November 24, 2020

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Ghanaian government expects increased gold production in 2020

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The minister’s support to the mining sector comes at a time when environmental groups have taken it to the courts to try to stop mining projects

In his view, the resilience of the mining sector has also become evident as investments in exploration, technology and human resources remained steady through 2020.

Talking at the Ghana Mining Industry Awards organized by the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Asomah-Cheremeh also said that the government has realized that it needs to strengthen its policies when it comes to extractives industries so that they can back the country’s socio-economic development. 

The minister’s support to the mining sector comes at a time when environmental groups have taken it to the courts to try to stop mining projects such as a bauxite mine being proposed by a Chinese firm in the Atewa Range Forest.