Veolia strikes gold with water treatment contract renewal at Ghana mine

Mining company AngloGold Ashanti has renewed a contract with Veolia subsidiary Veolia Ghana Limited to operate and maintain a water treatment facility at the Iduapriem mine...

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ACCRA, Ghana – Mining company AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) has renewed a contract with Veolia subsidiary Veolia Ghana Limited to operate and maintain a water treatment facility at the Iduapriem mine.

Veolia said it has been operating the site for two years, during which it achieved a 81% plant recovery rate and 100% compliance with the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) discharge limit.

Located in the Western Region of Ghana, Iduapriem is an open-pit gold mine with an annual average gold production of about 220, 000 ounces and a recovery factor of about 95.8%.

Patrice Fonlladosa, executive vice president Africa & Middle East of Veolia, said: “We appreciate the vote of confidence AngloGold Ashanti has given to our company and our staff through this contract extension.”

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