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Member Benefits

GhIG membership provides networking and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and build your career, as well as recognition of your commitment to professional ethics and standards.

Become a part of the largest organisation in Ghana representing all minerals sector disciplines including geoscientists, metallurgists, engineers, environmental scientists and managers.

The unique opportunity for cross-discipline networking and engagement helps the transfer of knowledge and innovation between professions.

Key benefits of GhIG membership include:

  • Enhancing your global, national, regional and local networks, allowing you to share ideas and experiences and make valuable contacts to further your career development
  • Building your expertise with our world-leading professional development programs and special member rates for GhIG conferences, webinars, events and publication purchases
  • Staying informed with high-quality technical information, industry news and commentarythrough the GhIG Bulletin magazine and website, fortnightly e-newsletters, Transactions technical journals and unlimited access to the online library
  • Career development and mentoring opportunities for all stages of your career including Chartered Professional accreditation
  • Industry recognition and influence through adherence to a respected ethics framework and our advocacy on our members’ behalf to government, regulators and standard setting bodies.


Fellow grade recognises those professionals with extensive experience in the industry. Fellows must have a minimum of 10 years industry experience with five years in roles of major responsibility or 15 years senior experience with a major personal accomplishment in the industry.

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The main professional grade of the GhIG is Member grade. Members are professionals with a tertiary qualification and a minimum of three years’ experience.

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Graduate members are young professionals who are in the early years of building their careers. Graduates receive the full membership benefits of the GhIG at subsidised rates for the first three years after finishing university.

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Student membership is for undergraduates completing their first tertiary degree in a discipline relevant to the minerals industry

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Organisational membership of the GhIG represents your organisation’s commitment to the development of minerals professionals and the minerals industry.

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Associate membership is available to individuals working in the minerals and associated industries who do not have the formal academic qualifications to apply for Graduate or Member grade.

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Students & Industry

One of the best ways to get your career off the ground is to network with the people who want to use your talents. This is where The GhIG Student Chapters have the biggest impact on the career choices and work opportunities
of university students.

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GHIG Careers
Minerals Industry Careers The minerals industry is one of the most profitable and important industries in Ghana. The GhIG is preparing a comprehensive booklet detailing the range of professional careers within the minerals industry. Career Paths There are a number of different potential career paths for those who complete courses that enable them to work in…
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