Ghana Minerals Commission
Ghana’s Minerals Commission is a body established with a focused function of developing and coordinating mineral sector policy and monitoring its implementation. Minerals Commission was established in September 1986 under the Minerals Commission Law (PNDCL.154).
The Commission’s primary responsible has since been that of fostering the efficient and effective regulation and management of the utilization of the mineral resources of Ghana and the co-ordination and implementation of policies related to them.
With the promulgation of the 1992 Constitution, Parliament enacted the Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450) to give continued legal backing to the existence of the Commission, as required by Article 269(1) of the Constitution
The Minerals Commission will strive to make Ghana the leading destination of mining sector investment in Africa through creating a congenial atmosphere in which all stakeholders work as partners in a safe environment to achieve one common goal: sustainable development through mining.
To foster efficient and effective regulation and management of the utilization of Ghana’s mineral resources through the development of solid knowledge-based, self-led organization, which recognizes that mining investment will take place and be sustained only if it is under Win-Win circumstances.
The Commission is responsible for the regulation and management of the utilization of the mineral resources of Ghana and the co-ordination of the policies in relation to them.See more