Home Business Newmont Goldcorp Akyem Mine donates car or truck to Birim North District

Newmont Goldcorp Akyem Mine donates car or truck to Birim North District


Felix Apo, Senior Manager, Sustainability and External Relations Manager presenting the car or truck critical to Nana Raymond Damptey, Birim North DCE

Newmont Goldcorp Ghana’s Akyem Mine has donated a Toyota Hilux to the Birim North District Protection Council (DISEC) to enable fight an upsurge in freeway theft there. 

According to DISEC, the theft instances has been complicated to take care of simply because of mobility constraints. 

DISEC to increase security patrols on the key streets linking New Abirem to other main towns where the incidents have been recurrent. This is the 3rd time the Akyem mine has donated a vehicle to the DISEC to improve their work.

In a brief ceremony at New Abirem, Senior Manager for Sustainability and Exterior Relations at NewmontGoldcorp’s Akyem Mine, Mr Felix Apoh underscored the worth of peace and stability to the district’s enhancement declaring.

“This district needs peace and security to create to its entire prospective. We consider supporting peace and security is not only right but also critical to our company and our determination to creating sustainable financial advancement in our host communities.” 

Mr Apoh acknowledged the endeavours of the Ghana Police Provider and was hopeful that the automobile would go a extended way to aid them in their function to present adequate protection for the people.

Receiving the vehicle on behalf of the DISEC, the Birim North District Main Executive (DCE), Nana Raymond Damptey commended the Akyem mine for satisfying its assure to support DISEC’s security endeavours. 

“It is crucial we suppress the crime in the district to boost advancement.” He said. 

The company previously constructed the Birim North District Police Place of work, a Police Transit Quarters and resourced community watchdog groups in nine cities in the district. 

Mr Apoh says these gestures enhance Newmont’s commitment to its safety value and ensuring stability in its operational parts.

Since 2004, Newmont Goldcorp has been a signatory to the Voluntary Concepts on Security and Human Legal rights (VPSHR) initiative which requires the corporation to build consciousness and frequently teach its workers and company associates on safety and human rights. 

The VPSHR Initiative, established in 2000 has a mandate to manual providers in maintaining the protection and safety of their functions within just an functioning framework that encourages regard for human legal rights.



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