Key Facts

Employment during the peak period of construction was approximately 4,800.

Full operation began in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Newmont’s Akyem operation is located in Ghana in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region, approximately 111 miles northwest of the capital city of Accra.

Newmont obtained the mining lease for Akyem in 2010 and began commercial production in 2013.

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