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First Quantum makes third unsolicited bid for Inmet

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has made a third unsolicited bid for Inmet Mining Corp, raising its offer to C$5.1 billion (US$5.2 billion).
Breaking News Article Finance 17 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Cape Lambert to pay US$35M of tax charge

Australian Securities Exchange-listed Cape Lambert Resources Ltd agreed to pay A$33.3 million (US$35 million) of taxes and interest charges by end-March 2013 after negotiations with the Australian tax office
Magazine Article Finance 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Sundance bid glitch

Perth-based Sundance Resources Ltd and takeover suitor Hanlong Africa Mining Investments Ltd agreed to a revised date for credit terms to be detailed by the latter’s biggest financier in the deal, China Development Bank
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Cominco adds to Hinda deposit

Cominco Resources Ltd announced a JORC-compliant mineral resource update at its Hinda phosphate project in the Republic of the Congo
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Afferro takeover

Iron-ore developer Afferro Mining Inc said it was in discussions with a number of parties which “may or may not lead” to an offer for the company, capitalised at £81 million (US$131 million) on London’s Alternative Investment Market
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: Underperformance due to lower grades - BlackRock

The annual Mines and Money conference in London this week was kicked off with some tough talking from BlackRock aimed at some of the world’s largest gold producers
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Papillon CEO

Mali-focused Papillon Resources Ltd has appointed Mark Connelly as managing director and chief executive
Magazine Article People and Appointments 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: management should buy into own firms

Senior management teams should buy into their own companies and risk their own money like other investors, speakers at the Mines and Money conference in London agreed this week
Magazine Article Finance 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: Ivanplats plans London listing

Ivanplats Ltd, which raised about C$306 million (US$308 million) through a Canadian initial public offering (IPO) in October, is looking to also list in London.
Breaking News Article Finance 04 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Sundance rejects Hanlong’s deal extension request

Sundance Resources Ltd said it will not agree to Hanlong Africa Mining Investment Ltd’s request for an extension to the Chinese company's proposed US$1.4 billion takeover offer, requesting a trading halt of its shares pending further information.
Breaking News Article Finance 03 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Cameroon govt signs Sundance’s Mbalam convention

Sundance Resources Ltd said the government of Cameroon has signed a convention for its Mbalam iron-ore project, which, along with other conditions, moves the company closer towards gaining a mining permit and starting construction.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

High-grade nickel found at Trojan

Mwana Africa plc said further significant intersections of high-grade nickel sulphides were found at Bindura Nickel Corp’s Trojan nickel mine in Zimbabwe, according to the latest results from its underground drilling programme
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Mako contains 1Moz converted to indicated resource

Toro Gold Ltd said the Petowal gold prospect, located within its Mako project in Eastern Senegal, contains an estimated 1.0Moz CIM-compliant resource at the indicated level at an average grade of 3.0g/t
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Koumbia feasibility confirms 10Mt/y

Alliance Mining Commodities Ltd (AMC), a privately funded company, said a feasibility study confirmed the viability of its flagship 90%-owned Koumbia bauxite project in Guinea, West Africa
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Paraskevas resigns

Katanga Mining Ltd said its chief financial officer (CFO) Nico Paraskevas had resigned with immediate effect to pursue other interests
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Finance: More ups than downs

RFC Ambrian provides a snapshot of the current state of the equities market
Reports Article Reports 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Finance: Alternative financing blossoms as equity wilts

Mining companies and explorers are finding less traditional ways to access capital
Reports Article Reports 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Discovery asks shareholders to reject Cathay’s bid

The board of Discovery Metals Ltd said it believes the hostile takeover bid from Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd is “neither fair, nor reasonable” and should be rejected by shareholders
Magazine Article Finance 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

African Minerals seeks extra funding after shortfall in shipments

African Minerals Ltd has asked its lenders for an increased working-capital facility and to waive historic breaches of debt covenants
Magazine Article Finance 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

West Africa: Risks to the mining sector

An analysis of the region by JLT Specialty
Reports Article Reports 23 Nov 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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