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Navigating Career Challenges In International Mining - with Henry Antwi

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In this episode we interview Henry Antwi, an experienced mining engineer and mineral economist who has worked across the world developing his mining career and is currently involved in a number of companies such as MTG Mining Services and Mining Tool Ghana, plus others which he will explain shortly.

As a seasoned international mining professional, Henry talks about how he managed to leave Africa and seek his career elsewhere around the world. He also discusses mining in Ghana and what we can learn from his experiences. He has also recently released a new book titled “Navigating Career Challenges in the International Mining Industry; the Journey of a Mining Engineer”.


  • Opportunities are always out there. We must be bold enough to chase them, even if it takes us far from home. Henry's journey has taken him around the world as is still ongoing.
  • When accepting any kind of role, we must do our homework and look at what we are taking on. We must ensure that we are qualified both academically and practically.
  • Cultures vary from country to country. Make sure you understand the cultures into which you are entering. This is crucial in forming successful business relationships.
  • The blending of mining and technology has become the next great shift in the industry. More and more nowadays, science, technology and data are being used to refine and execute production with incredible results.


'For me it was risky as there were no guarantees'

'If you get a position for the sake of economics, you can get yourself in a very bad situation'

'I went through a cultural orientation'

'The time has come when mining professionals are working very closely wit computer scientists'


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 Email : antwihenry@hotmail.com

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Rob Tyson is an established recruiter in the mining and quarrying sector and decided to produce the “Dig Deep” The Mining Podcast to provide valuable and informative content around the mining industry. He has a passion and desire to promote the industry and the podcast aims to offer the mining community an insight to peoples experiences and careers covering any mining discipline, giving the listeners helpful advice and guidance on industry topics.

Rob is the Founder and Director of Mining International Ltd, a leading global recruitment and headhunting consultancy based in the UK specialising in all areas of mining across the globe from first world to third world countries from Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. We source, headhunt and discover new and top talent talent through a targeted approach and search methodology and have a proven track record in sourcing and positioning exceptional candidates into our clients organisation in any mining discipline or level. Mining International provides a transparent, informative and trusted consultancy service to our candidates and clients to help them develop their careers and business goals and objectives in this ever-changing marketplace.








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