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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

West Africa: Just add water

How hydro-electric power has the potential to protect margins for gold producers
Reports Article Reports 23 Nov 2012 0 Stars

West Africa: Guinea and Liberia attracting investment

Guinea continues to grow its existing mining industry while Liberia is building one
Reports Article Reports 23 Nov 2012 0 Stars

West Africa: Hoping for a stable future

After years of violence, the Ivory Coast’s government is looking to exploit its resources
Reports Article Reports 23 Nov 2012 0 Stars

West Africa: Iron production begins in Sierra Leone

A decade after the civil war in Sierra Leone, the sector is recovering
Reports Article Reports 23 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Senegal looks for partners for iron-ore development

Senegal will look for new partners to develop its iron-ore reserves after it settled a legal dispute with ArcelorMittal, Bloomberg said this week
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Afferro says Nkout East has potential DSO zone

Afferro Mining Inc said drilling from the on-going exploration programme at its Nkout iron-ore project in Cameroon indicated that Nkout East has a potential direct -shipping ore (DSO) zone similar to that delineated at Nkout Centre
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

BSG mining right award under scrutiny from Guinean government

The Guinean government is investigating allegations of fraud over the award of mining rights for blocks one and two of the Simandou iron-ore project in the West African country that are held by Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) and Vale SA, BSGR said.
Headline Article Production and Markets 09 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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