Ghana Mining News

Endeavour to add 14 years to Ity mine life as it kicks off plant construction

The Ity mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations.

South Africa's Gold Fields sells Darlot mine in Australia for $15 million

The buyer, Perth-based Red 5, is also acquiring Saracen Mineral Holdings' King of the Hills mine.

Ghana calls off search for 17 trapped illegal miners

While major global companies are part of Ghana’s mining sector, illegal gold extraction is a chronic issue in the country and deadly accidents are frequent.

Ghana mine collapses, 14 trapped underground

Only five out of the 19 illegal workers believed to have been at the pit when the accident happened have been rescued since Sunday.

Ghana signs $10B MOU with China for bauxite project – Senior Minister

The funds from Beijing would contribute towards building 1,400 km of a planned 4,000 km railway network, which would connect bauxite mines and production sites.

Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for pollution, violence in Ghana

Government officials’ comments add bitterness to the already resentful locals, following wave of negative coverage of Chinese mining practices in the Ghanian media.

Top 10 lowest cost gold mines make money if price falls 50%

The top 10 ranking of the lowest all-in cost gold mines in the world – former US president Herbert Hoover was once in charge of no. 8 on the list.

Endeavour extends Karma mine’s life to over 10 years

A drill program at the mine's North Kao deposit has added 262,000 ounces to the reserves, extending Karma's life to more than 10 years.

Endeavour Mining reports record gold output in 2016, shares climb

The company, which earlier this month revealed is in merger talks with African gold producer Acacia Mining, expects to produce between 600,000 and 640,000 ounces of the precious metal this year.

Golden Star achieves commercial production at Wassa Underground Gold Mine

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) is pleased to announce that commercial production has been achieved at its Wassa Underground Gold Mine in Ghana, effective January 1, 2017.

Ghana renews Goldplat’s licence, shares jump

The renewal enables a small inventory of by-products that require further processing outside of Ghana to be shipped, which will positively impact Goldplat's earnings, analysts say.

Gold Fields withdraws $1.4bn offer for Kirkland Lake

The Johannesburg-based company, however, said it remained interested in a negotiated transaction.

Canada’s Kirkland Lake soars after Gold Fields confirms $1.4bn rejected offer

Offer came on the heels of Kirkland Lake's move to buy fellow bullion miner Newmarket Gold (TSX:NMI) in an all-stock deal worth about Cdn$1 billion ($764 million).

Endeavour Mining expects fourth quarter to be strongest yet

Year to date, the company has produced 408,000 ounces of gold from its five mines in Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana, which represents a 8% increase compared to the same period in 2015.

Rangold looking to the future in Mali

In the current climate of global economic and political stress, it is more important than ever for African governments to engage with their investors in a spirit of genuine partnership, Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said here today.

Gold Fields to spend $1.4 billion prolonging Ghana mine life

The investment will extend the life of the mine by eight years to 2024, in which the firm expects to produce 1.56 million ounces of gold there.

Illegal miners refuse to leave AngloGold’s Obuasi operation

Experts say Ghana's government is unlikely to do anything before the upcoming presidential election on Dec. 7 for fear of losing votes.

Endeavour further streamlines its organizational structure and appoints new CFO

Vincent Benoit will assume the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Development effective November 1.

Goldplat completes farm-out deal with Ashanti for Ghana gold project

Ashanti can acquire 75% of Goldplat’s majority stake in the Anumso gold project in Ghana.

Endeavour jumps on ‘significant’ discovery at its Cote d'Ivoire gold mine

The Ity mine has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations and Endeavour is working on extending the mine life by at least another 10 years.

Endeavour Mining to pour first gold out of new African mine next year

Once the open pit Houndé mine is operational, Endeavour will add 190,000 ounces to its gold output per year.

Vancouver developer jumps on maiden Ghana resource

On Monday, Asanko shares added to three-fold gains year-to-date after releasing maiden resource for satellite targets at its producing mine in West Africa.

Rising metal prices help AngloGold Ashanti swing back to profit

The world’s third-biggest gold miner said its net earnings will also benefit from weaker operating currencies in South Africa, Brazil, Australia and Argentina.

Randgold’s Bristow sets off on another epic bike ride for Africa’s poor

Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow is on a fund-raising motorbike safari, which will take him from east to west across mid-Africa.

Operational ‘wrinkles’ take shine off Randgold’s results

The miner slid the most in four years after reporting first-quarter gold production fell 11% due to operational problems at Kibali and Tongon mines.