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This page lists all articles in the West Africa region in the Mining Journal database. You can sort the list by type, date, or reader rating. To browse another section, use the menu in the column on the right.
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A tale of discovery

A total of 743Moz in new discoveries have been made since 1997
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Kinross secures new loan and stable Fitch rating

Kinross Gold Corp has arranged a US$1 billion, three-year loan to mature on August 10, 2015, in addition to extending its unsecured revolving credit facility to US$1.5 billion
Magazine Article Production and Markets 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Riverstone plans Karma heap-leaching

An independent preliminary economic assessment for development of Riverstone Resources Inc’s Karma gold project in Burkina Faso has recommended heap-leach treatment of non-refractory mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Fininko results

Drilling has increased the strike length of Rockridge Capital Corp’s Fininko gold prospect, part of the Fatou property in Mali, to 1,300m, and it remained open in all directions
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Mwana jv agreement

Mwana Africa Plc entered into an joint-venture agreement with Zhejiang Hailiang Company Ltd for its Societe d’exploration Miniere du Haut Katanga (Semkhat) copper exploration project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Magazine Article Finance 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Makabingui intercepts

Resource-definition drilling at Bassari Resources Ltd’s Makabingui gold property in Senegal has returned results that the company said held potential to increase the current 500,000oz resource
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Glencore “resilient” amid downturn

Glencore International plc has posted a 24% drop in earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the first half of 2012 as a general downturn in commodity prices hit the group’s bottom line.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 21 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Agbaou licence

The government of Ivory Coast has granted a mining licence to Endeavour Mining Corp’s 85%-owned Agbaou gold operation, a couple of months after the company began building the project
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Gogota intercepts

Sama Resources Inc has intersected long intervals of lateritic nickel-cobalt mineralisation at its newly discovered Gogota prospect, part of its Lola property in eastern Guinea
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

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
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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