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Obuasi

(ōbwä`sē), town (1984 pop. 60,617), S central Ghana. Highly concentrated gold ore is mined, and there are gold-extraction plants. Gold was mined in Obuasi by indigenous peoples as early as the 17th cent. From the late 1890s it was developed by Europeans into a modern mining town. Operating since 1965, it remains Ghana's only privately owned mine.

Obuasi

 

a city in Ghana, in Ashanti Province. Population, 40,000 (1970). Railroad station on the Accra-Kumasi line. Obuasi is the center of a gold-mining region.

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Ashanti Goldfields, building on its traditional success at Obuasi is bringing the Siguiri mine in Guinea into production on the premise that, like most other African gold mines, it will enjoy a long and productive life.
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The trend converges to the north with the Ashanti trend to create the Obuasi deposit, which is mined by Ashanti Goldfields.
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Ashanti is finalizing an update of the plan for the core Obuasi operation in Ghana.
The principal goldfield at Obuasi is operated by Ashanti Goldfields which is 43.1% owned by Lonrho, while the Government holds a 31.3% stake.
The association, at it 2019 first half National Executive Council Meeting at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region, indicated that the surge in prices would enable the industry's core activities, including mining, exploration, processing, to pick up cautiously, which would in turn lead to new jobs being created, with the potential of more members being added to our fold.
a major continental scale basement structure noted on regional aeromagnetic surveys which is spatially related to the 66 million ounce AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine and the 7.6 million ounce Newmont Akyem Mine, located 57km and 130km to the east northeast; and the north trending Ankobra River lineament and its extensions which connects 90km to the south the +60 million ounces total resource gold mines at Bogosu, Prestea and Tarkwa operated by GoldenStar, AngloGold Ashanti, and Goldfields, with Newmonts 15.3 million ounce Ahafo Mine 100km to the north.
1, 1999, and, when complete, will result in a reduction of more than 20% in the Obuasi work force.
Indeed the mechanisation the Obuasi field is continually undergoing delivered a 9.7% increase in underground tonnage last year and makes it highly likely that the target of 1.5m tonnes will be met by 30 September 1995 - and one million ounces of gold will be mined.