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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

Rio appoints CFO as increased debt leads to S&P downgrade

Rio Tinto appointed ex-BHP Billiton (BHPB) executive Chris Lynch as its chief financial officer (CFO), as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) put the company on negative watch following an increase in debt
Headline Article Production and Markets 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Afferro signs MoU with Posco for iron-ore projects

Afferro Mining Inc has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with steelmaker South Korea’s Posco Africa Pty Ltd is poised to invest in Afferro’s Mining Inc’s iron-ore projects in Cameroon.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 25 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Gold promises

PwC sees promising times ahead for gold equities after reaching breaking point in 2012
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Up in the air

Airborne surveying is common in mineral exploration
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Record spending for a second year

Non-ferrous exploration spending increased for the third consecutive year to a record US$21.5 billion, growing 18% from the previous all-time high in 2011
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Gold recovery optimised at Esaase

A metallurgical test programme on ores from the Esaase gold deposit in Ghana has improved weighted average gold recoveries to 92%
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

PMI/Keegan: deal off

PMI Gold Corp and Keegan Resources Inc have terminated their planned merger after deciding PMI’s shareholders would not approve it
Magazine Article Finance 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Rio Tinto shuffle

Rio Tinto has promoted Andrew Harding from copper chief executive (CEO) to iron-ore CEO, following the appointment of Sam Walsh as group CEO in January
Magazine Article People and Appointments 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Bellzone appointment

Bellzone Mining plc has appointed Michel Rinaldi as managing director of Republic of Guinea to provide senior leadership on the company’s Kalia iron-ore project
Magazine Article People and Appointments 22 Feb 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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