Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) is presently the number one gold mining company and largest gold producer in Ghana, with annual production in excess of 935,000 ounces from its two operating mines at Damang and Tarkwa. Gold Fields Ghana engages about 5,612 Ghanaians in direct employment.
Mining. Gold production contributed significantly to this growth in the industry. Ghana is Africa's second largest gold producer after South Africa. The significant growth in this industry has witnessed an increase in foreign investors in Ghana.
FUELLED by high commodity prices, illegal goldmining is on the rise in Ghana, Africa¿s secondbiggest source of the metal, and is hitting both the major producers and the national economy.
A 13yearold boy works in artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Obuasi. He dropped out of school at the age of 12 and would like to continue his education.
With gold being Ghana's principal asset and prices remaining strong, forecasts for the mining sector in 2009 are very positive. However, bauxite and manganese exports could fall as a result of a decline in demand. Ghana's gold output in the first quarter of 2009 was 675,151 ounces, up 9 percent on the first three months of last year, while higher .
Ghana is the first country to benefit from a global series of incountry, crosssector dialogues on artisanal and smallscale gold mining
Over 200 Mining companies in Ghana including Accra, Kumasi, SekondiTakoradi, Koforidua, Cape Coast, and more.
The Export of Gold from Ghana. Gold is a major export commodity for Ghana, with this precious metal bringing in nearly 48 percent of the country's revenue.
Anumso Gold Project Ghana The Company has a 90% interest in the Anumso Mining Lease, a ten year renewable mining lease for gold and associated minerals covering an area of 29 sq km located in the highly prospective Amansie East and Asante Akim South Districts of the Ashanti Region of the Republic of Ghana
Gold Recovery Ghana Limited – Ghana The plant's location provides access to raw materials from mines in Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Benin, Cote D'Ivoire Senegal ...
Illegal gold mining is not new in Ghana. What is known as galamsey, a corrupt form of "gather them and sell" has been going on Ghana for as long as gold has been found in the country. And that is a long time even before the arrival of .
30/10/2013· Ghanaian police arrest 46 foreign nationals from China and India accused of illegally mining gold in the River Offin in central Ghana.
Ghana is ranked among the world's top ten producers of gold and 13th among the world's leading producers of diamond, by volume, in 2010. Between 1998 and 2008 the mining sector attracted an estimated US7 billion of foreign direct investment.
05/11/2013· Ghana: Small scale mining useful to economy ... Ghana is the second largest gold producer in Africa with the metal accounting for 90 percent of the country ...
Trends in the smallscale mining of precious minerals in Ghana: a perspective on its environmental impact ... to the domination of gold mining in Ghana by English
GoldFields Ghana Limited (GFGL), operator of the Tarkwa gold mine, has clarified the misconception about its decision to adopt contract mining at the operations.
Ghana has a long and prosperous mining history. More than 100 years ago, it was one of the first countries in West Africa to explore gold mining. Today, Ghana produces over 2 million ounces of gold per year. Minerals make up 35% of the country's export income.