• Obuase gold minie


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1.The gold mine was said to be operating behind development which meant that there were no new stopes new areas to mine underground The mine was also operating with obsolete equipment, poor security and inadequate power supply

2.President AkufoAddo has reopened the AngloGold Ashanti gold mine in Obuasi, which had been effectively closed since 2014 This is in fulfilment of a campaign pledge he made to the people of Obuasi in the runup to the 2016 general elections

3.The Obuasi mine has produced over 33 million ounces of gold since 1897 and currently hosts a resource of 2802 million ounces of gold at an average grade of 798 gt Source: AngloGold Ashanti Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Report 2015

4.President Nana Addo Dankwa AkufoAddo has reopened Obuasi's Anglogold Ashanti gold mine, which had been effectively closed since 2014 According to President AkufoAddo, reopening the gold mine is in fulfilment of a campaign pledge he made to the people of Obuasi on 15th July, 2016, in the runup to the 2016 general elections

5.The President warned that the government will enforce the laws of the land to stop encroachment on the concessions of the mines "I assure management and staff of the mine that the sequence of events that led to the closure of the mine will not recur under the watch of this Government

6.A leading global hardrock underground mining services provider has been awarded a major underground contract at a largescale gold mine Barminco announced this week that it has been awarded a fiveyear contract extension to provide underground mining support and operations at Anglogold Ashanti Australia's Sunrise Dam

7.Obuasi Gold Mine is 65 km by road from Kumasi or 200 km northwest of Accra amid the township of Obuasi Mining at Obuasi has been active for over 110 years and currently producing an approximate 300k oz per annum

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