• Short Summary

    The Ghanaian Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Omaboe, has just completed an inspection tour?

  • Description

    1.
    GV Mr. Omaboe shown around palm-oil factory
    0.06

    2.
    SV Official explaining process to Mr. Omaboe
    0.11

    3.
    SV Visitors walk round factory
    0.13

    4.
    MV Party looking round factory
    0.16

    5.
    GV Palm-oil process (2 shots)
    0.21

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    SV Worker by machine
    0.24

    7.
    SV Factory worker explaining process to Mr. Omaboe
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    GV EXT Factory
    0.34

    9.
    GV Products of palm kernels (2 shots)
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    10.
    MV PAN Mr. Omaboe tasting palm kernel
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    SV Worker cutting kernels into sack
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    12.
    LV EXT Mound of palm-kernel residue
    0.51

    13.
    GV & CU Sacks filled with palm kernels
    0.56

    14.
    MV Chief welcoming visitors (2 shots)
    1.04

    15.
    SV INT Official party inside rubber factory
    1.07

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    MV Rubber being processed (3 shots)
    1.14

    17.
    MV Official explains process to Mr. Omaboe
    1.17

    18.
    SV Mr. Omaboe shown rubber products (2 shots)
    1.23

    19.
    SV Moulding machines
    1.26

    20.
    SV Tyre being moulded (2 shots)
    1.34

    21.
    MV Mr Omaboe and party watch
    1.36

    22.
    MV Tyre being moulded
    1.39

    23.
    GV Visitors shown round factory
    1.47

    24.
    LV EXT Tyre factory
    1.52



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    Background: The Ghanaian Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Omaboe, has just completed an inspection tour of a number of Industrial establishments in the Western Region of the country. The visit was to enable the Commissioner to acquaint himself with problems facing factories in the region, and among those he visited were the Asraku Palm Oil Mill at Pretsea and Firestone (Ghana) Limited's rubber factory at Bonsa.

    Mr. Omaboe was accompanied on his tour by the Chairman of the Western Region Committee of Administration, Lt-Col Coker-Appiah.

    At the Asraku Palm Oil Mill, which went into full production only last December, the Commissioner was conducted on his visit by the Mill Manager, Mr. K. Osei-Acheampong.

    The 63-thousand new cedis mill now produces an average of 35 tons of palm oil a day.

    At the Bonsa rubber factory, Mr. Omaboe was shown around by the plant's project engineer, Mr. H.G. Haake. The factory is now in primary production. It cost 10-million new cedis to build and already produces six different sizes of tyres. When it goes into full production at the end of this year it is expected to be producing 95 per cent of all sizes of tyres in use in Ghana today.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6FFI1XIABLU9CY3XQ8D0P31OE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6FFI1XIABLU9CY3XQ8D0P31OE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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