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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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Guinea: What next for Guinea’s regulation?

Tracking the evolution of the Guinean mining code against the ups and downs of the global mining industry
Reports Article Reports 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Gleams of light in the gloom

The Mines and Money 2008 conference will be remembered for its accounts of the rapid decline of the fortunes of the sector, but what stood out was the resolve to stand up and be counted to try to make sense of the uncertainty
Feature Article Focus 16 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Sierra Leone and China sign deals worth US$8bn

Sierra Leone’s president Ernest Koroma signed US$8 billion worth of infrastructure agreements during his visit to China last week as the two countries looked to strengthen their ties.
Magazine Article Finance 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Tri-K intercepts

Avocet Mining plc announced results from a drilling campaign at its Tri-K gold project in Guinea, part of a process to establish a maiden reserve
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Polo updates resource at Komahun

Polo Resources Ltd has released an updated resource estimate for the Komahun gold project in Sierra Leone following further drilling
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

AMC signs rail agreement with Guinea

Alliance Mining Commodities Ltd (AMC) has signed a rail agreement with the government of Guinea regarding transport of product from the company’s proposed Koumbia bauxite project to a shipping port
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Simandou: Simandou woes

Rio Tinto is fighting hard to get the Simandou project off the ground once and for all
Reports Article Reports 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Orica CFO

One of the largest providers of commercial explosives to the mining industry, Orica Ltd, said it had appointed Craig Elkington as chief financial officer (CFO), effective November 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Baomahun seeks financing

Amara Mining plc’s completed feasibility study on its Baomahun gold project in Sierra Leone showed a viable project
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Randgold signs another earn-in agreement

Randgold Resources Ltd has signed another earn in agreement with a junior gold miner by agreeing to fund Taurus Gold Ltd’s Bakolobi gold project to the prefeasibility study stage
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

This week: 5/7/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics.
Headline Article Reports 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Reshaping the mining industry

Standard & Poors predicted a difficult year ahead for the mining industry in 2013 and to date the prediction has proved uncomfortably accurate
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Meeting the equity gap

Equity markets went into serious decline in 2012, according to figures released by Ernst & Young earlier this year, with the opportunity for initial public offerings (IPOs) “practically closed on anything other than highly dilutive terms”.
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Is the industry in crisis? A lender’s perspective

The shake-up of the industry is a good thing, as hopefully what we are going to see is a return to a bit more discipline
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Australia and Canada join forces with World Bank to support Nigeria’s mining sector

Australia and Canada in tandem with the World Bank have announced the launch of a two-year programme to support the sustainable development of Nigeria’s mining sector.
Breaking News Article Reports 03 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Baomahun feasibility study reveals US$151m gold project

The study is based on an open-pit operation with an 11.5 year mine life and 2Mt/y processing capacity through a conventional carbon-in-leach plant.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 02 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Anglo American puts a value on sustainability

Anglo American plc has launched a new project-management system designed to fully integrate sustainability considerations associated with mining projects alongside commercial and technical factors
Magazine Article EMEA 28 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Responsible mineral development: Multidimensional view

Multistakeholder dialogue helps mining companies understand how to utilise their resources more effectively
Reports Article Americas 28 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Health must drive impact assessments

Health considerations must be a driving factor behind environmental and social impact assessments, according to Monkey Forest Consulting
Magazine Article Americas 28 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Change for the better

In a fast-paced world, change can often seem unsettling. However, change is sometimes greatly needed
Comment Article Opinion 28 Jun 2013 0 Stars
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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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