According to the GBC Ltd, it has the capacity to produce about 1Mt/y of bauxite, which ought to be transported to Takoradi by rail.

However, the railway line has deteriorated to such an extent that half of its bauxite is transported by road. It has been impacting on profit for several years, said GBC’s Joe Nsiah.

He appealed to the government to help the company by repairing the Dunkwa to Awaso rail lines to promote mining activities in the area.