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Oromin’s latest OJVG estimate totals 4.7Moz

An independent resource estimate for Oromin Explorations Ltd has defined 3.78Moz within indicated resources at the OJVG gold project in Senegal
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Makabingui results

Further drilling at Bassari Resources Ltd’s Makabingui gold deposit in Senegal has confirmed the continuity of mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Cape Lambert expands Marampa plan

An independent scoping study for Cape Lambert Resources Ltd’s Marampa iron-ore project in Sierra Leone has confirmed potential for an economic operation at a higher output than previously designed
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

New Goldplat site

Goldplat plc is setting up a new gold-recovery processing unit in Burkina Faso, the company said after reporting a 52% increase in pretax profit and a maiden dividend for the year to the end of June
Magazine Article Production and Markets 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

New Liberty feasibility finds 8-year life

Aureus Mining Inc could develop Liberia’s first gold mine, according to the feasibility study for its New Liberty project in the country.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Ghana's EPA lifts Tarkwa heap-leach suspension

Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lifted the temporary suspension of the heap leach facilities at Gold Fields Ltd’s Tarkwa gold mine.
Magazine Article EMEA 04 Oct 2012 0 Stars

African Barrick Gold expands Bulyanhulu

African Barrick Gold plc (ABG) has expanded the Upper East Zone project at its Bulyanhulu gold mine in Tanzania to beyond 2Moz of reserves with the addition of a new reef.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 03 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Zimplats taxes

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), as part of a re-assessment, has told Zimbabwe Platinum Mines that it owes US$33.8 million in taxes for operations from 2007-2012, the platinum producer said
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Noble investment

Zhongrun Group is to invest A$87.4 million (US$91 million) as part of a two-tranche share placement in Noble Mineral Resources Ltd, with the Chinese investment company becoming Noble’s biggest shareholder
Magazine Article Finance 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Drouijba bulk sample

Stellar Diamonds plc has completed its bulk-sampling programme for the Droujba kimberlite pipe in Guinea
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Mwana CEO says US$ stabilises Zimbabwe ops

Mwana Africa plc’s chief executive, Kalaa Mpinga, said operating in Zimbabwe had become much more stable now that the country uses the US dollar
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

GFMS says gold hedge book falls for 3rd consecutive quarter

Gold hedging decreased for the third consecutive quarter in the three months to June, Thomson Reuters’ GFMS Gold Hedge Book Analysis showed, and producers are expected to keep running down existing hedge positions in the second half of this year
Headline Article Production and Markets 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Ivory Coast ponders tax hikes for gold miners

Ivory Coast is considering implementing a 19% tax on its gold-mining industry in order to benefit from the strong price of the metal
Magazine Article Production and Markets 21 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Sintoukola PFS forecasts 2Mt/y potash operation

A conventional underground mining and processing operation at Elemental Minerals Ltd’s Sintoukola potash project in the Republic of the Congo could support a 2Mt/y operation over a 23-year mine life, according to an independent pre-feasibility study
Headline Article Exploration & Development 21 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Glencore puts in final improved offer for Xstrata

Glencore International plc came in at the eleventh hour last Friday with an increased bid for Xstrata plc, after its original offer looked set to be voted down, and announced an unexpected amendment regarding the proposed chief executive (CEO) for the enlarged group.
Headline Article Production and Markets 14 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Kalia mining licence

Bellzone Mining plc said it had been granted a mining licence for its flagship Kalia iron-ore project in the Republic of Guinea.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Sep 2012 0 Stars

African Eagle upbeat on Dutwa tests

African Eagle Resources plc said metallurgical test work results for its flagship Dutwa nickel project in Tanzania could potentially improve capital and operating costs.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Sep 2012 0 Stars

African Minerals examines credit options after first-half losses widen

African Minerals Ltd’s Tonkolili iron-ore project in Sierra Leone was blighted by wet weather in the first half of the year, resulting in the mining company reducing its full-year production guidance and looking to increase its credit facility, it said
Magazine Article Finance 13 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Cluff Gold signs MoU with Samsung

Cluff Gold plc said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a long-term strategic partnership with Samsung C&T Corp, which will start with a US$20 million facility in return for gold off-take
Magazine Article Finance 13 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Gecamines buys out Platmin assets

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) state-owned copper miner, Gecamines, has agreed to buy Platmin Congo Ltd’s 68% stake in the Deziwa and Ecaille C copper-cobalt projects for an undisclosed sum, Bloomberg reported
Magazine Article Production and Markets 13 Sep 2012 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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