AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited operates the Iduapriem Mine in the Western Region of Ghana, about 17km southwest of Tarkwa. Iduapriem Mine started operation in June 1992 as the Ghanaian Australian Goldfields Limited. It also became part of the AngloGold Group in 2004 following the business combination with Ashanti Goldfields Limited. It is an open-pit operation comprising the Iduapriem, Teberebie, Ajopa, and Ajopa South-West mining leases, covering an area of 140km2 concession, and encompassing 19 communities. The Mine provides employment to about 2500 people, all being Ghanaians. 

Iduapriem Mine has been recognised and received several awards for its superior performance in environmental management, corporate social investment, occupational health and safety, innovation, as well as fiscal contributions to the state.

Governance

Iduapriem mine is committed to the highest standards of governance, ethics and integrity. AngloGold Ashanti maintains policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance with applicable anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws, including those requiring that accurate accounts and records be maintained. Iduapriem mine subscribes fully to these policies. For further information, see the policies and procedures archive on the group website.

Our economic contribution to Ghana

Employment

693
Directly employed as of June 2023
2,447
Through third-party contractors as of June 2023
100%
positions filled by Ghanaian nationals

Government

$104m
Contributed to Ghana’s economy in 2022 through payment of direct and indirect taxes
$80m
Direct taxes
$24m
Indirect taxes

Community investment

$5m
over past five years

Local procurement

90%
of all procurement is spent in-country