Mining

Newmont to recall interdicted workers

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The Ministry of Employment and Labour relations has directed Newmont Ghana Gold limited to recall 4 of its interdicted workers before 6:30pm this evening. This follows a meeting between the Minister Haruna Iddrisu , management and local union executives of Newmont Ghana together with the General Secretary of the Ghana Mine Workers Union of TUC yesterday. According to a statement ...

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Newmont loses big in workers strike, Employment ministry intervenes

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The Ghana Mine Workers Union has described as “a good start” the deal that has been brokered by the Ministry of Employment and Labor relations to get striking Newmont workers to return to work. This comes after the Minister of Employment and Labour relation Haruna Iddrisu met with the management and local union executives of Newmont Ghana Gold limited together ...

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Miners threaten to withdraw services to mining companies

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The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) has threatened to withdraw its services to all mining companies in the country if Newmont Ghana fails to redraw armed police and military men at its Akyem and Ahafo mines. Citi Business News has learnt Newmont Ghana on Wednesday, 14th April, 2015 reinforced its security at its Ahafo mines with a number of police and ...

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Newmont, mine workers union head to NLA over failed negotiations

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Newmont Ghana and the Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) are heading to the National Labour Commission after negotiations between the two over conditions of service and collective agreements failed. The two last month announced they had resumed negotiations on their salary and collective agreements after earlier negotiations came to a halt. Prior to that announcement GMWU had threatened to strike if ...

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GNPC owed Sankofa Mines defaults in tax payments

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Citi Business News has learnt mining company Prestea Sankofa Limited in 2012 and 2013 failed to pay mineral royalties to Ghana estimated at 6.6 million cedis. This was contained in the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHIETI) report on the mining sector for 2012 and 2013. According to the GHIETI report, Prestea Sankofa in 2012 /2013 generated 133, 595,760 cedis ...

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Newmont, Mineworkers Union resume negotiations

Newmont Ghana and the Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) today March,19,2015 announced they have resumed negotiations on their salary and collective agreements. The parties’ decision to return to the negotiating table follows the GMWU’s recent threat to strike and the company’s subsequent appeal to resume good-faith dialogue. “We recognise that embarking on a strike will not be in the best interest ...

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Newmont urges workers to abandon strike plans

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Mining giant Newmont has urged its workers to abandon plans to go on strike over poor conditions of service. Over two thousand workers of Newmont have threatened to strike on Friday,March, 20th, 2015 if a meaningful response from the mining firm on ongoing negotiations is not received. Negotiations for better pay between the two have been ongoing for over eight ...

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Newmont workers threaten to strike over stalled negotiations

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Over two thousand workers of mining giant Newmont have threatened to strike on Friday if a meaningful response from the mining firm on ongoing negotiations is not received. Negotiations for better pay between the two have been ongoing for over eight months. The miners want the huge disparity in pay levels in the industry to be addressed. They are also ...

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Kwame Addo-Kufuor moves to Newmont

Citi Business News can confirm that the former Vice President of Corporate Affairs of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Kwame Addo-Kufuor has moved to another mining firm, Newmont. According to a statement from Newmont, Kwame Addo – Kufuor has been appointed as the Regional Chief Financial Officer for Newmont Africa. ‘Newmont Africa has announced the appointment of Kwame Addo-Kufuor to its Africa ...

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Kwame Addo Kufuor leaves AngloGold

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Citi Business News can confirm the Vice President of Corporate Affairs of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Kwame Addo-Kufuor has resigned. It is unclear where he will be heading to but a statement from the mining giant said Kwame Addo-Kufuor has moved on to pursue other interests. Kwame Addo-Kufuor has been with AngloGold for 18 years. In his absence Fred Attakumah, Managing ...

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