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This page lists all articles in the West Africa region in the Mining Journal database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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A better balance of payments

Trade finance can unlock efficiencies and add firepower to purchase and sale negotiations
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Islands in the global finance stream

Investment structures for African ventures need not be overly complex, or costly
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

When the going gets tough

Commitments made during the boom are proving hard for companies in parts of Africa to retrace
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Debt door still open for African projects

Legal systems across the continent do vary, presenting traps for the unwary
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

London markets look again to Africa

Tough year in 2013, but portents for 2014 are better
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Engineer reaches new building milestone

Twenty years of Indaba: 30 years up for DRA Group
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Review re-examines risk ratings for Africa

Lucrative opportunities must, as always, be balanced against prevailing risks
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

A changed gold discussion

What a difference a year can make
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Shift in focus increases M&A tension

Africa’s 2014 mining and investment landscape
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Sundowners, silk ties and the finance question

Funding issues continue to weigh heavily on the minds of mining executives
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Russo's Rules: My money is on the cockroaches

Last year will go down in history as one of the worst years on record for US-dollar gold.
Comment Article Opinion 20 Jan 2014 0 Stars

My money is on the cockroaches

Last year will go down in history as one of the worst years on record for US-dollar gold.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 20 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Up close and personal

“What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.” – Confucius.
Comment Article Opinion 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Rio shows its mettle

Rio Tinto has taken the market by storm as it reported record production for iron ore, its principle breadwinner, as well as for bauxite and thermal coal, but also demonstrated its ability to hack costs after a period of heady expansion that culminated in embarrassing write-downs, leading to the departure of former chief executive Tom Albanese
Headline Article Production and Markets 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

French-speaking Africa: Laws changing the lay of the land

Sweeping changes to mining legislation are taking place across French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa
Reports Article Reports 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Mali explorer still upbeat

Mali gold explorer Birimian Gold Ltd will be looking forward to an improved 2014 after the second half of last year disappointed in the wake of a promising start
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Nigeria hopes tempered by risks

Mining could play a bigger part in boosting Nigeria’s non-oil economic growth, with better infrastructure and alleviation of security risks, according to an analyst with Control Risks – who nevertheless sees improving prospects for the sector to grow “in the medium to long term”
Magazine Article Production and Markets 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

This week: 17/1/14

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Gryphon’s hard graft

Some investment love has finally returned the way of West African would-be gold developer Gryphon Minerals Ltd, with the stock enjoying a very good five to six week performance after two-and-a-half years of abject market misery.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Mali explorer still upbeat

Mali gold explorer Birimian Gold Ltd will be looking forward to an improved 2014 after the second half of last year disappointed in the wake of a promising start.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 17 Jan 2014 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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