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Sundance satisfies Hanlong conditions

Sundance Resources Ltd has agreed key terms with Cameroon on the mining convention for the Mbalam iron-ore project, announcing the development on the last day of an extended deadline for conditions of its friendly takeover by Hanlong Group.
Headline Article Exploration & Development 04 May 2012 0 Stars

Kibi intercepts

Xtra-Gold Resources Corp’s diamond-drilling programme at the Kibi gold prospect of its Apapam property in Ghana has returned mineralisation at the Double 19 zone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Nkout high-grade

Afferro Mining Inc has identified potential direct-shipping iron-ore mineralisation at its Nkout project in Cameroon, in the Nkout Centre and Nkout East zones
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Tuzon extension

Further drilling at Hummingbird Resources plc’s Tuzon gold deposit in Liberia has returned results that the company interpreted may represent an extension to the deposit
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Firawa results

Reverse-circulation drilling results from the Firawa uranium property in Guinea have confirmed continuity of mineralisation, according to owner Forte Energy NL
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Cape Lambert signs infrastructure agreement with African Minerals

ASX-listed Cape Lambert Resources Ltd said it signed a binding heads of agreement with African Minerals Ltd, allowing iron ore from Cape Lambert's Marampa project in Sierra Leone to be exported through the latter’s rail and port infrastructure.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 20 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Randgold Kibali mine update

Randgold Resources Ltd said construction work on the Kibali mine, expected to be one of Africa’s largest gold mines, is proceeding rapidly with first output anticipated by the end of 2013
Magazine Article Production and Markets 20 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Randgold keeps production target as Mali risks subside

Randgold Resources Ltd said its production target for the year had not been affected by the coup in Mali
Headline Article Production and Markets 13 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Stellar says Sierra Leone withdraws Kono licence, shares slump

Stellar Diamonds plc said it would seek an explanation from Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Mines after the state withdrew prospecting licenses for the company’s Kono project
Headline Article Production and Markets 13 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Great Quest Metals

Joel Jeangrand will take over as chief executive at Great Quest Metals Ltd, presently developing gold and phosphate projects in West Africa
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 13 Apr 2012 0 Stars

Stellar says Sierra Leone withdraws Kono licence, shares slump

Stellar Diamonds plc said it would seek an explanation from Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Mines after the state withdrew prospecting licenses for the company’s Kono project.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2012 0 Stars

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
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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.
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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.
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