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Bellzone misses deadline, suspends shares

Cash-strapped iron ore miner Bellzone Mining plc has failed to get the short-term funding it needed to continue operations in Guinea and, as a result, has suspended its AIM-listed shares.
Reports Article EMEA 26 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Strike halts Guelb Moghrein op

Operations at the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania have been stopped following strike action by unionised employees, First Quantum Minerals Ltd said.
Reports Article EMEA 26 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Watling remodels Tonkolili

Alan Watling, recently installed chief executive of burgeoning iron ore producer, African Minerals Ltd, will ask offtake partners to pay more for their ore as part of a cunning plan to make the flagship Tonkolili project “cash flow positive on a sustainable basis” by year end.
Reports Article EMEA 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Golden Star PEA shines

New York-listed Golden Star Resources Ltd’s Wassa underground gold project in Ghana has the potential to provide a post-tax net present value (at a 5% discount) of US$350 million at a gold price of US$1,300/oz, according to a recent preliminary economic assessment
Reports Article EMEA 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Measuring up

The financial metrics of the Mofe Creek iron ore project suggest its owner Tawana Resources NL is a compelling little investment story. Which in reality it has to be given Mofe Creek is not only an iron ore project (and hence in a sector very much on the nose at the moment), but it’s also one located in Liberia.
Headline Article EMEA 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Sierra Rutile spots rainbow

Sierra Rutile Ltd delivered a decent set of first half results in difficult circumstances, which may begin to stem the bloodletting for the mineral sands miner toward the back of what has already been a tough year.
Reports Article EMEA 19 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Zanaga hits Asian money trail

Chinese and Japanese firms are being sounded out by Glencore plc and Zanaga Iron Ore Company Ltd (ZIOC), joint owners of one of the most promising iron ore deposits in West Africa, Mining Journal can reveal.
Magazine Article EMEA 17 Sep 2014 0 Stars


Mozambique election looms; Afghanistan drawdown; Pakistan’s kingmaker; Nigeria vulnerable.
Breaking News Article EMEA 16 Sep 2014 0 Stars

AngloGold pulls split and rights issue proposal

Investec said what we were all thinking, Mark Bristow said what he was thinking (no surprises there), and AngloGold Ashanti’s Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan has a lot more to think about after the company’s plans to unbundle its international assets into a London listed gold company and raise US$2.1 billion to pay down debt took a few days to dissolve.
Magazine Article EMEA 16 Sep 2014 0 Stars

CEOs call for Ebola action

Chief executives (CEOs) from the mining and mining services sectors have called on the international community to step up the fight against Ebola
Reports Article EMEA 15 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Cement boon for True Gold

True Gold Mining Inc says it has saved a hefty US$35 million for its Karma gold project in the west African country
Reports Article EMEA 15 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Resolute stand may need changing

Long-time African gold miner Resolute Mining Ltd has a good line of production growth on its horizon in Mali and Ghana.
Reports Article EMEA 09 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Elephants in the room

There were important glimpses at the present, and future, of the global iron ore business this week amid Fe sales prices drifting further below US$90/t. Those prices are not just hitting corporate bottom lines, but state and national finances.
Reports Article Opinion 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Sundance raises A$40 million through new investor

Global resources investor Gennadiy Bogolyubov has agreed to invest A$40 million (US$37.3 million) in Sundance Resources Ltd, the Australia-listed developer of the Mbalam-Nabeba iron-ore project in Cameroon and the Republic of Congo
Appointment Announcement Article Australia/Asia 05 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Can Simandou infrastructure deal deliver?

The recent signing in Conakry of an investment framework for the Simandou iron ore project marks the beginning of a new chapter in a long-running story.
Reports Article EMEA 03 Sep 2014 0 Stars

Sissingue could be on the table next year

Perseus Mining Ltd said its board might be able to make a development decision on the Sissingue gold deposit in the Ivory Coast in early 2015, more than four years after a feasibility study was released on the project.
Reports Article EMEA 03 Sep 2014 0 Stars

A conversation with Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow’s appetite for many things – major new gold finds, corporate evolution and regeneration, the yellow metal itself … Africa – is unsated, it seems. The 55-year-old CEO of Randgold Resources Ltd has lately spoken of passing the leadership baton but he gives the impression he’s still got much unfinished business with the market-leading gold miner.
Reports Article EMEA 01 Sep 2014 0 Stars

A hive of activity

Companies have been very busy while the gold price has been low
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Gold is back on the investment radar

BlackRock believes the pendulum may once again be swinging in favour of gold
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Finding your fix

Removing the price fix for gold and silver may cause a rethink on the reliance on spot prices in contracts
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 31/10/14

Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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