You Are Here: Home » General News » Voice Business (Page 4)

Asanko mines 436,000 tonnes of gold ore in August

Asanko Gold Inc. (TSX:AKG)(NYSE American:AKG)(NYSE MKT:AKG) has provided an operational update on the Asanko Gold Mine (AGM), located in Ghana, West Africa. Highlights: • Reconciliation of grade control model to resource model reflecting total gold ounces up by 7% for three months ending August 2017 • Reserve reconciliation showing significant improvement comparing the mill feed to the reserve model over la ...

Read more

470MW powership connected to nat’l grid

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has announced that it has connected its 470 MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan to the national grid. The powership, which arrived in August this year, has completed all requisite commissioning works, operational tests and has begun supplying power to the national grid. A press statement issued by the communications department of the company said the operation of Karadeniz P ...

Read more

Textiles: Anti-piracy taskforce on Oct. 11

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has revealed it will constitute a taskforce on textiles to address the influx of pirated textiles into the country. In a statement, the Ministry said it will set aside 11 October, 2017 as the date to inaugurate the taskforce. The announcement follows a picketing action by workers of the local textiles industry in Accra on Monday, 2 October over the continued delay in setti ...

Read more

Emirates and flydubai announce first codeshare routes

Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai have announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination. Passengers can book from 03 October on Emir ...

Read more

Fuel prices to stay fairly stable – IES

Although the price of crude oil rose by 6.8 per cent over the last 14 days, the Institute for Energy Security (IES) has projected fuel prices to remain largely unchanged for the October 2017 pricing-window. This, according to IES, is due to the stability of the local currency against the US Dollar, and the six per cent drop in gasoline price, coupled with the rise in gasoil price on the world market. Below ...

Read more

OmniBank holds ‘Clinic’ to expose SMEs to funding opportunities

OmniBank has organised the 3rd of its SME Clinics for 2017 at the British Council in Accra. The clinic which forms part of the Bank’s SME Education activities is to equip small and medium enterprises with the knowledge they need to effectively compete in the marketplace. The clinic, on the topic ‘Innovative Financing Options for Businesses’, is to help the SMEs identify the right financing opportunities ava ...

Read more

Gold drops

Gold slipped to its lowest in nearly seven weeks early on Monday as the U.S. dollar rose and equities gained, while growing expectations for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December also added to pressure. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,273.60 an ounce by 0646 GMT, after earlier touching its lowest since mid-August at $1,272.35. U.S. gold futures for December delivery shed 0.7 percent to $1,27 ...

Read more

Galamsey mentality “stupid” – Okudzeto

Council of State member Sam Okudzeto has described as “stupid”, the mentality of illegal miners who defy government’s ban on their activities with the justification that they are only unearthing the natural resources God has endowed the country with. The menace of galamsey has left many farmlands destroyed, leaving in its wake the incessant pollution of water bodies and also posing a threat to human and aqu ...

Read more

Fuel prices to increase – COPEC

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC-GH) has warned there could be increase in fuel prices if government does not take immediate steps to halt the trend of hikes in the petroleum products. The Chamber, in a statement, said the rising cost of fuel prices in the country has a direct impact on general cost of living and by extension inflation, and must be curtailed immediately. According to the Cham ...

Read more

Gov’t can’t reduce electricity tariffs – Opoku

Kojo Poku, an energy expert, has said the Akufo-Addo-led government cannot reduce electricity tariffs any time soon. According to him, the government does not have money to subsidise the electricity bills, therefore cannot afford to reduce the bills. The government, he said, must be truthful with Ghanaians and explain that reduction in the electricity tariffs cannot be possible because of a lack of funds. H ...

Read more

© 2015 VoiceFm online

Scroll to top