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Newmont accident committee report out

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu has created investigative team to delve into the recent accident at one of Newmont branch.

May 19, 2018

A six-member investigative team commissioned by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu to conduct technical investigations into the cause of the Newmont-Ahafo tunnel collapse has been presented to the Minister.

The Chairman of the Committee ,who is a Principal Inspector of Mines at the Minerals Commission, Frederick Gyebi,  presented the report to the John Peter Amewu at the Ministry in Accra.

Frederick Gyebi,  presenting the report to the John Peter Amewu in the pic left below

Mr Amewu expressed appreciation to the Committee for the expeditious manner in which it conducted the investigations and gave the assurance that the Government would swiftly implement the recommendations.

The accident, which occurred on April 7, 2018, at Kenyase No.2 in the Brong Ahafo Region, claimed the lives of six workers of the Consar Construction Company Limited, a sub-contracting firm working on a reclaim tunnel roof at the Newmont Ahafo Mill Expansion Project.

 

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