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Obuasi mine faces shutdown: Fate of 7500 workers in a ...

Apr 16, 2014· The Obuasi mine, which has a concession of 488-kilometre square size, is the biggest gold mine and leading employer in the industry. With about 7,500 workers, the mine has had high overheads since ...

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Ghana: Economic Impact of Mining in Ghana - allAfrica.com

The redevelopment of the Obuasi goldmine is needed to boost economic activity in the country. Unemployment rate in Ghana has averaged 5.41% between …

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OPERATIONAL PROFILE 2019 OBUASI - aga-reports.com

the legacy closure works as agreed in the Reclamation Security Agreement signed with the Ghana Government in 2018. Obuasi's ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System certification remained suspended for 2019 while the mine was being recommissioned. Security and human rights No human rights violations were recorded, and no incidents were

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AngloGold Obuasi Mine inaugurates Closure Consultative ...

AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Obuasi Mine has inaugurated a Closure Consultative Committee to see to the implementation of requirements enshrined in the Reclamation Security Agreement, which forms part of Obuasi's redevelopment. The move is to ensure the sustainability of the Obuasi community after the exit of AngloGold Ashanti Ghana (AGAG). Inaugurating the committee, Mr Eric Asubonteng, …

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Ghana grants concessions to Anglogold Ashanti

Jun 26, 2018· All Africa.com reported that Ghana parliament has approved and adopted the report of the joint committee on Finance and Mines and Energy, granting fiscal concessions to Anglogold Ashanti Ghana ...

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Ghana's gold rush town faces uncertain future - African ...

May 16, 2016· Hemmed in by verdant hills filled with the precious metal, Obuasi has been mining gold since the 17 th century. But closure of its industrial mine and rising tensions between local miners and mine owners AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) – the world's third largest producer – …

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Seven To Face Court For Protesting At Anglogold Obuasi ...

Seven To Face Court For Protesting At Anglogold Obuasi Gold Mine Listen to article Some seven persons arrested for their involvement in disturbances at Anglogold Obuasi Gold mine have been slapped with four charges – conspiracy to commit crime, unlawful assembly, unlawful demonstration and causing unlawful damage.

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Obuasi Mine Bounces Back: AngloGold Ashanti Pours First Gold

AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi Mine redevelopment project has produced its first gold after four years of limited operation. The last four years saw the country's flagship mine, which had been in operation for more than 100 years, placed under "care and maintenance," in the face of its long held potential to uplift the local economy.

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AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine restarts slowly after ...

Jun 04, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng mine restarts slowly after COVID-19 closure 2 Min Read FILE PHOTO: A worker pours gold at the AngloGold Ashanti mine at Obuasi, Ghana, October 23, 2003 .

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Obuasi Mine redevelopment programme on course despite ...

The Obuasi Mine had projected to increase daily tonnage of gold from 2000 tons to 4,000 after 2020. The emergence of COVID-19 has, however, impacted negatively on the operations, as workers numbers were reduced. "With Covid-19, we have had to reduce the number of people who work on the Mine so somehow it would definitely will impact on our deliverables but we are doing very well.

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Give preference to Ghanaian companies – Akufo-Addo to ...

Jan 30, 2020· Business News of Thursday, 30 January 2020 Source: classfmonline.com 2020-01-30 President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his delight at the return to production, productivity, and profitability of Anglogold Ashanti's Obuasi gold mine six years after it was closed down and urged the miner to give preference to […]

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AngloGold to fully shut Obuasi mine - Citi 97.3 FM ...

AngloGold Ashanti has warned it may be forced to shut down its Obuasi mine completely if current impasse between it and illegal miners there is not resolved soon. Anglogold Ashanti early this week suspended its essential services following clashes between illegal miners and some of its staff, leading to the death of the company's ...

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Ghana: Obuasi First Face Blast As ... - allAfrica.com

The project will see Obuasi transformed into a modern, mechanised mine that will produce an average 350,000oz to 400,000oz a year, at all-in sustaining costs of $725/oz to $825/oz, during the mine ...

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Ghana pledges no repeat of incursions at AngloGold mine ...

"The sequence of events that led to the closure of the mine will not recur under the watch of this government," he said. AngloGold will invest $450 million to $500 million in the initial stages of Obuasi's redevelopment after it curtailed operations in 2014 because of heavy financial losses.

