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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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Gold Fields swings back to profit as cost cuts continue

Gold Fields Ltd swung back to profit in the September quarter as a series of cost cuts at its operating mines started to bear fruit.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Sierra Rutile flags takeover talks

AIM-listed mineral sands producer Sierra Rutile Ltd saw its shares rise 21% after confirming it was in takeover talks with potentially interested parties.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 19 Nov 2013 0 Stars

This week: 15/11/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 15 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Firms struggle to combat corruption

Miners are beefing up their compliance departments to cope with a plethora of new anti-corruption laws from the US, UK and EU.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Sable increases Nimba iron-ore resource

Junior iron-ore explorer Sable Mining Africa Ltd said it had seen a 32% increase in resources at its Nimba project in southeast Guinea two months after a previous update.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 11 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Investment treaties: Minimising political risk

Savvy miners are recognising that investment treaties can be a vital tool for the industry
Reports Article Reports 08 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Share prices: Trading woes

The mining sector’s struggles are highlighted by the fortunes of the biggest names
Reports Article Reports 08 Nov 2013 0 Stars

This week: 8/11/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 08 Nov 2013 0 Stars

African Minerals output falls after shipping problems

The absence of nasty surprises was good news for African Minerals Ltd even though output fell 25% in the September quarter as it experienced the impact of the Sierra Leone wet season and shipping problems.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Nov 2013 0 Stars

WGC report highlights 'economic value' of responsible gold mining

Responsible gold miners contributed more than US$55 billion to sustainable economic development in 2012, according to a recent report by the World Gold Council (WGC).
Breaking News Article Reports 04 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Professional Placements: Research Assistant and Senior Transactor - Endeavour Financial

Breaking News Article People and Appointments 04 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Waiting in the wings

Research this week from CPM Group suggests that investors are still interested in owning gold for the same reasons they have been buying it since 2002
Comment Article Opinion 01 Nov 2013 0 Stars

B2Gold buys Volta in all-share deal

On Monday, Vancouver-based B2Gold Corp bought Volta Resources Inc, allowing the former to diversify into West Africa
Magazine Article Finance 01 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Newmont brings two projects into commercial production

Newmont Mining Corp has announced commercial production at both the Akyem gold project in Ghana and the Phoenix copper project in Nevada
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Nov 2013 0 Stars

This week: 1/11/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 01 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Avocet refinances to buy back hedge

West Africa-focused gold miner Avocet Mining plc took out a US$63 million loan with Ecobank Burkina Faso as it looked to wipe out the hedge that has blighted its earnings for the last year.
Breaking News Article Finance 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

This week: 25/10/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 25 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Miner's right: The old normal

Conventional commodity cycles are back. They never really went away
Reports Article Reports 25 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Exploration budgets to fall 29% in 2013, SNL says

Global budgets for exploration of non-ferrous metals were expected to fall 29% to US$15.2 billion in 2013, according to data from SNL Metals Economics Group (SNL MEG).
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 25 Oct 2013 0 Stars

22 million saved, but more progress needed, says WHO

Treatment for tuberculosis (TB) has saved an estimated 22 million lives worldwide, according to The Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Breaking News Article Reports 24 Oct 2013 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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