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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

Resolute approves Syama expansion

ASX-listed Resolute Mining Ltd said it had approved a US$241 million expansion of its Syama gold project in Mali, West Africa, boosting average annual production from 85,362oz to 270,000oz over the next nine years
Magazine Article Production and Markets 06 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Yaoure discovery

Cluff Gold plc has discovered a zone of gold mineralisation between existing open pits at its 90%-owned Yaoure operation in Ivory Coast
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Burey outlines 1.3Moz at Mansounia

An independent resource estimate for the Mansounia gold deposit in Guinea has calculated 1.3Moz within measured, indicated and inferred resources (using a 0.4g/t Au cut-off) for owner Burey Gold Ltd
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Rio Tinto commits US$4.2bn to iron-ore development

Rio Tinto is committing US$4.2 billion to develop its Pilbara and Simandou iron-ore businesses, the company said, adding that it is also taking steps to reduce and re-phase some of its capital expenditure.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 20 Jun 2012 0 Stars
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