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Damang's Catherine Kuufor wins Female Mining Professional of the Year - African Eye Report

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Accra, Ghana, November 21, 2020//-Mrs Catherine Kuupol Kuutor, Metallurgical Manager for Abosso Goldfields Ltd has emerged winner of the 2019 Female Mining Professional of Year at the 6th Ghana Mining Industry Awards held on Friday, 20 November 2020 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.

She beat off stiff competition from nine other top female mining engineers to win the award.

At the awards night, AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine adjudged the 2019 Mining Company of the Year.

Abosso Goldfields Limited Damang Mine swept the awards for Corporate Social Investment and Innovation while Golden Star Wassa Ltd won the Best Performer in Occupational Health and Safety as well as the Community Safety Brigade of the Year.

Other big winners on the night were Newmont Ghana, Golden Star Resources and Gold Fields Ghana. Newmont Ghana's Ahafo and Akyem mines were winner and runner-up respectively in the Best Performer in Environmental Management category.

The company's Ahafo Mine also emerged first runner-up in Best Performer in Exploration (Senior) category.

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