Obuasi gold mine
AngloGold Ashanti’s wholly-owned subsidiary, AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana), has poured first gold from the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana.
As Africa’s second largest gold producer Ghana is well on its way to reclaiming the top spot as Africa’s largest gold producer.
With Ghana’s Parliament recently ratifying the regulatory and fiscal agreements for the redevelopment of AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi gold mine, the perceptions of Ghana’s mining industry are improving.
Business and policy
Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency has issued environmental permits for AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi gold mine, another important milestone paving the way for the redevelopment of this large, high-grade ore body.
AngloGold Ashanti, the dual listed gold mining company, believes that illegal mining activity could threaten the long-term viability of its idled Obuasi gold mine...