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Aureus receives ECIC backing for US$88 million finance deal

Gold explorer Aureus Mining Inc said it secured export credit support for the development of its New Liberty gold project in Liberia.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 23 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Crimping margins

A softening in commodity prices over the past 12 months has forced many a manager to rethink his or her strategy and encouraged a fresh focus on costs
Comment Article Opinion 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Phased approach at Zanaga

Glencore Xstrata plc and Zanaga Iron Ore Company Ltd (ZIOC) said they would revise development plans for the Zanaga iron-ore project in the Republic of Congo
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Guinea signs alumina deal

State-owned China Power Investment Corp (CPI Corp) said it had signed a co-operation agreement with the Guinea government for the Beijing-based group’s proposed US$6 billion bauxite and alumina project
Magazine Article Production and Markets 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Yaramoko moves to feasibility stage following positive PEA

Roxgold Inc said it would progress its Yaramoko gold project in Burkina Faso directly to feasibility study level following a positive preliminary economic assessment
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Feasibility study for Kalia’s first phase excludes railway

A bankable feasibility study (BFS) has been completed on the high-grade oxide resources at the Kalia iron-ore project in Guinea, estimating a 7Mt/y direct shipping ore (DSO) operatio
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

This week: 20/09/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Yatela suspended as weak gold market claims another scalp

The Yatela gold mine in Mali would be suspended at the end of September, 12 years after pouring its first gold, as concerns grow over miner safety and falling profit margins
Magazine Article Production and Markets 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

IMX signs deal with China’s MMG

Australia and Toronto-listed IMX Resources Ltd said it had signed a US$60 million joint venture agreement with Chinese state-owned MMG Ltd.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 20 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Senegal wins arbitration case against ArcelorMittal

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ruled in favour of the government of Senegal and said it was entitled to have terminated a US$2.2 billion agreement to develop an iron-ore project with ArcelorMittal SA two years ago
Headline Article Production and Markets 13 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Amara cuts salaries and revises Sega mine plan

London-listed gold producer Amara Mining plc said it would cut one-quarter of its staff, slash management salaries and revise the mine plan at its Sega gold project in Burkina Faso following a drop in the gold price
Magazine Article Finance 13 Sep 2013 0 Stars

IMIC plans expansion after Afferro

International Mining and Infrastructure Corporation plc’s (IMIC) interest in junior iron-ore explorers will not stop at its acquisition of Cameroon-focused Afferro Mining Inc, IMIC chairman Haresh Kanabar told Mining Journal
Magazine Article Finance 13 Sep 2013 0 Stars

WAIOC chair

Jorge Cantonnet stepped in as non-executive chairman and director of Toronto Stock Exchange Venture-listed West African Iron Ore Corp (WAIOC), replacing Paul Matysek who resigned from the board on September 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 13 Sep 2013 0 Stars

This week: 13/9/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 13 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Aureus secures US$88m debt funding

Aureus Mining Inc said it had secured US$88 million in debt to fund the development of its New Liberty gold project in Liberia – the country’s first commercial gold mine.
Breaking News Article Finance 12 Sep 2013 0 Stars

African Minerals cuts 2013 export guidance, shelves 35Mt/y expansion plan

Iron-ore producer African Minerals Ltd cut its export guidance for this year following temporary maintenance and operational issues transporting ore in the September quarter.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 11 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Amara slashes costs and revises Sega mine plan

Gold producer Amara Mining plc said it would cut a quarter of its staff, slash senior and middle management pay packets and look for efficiencies at its major growth project following a drop in the gold price.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Norton Rose Fulbright: Expect the unexpected

Force majeure is a powerful tool at the mining industry’s disposal
Reports Article Reports 06 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Fekola gold resource tops 5Moz

The resource at the Fekola gold project in Mali has surpassed 5Moz after results from a 2013 drilling programme were incorporated into the latest estimate
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Sep 2013 0 Stars

This week: 6/9/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 06 Sep 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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