The Board of Directors and the Administration of the freshly recognized Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC), have compensated a courtesy contact on the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, and members of the Okyenman Council, at his Palace, at Ofori Paninfie in Kyebi.
The delegation for the stop by was led by the Board Chairman Dr. Anthony Oteng-Gyasi, and the Main Government Officer, Michael Ansah.
They utilised the event to transient the Okyenhene on the operations of the Corporation given that inception and how GIADEC was positioning by itself to assure the advancement of a vivid built-in aluminium market in Ghana, totally harnessing the nation’s Bauxite means, and anchored on deep neighborhood engagement and the tenets of responsible mining and environmental sustainability.
The delegation also employed the event to request information and assistance from the Okyenhene as GIADEC progresses with its operations, including perform in the Kyebi place, which has Bauxite deposits.
The Osagyefo in his opinions, welcomed the delegation to Ofori Paninfie.
He welcomed the target the Authorities has presented to building an Integrated Aluminium Industry anchored on utilising the nations Bauxite reserves, and confident the delegation of his support for this essential strategic initiative.
He nonetheless urged the Company to hold typical engagements with the impacted communities and steer clear of practises that could pollute drinking water bodies serving inhabitants in these parts and beyond, or any steps that would degrade the natural environment.
Speaking about the Atewa forest in specific, he pressured the need to have for efficient steps to be put in spot to make sure that the dual plans of harnessing Ghana’s bauxite reserves for financial reward, would at the similar time final result in sustainable mining tactics that would ensure the comprehensive safety of the surroundings.
The Board Chairman, Dr Oteng-Gyasi, in his reaction, certain the Osagyefo that mining in the Atewa forest in distinct, and other destinations in Ghana, would be carried out with very demanding adherence to sustainable mining principles.
He gave an enterprise to the Okyenhene that his considerations would be fully and sensitively addressed, and that the things to do of GIADEC and its associates would be guided by these kinds of, and would consequence in economic advantages to the people today of the area.
The Chief Government Officer, Mr. Ansah, stressed the dedication of GIADEC to work in partnership with the communities and other stakeholders, together with Civil Culture Organisations, guided by globally accepted greatest practice and requirements to ensure sustainable advancement of mining at all instances.
Other customers of the Board of GIADEC who ended up existing at the assembly have been Dr. Ben Adoo, Humphrey Ayim-Darke, Dr Henry Benyah, Hon. Patrick Bogyako-Siaime, MP, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua, Okyenhemaa and Nana Amampene Boateng Twum II, Nyinahinhene.
The delegation was also joined by Hon. Akwasi Osei-Adjei, Deputy CEO of GIADEC, and Kojo Yankah also from GIADEC.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on August 30, 2018, assented to the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Corporation Act, 2018, marking the closing stage of the laws.
With the Act in spot, the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Progress Corporation is expected to boost and create an built-in aluminium industry as perfectly as give for linked matters.
Subsequent the intention of government to set up an integrated bauxite and aluminium business in Ghana, a invoice was forwarded to Parliament to think about the establishment of an Built-in Bauxite and Aluminium Company which would set the lawful framework for the growth of the business.
The coming into getting of the Act intended that govt realised the want to take the opportunity to totally exploit the wide bauxite sources readily available to enable in financial advancement of the state