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ENRC’s earnings fall as financial review goes on

Eurasian Natural Resources Corp (ENRC) posted a 41% drop in earnings for the first half of 2012, as falling commodity prices and continued cost inflation in Kazakhstan, in addition to expansion costs in Africa and Brazil, had a negative affect
Magazine Article Finance 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Cluff weighs financing options and acquisitions

The chief executive of West Africa-focused producer Cluff Gold plc said the company was in discussions to arrange project financing through a production sales agreement, and was looking to buy further assets in the region
Headline Article Production and Markets 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

New Liberty manager

South African Thinus Strydom has been appointed general manager of Aureus Mining Inc’s flagship New Liberty gold project in northwest Liberia
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 10 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Randgold celebrates Gounkoto opening

Randgold Resources Ltd this week held the official opening of its Gounkoto gold mine, part of the Loulo-Gounkoto mining complex in Mali
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Yagbelen intercepts

Sovereign Mines of Africa plc has intersected gold mineralisation with reverse-circulation drilling over a 1km strike length at the Yagbelen zone of its Mandiana-Magana property in Guinea
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 Aug 2012 0 Stars

EPA cracks down on Gold Fields plant in Ghana

Gold Fields Ltd said it has suspended the operation of its heap-leach plant at its Tarkwa gold mine in Ghana after the local environmental protection agency (EPA) ordered the miner to reduce salt levels in the water dispelled from the facility
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

FQM ops resume

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) said it had resumed operations at its Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania after it was closed because of a strike by its unionised workforce
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

London Mining shores up balance sheet

London Mining plc chief executive Graeme Hossie said any concerns surrounding the company’s liquidity and its ability to fund expansions at its Marampa iron-ore mine in Sierra Leone should be allayed after the group secured US$110 million of financing
Headline Article Finance 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

London Mining locks in funds

London Mining plc has agreed to pay a 2% revenue royalty from its Marampa iron-ore mine in Sierra Leone to Blackrock World Mining Trust in exchange for an upfront US$110 million cash injection to the miner
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 30 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Cather bags promotion

West African gold miner Avocet Mining plc chief operating officer David Cather has been promoted to chief executive following the resignation of Brett Richards.
Magazine Article People and Appointments 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Julie results

Azumah Resources Ltd has received assay results it interpreted as extending mineralisation below the Julie gold deposit at the Wa gold project in Ghana
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Bellzone confirms Kalia and updates Forécariah

Development of the Kalia iron-ore project in Guinea would be economically viable, according to a feasibility study managed by owner Bellzone Mining plc, producing 46Mt/y at full output
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

BSGR eyes diamond expansion

Beny Steinmetz Group Resources has launched the Octéa Diamond Group in a bid to expand diamond exploration and development opportunities in Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Jul 2012 0 Stars

FQM suspends ops at Guelb Moghrein amid “illegal” strikes

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) said it suspended operations at its Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania after unionised employees went on strike at the site
Headline Article Production and Markets 20 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Rusal smelter decision

UC Rusal, the world’s largest aluminium producer, may be at risk of losing a key smelter asset in Nigeria after the country’s Supreme Court ruled that it had been awarded the smelter illegally.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Forte’s Firawa rises

Forte Energy NL has received an independent resource estimate for its Firawa uranium deposit in Guinea, increasing the amount of U3O8 contained within inferred resources to 19.5Mlb (8,850t)
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Nimba assays

Initial drilling at Sable Mining Africa Ltd’s Nimba iron-ore property in southeast Guinea has intersected wide intervals of mineralisation that the company regarded as holding potential for direct-shipping.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Regional mining legislation in Africa

International bodies are making progress on harmonised laws but concerns remain
Magazine Article EMEA 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Mako intercepts

Toro Gold Ltd’s continuing drilling programme at its Mako gold property in eastern Senegal has intersected wide zones of mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Papillon posts 3Moz first Fekola resource

An initial independent resource estimate for Papillon Resources Ltd’s 80%-owned Fekola gold deposit in western Mali has calculated 3.1Moz within indicated and inferred categories, using a 1.0g/t Au cut-off grade
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Jul 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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