Ghana: Chamber of Mines hails significant reduction in mine accidents, related incidents

Author: GhanaWeb, Published on: 21 August 2015

'Mines accidents down by 39 per cent', 22 Aug 2015: Accidents recorded at mines across the country, in 2014, indicate a 39 per cent decline over the 2013 figure, Mr Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has announced. He said annual non-injury incidents in the mining industry also declined by 300 basis points between 2013 and 2014. Mr Koney said this…at the Zone-One Inter-Mines Safety and First Aid Competition…The event on the theme: “Safety All the Way” was attended by…Golden Star…AngloGold Ashanti, Iduapriem…and…Perseus Mining…It was to showcase the mining industry’s awareness and preparedness to mitigate safety and health impacts in the mines and mining communities and to disseminate knowledge on Health, Safety and First aid to residents in mining communities…

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