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Ghana: Let's Save Obuasi From Becoming ... - allAfrica.com

Editorial - The news from Obuasi, home of Anglo Gold Ashanti's mining operations, is not palatable. Barely two months after 430 workers were sent home from the mines, its management has reportedly ...

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AGA organises business fair at Obuasi | News Ghana

The AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine has organized the second jobs and investment fair at Obuasi aimed at introducing both ex-employees and current workers of the mine to business and ...

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Back into operation : President reopens Obuasi Mine ...

Jan 23, 2019· The project is expected to generate about 2,500 jobs. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, joined by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, cut the tape to reopen the mine, to rapturous applause from a gathering that included officials of the company, the chiefs and people of the Adansi area and well-wishers.

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President Commends Obuasi First Gold Pour - DailyGuide …

Jan 30, 2020· Direct and indirect employees felt the blunt of the closure with devastating effects on businesses and companies that depended on the mine." He said he held a series of discussions and negotiation in fulfillment of his 2016 campaign pledge to people of Obuasi, by providing fiscal incentives for the establishment of the redevelopment project.

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Obuasi mine returned to productivity, profitability after ...

Jan 30, 2020· General News of Thursday, 30 January 2020 Source: presidency.gov.gh 2020-01-30 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his delight at the return to production, productivity, and profitability of the Anglogold Ashanti Gold mine, six (6) years after it was effectively closed down.

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Ghana: NDC Sacks Obuasi Independent Candidate - allAfrica.com

Adelaide Borden, the former Ghana Mine Workers Union, who is contesting the forthcoming parliamentary elections in the Obuasi constituency as an Independent candidate, has been sacked by …

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ghana obuasi gold mine - garagemaus.be

Obuasi Gold Mine, Obuasi 230 likes 6,384 were here The Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine situated near Obuasi, in the Ashanti. Ghana: Obuasi Mine Faces Closure - allAfrica FEAR AND PANIC have gripped the people of Obuasi following reports that the management of Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) is considering shutting down its ...

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Economic impact of mining | Business Financial Times ...

Jun 13, 2019· The World Bank has recently published a report that shows that Ghana has now surpassed South Africa as the leading producer of gold in Africa - exporting 158 tonnes of gold in 2018, making close to 15% increase over the previous year. This feat is not surprising as Ghana was known for tremendous gold production…

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Major Mines & Projects | Obuasi Mine

Obuasi had been on care and maintenance since 2016, until the start of its redevelopment in 2019, following the receipt of the requisite approvals from the Government of Ghana. The first face blast took place in February 2019 with first gold being poured in December 2019.

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Troubled AngloGold To Sell Obuasi Mine | Latest News

Troubled AngloGold To Sell Obuasi Mine There are strong indications that Ghana's oldest and flagship gold mine, Obuasi Mines, owned by multinational miner, AngloGold, may be sold to either of two foreign mining giants. ... faces is the depleting quality of the mined ore from its deep underground resources which though is above grade six ...

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President Reopens Obuasi Mine | Comprehensive Ghana Oil ...

The AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine bounced back into operation on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, with a major redevelopment after a four-year shut down. An amount of $881 million was invested in the initial redevelopment project, with $1.6 billion projected for investment in the 22-year life span of the mine.

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President reopens Obuasi Mine - Graphic Online - Ghana news

Jan 23, 2019· The AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine bounced back into operation on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, with a major redevelopment after a four-year shut down.

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President Commends Obuasi First Gold Pour - Ghanamma.com

Jan 30, 2020· Kelvin Dushnisky showing gold bars from the first pour to President Akufo-Addo PRESIDENT AKUFO-Addo yesterday joined the chiefs and people of Obuasi to express joy at the first pour of gold by the redeveloped Obuasi Mine of AngloGold Ashanti (AGA). Residents of Obuasi, whose livelihoods have mainly centered on mining, went through a lot of […]

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AngloGold Ashanti Confirms COVID-19 Case at Obuasi Gold Mine

Mar 15, 2020· Accra, March 15, GNA – AngloGold Ashanti Ghana confirms an employee at its Obuasi Gold Mine in Ghana has tested positive with the COVID-19 virus. A statement from the company said the employee is a Ghanaian who lives in the mine's accommodation and who recently returned from travel abroad. "All necessary protocols were immediately activated […]

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