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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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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

Copper record

In 2012, world mine copper capacity surpassed 20Mt for the first time, according to the International Copper Study Group (ICSG).
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Karma results

True Gold Mining Inc has completed a metallurgical core drilling campaign on its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Amara announces boost for Yaoure gold resource in Ivory Coast

A 106-drillhole campaign has resulted in a much larger resource at the Yaoure gold project in the Ivory Coast
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Focus: Cameroon: Opportunities beckon in mineral rich country

Positioned in West Africa with a coastline lying on the Gulf of Guinea, Cameroon is often depicted as an ‘Africa in miniature’, thanks to its geological and cultural diversity
Reports Article Reports 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Aureus mandate

Aureus Mining Inc mandated Nedbank Capital and Rand Merchant Bank to arrange a US$108 million project debt facility for developing its New Liberty gold project in Liberia
Magazine Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Rusal suspends operations at Nigerian smelter

Russia’s UC Rusal suspended operations at its loss-making Alscon aluminium smelter in Nigeria due to an on-going ownership dispute
Magazine Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Eye on mining: Stakes high for capital-project execution

Rampant cost inflation, increasingly complex projects and widespread budget blowouts have pushed the focus on to capital-project execution
Reports Article Reports 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

London Mining’s net loss widens in 2012 after write-down

London Mining plc posted a US$108 million net loss for 2012, widening from a US$60 million loss a year earlier, as it took a US$66 million write-down on its Colombian coke assets.
Breaking News Article Finance 21 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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