Freitag, 5. April 2013

Länderrisiken: Situation bei Gold Fields in Ghana verschärft sich

Die Probleme mit den Gewerkschaften bei Senior Gold Fields (NYE.GFI) in den wichtigen Tarkwa und Damang Goldminenoperationen in Ghana sorgen nun auch für erhebliche Produktionsausfälle. Tarkwa ist die mit Abstand größte Goldmine des angeschlagenen Konzerns..

Gold Fields losing 2 200 oz/d at Ghana operations
4th April 2013 
JOHANNESBURG ( – Gold Fields is currently losing around 2 200 oz of gold production a day as a result of illegal industrial action that has halted production at its 90%-owned Tarkwa and Damang mines in Ghana.
Production at both operations had been halted since Wednesday. No violence had been reported.
Johannesburg- and New York-listed Gold Fields said in a statement on Wednesday that members of the Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMU) and its affiliates, the Professional Managerial Staff Union and the Branch Union, on Tuesday presented management at both mines with a number of demands and threatened industrial action should the company not respond favourably to the demands within 24 hours..


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