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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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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

Gold companies cut back after price fall

More gold companies cut expenditure and shelved projects as the price of the metal continued to trade at subdued levels
Magazine Article Production and Markets 17 May 2013 0 Stars

This week: 17/05/13

Funds raised by the global mining sector fell 24% to US$5.2 billion during the March quarter compared with the previous three months, according to IntierraRMG's database of almost 3,500 listed companies
Magazine Article Production and Markets 17 May 2013 0 Stars

Noble suspends Bibiani

Noble Minerals Ltd has temporarily suspended operations at the Bibiani open pit gold mine in Ghana as it contemplates an underground development.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 May 2013 0 Stars

Maiden Ntem resource

Afferro Mining Inc has released a maiden NI 43-101-compliant resource estimate for its Ntem iron-ore project in Cameroon
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 May 2013 0 Stars

E&Y says M&As fell in March quarter

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity dropped in the March quarter as companies looked for smaller, bolt-on deals and shied away from major transactions, Ernst & Young (E&Y) said
Magazine Article Finance 10 May 2013 0 Stars

Davis and Regent plan mining-focused firms

Mick Davis, Xstrata’s former chief executive (CEO), and Aaron Regent, Barrick Gold Corp’s ousted head, are reportedly looking to acquire assets from the majors, many of which are looking to divest non-core assets in a bid to cut costs
Headline Article Production and Markets 10 May 2013 0 Stars

Afferro unveils maiden resource at Ntem in Cameroon

Afferro Mining Inc has released a maiden resource estimate for its Ntem iron-ore project in Cameroon.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 07 May 2013 0 Stars

Sundance looks for partner after bid fails

Sundance Resources Ltd said it was in discussions with potential suitors after the collapse of a A$1.4 billion (US$1.4 billion) takeover bid by China’s Hanlong Africa Mining Investment Ltd
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Rio hires Bataar

Rio Tinto appointed Bold Bataar as president of international operations for its copper division, effective June 3
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Niobium recovery

The recovery in global consumption for niobium – used in high-strength and stainless steel – slowed in 2012, but there is significant potential for an increase in demand, according to Roskill’s Market Outlook
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Copper surplus

World refined copper production was 70,000t in surplus in January as demand in major consuming regions was weak, according to preliminary data from the International Copper Study Group (ICSG)
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Randgold CEO feels backlash over 'excessive' bonus

Randgold Resources Ltd shareholders showed their disdain for executive pay awards after 39% voted against payment of a one-off shares bonus to the gold producer’s chief executive (CEO) Mark Bristow (pictured)
Headline Article Production and Markets 03 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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