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West Africa: Navigating the minefield

West Africa poses a number of challenges to potential investors
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

EYe on mining: Cyber hacking

Mining and metals companies are increasingly at risk
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Ghana: operational struggles

The fluctuating gold price made 2013 a tough year for mining companies in Ghana
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Guinea: engaging interest

As miners exit and projects stall, Guinea is trying to win over investors
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Liberia: new beginnings

A number of mining companies are making the most of Liberia’s revived mining sector
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Sierra Leone: full speed ahead

Amara Mining plc’s executive chairman outlines the importance of Sierra Leone’s mining sector
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Mali: prospects aplenty

Despite some projects being put on hold, many projects continue apace in Mali
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Ivory Coast: tapping resources

Miners are striving to make the most of the Ivory Coast’s extensive mineral resources
Reports Article Reports 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Gold Fields back in black but cuts jobs

Gold Fields Ltd swung back to profit in the September quarter as it continued to cut costs, with plans to rein in greenfield exploration projects.
Magazine Article Finance 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

RC drilling affirms Reo prospect

Further reverse circulation percussion (RC) drilling at the K4/K5 Prospect on the Reo gold project confirms significant resource potential.
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Orezone C$5m private placement

Orezone Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”)
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Predictive ramp-up in Bongou

Field exploration has re-commenced in Burkina Faso with a combined reverse circulation and diamond drilling programme aimed at testing extensions to the Bongou mineralisation
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Ampella’s Napelapera shapes up

Ampella is pleased to announce that its Napelapera project is shaping up as a potential large-tonnage, open-pittable resource
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Gryphon high-grade drill scores

Gryphon Minerals Limited is pleased to announce further high grade infill Reverse Circulation drilling results from the Stinger Gold Deposit
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Responsibility: bedrock of mining

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the savoir-faire of companies like Semafo and Avocet and the other operators in Burkina Faso
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Responsible gold miners play increasingly constructive role

New research indicates that responsible gold miners contributed more than US$55 billion to sustainable economic development in 2012
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Demand for gold set to trigger exploration and economy drive

While gold is not the only commodity mined in Burkina Faso, it is the commodity that makes the most significant contribution to the economy.
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Endeavour Mining posts record Q3 gold output

Endeavour Mining Corporation announces record gold production of 88,445 ounces in Q3/2013, representing a 17% increase over Q2/2013.
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

B2Gold Corp to acquire Volta Resources Inc

B2Gold Corp. and Volta Resources Inc. are pleased to announce that they have signed a binding letter agreement pursuant to which B2Gold has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Volta
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

The water management challenge in Burkina Faso: a public-private partnership?

Access to water is one of the key challenges for mining companies operating in Burkina Faso and a number of companies are putting projects in place to address this issue
Feature Article 22 Nov 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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