The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has directed the Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) to resume operations with immediate effect.
This follows meetings among the management of GMC, the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, and the Minerals Commission, where the parties agreed to expedite action towards the resolution of allegations of nonpayment of taxes and price manipulation against GMC.
A statement issued today, August 9, 2019 and signed by the Minister of Land and Natural Resource, Kwaku Asomah Cheremah, said an agreement has been reached, for a joint manning of the weigh bridge to guarantee accurate computation of revenue.
“In the light of the good faith shown by the company to work with government towards amicable resolution, including the joint manning of the weigh bridge located at the mine and tonnages loaded unto ships to guarantee accurate computation of revenue, I have asked the company to resume its operation,” it said.
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Below is the letter from the Ministry