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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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Risky business

Myanmar made the greatest improvements to its business environment in 2013, through reforms to address issues such as corruption, rule of law, the regulator framework, respect for property rights, and corporate governance, according to global risk analytics company Maplecroft.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 09 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Avocet plays the blues

Shares crashed 8% in AIM-listed gold miner Avocet Mining plc after it announced it was unable to repay a US$15 million loan by the maturity date of December 31.
Breaking News Article Finance 02 Jan 2014 0 Stars

RJC launches code of practices

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has launched its new code of practices, highlighting the need for responsible supply chains.
Magazine Article EMEA 23 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Alternative energy: Cost-effective energy

Miners are increasingly looking to alternative energy to help them cut costs.
Reports Article Americas 23 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Water: Raising the bar

Sierra Leone’s mines are aiming for world-class water standards
Reports Article EMEA 23 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Mining infrastructure in Africa: Mining welfare

Polypipe examines the welfare options for mining infrastructure in Africa
Reports Article EMEA 23 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Mining and development: Value creation

Stakeholders must cooperate with miners to deliver tangible socio-economic outcomes
Reports Article EMEA 23 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Union ends bitter stand-off

A somewhat embarrassing volte-face by institutional investors including Macquarie and Taurus will see the marriage of PMI Gold Corp and Asanko Gold Inc (nee Keegan Resources) consummated some 12 months after the jilted target opposed the original union.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 20 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Avocet disappoints

Avocet Mining plc downgraded 2013 production guidance at its Inata mine in Burkina Faso due to a disappointing December quarter, as it commenced a business review of options to maximise value.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 20 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Annual review: Onwards and upwards

Recalibration requires a deep shift in thinking in the mining industry
Reports Article Reports 20 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Predictive on target

In another market era, Predictive Discovery Ltd would be flying on the back of excellent drill results in Burkina Faso.
Headline Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2013 0 Stars

This week: 20/12/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 20 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Sarama Resources scores 1.5Moz maiden gold resource at South Houndé

Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
Company Profile Article 19 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Anglo takes aim at Ferrex’s Mebaga iron ore project

Anglo American plc and its subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore Ltd agreed to fund exploration of AIM-listed Ferrex plc’s 82%-owned Mebaga iron ore project in Gabon, West Africa for the next two years.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 19 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Sierra Rutile secures US$30m senior loan

AIM-listed mineral sands producer Sierra Rutile Ltd has entered into an agreement with Nedbank Ltd for a US$30 million senior loan facility.
Breaking News Article Finance 16 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Africa, not for the faint of heart

Looking back at 2013 is not a good idea for a mining company. It is even worse if you happen to be focused on Africa
Headline Article Finance 13 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Teranga uses Franco-Nevada deal to fund acquisition

Teranga Gold Corp agreed to a US$135 million stream transaction with Franco-Nevada Corp that enables it to fund acquisition and debt retirement plans.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Amara boosts resources at Yaoure

AIM-listed Amara Mining plc has increased the inferred and indicated resources at its Yaoure gold project in the Ivory Coast, in preparation for the completion of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) in the March quarter of 2014.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Dec 2013 0 Stars

London Mining downgrades production forecast

AIM-listed London Mining plc has said iron-ore production from its Marampa mine in Sierra Leone could fall as much 15% from its original forecast following slower-than-expected upgrades of its processing plant and negative effects from the wet season.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Opportunity knocks

Egyptian gold producer Centamin plc made a big play this week, announcing plans to take out Ampella Mining Ltd at what appeared on the surface to be a bargain price.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 11 Dec 2013 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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