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This page lists all articles in the West Africa region in the Mining Journal database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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Gold and diamond producer plans AIM float

West African explorer Golden Saint Resources Ltd planned to float on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) next month in an initial public offering (IPO) aimed at raising £5 million (US$7.7 million)
Magazine Article Finance 28 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Fekola study reveals 306,000oz/y gold project

A prefeasibility study has been released for the gold project in Mali.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 26 Jun 2013 0 Stars

This week: 21/6/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics.
Headline Article Reports 21 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Rio prices US$3 billion of bonds

Rio Tinto Finance said it has priced an aggregate of US$3 billion fixed and floating rate bonds with five international banks acting as book runners.
Breaking News Article Finance 17 Jun 2013 0 Stars

This week: 14/06/13

A round up of this week's Finance and Production news
Headline Article Reports 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars


Resource nationalism no longer poses the biggest threat to the sector, according to Ernst & Young's (E&Y) 2013-2014 report on business risks.
Comment Article Opinion 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Weaju intercepts

Aureus Mining Inc has released further results from the first drilling phase at the Weaju gold target
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Agbaou 75% built

Endeavour Mining Corp said that construction at its Agbaou mine in the Ivory Coast was on schedule for first production in the March quarter of 2014
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Capital woes top mining risk list

Access to, and allocation of, capital has surpassed resource nationalism as the biggest risk for mining and metals companies
Headline Article Finance 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Guinea minister says Rio project may cost US$20bn

Rio Tinto’s Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea could cost US$20 billion to develop – more than twice as much as Rio predicted in 2011, according to the country’s mining minister
Headline Article Finance 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Cash woes top business risk list

Capital liquidity has surpassed resource nationalism and skills shortages to be the biggest risk for mining and metals companies, according to a report by Ernst & Young.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Rio ‘looking at London IPO’ for diamond arm

Rio Tinto could reportedly spin-off its diamond business and list the unit in London more than a year after it put the business up for sale
Headline Article Finance 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Mines and Money Beijing preview: Changing lanes

Sino-African relationships are changing as Africa grows in confidence
Reports Article Reports 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

West African ministers talk up mineral tenure security

Ministers from West Africa talked up the security of minerals and metals licences in their respective countries at a conference in London this week as they looked to ease investor concerns over growing resource nationalism and changing mining codes
Headline Article Production and Markets 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

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
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 12/09/14
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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