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This page lists all articles in the West Africa region in the Mining Journal database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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Randgold chief claims Africa’s resource nationalism is ‘disturbing’

Mark Bristow, chief executive of Randgold Resources Ltd, described the growing tendency of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to seek greater returns from mining operations “without giving anything back” as “disturbing”
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Newmont Appoints Dorward-King EVP of Sustainability & External Relations

Newmont Mining Corp has appointed Dr Elaine Dorward-King as executive vice president of sustainability & external relations
Breaking News Article Reports 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

OJVG feasibility

A feasibility study by SRK Consulting (Canada) Ltd on the Oromin Joint Venture Group (OJVG) gold project in Senegal has estimated a US$ 297.1 million start-up capital cost (including contingencies) for a 144,000oz/y carbon-in-leach project
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

IMIC ups Afferro stake

International Mining & Infrastructure Corp plc (IMIC) increased its stake in takeover target Afferro Mining Inc this week
Magazine Article Finance 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Study finds Banfora bankable

A bankable feasibility study on the proposed 2Mt/y Banfora gold project in Burkina Faso estimated a US$229.3 million capital cost (including US$21 million in contingencies)
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Ferrexpo Eurobond

Iron-ore producer Ferrexpo plc said it had instructed Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse to arrange investor meetings ahead of a possible Eurobond issue
Magazine Article Finance 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Change at Zimplats

Stewart Mangoma has been made chief financial officer and an executive director of Zimplats Holdings Ltd and Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Pty Ltd, both subsidiaries of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd, effective March 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

This is a man's world

Women have always been underrepresented in the mining sector, but did you know that our industry has the lowest number of women on the board of directors than of any industry group in the world, according to the first of three reports undertaken by Women in Mining (UK) and PwC
Comment Article Opinion 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Maiden iron-ore resource at Forecariah

A maiden JORC-compliant resource statement for the Forecariah iron-ore joint venture (JV) in Guinea showed that the project could support a mine life of more than 15 years at a production rate of 4Mt/y
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Female board members improve profits for mining companies - Women in Mining

The financial performance of mining companies is improved when women are on the board, according to a report by Women in Mining (UK) (WIM) and PwC
Magazine Article Reports 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Country by country

There are 58 countries in Africa, if the offshore territories are included, with 50 nations being listed here
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Litigation finance

Third-party funding can remove litigation costs from the balance sheet
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Sub-Saharan risk in 2013

Consultancy Control Risks takes a look at the 10 key issues to watch over the coming year
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

China’s great leap into Africa

China has grown from a minor player to the continent’s leading trade partner
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy set to grow this year

Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained robust at 4.6% in 2012
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

ICSG data

The world refined copper market was in deficit to the tune of 557,000t from January to October 2012, widening from 146,000t a year earlier, the International Copper Study Group (ICSG) said
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Technology and software: Out of sight

Speeding exploration and optimising production through near-infrared and mining-specific spectroscopy software
Reports Article Reports 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Technology and software: Exploring software

The have been some recent announcements and new tools for exploration and evaluation software
Reports Article Reports 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Gold poll

The average spot gold price in 2013 will be US$1,775/oz, according to a Reuters’ poll of 37 analysts taken this month
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

DRC partners bag Finland deal

Lundin Mining Corp and Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc have agreed to buy OM Group Inc’s Kokkola cobalt processing operations in Finland for as much as US$435 million
Magazine Article Finance 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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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