• Short Summary

    The Board of Directors of the newly-formed Ghana Bauxite Company was formally inaugurated in Accra last Monday (29 October).

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    1.
    GV EXT & CU Sign: "Ministry of Land & Mineral Resources" (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    SV Major-General Amenu with Mr. Appiah
    0.13

    3.
    SV Board members and newsmen
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    4.
    GV Amenu speaking
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    5.
    SV Board members (2 shots)
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    6.
    SV Amenu speaking
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    7.
    SV Board members and newsmen
    0.38

    8.
    SV Mr. Armstrong speaking as Goard members look on (2 shots)
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    9.
    SV & MV Armstrong and Amenu sign agreement (3 shots)
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    10.
    SV Amenu shakes hands ith Armstrong and hands over copy of agreement
    1.07



    Initials BB/2043 WK/DW/BB/2056



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Board of Directors of the newly-formed Ghana Bauxite Company was formally inaugurated in Accra last Monday (29 October). The new company is controlled by the Ghanaian Government which owns fifty five cent of the shares. The British Aluminium Company owns the remaining forty five percent.

    The British Aluminium Company has agreed to cease operations in Ghana as an individual company and all of its interests have been taken over by the new Company.

    The inauguration ceremony was presided over by Major-General D.C.K. Amenu, Commissioner for Lands and Mineral Resources, who pointed out that the negotiations with the British Aluminium Company were conducted in a cordial atmosphere. He asked the Board to ensure that the joint venture proves a real success for both the Government and the British Aluminium the British Aluminium Company's Division.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5JWJU2AEHO47Z9I8XY5OM63SB
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JWJU2AEHO47Z9I8XY5OM63SB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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