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Exploring for more

Over the past few years, exploration companies have made a number of new discoveries and extended existing known deposits. 2011 has been no different.
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Hosting an abundance of minerals

The geology of Burkina Faso is dominated by Palaeoproterozoic rocks that underlie most of the country.
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Chamber of Mines: open for business

Formed in July, the Chamber of Mines of Burkina was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Luc Adolphe Tiao on September 30.
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Pledging a strong investment climate

The country's leaders continue to promote investment and create a stable environment for foreign companies operating in the country.
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

A golden sunrise

The search for gold has stimulated an exploration boom in this highly prospective corner of West Africa
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Core posts initial 1Gt resource

Inferred resources at Core Mining Ltd’s Avima iron-ore deposit in the Republic of Congo were estimated in an initial calculation at just over 1,000Mt
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Afferro raises Nkout to 2Gt

Ongoing drilling at Afferro Mining Inc’s Nkout iron-ore project in Cameroon has provided data for an updated resource estimate, which defined 2,000Mt (2Gt) of mineralisation at 32.2% Fe
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Nov 2011 0 Stars

New African investment platform

Private equity company Denham Capital is to invest up to US$200 million in establishing a new African-mining joint venture with South African exploration company Pangea Exploration Ltd.
Breaking News Article Finance 09 Nov 2011 0 Stars

AngloGold quarterly earnings rise 34%

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd has reported 34% in quarter-on-quarter headline earnings to US$457 million.
Breaking News Article Finance 09 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Stockpile: Euro crisis continues to influence market direction

Last week’s agreement by Europe’s leaders potentially solving the region’s fiscal problems was dealt several blows this week, as Greece suffered a leadership crisis and on Friday the G-20 leaders failed to agree on increasing aid to the Eurozone
Breaking News Article Opinion 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Siribaya assays

Merrex Gold Inc has reported further gold results from drilling completed at the joint-venture Siribaya gold property in Mali
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Randgold Resources beats expectations after flooding

Randgold Resources Ltd, which owns gold mines in West Africa, performed better than expected after torrential rain during the September quarter
Magazine Article Finance 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Growth and sustainability

People and population are becoming a major issue of concern (and opportunity) for the mining sector for a number of reasons
Breaking News Article Opinion 03 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Chalco amends Simandou terms

The board of Aluminium Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) this week approved an amendment of the firm’s joint-venture agreement with Rio Tinto over the Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

More from Kodieran

Scout drilling at Avocet Mining plc’s Kodieran gold property in Guinea has returned what the company described as “encouraging results” from the Fowaro and Kourounin prospects
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Rio Tinto commits US$1.3 bn more to Simandou

Development of Rio Tinto’s Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea is to be accelerated, according to the company, which has announced a further US$1.3 billion in investment
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Stockpile: London miners improve as commodities increase

A more promising outlook for commodities has helped London’s mining companies to improvements over the past week
Breaking News Article Finance 14 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Sundance reassures over FIRB takeover approval

Sundance Resources Ltd said the proposed takeover by Hanlong Mining Investment Ltd remains on schedule for approval by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) despite the investigations of insider-trading concerning the Chinese company
Magazine Article Finance 14 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Aubynn new CEO

Toni Aubynn has been appointed chief executive of Ghana’s Chamber of Mines
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 14 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Sundance says takeover of company on track

Sundance Resources Ltd has confirmed that the proposed takeover of the company by China’s Hanlong Mining Investment Ltd remains on schedule for approval by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)
Breaking News Article Finance 11 Oct 2011 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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