for Sustainable Dev. Project

Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of Transparency International has launched the Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD) programme. The Programme, which is being coordinated...
NORPRA Statement

NORPRA Lauds Lands Ministry Over Directives to Cover Mining Pits

The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has commended the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources on its directives to close illegal mining...
Tkd

Residents of Mining Communities Experiencing Change Through MDF

The Minerals Development Fund (MDF), under the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry, has embarked on some projects in some mining communities in the Prestea...
agricultural productivity

China Targets Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing as well as Services Sector Expansion

China will roll out more opening measures in the agriculture, mining, manufacturing and service sectors, and allow wholly foreign funded enterprises to operate in...
Mining Summit

Government and Stakeholders Join Hands for Efficient Use of Mining Resources

The Government has given assurance to the global mining community that it would foster closer collaboration with stakeholders in the industry for efficient utilisation...
Women In Mining

FoN and Oxfam Organises Capacity Building for Women in Mining

Women working in the mining sector in Ghana faced challenges that inhibit their effective participation in the sector. The challenges confronting the women include stigmatisation...
mining

Launching for Ghana’s 4th Mining and Energy Summit Held

Ghana Chamber of Mines, has launched the fourth edition of the Ghana Mining and Energy Summit (GMES) in Accra. The biennial conference and exhibition are...
mining

Union’s threat to shut down mining to devastate economy

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's (AMCU's) threats to shut down the mining sector could be disastrous for South Africa's economy, expert warned. AMCU...
Atiwa Forest

Atewa forest needs to be protected for National Park Purposes

Government’s decision to carry out large scale bauxite mining in the ancient Atewa Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region continues to face resistance from...
multiple fatality accident

Close down Shaanxi Mining Company Talensi Youth Demand

Concerned Youth of Talensi, a youth group in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, over the weekend called on government to revoke...
The World Bank

WB gives assistance to Sustainable mining project with US$50 million

The World Bank is to support the implementation of the Multi-Sectorial Integrated Mining Project (MSIMP) of the government with US$ 50 million. Out of the...
Spare-parts

Experts urge swift reforms in Ghana’s mining industry

In the wake of extremely low dividends paid to Ghana by mining firms operating in the country, experts urged here on Wednesday for swift...
Steve Manteaw

Mining Communities asked to institute community growth schemes

Dr Steve Manteaw, Chairman of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC )has encouraged mining communities to establish Mining Community Development Schemes (MDCS). This, he noted...
illegal mining

Three People Post Bail for Illegal Mining

Three young men from Damang in Prestea Huni/Valley have been granted 10,000 Ghana cedis bail each with a surety to be justified for conspiracy...

Employ competent negotiators to lead Ghana in mining, oil & gas agreements – Atuguba

Senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ghana, Professor Raymond Akongburo Atuguba has urged the Ghanaian government to hire the...
Stakeholders

Stakeholders Calls On Government To Involve Chiefs In Issuing Mining License

Stakeholders have called for the involvement and consultation of Chiefs in the issuance Artisanal and Small Scale miners licenses in the country. According to...
extractive sector

Stakeholders in mining encouraged to work together

Madam Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has urged the government to domesticate the...
Taskforce arresting a woman at Pee Tay Enterprise

Displaced illegal miners at risk

Ms Hannah Blyth, the Programme Manager of the Fund for Peace, has called on government to ensure that a long term strategy is instituted...

Stakeholders deal with negative aspects of artisanal mining

The First Biennial Conference to seek ideas of researchers and stakeholders in the mining sector on how best to effectively deal with the negative...
Environmental-pollution

Ghanaians advised to give hope to future generations

The District Chief Executive for Amenfi West, Mr. George Agyiri has stressed the need to protect the natural environment and its resources to give...
Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

Humans Asked Not To Underestimate Importance Of Forest

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has said the importance of the forest to humanity should not be underestimated but...
Spare-parts

Mining spares a thought for sustainable livelihoods in Ghanaian local communities

Sustainable livelihoods in mining communities is beginning to gain ground among mining firms in Ghana. For this reason, many people are beginning to invest in...
child labour

Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Joint Task Force Undertake 233 Operations In 3 Months

The Operation Vanguard, a joint Military-Police Taskforce set up by the government to enforce the ban on illegal mining activities have embarked on 233...
diamonds

Namibia diamond miner set to cease land based mining

Namibia's biggest diamond miner, Namdeb, has announced plans to close its land based mines, a union official told media on Tuesday. Namdeb is a 50/50...

Chiefs charged to lead campaign against illegal mining

Chiefs have been urged to take centre stage in the fight to stop illegal mining and safeguard the country’s environment. Mr. Kofi Dzamesi, the Minister...

Stakeholders push integration of mining into Ghana’s economy

Experts discussing Ghana's future as a mining nation have urged the country to develop and implement a strategy that will see the integration of...
inflation

Producer Price Index As At July Dropped to 2.0%

The year-on-year inflation from the Producer Price Index (PPI) for all industry decreased to 2.0 per cent in July 2017, against the 3.2 per...
Africa

Women at the forefront of African legal capacity-building

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) staff recently attended the first Women Advancing Africa Forum (WAA), a new flagship conference on women’s contributions...