Some of the mining companies that participated in the National Executive Council meeting were Engineers and Planners, Obuasi Goldfield Limited, Anglo- Gold Ashanti, Bogoso Mining Limited, Anyinam Mining Consult, Newmont Akyem Projects and Newmont Ahafo Projects.
The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) last-Monday?hosted its National Executive Council meeting in Accra.
At a meeting which was aim to deliberate on the challenges in the mining sector as the world price of gold falls.
Speaking at the meeting, the General Secretary of the Mineworkers Union, Mr Prince William Ankrah hinted that the global decline in the price of gold and other metals had brought about critical challenge to players in the mining industry.
He said the challenge required that players in the mining sector reposition themselves in the face of possible mine closures and redundancies.
Mr Ankrah noted that, the leadership of the GMWU of TUC had been following with keen interest certain figures in the? media as possible number of mine employees to be affected when the mining companies resorted to redundancies due to fall in gold price.
He revealed that Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) would turn 70 years and urged the union members to plan ahead and work hard to accomplish their objectives as a union.