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Golden Star Resources reports strong ROI for underground Ghanaian gold project

By: Henry Lazenby Ghana-focused gold miner Golden Star Resources has reported a strong return on investment (ROI) for its brownfield Wassa underground gold project at its currently operating Wassa openpit mine in the country and expected the development to transform the company into a lower-cost gold producer. The... 

Andorinhas mine

By: Sheila Barradas A gold mine, located in the central eastern area of Para state, in Brazil. 

Wassa mine

By: Sheila Barradas A gold mine, located near the village of Akyempim, in the Mpohor Wassa East district, in the western region of Ghana. 

Bogoso Prestea

The operating Bogoso gold mine and processing operations are located in western Ghana near the town of Bogoso, about 35 km northwest from the town of Tarkwa. 

New course aimed at enhancing skills of community relations practitioners

By: Chantelle Kotze Laws regulating the resettlement of communities for mining projects may be poorly defined and could result in delays to approvals that may affect the viability of operations or development projects, says Ghana-based gold mining company Golden Star Resources’ subsidiary Golden Star... 

All systems go for eleventh mining and power expo

By: Pimani Baloyi South Africa-based co-organisers of the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex), Exhibition Management Services (EMS), says it is all systems go for the upcoming biennial event, which will be held at the Accra International Conference Centre, in Ghana, from May 28 to 30. “For 20 years,... 

Ghana seen as gateway into West Africa

By: Carina Borralho Compared with the rest of Africa, Ghana’s economy and political environment are relatively stable, which is consequently encouraging the expansion of mining companies and suppliers into the West African country, says electric motors and drives supplier Zest WEG Group. “Zest WEG Group has been... 

Ghana shows positive investment climate, attracts $13.5bn

By: Carina Borralho Ghana’s favourable investment climate has succeeded in attracting some $13.5-billion in mining investment over the last two decades, highlighted Lands and Natural Resources Minister Alhaji Inusah Fuseini at February’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, which took place in Cape Town. “Currently,... 

Vivo Energy – Unleashing the Energy that Powers African Mining

A joint venture between Vitol, Helios Investment Partners and Shell, Vivo Energy is Shell’s exclusive licensee in Africa*. It inherits all the strengths of Shell in Africa – not just in terms of products, but also in terms of its people, influence and experience. It is an ambitious, vibrant new... 

Golden Star lowers full-year guidance despite improved Q2 production

By: Henry Lazenby Ghana-focused Golden Star Resources on Tuesday said that at 85 183 oz, it had produced about 10% more gold in the second quarter than it did in the first. The June-quarter’s increased production brought the company’s total production to 162 908 oz of gold, which was well within its guidance range. 

Exhibition to assist gold miner’s growth strategy

By: Gia Costella Gold mining company Golden Star Resources (GSR) will be showcasing its commitment to corporate social investment under its flagship corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative at this year’s West African mining and power exhibition (Wampex), says GSR VP of operations Dan Owiredu. 

West African mining sector seeks international partnerships to grow industry

Gold-rich Ghana’s capital city, Accra, will host the tenth West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex), which, this year will continue to focus on international partnerships needed for the development of infrastructure to exploit the mineral resources of West Africa. 

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