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‘First exports from Simandou delayed to 2018’

Rio Tinto reportedly pushed back, by three years, the target for first exports from its giant Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea
Headline Article Production and Markets 06 Sep 2013 0 Stars

Archer to head AME

Following a strategic review, non-executive director David Archer was appointed chief executive of African Mining and Exploration plc
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Tan takes on Kogi

Former Galaxy Resources Ltd managing director (MD) Iggy Tan took on the MD role at Australian Securities Exchange-listed Kogi Iron Ltd
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Yaramoko gold resource reaches850,000oz after second increase

Roxgold Inc announced another increase in resources at the 55 Zone deposit on its Yaramoko exploration permit in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Gold rallies past US$1,400/oz on Syria concerns

Gold prices touched a three-month high this week, rising as high as US$1,432/oz on Wednesday, as the metal benefitted from its safe-haven status amid concern about possible international military intervention in Syria
Headline Article Production and Markets 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

BHPB CEO Mackenzie foregoes part of bonus

BHP Billiton’s (BHPB) chief executive (CEO), Andrew Mackenzie, gave up part of his sign-on bonus, deeming it excessive, as the company cut incentive pay across the board
Headline Article Finance 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Minor metals: The return of buyers

Encouraging signs as lower prices pull in buyers
Reports Article Reports 30 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Professional Placement: Principal Infrastructure Consultant - SRK Consulting

Breaking News Article People and Appointments 28 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Roxgold ups 55 Zone resource

Roxgold Inc announced a second increase in resources at the 55 Zone deposit on its permit in Burkina Faso.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 27 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Fekola numbers

Papillon Resources Ltd released results of the final four diamond drill holes from a drilling programme at its Fekola gold project in south western Mali
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 23 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Resource taxation: Mining taxation trends

Governments need to work with industry for a better balance
Reports Article Reports 23 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Sartenga assays

West African Resources Ltd has reported assay results from drilling at the Boulsa project in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 23 Aug 2013 0 Stars

This week: 23/8/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 23 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Investing in Africa: Missed opportunities

Have governments in Africa overplayed their hand?
Reports Article Reports 23 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Exxaro awaits Mayoko mining convention

Exxaro Resources Ltd said the delay in finalising a mining convention for the Mayoko iron-ore project with the Republic of Congo government will impact the planned ramp-up and operational readiness of the mine.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 22 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Glencore Xstrata takes US$7.7bn hit but sees more synergies

Glencore Xstrata plc has booked a US$7.7 billion writedown on assets acquired in the takeover of Xstrata plc earlier this year.
Breaking News Article Finance 20 Aug 2013 0 Stars

CEO quits African Minerals after just over a year

Keith Calder, chief executive (CEO) of Sierra Leone iron-ore producer African Minerals Ltd, stood down as head of the company after just over a year in charge
Magazine Article Production and Markets 16 Aug 2013 0 Stars

China might bankroll rail link and port for Rio’s Simandou project

State-owned firms from China were said to be looking at funding a railway and port that would service Rio Tinto’s 50.35%-owned Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea
Magazine Article Production and Markets 16 Aug 2013 0 Stars

This week: 16/8/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 16 Aug 2013 0 Stars

CEO resigns from African Minerals after only a year in charge

Keith Calder, chief executive (CEO) of Sierra Leone iron-ore producer African Minerals Ltd, resigned as head of the company after just over a year in charge, the company said on August 14.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 14 Aug 2013 0 Stars
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The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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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