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Rutile off-take

Sierra Rutile Ltd has entered into a 70,000t rutile supply agreement with a major pigment producer.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 19 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Guinean government eases tax burden to lure investment

Guinea’s government amended its landmark mining code last week as it sought to bring back investors after a series of high profile pull-outs by some of the world’s biggest miners
Magazine Article Production and Markets 19 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Elemental receives US167 million bid from Hong Kong-listed investor

Australian-listed potash explorer Elemental Minerals Ltd has received a A$160.8 million (US$167 million) takeover bid from Hong Kong listed investment company Dingyi Group Investment Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 19 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Takeover terminated

Shares in Australian-listed Sundance Resources Ltd plummeted 48% on Tuesday after the company abandoned a A$1.4 billion (US$1.4 billion) takeover by China’s privately owned Hanlong Group
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Strike ends

Gold Fields Ltd said employees at its Tarkwa and Damang mines in Ghana had returned to work on Monday, April 8, after downing tools six days earlier
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

GFMS survey predicts gold prices will rise to US$1,850/oz before year end

Gold prices will rise to about US$1,850/oz before the end of the year, driven largely by money printing initiatives in the US and gold-friendly “shocks” from Europe, according to Thomson Reuters GFMS
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Mining CEO tenure becoming shorter, Ashton Partnership says

The average tenure of chief executives (CEO) in mining is getting shorter as the role becomes more challenging, according to executive search firm The Ashton Partnership
Reports Article Reports 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Fresh crop of CEOs face tougher demands from shareholders

As the old-guard of CEOs heads for the exit, a more conservative and cautious batch are taking over and looking to scale back investment and risk and boost dividends
Reports Article Reports 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Dugbe PEA suggests cheaper contractor option

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Dugbe 1 gold project in Liberia has suggested a large capital cost saving could be achieved if contractor mining is used
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Gold mining companies back humanitarian initiatives in Mali

The gold mining industry in Mali has demonstrated its support to the humanitarian initiative in Mali by donating US$3.15 million.
Breaking News Article Reports 11 Apr 2013 0 Stars

EU miners required to report government payments

The European Union has passed regulation requiring resources companies to disclose payments made to the governments of the country’s in which they operate.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Sundance shares slump after takeover deal terminated

Shares in Australian-listed Sundance Resources Ltd plummeted 48% on Tuesday after the company terminated a A$1.4 billion (US$1.4 billion) takeover deal from Chinese suitor Hanlong Africa Mining Investment Ltd.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 09 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Randgold partners with Goldstone in Senegal

Goldstone's Sangola gold project is on the same shear zone as Randgold's Massawa project.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 08 Apr 2013 0 Stars

3M launches award-winning ear defenders to boost mine safety

Diversified manufacturer 3M Co has launched its Peltor X ear defenders series, a new range of ear muffs.
Breaking News Article Reports 08 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Focus: Gold: Can changes at the top boost shareholder confidence?

As chief executives are ousted, will gold companies focus on profit margins rather than growth?
Reports Article Reports 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Randgold looks for partnerships with juniors

Randgold Resources Ltd is seeking corporate level opportunities brought about by the financial difficulties in the junior sector
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Zinc programmes announced in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso

Initiatives to increase zinc supplementation programmes in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso have been launched
Magazine Article EMEA 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Special report: Investigating laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

A potential automated method for use in coal extraction processes
Reports Article Technology 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Special report: Respecting nomads' graves

How one mining company found the answer to an intractable problem in Mauritania
Reports Article EMEA 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Avocet to de-hedge gold sales after Inata reserves halved

Troubled Avocet Mining plc has secured a loan from its largest shareholder and bought back nearly 30,000oz of hedged gold production under a plan to be hedge-free by 2016
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars
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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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