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Ghana has made more discoveries of mineral deposits which are expected to boost the country’s economy and development. The deposits include copper, phosphate, nickel, chromium and uranium.

The government has, therefore, invited the investor community to partner it to develop the country’s enormous natural resources in an efficient, economic and environmentally sustainable manner that will ensure the sustainable development of the country.

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Collins Dauda, who extended the invitation, said there are bright prospects for mining in Ghana.

He was speaking in Accra at the opening of the 3rd West and Central Africa Mining Summit.

The two-day summit which brought together key players in the mining sector in West and Central Africa, focused on a wide-range of issues, such as policy development and investment opportunities in the mining sector of the two sub-regions.

Ghana is endowed with enormous mineral resources but for a long time gold, diamond, manganese and bauxite, have been the notable minerals that have attracted foreign investment.

The latest discovery of new minerals is the result of the Mining Sector Support Programme initiative funded by the European Commission.

Mr. Dauda said over the past two and half decades, the mining sector in Ghana has undergone policy and legislative reviews geared towards improving the industry, adding that several macro-economic policies were developed resulting in increased investment in the mining sector.

He said the investment inflows brought about increases in production of virtually all the major minerals with gold, for instance, increasing to 3.13 million ounces in 2009, a record high for any single year for Ghana.

Mr. Dauda said the mining sector also made significant contribution to the country’s economy and attributed the positive showing to the country’s political stability availability of geo-scientific data, favourable legal and fiscal regimes and improvement in governance.

On the continental front, Mr. Dauda observed that Africa has become a favoured destination for major foreign multinational, companies over the past two decades due to the attractive policies adopted by governments and favourable mineral prices on the world market.

“While experiencing these favourable mineral prices, it is instructive to recognise that all mining booms are temporary, and the good times will not always be with us”. He cautioned.

In a contribution, the Chief Executive Officer of Modern Gold Refinery in Ghana, Dr. Lorinda Liang, said her company has plans to establish a recycling plant in Ghana in August, 2011 for the production of sim cards and other products.

She said the plant, to be sited in Takoradi in the Western Region, will generate about 25,000 jobs, but indicated that the realisation of that ambition will largely depend on the stabilisation of the cedi and the economy.

Dr. Liang urged government agencies to lend their support in order to ensure the success of the project.

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If the ghanaians and Nigerians needed reasons to talk shyte about each others country, the ghana-nigeria rivalry would not be so much fun to watch :jk:

Great news for ghana tho
 

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^^ Africans hate Africanos? :lol: People are full of crap nowadays! I've learned so many things today. :) Bad for the Search Engine.
 

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All this talk about hating on Ghana is just imaginary. The first poster got it wrong with his post about "haters" when actually nobody made any comment.

This is how we imagine people are after our lives when in fact we are looking at our own shadows. You imagine every moving lips is talking about you. Its all gonna amount to nothing but sleepless nights for you.
 

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I was gonna post a whole lot of pictures for Ghana tomorrow which i specifically asked my friend who just returned to shoot for me but this really pissed me off and I am not even bothered any more. This is insane!
 

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On Sunday, I was a with 2 of my Ghanaian friends, we went to visit A Nigerian friend who was having her son's baptism. Infact its a funny and long story about why I had to be at this party but thats for another day. We were all chatting and laughing like brothers, friends and family and I said to myself, "I wish those Ghanaian/Nigerian fighters on SSC will see this".

Infact theres another party we are going to tomorrow, its for one of our Ghanaian friends who is moving permanently to Ghana on saturday after about 20 years in the UK. Its a surprise party.

So, all you imaginary warriors should just wake up. This is supposed to be a lovely thread but the thread starter ruined it for himself.
 

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i said what i said because, the last time i was reading a thread about Ghana oil discovery and how they discovered more water instead of oil after a drill; i was shock to read SOME Nigerians ill comment and their rejoice in Ghana's misfortune. That is the main reason why i said "take That Haters" It's pretty ridiculous how someone can make a statement like "Ghana has no oil." and something like 'Ghana is not even close to having as much resources as Nigeria'..I live in NYC and my best friend is a Nigerian...we get along great cus we consider ourselves siblings...i can never fathom why SOME Nigerians always think ill of Ghana. For the record.. anybody who know anything about Ghana is well aware that Ghana is endowed with abundant natural resources. Quit with the yellow belly hatred and let us all wish Africa the best!
 

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Good news for Ghana.

I guess it's true what they say; when it rains, it pours.
 
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