Precious Metals Mining in Ghana to 2020 - a Focus on the Gold Industry
Ghana had the world’s ninth-largest gold metal reserves at 2,000 tonnes (t) or 3.6% of the global total at the end of 2014, with reserves spread across the region of Ashanti and other Western regions – across the four belts of Kibi, Ashanti, Asankrangwa and the Sefwi.
Timetric's 'Precious Metals Mining in Ghana to 2020 – a Focus on the Gold Industry' report comprehensively covers Ghana's gold reserves, grade and reserves by selected mines and major producing companies, the historic and forecast data on gold production and historic and forecast production by selected gold mines and gold prices.
The report also includes factors affecting demand for gold, profiles of major gold producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development gold projects.
The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.
It is an essential tool for companies active in Ghana mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.
The report contains an overview of Ghana's gold mining industry, together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.
It also provides information about Ghana's gold reserves, historic and forecast data on gold mine production and production forecast by selected mines, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development gold projects.
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Gain an understanding of the gold mining industry in Ghana, gold reserves, historic and forecast data on gold mine production, demand drivers, active, exploration and development gold projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.
Gold mine (or metal content in the ore) production was 3.2 million ounces in 2014 – down by 8.2% over 2013 due to a fall in production at the Ahafo, Iduapriem and Tarkwa mines.
Artisanal gold mining plays a major role. Artisanal miners produced 1.5 million ounces of gold, accounting for 46.9% of the country’s production in 2014.
The Ghanaian mining industry is regulated by the Minerals and Mining Act 2006, and is managed by the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Environment Protection Agency. The Minerals Commission is equally involved in the co-ordination and implementation of mining policies.