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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

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
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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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