Manufacturing involves industry, mining and quarrying. The level of manufacturing activities in the district is very low, constituting about 0.5% of the active working population. There are no large scale industries in the district. Those existing are basically agro-based ones such as palm oil extraction, gari processing, soap making and other petty vocational trades.
The main mining companies in the district are AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) and Dunkwa Continental Gold Fields Limited with a total concession area of about 250 km2. These activities have taken about 20% of the total land area of 710 km2. There are other registered small scale mining firms which includes West-Chester Resources Limited, Realistic Enterprise, Apponi Limited and Achiloco Mining Company Limited. Further still, there are other unregistered small scale miners (“Galamsey”) scattered over the communities such as Asikasu, Homase, Begroase, Odumase, Tweapease, Suhyensu, Fahiakobo, Mile 14 and Anyankyerem,
Date Created : 11/16/2017 4:13:34 AM