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ENRC crashes into the red after impairments top US$1.5bn

Eurasian Natural Resources Corp (ENRC) reported a US$804 million net loss for 2012 as it recorded one-off impairments of US$1.5 billion linked mostly to aluminium assets in Kazakhstan
Breaking News Article Finance 20 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Boulsa drilling

West African Resources Ltd has reported thick zones of higher grade primary mineralisation from step out drilling at its Boulsa gold-copper project in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Premier African Minerals may invite partner on Togo phosphate

Premier African Minerals Ltd (PAM) could introduce another exploration company as a partner into its Southern Togo phosphate project to fund future work
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

First Weaju results

Aureus Mining Inc announced the first results from a 62-hole diamond drilling programme at the Weaju gold target in Liberia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Shock departure

Banro Corp’s president and chief executive (CEO) Simon Village stepped down, prompting the share price to fall almost 22%
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

BHP Billiton to run the ruler over assets for possible divestment

BHP Billiton (BHPB) is planning to sell about 10 of its assets with a focus on divesting non-producing projects as the company aims to take a more disciplined approach to capital expenditure
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Russian aluminium giant suspends operations at Nigerian smelter

Russia’s UC Rusal has suspended operations at its loss-making Alscon aluminium smelter in Nigeria due to an on-going ownership dispute.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

PMI chairman steps down

PMI Gold Corp said its chairman, Peter Buck, had resigned after the termination of the planned merger with Keegan Resources Inc
Magazine Article People and Appointments 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Pan African CEO resigns

Pan African Resources plc said Jan Nelson had resigned as chief executive (CEO) and as a member of the board with immediate effect
Magazine Article People and Appointments 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Private equity funds to target miners after raising billions

Private equity funds will increase their investment in the resources sector to take advantage of declining company values, said Ken Hoffman, head of metals and mining at Bloomberg Industries
Magazine Article Finance 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Iamgold cuts

Iamgold Corp aimed to cut US$100 million of costs from its mine operations, exploration and corporate segments as it battles higher cost pressures and inflation at its Essakane and Rosebel mines in Burkina Faso and Surinam
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Avocet Mining halves reserves at Inata

Gold reserves at the Inata gold mine in Burkina Faso have halved from a previously reported figure towards the lower end of a forecasted range
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Shake, rattle and dole

Up to 15 miners were sacked from the Agnew gold mine last week after a YouTube video showed some of them performing the Harlem Shake, the latest dance craze to go viral on the internet, during an underground shift
Comment Article Opinion 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Eye on mining: The rise of a new type of investor

Alternative forms of funding are becoming increasingly available
Reports Article Reports 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

PDAC: Community demands of mining companies to increase

Community demands of how mining companies share the economic benefits from natural resources will continue to increase, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private lender.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Kloppers’ A$75m share windfall

Outgoing BHP Billiton (BHPB) chief executive (CEO) Marius Kloppers will reportedly take A$75 million (US$76 million) in cash, shares and performance-related stock when he leaves the company later this year
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Posco signs Nkout MoU

South Korean steelmaker Posco Co Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Afferro Mining Inc regarding the development of the Nkout iron-ore project in Cameroon
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alufer increase

Alufer Mining Ltd has reported an 80% increase in the JORC-compliant direct-shipping ore resource at its Bel Air bauxite project in Guinea
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Stepping up at ABG

African Barrick Gold plc (ABG) made Kelvin Dushnisky chairman, replacing Derek Pannell
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Marine mining: Potential for seafloor resources

The 21st century is the era of technological development
Reports Article Reports 01 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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