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Randgold rises on Mali settlement

Shares in Randgold Resources Ltd rose approximately 7% on the New York Stock Exchange over the weekend, after the company said its gold production had not been hampered by political unrest in Mali, West Africa.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Stellar’s initial resources at Droujba, Tongo

Stellar Diamonds plc has released initial resource estimates for kimberlites at its Droujba property in Guinea, and at Tongo in Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2012 0 Stars

New Liberty progress

Aureus Mining Inc has completed further drilling at the New Liberty gold project in Liberia, testing undrilled areas and depth extensions to the deposit
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2012 0 Stars

First pour for revamped Bibiani

Noble Mineral Resources Ltd has poured the first gold from its redeveloped Bibiani gold mine in Ghana
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Randgold CEO remains optimistic on Mali situation

Mark Bristow (pictured), chief executive of Randgold Resources Ltd which operates gold mines in Mali, told Mining Journal it had enough supplies of fuel to carry on with business in the immediate term in spite of local shortages
Magazine Article Production and Markets 05 Apr 2012 0 Stars

West African Minerals execs

Iron-ore focused West African Minerals Corp said it would appoint Brad Mills and Anton Mauve as executive directors, and announced the resignation of Serge Ngandu as chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 23 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Mali unrest impacts mining companies

Military forces in Mali, Africa’s third-largest gold producer, have reportedly overthrown the government, ending the decade-long rule of President Amadou Toure
Headline Article Production and Markets 23 Mar 2012 0 Stars

MEG says exploration spending growth set to slow

Metals Economics Group said exploration spending could grow just 5%–15% this year, slowing down from the above average jumps seen in the last couple of years, as junior companies struggle to obtain financing
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Sundance and Core looking to share rail infrastructure in West Africa

ASX-listed Sundance Resources Ltd and privately owned Core Mining Ltd are in talks to share rail and port infrastructure that would service their iron-ore projects in the Republic of Congo and Cameroon
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Africa to continue to grow as M&A destination - PwC

Demand from developing economies will continue to drive merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, with Africa expected to continue to grow as a viable target area in 2012, according to the latest Mining Deals report from PricewaterhouseCoopers
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Leopard Rock intercept

Aureus Mining Inc has completed diamond-drilling at the Ndablama prospect of its Archaean Gold exploration licence in Liberia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Mar 2012 0 Stars

Shandong Iron and Steel to invest US$1.5bn in Tonkolili

London-listed African Minerals Ltd said it received approval from China National Development for Shandong Iron and Steel Group to invest in Tonkolili
Breaking News Article Finance 13 Feb 2012 0 Stars

IFC looks to infrastructure

The International Finance Corp (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank, has set up an internal group aimed at working on multi-user infrastructure projects across all sectors, including mining
Magazine Article Finance 10 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Belinga: West African iron for BHP?

BHP Billiton is expected to wrest control of the Belinga deposit, Gabon’s largest iron project, from the China-based firm to whom the concession was initially awarded, according to recent reports
Magazine Article Production and Markets 10 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Aureus plans New Liberty operation

The first reserve estimate for Aureus Mining Inc’s New Liberty gold project in Liberia has defined just over 870,000oz of gold mineable by open-pit methods
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 Feb 2012 0 Stars

African states move to increase their share

The past week has seen a number of potentially significant developments for mining companies operating in the African states of Mali and Ghana, with the possibility of revised fiscal arrangements in each state
Headline Article Production and Markets 03 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Sissedougou discovery

La Mancha Resources Inc has intersected gold mineralisation that suggested an 800m-long zone at its Sissedougou property in Ivory Coast, hosted by interbedded metaconglomerates and meta-graywackes
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Tuzon adds to Hummingbird’s Dugbe

Hummingbird Resources plc has received a 2Moz independent resource estimate for the Tuzon deposit, part of its Dugbe property in Liberia, at which the Dugbe F deposit was estimated last year to contain 1.7Moz
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 Feb 2012 0 Stars

High-grade Komahun

Polo Resources Ltd has confirmed the continuity at depth of mineralisation at the Komahun deposit in Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Funding for Tonkolili

African Minerals Ltd has said it will issue convertible bonds worth US$350 million (due 2017) to fund its Tonkolili mine (pictured) in Sierra Leone.
Magazine Article Finance 03 Feb 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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