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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

Mining cost cuts increase cyber threat: EY

The increasing cyber security threat facing the mining industry has been highlighted in a survey by global accounting firm EY, which believes the industry’s greater reliance on technology may put new strains on the robustness and integrity of current IT systems.
Magazine Article Mining ICT 10 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Centamin swoops for Ampella in A$41 million deal

Egyptian gold producer Centamin plc has announced a friendly takeover of Australia-based junior explorer Ampella Mining Ltd for A$40.9 million (US$37 million).
Breaking News Article Finance 10 Dec 2013 0 Stars

This week: 6/12/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 09 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Revival of equity markets key to project funding

A resurgence in equity financing remains key to juniors being able to raise the necessary funds to see their projects through to construction, Standard Bank mining and metals executive Vaughan Wickins has told Mining Journal on the sidelines of Mines and Money London.
Breaking News Article Finance 06 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Sprott company invests in Hummingbird

A private investment fund managed by the Sprott group’s Resource Capital Investment Corp purchased a 4.6% stake in Liberian gold explorer Humming­bird Resources Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Finance: New horizons

Off-take financing is opening up avenues for miners to access financing
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Mines and Money London preview: Finding finance

Miners are being forced to seek alternative financing to bridge the funding gap
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Mines and Money London preview: Treading a tightrope

Mining finance in Africa involves a fine balance between both local and global risk
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Mines and Money London preview: Managing risk

Political risk is an important issue to consider for any mining project
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Finance: Leasing options

Leasing equipment is becoming a popular option for mining companies
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

This week: 29/11/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

From the capital: Gold equities still under pressure

The gap between bullion and share prices is at risk of widening
Reports Article Reports 29 Nov 2013 0 Stars

RJC launches new code of practices

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has launched its new code of practices, highlighting the need for responsible supply chains.
Breaking News Article Reports 27 Nov 2013 0 Stars

West Africa on the brink

West Africa remains one of the world’s great mineral treasure troves
Comment Article Opinion 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

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
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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