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Newmont to increase gold production by over 200k ounces – Starr Fm

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) is within schedule to start commercial production from its expanded Ahafo mines by the end of 2018. The company has been operating surface mining since its entrance into the Ghanaian mining industry in 2002, but has now secured environmental permit to undertake underground mining in …

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Offsetting mining impact with reforestation: the New Abirem story

A flock of birds chirp endlessly. Tall trees nearby whisper breezes and chainsaw roars a stone throw away. Shrubs and climbers envelope stumps and wild grasses bloom. The sun is hot, the breeze is cold but the ground is wet with giant footprints of tractors. This is the Kweikaru Forest …

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Newmont Africa advances growth projects at Ahafo – Starr Fm

Newmont Africa has announced plans to build a new underground mine and expand processing capacity at its Ahafo operations by more than 50 percent. According to the Regional Senior Vice President – Africa operations, Alwyn Pretorius, the expansion will extend sustainable and profitable production at Ahafo. “We have secured …

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Newmont Ahafo dev’t f’dn named corporate f’dn philanthropist of the year – Starr Fm

The National Philanthropy Forum has recognised and awarded Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) as the Corporate Foundation Philanthropist for the year 2016. The foundation beat competition from 17 other organizations to annex the top award at this year’s the 2017 Ghana Philanthropy Excellence Awards in Accra. The award recognized …

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Newmont women encourage girls to take up engineering

The low numbers of females in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) continues to be a challenge and exposing young women to successful role models in the field could be one way of encouraging more women to take up STEM courses in school. So for the three of Newmont …

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