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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

Playing host to an abundance of minerals

The geology of Burkina Faso is dominated by Palaeoproterozoic rocks that underlie most of the country
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Still a Mecca for miners?

Burkina Faso has for many years been hailed as a mecca for miners.
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Open for business

Overwhelming feedback from foreign companies is that this country is a good one to do business with
Feature Article 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

MagIndustries gets US$740m commitment for Mengo potash project

Toronto-listed MagIndustries Corp received a letter of commitment (LOC) for the majority of funding required to build its 1.2Mt/y Mengo potash project in the Republic of Congo.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Contractions and refractions

Mid-tier mining contractor Macmahon will continue to seek to expand its business outside Australia as increased competition for available work at home squeezes margins and the tendering pipeline empties.
Breaking News Article Services 22 Nov 2013 0 Stars

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
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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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