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Indicated resources at Houndé gold project jump 63%

Endeavour Mining Corp announced a 63% increase in estimated indicated resources at its Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso and a positive NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Tongon mine returning to full operation after fire

Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon mine milling circuits in the Ivory Coast are expected to return to full operation within two weeks after a fire disrupted production at the end of last year, the company said on January 19
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Out of this world

As interest grows around the mining industry's plans to prospect space and mine asteroids, we collect together recent articles on the topic.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 23 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Rio offered gas lifeline for Gove

Australia’s Northern Territory government said it would supply a cheaper energy source to Rio Tinto’s Gove alumina refinery, subject to several conditions, as the company considers closing the facility in the face of high operating costs.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 23 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Randgold says Tongon mine back to full operation within two weeks

Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon mine in the Ivory Coast is expected to return to full operation within two weeks after a fire hit gold production at the end of December, the company said.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 21 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Resource grows at Kiaka

Volta Resources Inc announced a 10% rise in measured and indicated resources at the Kiaka gold project in southern Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Maiden resource for Sheini Hills iron-ore project

Cardero Resource Corp announced a maiden inferred resource estimate of 1,300Mt at the Sheini Hills iron-ore project in northeast Ghana
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars

African Minerals COO

African Minerals Ltd has appointed Stephan Weber as its chief operating officer, effective February 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars

UN warns of increase in mercury emissions

Studies by the UNEP claim that while the demand for mercury has fallen globally in recent years, mercury emissions may well increase in the future in some parts of Africa, Asia and South America.
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Free, prior and informed consent: Protecting communities

Oxfam America says the adoption of human-rights policies is encouraging
Reports Article Americas 15 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Middle Island helps build new school in Niger

Gold explorer Middle Island Resources Ltd has part-funded a new primary school in a remote south-western area of Niger.
Magazine Article EMEA 15 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Octéa group boosts learning in Kono

The Octéa Diamond Group, owner of the Koidu diamond mine in the Kono District of Sierra Leone, has launched an educational programme with South Africa’s Times publishing group
Magazine Article EMEA 15 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Fire at Tongon mine caps difficult year

A fire broke out at Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon gold mine in the Ivory Coast on December 24, hitting output at the already troubled operation
Magazine Article Production and Markets 11 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Bellzone hurdles

Bellzone Mining plc said it would take at least six months to redesign and re-engineer the loading configuration for its transhipping system used for its 50:50 joint venture Forecariah iron-ore project in Guinea
Magazine Article Production and Markets 11 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Value creation bonanza

We have gone from "ho, ho, ho" to hoax, hoax, hoax over the past couple of weeks with a spate of false statements affecting Kinross Gold and Whitehaven Coal and a certain amount of suspicion over the validity of a hostile bid for Nautilus Minerals
Comment Article Opinion 11 Jan 2013 0 Stars

World at risk from markets and Mother Nature

The World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks 2013’ report says the world is more at risk as persistent economic weakness saps our ability to tackle environmental challenges.
Breaking News Article Reports 10 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Fire at Randgold’s Tongon mine hits production

A fire at Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon gold mine in Côte d’Ivoire on Christmas Eve has hit output, the company said.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 27 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Hummingbird royalties

Anglo Pacific Group plc said it had agreed to a royalty financing deal with Hummingbird Resources plc in which the former would provide US$15 million in exchange for a 2% net smelter return royalty on any ore produced from the Dugbe 1 gold project in Liberia
Magazine Article Finance 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

African Minerals scraps new port and misses guidance

African Minerals Ltd has scrapped plans to build a US$3 billion port and rail spur to service its Tonkolili iron-ore mine in Sierra Leone and said it would not meet its export guidance for 2012
Headline Article Production and Markets 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

African Minerals scraps new port and rail project in Sierra-Leone

African Minerals Ltd has scrapped plans to build a new US$3 billion port and rail spur to service its Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone, partly to save money.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 18 Dec 2012 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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