AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem is targeting the production of 273,000 ounces of gold in 2019.
Senior Vice President, Continental Africa Location, Jasper Musadaidzwa is convinced they could even exceed it simply because “already we are trending previously mentioned that target”.
Mr. Musadaidzwa was talking at the Ghana Mining and Electrical power Summit in Accra less than the concept ‘harnessing mining and electricity likely to speed up nationwide progress.’
He mentioned that, the enterprise is accomplishing such feat for the reason that of its open up door policy and bringing all personnel onboard.
Mr. Musadaidzwa was satisfied that 99 % of the workforce is Ghanaians executing these magic.
“This is performed on the back of only two expatriates on website and the rest are nearby people today. 99 % are Ghanaians” he stressed.
Nonetheless, to maintain this sort of sterling efficiency Mr. Musadaidzwa claimed they would need government’s assurance on secure electrical power offer.
Mr. Musadaidzwa discovered how the erratic electric power offer popularly recognised as dumsor impacted their earnings and ability to pay out royalties to governing administration.
“We are expressing Ghana is now the range just one gold producer in Africa if electrical power is steady and there is no dumsor, it usually means far more expenditure will come in country” he pressured.
The only way to manage these kinds of posture in Africa, Mr. Musadaidzwa said is for governing administration is assure secure power provide and a competitive tariff to mining corporations.
The Ghana Mining and Electrical power Summit (GMES) is a biennial Meeting and Exhibition organised by the Ghana Chamber of Mines with endorsement from the Ministry of Lands and Organic Assets, Ministry of Electrical power, the Minerals Fee and the Electricity Commission. GMES has grown exponentially due to the fact the maiden celebration in 2013 and attracts market participants from all over the globe.
GMES2019, the fourth Summit in the collection is themed: Harnessing Mining and Power likely to accelerate National development.