obuasi gold mine
AngloGold Ashanti will reopen Ghana's huge Obuasi mine
AngloGold Ashantis Obuasi gold mine is located in the Ashanti region of Ghana, 200 km north west of Accra. It was acquired by AngloGold following a merger with Ashanti Goldfields in 2004. Falling gold prices in 2013 overtook hit restructuring efforts and in 2014 underground production was suspended rather than operate at a loss.
Obuasi is known for its Obuasi Gold Mine, now one of the nine largest on Earth with bullion gold bars having been mined on the site since at least the seventeenth century.. Gus Casely Hayford states the mine now extends 1,600 below ground, produces 2 million tons of ore per year, and pours one gold bar or ingot every day from its furnaces.. Transportation
Obuasi Gold Mine MineListings
Summary 4 concessions each 25 acres all the concessions in same area total 100 acres good road condition all the roads opened to concessions areas. accommodation are ready washing plants is running in good condition. mine is selling with 4 concession which licenced and ready with full equipments excavators, trucks, pick ups, generators, etc and all other spare parts with good accomodation area.
Ashanti Goldfields Gold Mine Obuasi Ghana Mining
The gold operation at Obuasi, 200km north west of Accra in Ghana, was the major asset of Ashanti Goldfields Company (AGC), established in London in 1897. AGC started underground mining in 1907; Lonrho purchased AGC in 1969; and the Ghanaian Government reduced its
AngloGold to invest $500m to restart Obuasi gold mine
Feb 20, 2018The Obuasi Gold Mine has been in limited operating phase since 2014, where it was decided that the mine operations would be significantly reduced due to falling gold prices and a prolonged period of significant losses. Related stories Mining in 2018 Africas best mining