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Kinross workers go on strike at Tasiast

Workers at Kinross Gold Corp’s Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania went on strike following the expiry of a ten-day strike notice by unions, the Canadian-headquartered miner said on August 8.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

AngloGold swings the axe after diving into the red

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd said it was axing 800 management jobs and suspending a dividend payment as it looked to increase profitability after swinging to a loss in the June quarter.
Headline Article Finance 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Baku promoted

Alfred Baku was made senior vice-president and head of West Africa for South Africa-headquartered Gold Fields Ltd.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable

The bad news continues to roll in. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity fell even further in the quarter to end June after a slow start to the year.
Comment Article Opinion 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Avocet unveils new mine after loss

West Africa-focused gold producer Avocet Mining plc unveiled a new mine plan extending the life of its only operation
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Equator Principles: An open pit for finance?

The Equator Principles (EP) is a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk
Reports Article Reports 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Orbis’ maiden Natougou gold resource is 1.8Moz

Orbis Gold Ltd has released a maiden resource at its Natougou project in eastern Burkina Faso, estimating 1.8Moz of contained gold
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

This week: 9/8/13

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

EYe on Mining: Adding value

Communicating shared value is vital for companies to maintain a social licence to operate
Reports Article Reports 09 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Maiden Boto resource estimates 1.14Moz

Iamgold Corp has released an initial NI 43-101 compliant resource for its 100%-owned Boto gold project in eastern Senegal
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Dynamite Hill hits

Recent drilling at PMI Gold Corp’s Dynamite Hill discovery within the Obotan gold project in Ghana has extended the strike extent of mineralisation to over 600m, remaining open along strike and down-dip
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

M&As set to decline for third consecutive year

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the metals and mining sector were down 30% in the six months to June 30, pointing to a third consecutive year of declining deal volumes, according to an Ernst & Young report
Magazine Article Production and Markets 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

African Minerals hires

Sierra Leone-focused iron-ore producer African Minerals Ltd appointed Ian Cockerill (pictured) as vice-chairman, effective immediately
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Nimba potential

Sable Mining Africa Ltd has released metallurgical test work from its Nimba iron-ore project in Guinea demonstrating the potential for low-cost direct-shipping ore (DSO) from the project
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Flurry of gold writedowns

Gold producers flagged more than US$14 billion worth of writedowns in the space of a week, as the fallout of lower gold prices continued to hit balance sheets
Magazine Article Finance 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

This week: 2/8/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Copper miners struggle to cap costs and sustain output – report

Falling head grades and increased costs are making it harder for copper producers to maintain production rates, according to a report by SNL Metals Economics Group
Magazine Article Production and Markets 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Urgent 'wake-up' call needed to protect oceans

Deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment, according to a report by Greenpeace.
Breaking News Article Reports 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Gold governing African exploration

A total of US$829 million has been raised since end-May 2011 for exploration in Africa, says IntierraRMG’s database of almost 3,500 listed companies
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Natougou results

Further results have been released from an infill drilling programme at the Natougou gold deposit in south‐east Burkina Faso.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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