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Government will partner mining industry for economic transformation-Minister

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Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, has reiterated the commitment of the government to partner the mining industry to stimulate...
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Two persons remanded into custody for mining in forest reserve

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The Nkawie circuit court has remanded two persons into prison custody for unlawful entry and illegal mining activities in the Tano-Offin Forest reserve, in...
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South African mining sector calls for improvement in competitiveness

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The Minerals Council of South Africa on Friday called for the country to improve its competitiveness, address red tape in government and implement...
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Chinese firm leaves footmarks in Zambia’s Chingola mining district

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A Chinese enterprise has left footmarks in Chingola district in the Copperbelt province of Zambia, following the roads works that was constructed in...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Producer Price inflation for June hits 8.7 per cent

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for June was 8.7 per cent compared with 8.4 percent recorded in May. The month-on-month change in producer price...
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Manso-Nkwanta Traditional Council to resist mining at Oda Forest

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The Manso-Nkwata Traditional Council has vowed to resist any attempt by people to mine in the Oda Forest Reserve at Aboaboaso in the Amansie...
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Zambian government responds to deal with foreign firm on gold mining

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The Zambian government on Sunday dispelled assertions that it was only interested in giving foreign firms licenses for gold mining in the country. ...
Bernice Adzo Gbadam, Health & Safety Coordinator.

Geodrill Wants More Women in Mining and Exploration

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Traditionally, mining has always been considered a male-dominated field. The Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group (2014) says 5 to 10 percent of people...
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Tanzania says mining to contribute 10 percent of GDP by 2025

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Sunday the country's mining sector was expected to contribute 10 percent to the gross domestic product (GDP)...

South African company, WearCheck, expands operations in Ghana

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WearCheck, South African condition monitoring specialists, have upgraded their laboratory in Tarkwa into a state-of-the-art testing centre to now conduct transformer oil, coolant and...
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Low capacity hampers Ghana’s local participation in mining

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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...
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Zambia woos investors in mining sector

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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...
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Guinean remanded for engaging in illegal mining

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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

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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

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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

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Participants at a workshop to deliberate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manual to guide combating child labour in Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mining...
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Zambia calls for Argentina in establishment of mining cooperation deal

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Zambia on Friday called for the establishment of a memorandum of understanding with Argentina aimed enhancing cooperation in the mining sector. During...
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Namibia’s mining sector expected to perform better

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has commended the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources on its directives to close illegal mining...
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Residents of Mining Communities Experiencing Change Through MDF

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The Minerals Development Fund (MDF), under the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry, has embarked on some projects in some mining communities in the Prestea...
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China Targets Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing as well as Services Sector Expansion

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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

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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

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

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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...
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Union’s threat to shut down mining to devastate economy

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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...
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Atewa forest needs to be protected for National Park Purposes

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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...
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Close down Shaanxi Mining Company Talensi Youth Demand

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