December 2019. The Obuasi gold mine located in the Ashanti region of southern Ghana is being redeveloped into a modern and mechanised mine for longer operational life. Owned and operated by Africas biggest gold miner AngloGold Ashanti, the Obuasi underground mine was placed under care and maintenance in 2016.
The Obuasi Gold Mine is an underground gold mine situated near Obuasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It was at one time one of the world's ten largest gold mines. The mine is in Obuasi Municipal District, 60 kilometres southwest of the regional capital Kumasi. In 2008, AngloGold Ashanti's Ashantiland operations, consisting of Obuasi and the Iduapriem Gold Mine, contributed 11% to the company's annual production. At its temporary closure in 2014 ObWikipedia · CC BY SA
Obuasi is a household name in Ghana and is synonymous with gold not only because of the long history of gold mining associated with the township but also because of the quantity and quality of gold produced there. The Obuasi Mine, until recently accounted for over sixty percent of total gold production in Ghana and was
31/07/2020· The Obuasi gold mine, located 200km north west of Accra in Ghana, was the major asset of Ashanti Goldfields Company , established in London in 1897. AGC started underground mining in 1907. Lonrho purchased AGC in 1969 and the Ghanaian Government reduced its holding in 1994, leaving Lonrho with a 33% stake and corporate plus
A Gold Mine Tour in Ghana. By Julia Hammond. Level 26 of the AngloGold Ashanti Mine in Obuasi Ghana. Nerves were starting to get the better of some members of the group. The excitement that we had felt when putting on our protective gear was melting away. Toes were wriggled in our heavy boots and we adjusted and readjusted our hard hats.
11/02/2019· Ghana is the world´s second largest producer of gold. One of the places where mining has been more intense is in the municipality of Obuasi, in the Ashanti Region. There it is The Oubasi Gold Mind, one of the biggest in Ghana and the world, and nowadays closed since 2016 due to lack of profits.