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first_imgAs recipient of the 2011 Newmont Africa Regional Supplier of the Year, Africa Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has been recognised for their commitment to excellence in service and project delivery. A supplier to the Newmont run Ahafo gold mine in Ghana, West Africa, AUMS has held the contract for delivery of underground mining services at the site since January 2010. The initial scope of works for an exploration decline and level development, trial stoping, raiseboring and 28,000 m of diamond drilling was brought in two months ahead of schedule.AUMS is currently operating a workforce of 150, and has been awarded Stage 3 works to take the next step into an operational 200,000 t/month production mine.Since the establishment of AUMS in 2007, the organisation has grown rapidly, which it says is “on the back of consistently exceeding client expectations and this award by one of the company’s largest clients is recognition for the hard work and dedication of the AUMS team.“Having approached the African market with a wealth of experience in underground mining developed in over two decades of operation in Australia AUMS brings unparalleled mining expertise and the highest standards in safety and equipment operation to the West African business.”Africa Underground Mining Services is a 50/50 joint venture partner with Ausdrill.last_img read more