Ghanaians make up 98% of employees in mining sector – Mining Chamber – Citi Business News
Speaking to Citi Business News, CEO of the Chamber, Dr Sulemanu Koney, said his outfit will continue to explore other avenues to increase the number of Ghanaians engaged in the mining sector. "So it's good news for us. We will continue to actually push the envelope to ensure that we continue to have a lot more Ghanaians employed within the mining industry. If you look at the helm of most of our member companies, you will see Ghanaians actually occupying top positions there now regarding the future of the mining industry and the chamber of mines as illustrated we continue to be responsible and business association we aspire to work with government and various state holders to ensure that we get the benefit from the mining industry with respect across various stakeholders". The first offices of the West Africa Chamber of Mines, which gave birth to the Ghana Chamber of Mines, were set up in 1903 with the principal objective of advancing and protecting the mining interests of the shareholders.