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Parliament to conclude report on Goldfields by end of March

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Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi has told Citi Business News the committee will present its report findings on Goldfields to Parliament before it goes on recess. According to him, the committee has engaged the various stakeholders and is in the process of wrapping up their findings to be presented before the House. “Mr. ...

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Layoffs at Goldfields will impact mining sector adversely – Dr. Yao Graham

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The Third World Network is predicting a drastic change in large scale mining in Ghana if Goldfields Ghana’s new mining plan is allowed to sail through. According to the Coordinator for the Third World Network, Dr. Yao Graham, this is also likely to impact the revenue from the mining sector going forward. Goldfields Ghana Limited has announced that it is ...

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Court to rule on Goldfields workers’ case on March 2

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An Accra High court has set the 2nd of March to deliver its ruling on the fate of some 1,700 workers of Goldfields Ghana who have been laid off by the company. The Judge, Laurenda Owusu said she will rely on the relevant provisions in civil procedure rules, CI 47 and all the processes filed to deliver its ruling on the set ...

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Mineworkers ‘halt’ layoffs at Goldfields

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Goldfields Ghana Limited may have to put on hold its planned layoffs at the Tarkwa mine until the court decides on a case brought before it by the Ghana Mine Workers’ Union. The labour division of the Accra High Court is expected to hear the case next month (February 15th, 2018). Citi Business News understands that this is also to ...

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Sacked Goldfields workers to be reemployed

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Mining firm Goldfields Ghana, has told Citi Business News majority of the workers at Tarkwa mine, that will be laid off this month – December, 2017 will be reemployed by the contractor that will take over the operations of the mine. The mining firm confirmed this morning, 12th December, 2017 to Citi Business News that it will lay off about ...

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Goldfields to lay off 1,500 workers

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Mining firm Goldfields Ghana is to lay off about 1,500 of its workers. The retrenchment is expected to affect majority of its miners at the Tarkwa mine. Citi Business News has gathered the layoffs will take effect this month December, 2017. Goldfields has told Citi Business News it had to undertake the layoffs due to the current life of the ...

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