Category Archives: Ghana Responsible Mining

War on galamsey: Fear grips Amansie chiefs over Otumfuo’s warning

Fear has gripped chiefs in the Amansie area of the Ashanti Region following the warning by the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to deal with any of them who allows illegal mining to go on in their communities. At the launch of the 2023 Green Ghana Day in Kumasi on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Otumfuo […]

Galamsey fight: Stop use of mercury in gold mining – EON3 Group Executive Chairman

The Executive Chairman of EON3 Group, Richard Adjei Mensah Ofori Atta, has called for urgent action to stop the application of mercury and other dangerous chemicals in gold mining since the practice is harmful to human and the environment. Instead, he stressed the need for miners, especially, those in the artisanal and small-scale sector to […]

Responsible Mining Critical To Avoid Sanctions: Richard Ofori Atta Advises African Countries From OECD Conference In Paris

The Executive Chairman of E ON 3 Group, Richard Adjei Mensah Ofori Atta, has said the time has come for African countries to take responsible mining seriously to avoid sanctions from the international community. He said the international market dealers have every information on illegal mining but they usually advise countries where the illegal activities […]

Expose illegal miners in Ashanti Region – Otumfuo tells chiefs

The Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin project on responsible gold mining, is powering Otumfuo’s drive against illegal mining in Ashanti Region.   The Asantehene, His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, wants financiers of illegal mining ( galamsey) in the Ashanti Region to be exposed rather than being shielded. He expresses concern that the real culprits behind galamsey […]

Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin Project: Task force against galamsey to be formed soon

The Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin project is instituting measures for the formation of a task force to combat illegal gold mining (galamsey) in the Ashanti Region. The task force, to be known as Asanteman Task Force Against Illegal Mining, will be a corporate social responsibility initiative of the Otumfuo Commemorative Gold Coin. It is part […]