• AngloGold Ashanti will reopen Ghana's huge Obuasi mine ...

    AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi gold mine is located in the Ashanti region of Ghana, 200 km northwest of Accra. It was acquired by AngloGold following a merger with Ashanti Goldfields in 2004. Falling gold prices in 2013 overtook hit restructuring efforts and in 2014 underground production was suspended rather than operate at a loss.

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  • Guest Post: Chinese Illegal Gold Miners in Ghana

    Jun 21, 2013· Alluvial gold mining has a long history in Ghana. The first wave of Chinese miners came for Ghana's gold during 1990s when there were very few Chinese in the country. Large numbers of Chinese gold miners arrived around 2010 when gold prices were soaring. The majority of them are from impoverished Shanglin county of Guangxi province.

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  • AngloGold Ashanti Confirms COVID19 Case at Obuasi Gold Mine

    AngloGold Ashanti Ghana confirms an employee at its Obuasi Gold Mine in Ghana has tested positive with the COVID19 virus. A statement from the company said the employee is a Ghanaian who lives in ...

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  • History of Ghana

    Gold Coast European Exploration: Before March 1957 Ghana was called the Gold Coast. The Portuguese who came to Ghana in the 15th Century found so much gold between the rivers Ankobra and the Volta that they named the place Mina – meaning Mine. The Gold Coast was later adopted to by the English colonisers.

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  • Ghana: Going Down A Gold Mine In Obuasi GoNOMAD Travel

    A Gold Mine Tour in Ghana. By Julia Hammond. Level 26 of the AngloGold Ashanti Mine in Obuasi. Nerves were starting to get the better of some members of the group. The excitement that we had felt when putting on our protective gear was melting away. Toes were wriggled in our heavy boots and we adjusted and readjusted our hard hats.

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  • AngloGold Ashanti to revive Obuasi Mine | Ghana News ...

    The first gold pour from the newly refitted operation is expected in the third quarter of 2019. Production is expected to average 350,000 to 450,000 ounces a year, in its first 10 years of operations.

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  • AngloGold Ashanti to officially pour first gold from ...

    Jan 28, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti is to pour its first gold from the Obuasi Mine on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, a year after resuming operations. The mining company had shut down its operations for about four years due to the invasion of its concession by illegal miners.

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  • Abandoned Mines TOP 14

    Find 14 Amazing Abandoned Mines relics from around the World. ... This is an historic place. Reed mine – located in the Cabarrus county, North Carolina – is the site of the first documented and official gold mine in the United States. Currently, the pit is deactivated and now a abandoned mine. ...

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  • Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's ...

    Jun 10, 2015· This 82page report documents the use of child labor in Ghana's artisanal, or unlicensed, mines, where most mining takes place. It is estimated that thousands of children work in hazardous ...

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  • Azumah aiming to build Ghana's next gold mine

    Lifeofmine net revenue was estimated at billion. "It's a typical West Australian CIL back of Kalgoorlie gold project, except it's in Ghana," Stone said. Capital costs per reserve ounce have more than halved to 114/oz from 240/oz. "The project's been transformed from viable to robust.

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  • Newmont Corporation Wikipedia

    Newmont made its first major gold investment in 1917, with a founding 25 percent in the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa. Four years later, in 1921, the Newmont Company reincorporated as the Newmont Corporation. In 1929, Newmont became a mining company with its first gold product in by acquiring California's Empire Star Mine. By 1939 ...

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  • Gold Mining in West Africa | Gold News BullionVault

    Apr 11, 2013· One example of what is possible is the Obuasi mine in Ghana, which has been mined for over 100 years and goes as deep as 1,500 meters. Another reason is that the region is generally very open to gold mining. Gold mining constitutes a large part of the West African countries' GDP and foreign currency earnings.

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  • Gold Mines In Ghana | The Diggings™

    Browse gold mines in Ghana by region—including Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central. ... Whether it is filing a mine or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source. ... Search for owners by first name, last name, company, location, etc. Browse All Owners . By Name. Browse mine owners by name. By Location.

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  • Anglogold Ashanti Confirms COVID19 Case At Obuasi Gold Mine

    Mar 16, 2020· AngloGold Ashanti Ghana confirms an employee at its Obuasi Gold Mine in Ghana has tested positive with the COVID19 virus. A statement from the .

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  • Cassius Mine shut down as directors ... Ghana Business News

    Apr 20, 2019· It appears that the operations of the Cassius Mining Limited in the Gbane mining area of the Upper East Region may never see the light of day as it suffers legal setbacks with its takeoff in Ghana. The company acquired a largescale prospecting license on the 28th December 2016 to prospect for gold in the .

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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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  • Round Mountain wins first place at the Elko Mine Rescue ...

    Aug 08, 2018· The second day tested the teams' skills with a 35minute mine rescue simulation. The Round Mountain Rescue Team finished first place overall. The team placed first in written testing, first in hazmat, second in fire, third in medical and won the 'Rope Champion' trophy.

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  • Bringing Gold out of Ghana — Digital Spy

    A friend of mine, about to leave Ghana was given some gold bars as a present for looking after an old woman who is near to dying, and has no relatives, to bring here, via Amsterdam When they got to the airport check in, they were arrested an accused of trying to smuggle it out of the country because they didn't have documentation saying its their own.

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