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15 youth graduate from Newmont Ahafo’s underground graduate learnership programme

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15 youth graduate from Newmont Ahafo, graduate learnership programme

Newmont Gold Ghana Limited has successfully held the graduation ceremony for 15 trainees who have completed their three years underground graduate learnership programme at the Ahafo Mine.

All the 15 graduands have been regularized and will be working as employees of the Ahafo South Mine.

15 youth graduate from Newmont Ahafo, graduate learnership programme

The programme is designed for graduates with Earth Science or other engineering disciplines. 50% of graduates are from the local communities who joined the programme after graduating with disciplines in Survey, Geology and Mining Engineering. The remaining 50% where recruited nationally.

The three-year programme is structured to equip the trainees with competencies and appreciation of how systems work in an underground mining environment and build their capacities to perform high-level engineering work in various disciplines.

The programme has enabled the graduates acquire on -the-job skills in Survey, Geology, Ventilation, Drill and Blast, Scheduling and Geotech. In addition, all of them have started their Mincom certification process.

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