Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Minerals Commission, Mr Addae Antwi Boasiako, has applauded the Management and staff of AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Gold Mine for the immense contribution they are making to improve their host communities during his recent visit and inspection of the operations of the Mine.
During the debriefing session with management, he highlighted the need to educate the communities on minimal generation of waste with emphasis on recycling of waste and advocated for zero tolerance for waste generation.
Mr Boasiako, commended the Mine for the numerous interventions during his visit to the Vegetable Farm Project in Teberebie, a host community.
He also emphasised on the need to deepen the publicity of these projects and interventions, which include donation of computers for ICT training in schools, construction of clinic and school buildings, Malaria Control Programme and above all the healthy relationship with the host communities.
In acknowledging the CEO’s remarks, Managing Director of Iduapriem Gold Mine, Mr Jasper Musadaidzwa, said that the Mine would continue to work with the Ghana Minerals Commission and the other regulatory bodies in the mining industry to enhance its performance in all areas of the operations.
“By this we will be contributing meaningfully to the development of the economy and the country as a whole,” he stated.
AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold mining company with a globally diverse, high-quality portfolio of operations and projects, is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Measured by production, AngloGold Ashanti is the third-largest gold mining company in the world.
AngloGold Ashanti produced 3.8Moz of gold in 2017, generating $4.36bn in gold income, utilising $830m capital expenditure. AngloGold Ashanti has an attributable Ore Reserve of 49.5Moz of gold and an attributable Mineral Resource of 208.2Moz.
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