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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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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

Cape Lambert financing

Magazine Article Finance 03 Feb 2012 0 Stars

Cluff’s sulphide results prompt Yaoure switch

The initial diamond-drilling programme testing sulphide mineralisation at Cluff Gold plc’s Yaoure (formerly Angovia) gold property in Ivory Coast has returned wide zones of gold-enrichment.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Increasing equity trade in Africa

Increasing mining activity in Africa is reflected in figures released this week from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Magazine Article Finance 27 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Sovereign intercepts

Sovereign Mines of Africa plc has intersected gold mineralisation with initial holes at the Mandiana-Magana property in Guinea.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Atacama continues move into West African metals with Sirocco acquisition, C$60M raising

Atacama Minerals Corp has announced the completions of an acquisition and private placement, gaining 100% ownership of Sirocco Gold Inc and raising C$60 million (US$59.2 million) for the acquisition of new projects in South America and West Africa.
Breaking News Article Finance 25 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Professional Placements: Geologists- Senior and Junior Positions - Gryphon Minerals

Gryphon Minerals Limited is an ASX 200 listed West African focussed gold explorer with a strong balance sheet, no debt and a world-class shareholder base.
Breaking News Article People and Appointments 23 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Obotan prefeasibility forecasts 2Moz mine

PMI Gold Corp’s Obotan gold project in Ghana could recover just over 2Moz of gold, according to an independent prefeasibility
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Bibiani dry commissioning

Dry commissioning has commenced at the Bibiani gold mine in Ghana. The owner, Noble Mineral Resources Ltd said that the refurbishment of the processing facility was nearing operational completion
Magazine Article Production and Markets 13 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Menell: “Embrace nationalism”

The international mining industry should embrace resource nationalism and see it as an “opportunity in adversity”. This was the main message from the keynote speaker at Mining Journal’s Mines and Money conference in London in December, Brian Menell
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Ghana clears 2,500 illegal miners

Ghana’s media have reported the conclusion of a state-run operation to clear 2,500 illegal ‘galamsey’ miners from the Damang gold mine, operated by Gold Fields Ltd.
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Legal brief: Evolving story

A new online tool aims to better inform developing countries
Reports Article Technology 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Countries over dependent on minerals

Many low- and middle-income countries are dangerously reliant on mineral resource exports according to a new study by Oxford Policy Management, leaving them vulnerable to global economic downturn and the ‘resource curse’
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Driving forward

This first issue of MPE for 2012 is predominantly focused on looking to the future of the mining industry
Comment Article Opinion 06 Jan 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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