AMN President, Samuel Torkornoo, has worked for 18 years in the mining industry and has been involved in organizing stakeholder engagements and workshops.
In 2011, Sam was a panellist at the CSR workshop organised by the Canadian High Commission at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, Sam talked about “Pelangio’s CSR Approach.
In 2010 and 2013 Sam organised two sensitization stakeholder workshops for Pelangio Ahafo Gold (G) Limited for the Manfo Gold Project at Tepa in the Ahafo-Ano North District of the Ashanti Region, which brought together 18 affected communities, opinion leaders, NGOs and MDAs. The first was on exploration and the later was on effect of illegal mining.
1n 2006, Sam organised gold exploration sensitization stakeholder workshop for Pelangio Adansi Gold (G) Limited for the Obuasi Gold Exploration Project at Adansi Fomena in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti Region, which brought together 22 affected communities, opinion leaders, NGOs and MDAs.
In 2001, 2005 Sam organized diamond exploration sensitization stakeholder workshops for Leo Shield Exploration (GH) Limited and Paramount Mining Corporation Limited for the Birim Diamond Exploration Project at Akyem Manso in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, which brought together 17 affected communities, opinion leaders, NGOs and MDAs.
In 1997, Sam organized sensitization stakeholder workshop for the Abore Mining Project at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region, which brought together 20 affected communities, opinion leaders, NGOs, and MDAs. This was followed with another workshop at which he presented the Environmental Impact Assessment scoping report chaired by EPA.
Sam is currently leading a team of consultants researching into the development of Benchmark Cost for Exploration and Mining Operation in Ghana for the Ministry of Finance and Minerals Commission under the National Resources and Environmental Governance (NREG) programme, sponsored by the International Development Association IDA of the World Bank.