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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

Avocet positive on Tri-K in Guinea

Avocet Mining plc reported positive results from a feasibility study of its Tri-K gold project in Guinea, which envisaged a 1.2Mt/y heap leach operation with a seven-year mine
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Africa rising

Another year went by with no winner of the US$5 million Africa Prize for Excellence in Leadership, as most headlines on the topic pointed out this week. But data released by the body that awards the prize (or doesn’t) painted a much improved picture of the continent, if you care to read a little further
Comment Article Opinion 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Commodity trading: Increasing the finance mix

As commodity traders broaden their reach, they broaden the avenues of available finance
Reports Article Reports 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Mining starts at Agbaou gold mine

Mining has started at the Agbaou gold mine in the Ivory Coast
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

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Breaking News Article People and Appointments 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Copper: The Copper Reserves Replacement Study

Globally, 100 significant* copper discoveries, containing almost 395Mt of copper, have been reported so far from 1998-2012
Reports Article Reports 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Copper: Copper into surplus

Wood Mackenzie outlines the key elements for supply, demand and prices for 2013 and 2014
Reports Article Reports 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Jones to head Alecto

AIM-listed Alecto Minerals plc appointed Mark Jones as chief executive officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Sable gets approval for Guinea exports

Sable Mining Africa Ltd said the Guinean government had given it the green light to export iron ore from its Nimba project in the southwest of the country
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Gold industry boosted global economy by US$210bn

The gold industry contributed more than US$210 billion to the world’s economy in 2012, the equivalent of the Czech Republic’s gross domestic product (GDP), a study commissioned by the World Gold Council (WGC) found
Headline Article Production and Markets 11 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Gold industry boosted global economy by US$210bn in 2012

The gold industry contributed more than US$210 billion to the world’s economy in 2012, a study commissioned by the World Gold Council (WGC) found.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 08 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Sable gets green light for Guinea exports

Sable Mining Africa Ltd said the Guinea government has given the London-listed company clearance to export iron ore from its Nimba project.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 07 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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