Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, · The Ashanti Goldfields Corporation is a gold mining company based in Ghana that was founded by Joseph Ellis and Joseph Biney both from Cape Coast. The Ashanti Mine, located at Obuasi, 56 km south of Kumasi, has been producing since 1897. The mine is sited on one of the world's major gold deposits and is one of the ten largest in the world. In ...Obuasi Gold Mine, · History Mining at Obuasi begun in 1897, then referred to as the Ashanti Mine. In an interview Ashanti Kwesi Enyan, the Managing Director of the Obuasi Gold mine, announced that the mine, while potentially rich, faces challenges like returning the mine to profitability, addressing social and environmental issues, improving community engagement and illegal mining.Gold Price per Gram 24K in Ghana in Ghana cedi (GHS), · West End Mining Company Limited also buys and sells genuine pure gold and other precious minerals from other companies. To add to our list of great achievements, West End Mining Company Limited has acquired yet other rich gold mining concession fields in the Eastern region of Ghana totaling 1,404 acres earmarked for large-scale mining.Kumasi: Towards a sustainable and resilient cityscape, · For example, employment in Kumasi is controlled by the services sector, which accounted for 77.4% of all jobs in the city in 2010, followed by manufacturing, construction, mining, and related industries which employed 19.4% of the labour force ().Local mining contractors cry over high permit fees, · The Association of Local Mining Contractors, has called for government intervention in the high permit fees being charged by the Minerals Commission on their members. According to the Association, the over 500 per cent increase in the charges was abnormal and needed the intervention of the government to prevent businesses in the sector from total collapse..