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Low capacity hampers Ghana’s local participation in mining

The low level of human and technical capacity in Ghanaian mining communities has hampered the full implementation of the country's local content and local...

Zambia woos investors in mining sector

The Zambian government has urged international mining firms to take advantage of the country's stable policies and vast mineral resources by investing in the...

Guinean remanded for engaging in illegal mining

A 23-year-old Guinean national who unlawfully entered a forest reserve and engaged in illegal mining activities (galamsey), has been remanded into police custody by...

Rigworld Solutions commences bolts and nuts production for mining, oil and gas industry

Rigworld Solutions Limited is set to open an ultramodern manufacturing center here in Ghana to produce high quality stud bolts and nuts for the...
Newmont Goldcorp Akyem Learnership Graduants with Newmont officials, Family and Chiefs of Akyem

Newmont Goldcorp schools unemployed in mining

Newmont Goldcorp’s Akyem mine has held a graduation ceremony at New Abirem for the fourth batch of trainees of the company’s Learnership Training Programme....
Child labour

Stakeholders want stronger collaboration to combat child labour in mining

Participants at a workshop to deliberate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manual to guide combating child labour in Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mining...

Zambia calls for Argentina in establishment of mining cooperation deal

Zambia on Friday called for the establishment of a memorandum of understanding with Argentina aimed enhancing cooperation in the mining sector. During...
multiple fatality accident

Namibia’s mining sector expected to perform better

Namibia's mining sector growth would outperform regional peers over the coming years, according to a research firm's outlook. The main driver of...

Trained forest monitors equipped to combat deforestation

Communities fringing Ghana’s forest reserves and in the off reserve areas have always been at the receiving end of illegal activities in the forest...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...