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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

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
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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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