Ghana’s Gold Rush Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners

Ghana’s Gold Rush Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners

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Melted ore is poured out for testing at the Newmont Mining Corp. gold quarry mine located on the Carlin Trend west of Elko, Nevada. The biggest gold companies operating in Ghana are Greenwood Village, Colorado-based Newmont Mining Corp., which is developing its second mine in the country, and Johannesburg’s AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. and Gold Fields Ltd.