Newmont Mining provides update on Ahafo mill accident
Newmont Mining continues to support the investigation of a tragic accident on 7 April in which six construction contractors lost their lives, and to offer its condolences and support to the families of the victims. The investigation is being led by the Inspectorate Division of Ghana's Minerals Commission. In response to the accident on Saturday, Newmont temporarily suspended production at both its Ahafo and Akyem mines in Ghana. Operations have restarted at both Ahafo and Akyem following extended safety discussions and risk assessments with employees. The Ahafo Mill Expansion project, where the accident took place, and all surface civil construction work will remain suspended until Newmont and the authorities are satisfied that work can resume safely.