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18 Sep
Samartex Pledge support for FRI at "Emerging Timber species on the market" seminar Samartex  Timber & Plywood company has pledged to support funding for research projects of the forestry Research Institute of Ghana. Speaking at the seminar "...Mr. Richard Nsenkyire said the move is to enable the institute to undertake more demand-driven research, build capacity and promote the application of technologies for sustainable management of forest resources for the benefit of society..." The GHANAIAN Times reported. Insert is the newspaper clip.   Source: GHANAIAN Times
19 Aug
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT (SRA) PAYMENT TO ADIDRO NKABOM KUO OF KYEIKROM On August 18, 2021, Samartex presented a cheque of GH₵25,161.56 to Adikro Nkabom Kuo of Kyeikrom as SRA payment for the community representing 5% stumpage fee. During the presentation, the District Forest Manager (Forestry Commissioner) Mr. Raymond Obeng Boamah urged the people of Kyeikrom to make judicious use of the SRA for developmental projects, adding that they should ensure nobody diverts the funds. The cheque was presented by Mr. Emmanuel Impraim, Forest Certification Manager of Samartex Timber and Plywood Company Limited Read more: https://www.rawgist.com/do-not-misapply-social-responsibility-agreement-sra-fund-forestry-manager/ Source: Awuku Addo Okyeame/Bibiani  
19 Aug
HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK  Samartex Environmental Health (EHS) organized a safety awareness week between 5th and 8th August 2021 themed “Work Smart” aimed at educating and sensitizing workers on workplace safety. As part of the program, the Samartex EHS team had interactions with workers of the various departments through questions and observations.  Concerns of workers on issues of safety were also received to better enhance workers' participation and involvement. Additional safety signs were mounted at various vantage points within the factory facility to enhance safety communication. This included signs informing workers of forklifts, overhead cranes, large equipment, etc. It…
13 Aug
Management of Samartex has initiated a young academy of players within the age range of 10 - 15 years who will be trained and nurtured eventually to take over the senior team FC Samartex 1996. After long scrutiny of the multitude of young talents in Samreboi and its environs, about 60 players within the ages of 10 and 15 years were selected to form U13 and U15 with the consent of Parents and Guardians of these young players.   Parents and Guardians approved of their wards joining the young club as they shared in the vision of the company. Samartex,…
09 Aug
SAMARTEX EMBARKS ON A MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME AT KAKRAKROM ON 14TH JULY, 2021 On July 14, 2021, Samartex embarked on a community outreach to Kakrakrom, a village located within Wassa Amenfi West Municipal, about a 2km meter drive off Samreboi – Amuaku road. The programme was aimed at providing essential medical care for the people of Kakrakrom community due to the lack of proper health facilities in the village. The only health facility is a CHPS (Community- Based Health programed services) which lacks the necessary equipment and staff to provide proper health care for the people. The 7 member outreach…
24 May
AMENFIMAN RURAL BANK SUPPORT FC SAMARTEX 1996 Amenfiman Rural Bank, as part of its 40th Anniversary activities, signed a sponsorship deal with FC Samartex 1996 on 23rd May 2021 in Wassa Akropong. Amenfiman Rural Bank has come in as a supporting sponsor, to assist Samartex Timber & Plywood Company Limited, the major sponsor of FC Samatex 1996. The sponsorship package (GH¢ 100,000) is to cushion the financial burden of running a local football club, especially FC Samartex 1996, which is pushing to qualify for the Ghana Premier League. The CEO of Amenfiman Rural Bank Dr. Alexander Asamh, Vice Board Chairman…
08 May
SAMARTEX INITIATES COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMME AT KWAW MENSAH VILLAGE Kwaw Mensah is a village off the Amuaku-Prestea road of 24.99KM from Samreboi, in the Wassa Amenfi West Municipal, Western Region, Ghana. On April 28, 2021, Samartex organized a community outreach programme for the people of Kwaw Mensah, the programme is one of the many initiatives by the Company to support the less privileged communities within the Samreboi catchment. The outreach programme consisted of 4 medical staff made up of; the Residence Doctor, Ophthalmic nurse, Dispensing Technician and Administrative Assistant and 3 Green Gold FM representatives. The medical officer commenced with…
15 Apr
SAMARTEX WIN “OUTSTANDING WOOD PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR” IN THE 2ND EDITION OF GHANA AGRICULTURE AND AGRO-PROCESSING AWARDS 2021, THEMED “CELEBRATING AND PROMOTING EXCELLENT STANDARDS AND INNOVATION IN THE AGRIBUSINESS SECTOR” The Ghana Agriculture and Agro-processing award is an awarding scheme organized by KN Unique Communications, endorsed by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Ministry for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development which seeks to celebrate organizations committed to remarkable standards and industry leaders breaking barriers of excellence across the Ghanaian Agribusiness sector. The programme which took place at the Mӧvenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, on Friday, April 9, 2021, honoured…
06 Apr
FOREST INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF GHANA (FIAG) URGES GOVERNMENT TO TRANSFORM KUMASI WOOD ESTATE LIMITED (KWEL) INTO A VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND SERVICE CENTRE The Chairman of Forest Industries Association of Ghana (FIAG), Mr Richard Nsenkyire, indicated that a move to transform Kumasi Wood Estate Limited (KWEL) into a vocational training and service centre will help sustain the resource base as well as provide revenue for the sector and other stakeholders. He further argued that one of the major challenges of all the sectors and institutions which form the FIAG, is the lack of adequate expertise and technical know-how in the industry…
02 Mar
Asante Akyem is a village about 3KM off the Sureso-Samreboi road and also about 22KM from Samreboi, in the Wassa Amenfi West Municipal, Western Region, Ghana. The village and its surrounding communities have no electricity, no treated water, no healthcare facility, deplorable school structure, deplorable roads, etc, compelling Management of Samartex to initiate a monthly medical outreach, which commenced on February 24, 2021.    The outreach team comprised 5 medical staff, including the Resident Doctor of Samartex Hospital, Doctor Tijani, started with a health talk, before proceeding to actual screening and consultation. A total of 87 patients were seen, with varying health and medical conditions.…
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