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News In Brief

A selection of recent news articles from the mining industry concerning Sierra Leone.
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

The NMA: private-sector pragmatism in a public body

The Government has taken major steps to ensure proper management of the sector, an attractive investment climate and optimum revenue for the State.
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Sustainable development in action

Mining Journal talks to Graham Foyle-Twining about how African Minerals is putting sustainability at the core of its operations
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Moving the Government’s gold and diamond offices

The management of the minerals sector in Sierra Leone has been transformed to ensure it delivers the maximum possible benefits for the country and its people.
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Sierra Leone could be the new jewel in Africa’s crown

According to figures released by the OECD on May 27, the mining sector has had a massive impact on GDP, with the country seeing a real GDP growth leap from 6% in 2011 to 16.7% in 2012.
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Message from the minister

“Our rich mineral endowment and recent reforms make Sierra Leone a global destination for investment in the mining sector”
Feature Article 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

For whom the bell tolls

Citi expects 2013 to be the year in which the death bells ring for the commodity supercycle. The bank predicts that during the next few years, each commodity will react to its individual supply and demand fundamentals rather than on more general factors affecting all commodities.
Comment Article Opinion 31 May 2013 0 Stars

Natural Resources and West Africa to power continent's growth

Africa’s economic growth will surpass 5% in 2014, powered by development in West African countries and exploitation of the continent’s natural resources, according to the African Economic Report 2013
Headline Article Production and Markets 31 May 2013 0 Stars

This Week: 31-05-13

A round-up of the week ending May 31
Magazine Article Production and Markets 31 May 2013 0 Stars

E&Y says price volatility to continue

Unprecedented price and currency volatility in the mining and metals sector are likely to continue for the next few years, according to accountancy firm Ernst & Young
Headline Article Production and Markets 24 May 2013 0 Stars

This Week: 24-05-13

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Magazine Article Production and Markets 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Richardson’s quest

Africa-focused Great Quest Metals Ltd has made Jed Richardson president and chief executive
Magazine Article People and Appointments 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Boto update

IAMGold Corp has released assay results from its Boto gold project in eastern Senegal
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Afferro accepts US$190m bid from AIM-listed IMIC

West African iron-ore explorer Afferro Mining Inc accepted a US$190 million cash and paper offer from International Mining & Infrastructure Corporation plc
Magazine Article Finance 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Optimised study shows improved inputs at New Liberty

An improvement on most key metrics of the New Liberty gold project in Liberia has been revealed in an optimised study
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Randgold inks US$200m credit facility

London and Nasdaq-listed Randgold Resources Ltd signed a US$200 million unsecured revolving credit facility with HSBC and three other banks as it looked to continue its growth strategy
Magazine Article Finance 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Global exploration activity continues to fall

A drop in metals prices and general economic uncertainty have affected the global exploration sector, according to data provider, IntierraRMG
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 May 2013 0 Stars

Report slams RJC for irresponsible practices

The Responsible Jewellery Council certification system is misleading jewellery consumers, according to a report published today by an international coalition of labour and environmental groups.
Breaking News Article Reports 22 May 2013 0 Stars

Gold exploration activity drops

Factors including a drop in metals prices and general uncertainty have are effecting the global exploration sector, according to IntierraRMG
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 20 May 2013 0 Stars

Revised Esaase PFS estimates US$286 million project

Asanko Gold Inc released a prefeasibility study (PFS) on the Esaase gold project in Ghana that estimated a US$286.4 million capital cost, including a US$26 million contingency
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 May 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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