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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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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

Risk 2012: Bumpy road ahead

In its 2012 risk forecast Control Risks predicts more political uncertainty lies ahead
Reports Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Special report: Meeting the Standards

Free, prior and informed consent is required for project activities that involve lands subject to traditional ownership, relocation of indigenous peoples or that use their cultural resources
Reports Article Americas 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Moktedu intercepts

West African Resources Ltd has intersected gold mineralisation with the first reverse-circulation drilling at its Moktedu gold prospect, part of the Boulsa property in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

IFC invests in Ivory Coast

International Finance Corp, the private investment arm of the World Bank Group, has agreed its first investment in Ivory Coast’s mining sector
Magazine Article Finance 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Afferro agrees Putu stake sale

Afferro Mining Inc has agreed to sell its 38.5% interest in the Putu iron-ore joint venture in Liberia to partner ZAO Severstal for a minimum of US$115 million
Magazine Article Finance 16 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Afferro agrees Putu stake sale

Afferro Mining Inc has agreed to sell its 38.5% interest in the Putu iron-ore joint venture in Liberia to partner ZAO Severstal for a minimum of US$115 million.
Magazine Article Finance 16 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Annual review: Weathering the storms

The mining industry continued to weather both natural and financial storms in 2011
Reports Article Reports 16 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Damang Clearance

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 Production and Markets 16 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Tuzon assays

Hummingbird Resources plc has completed more drilling at the Tuzon gold prospect, 3km from its Dugbe F gold deposit in Liberia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Legal watch: Mining and foreign investment

With a myriad of risks, investing in developing jurisdictions can be complicated
Reports Article Reports 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Cape Lambert and Marampa

After announcing its intention to proceed with an initial public offering in September, Cape Lambert Resources Ltd has indicated that a sale of its Marampa iron-ore project was a strong possibility
Magazine Article Finance 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Central Africa: Moving on from oil

Previously dominated by oil, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo are now emerging as mining destinations
Reports Article Reports 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Initial Marampa output for London

London Mining plc has produced the first iron-ore concentrate from the processing plant at its Marampa iron-ore project in Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Gold Fields says Ghana tax plan may halt projects

Gold Fields Ltd, the fourth-biggest producer of the metal, said Ghana’s plan to raise tariffs on mines and introduce a windfall tax could force it to halt expansion projects worth US$1 billion in the country
Breaking News Article Finance 05 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Tongon setbacks knock Randgold’s guidance

Randgold Resources Ltd has cut its calendar 2011 production guidance following a number of setbacks at its Tongon mine in the Ivory Coast
Magazine Article Production and Markets 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Avocet receives lawsuit from former Indonesian partner

Avocet Mining plc said it has been served with a lawsuit by its former partner in Indonesia, PT Lebong Tandai (PT LT) for US$1.95 billion
Magazine Article Finance 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Tax hike mooted in Ghana

Ghana has become the latest country to demand a bigger slice of the mining ‘pie’, with a bill before parliament to increase tax rates
Headline Article Finance 25 Nov 2011 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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