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"Neither Lands Ministry nor Commission has received request from FGR to put Mine under care, maintenance" - Minerals Commission

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Minerals Commission Martin Ayisi has clarified that neither the Lands Ministry nor Commission has received any official request to place Future Global Resource (FGR) Bogoso Mine under care of maintenance.


He made these remarks in a statement issued on January 30 by the Minerals Commission.


He said ” For the avoidance of doubt, neither the Ministry nor the Commission has received a formal application or request from FGR to put the Mine under Care and Maintenance.”

“It has come to the attention of the Minerals Commission (the “Commission”) that FGR Bogoso Prestea Ltd the operators of the Prestea-Bogoso Mine made a verbal presentation to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (the “Ministry”) to put the Mine under Care and Maintenance.”


Mr. Ayisi also added that the Prestea-Bogoso Mine is currently under the control of FGR Bogoso Prestea Ltd (FGR) and its principal shareholder Blue International Holdings Limited which is based in the United Kingdom.

The statement disclose that the Mine was previously operated by Golden Star Resources Limited until the asset was transferred to FGR.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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