Minerals Commission gets more funds to fight ‘Galamsey’ - Asomah-Cheremeh

Minerals Commission gets more funds to fight ‘Galamsey’ - Asomah-Cheremeh

The fight against illegal mining has received a boost following the government’s decision to increase the compensation budget allocation for the Min...

Nigeria’s first gold refinery to triple capacity in 5 years

Nigeria’s first gold refinery to triple capacity in 5 years

Nigeria’s first gold refinery is expected to more than triple its capacity within five years after operations begin next June, an executive at the c...

Small scale miners to stage another demo against mining ban next Tuesday

Small scale miners to stage another demo against mining ban next Tuesday

Members of Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM), have resolved to embark on a nationwide demonstration next Tuesday to protest th...

Two women die in galamsey pit at Atwima Mponua

Two women die in galamsey pit at Atwima Mponua

Some personnel of the Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and the Ghana Police Service have recovere...

Ban on small scale mining will affect NPP Government next elections – Chief

Ban on small scale mining will affect NPP Government next elections – Chief

Government’s ban on small scale mining seems to be having serious effects especially on mining communities. One of the hardest hit areas is the Tar...

Four suspects arrested after illegal miners’ clash in Wa

Four suspects arrested after illegal miners’ clash in Wa

The Upper West Regional Police Command has arrested four suspects in connection with last Saturday night’s violent clash between two illegal mining ...

Operation Vanguard arrests 17 illegal miners in Nzema East

Operation Vanguard arrests 17 illegal miners in Nzema East

Seventeen (17) suspected illegal miners have been arrested by the Operation Vanguard team in the Western Region. The arrest took place on Monday afte...

PMMC reserves 30% of refined gold to local jewelers

PMMC reserves 30% of refined gold to local jewelers

The Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) is reviewing its strategy to make available, gold and diamond needed by jewelers in the country. This ...

Government to provide insurance policies for small-scale miners – Charles Bissue

Government to provide insurance policies for small-scale miners – Charles Bissue

Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining, Charles Bissue says government plans on giving legal small-scale miners insurance poli...

PMMC Board Chair denies claims of 700% allowance increase

PMMC Board Chair denies claims of 700% allowance increase

The Board Chairman of the Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC), Kiston Akomeng Kissi, has denied claims by the workers of the company that his a...