Toronto, Canada — 01 June 2012 – PMI Gold Corporation has appointed experienced Ghanaian gold mining executive Charles Amoah as general manager – Obotan operations.
Amoah is a metallurgist with over 20 years’ experience who has held a number of senior management positions in the Ghanaian gold mining industry. He has been employed by Gold Fields at its 90% owned Damang Mine for the past 10 years and for the last six years has held the position of metallurgical manager, and acted for the general manager . Amoah has previously worked for Teberebie Goldfields Limited for five years and Abosso Goldfields under Ranger Minerals for five years. Other positions held have included metallurgical superintendent, chief metallurgist, and plant metallurgist.
Obotan which, based on the company’s January 2012 pre-feasibility study has reserves of 2.26Moz, is targeting a start to production in early 2014 and ramp-up to an average recovered gold production rate of 200,000ozpa at a total cash cost of US$690/oz.
Source: PMI Gold Corporation. For more information, click here.