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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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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

Rio shows its mettle

Rio Tinto took the market by storm today (January 16) as it reported record production for iron ore, its principle breadwinner, as well as for bauxite and thermal coal
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 16 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Dirty rotten scoundrels

“I have a theory which I suspect is rather immoral,” Smiley went on, more lightly. “Each of us has only a quantum of compassion. That if we lavish our concern on every stray cat, we never get to the centre of things.” – John le Carré, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy.
Comment Article Opinion 14 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Former Avocet head Richards in at BSG Resources

Former Avocet Mining plc chief executive (CEO) Brett Richards has been named CEO of Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s BSG Resources Ltd.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Jan 2014 0 Stars

ICT: Putting the C into ICT

An influx of personnel from ‘outside’ is helping to change the mining IT landscape
Reports Article Mining ICT 10 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Can’t handle the truth

Many miners bristle at suggestions the industry’s safety standards are slipping. Statistically, at least, it is clearly much safer inside a mine site – just about anywhere – than it is outside the gate. If mines where I come from in Western Australia were run like many suburban building sites, for example, they’d be shut down
Comment Article Opinion 10 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Grinding pressure

Poster-mine of the month for the CEEC organisation is AngloGold Ashanti Ltd’s century-old Obuasi gold mine in Ghana
Magazine Article Finance 10 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Key report looms for Perseus

Investors who remain positive about West African gold miner ASX and TSX-listed Perseus Mining Ltd’s longer-term growth prospects will look to its upcoming December-quarter report for some succour after enduring a horrid few months
Magazine Article Production and Markets 10 Jan 2014 0 Stars

On target

African Minerals Ltd met its adjusted 2013 export guidance, selling 12.1Mt of iron ore for the calendar year.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Jan 2014 0 Stars

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
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 17/10/14

Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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