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Major drilling programme to fill gaps at Yaoure

The infill drilling programme at Amara Mining plc’s Yaoure gold project in Ivory Coast could add significant ounces to existing resources, while also reducing the strip ratio of the project, according to analysts.
Magazine Article EMEA 09 Jul 2014 0 Stars

What the future brings

The latest work by the World Economic Forum has focused on defining scenarios for the future of the mining industry. Here the WEF explains just how the future might look
Reports Article EMEA 04 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Revenue transparency in the mining sector

Starting as little more than a ‘something must be done’ idea, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has developed into the most prominent standard for good governance in oil and minerals rich countries
Reports Article EMEA 04 Jul 2014 0 Stars

African Minerals settlement

African Minerals Ltd has been ordered by a London court to pay US$35 million, plus interest and costs to Renaissance Capital for the financial adviser’s fees related to fund raisings and transactions in prior years
Magazine Article EMEA 04 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Forecariah JV partners in dispute

Bellzone Mining plc and the China International Fund (CIF), joint-venture partners on the Forecariah iron-ore mine in Guinea, are in dispute with the contracted barge operator at the Konta port regarding safety performance
Magazine Article EMEA 27 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Conservation: Wildlife lifelines

Rio Tinto has identified ways to contribute to local conservation in Guinea and India
Magazine Article Australia/Asia 27 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Water: Unlocking potential

A US$20 million groundwater research programme aims to bring benefits to Africa’s poorest people
Magazine Article EMEA 27 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Still life: Transparency that matters

William Vest-Lillesøe’s photograph shows 13-year-old Karefa Jalloh, who spends his weekends working in the gold mines with men, women and children from Dalakuru in northern Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Reports 27 Jun 2014 0 Stars

A developing world

There were strong signals for miners and mineral explorers from the latest United Nations Conference on Trade and Development World Investment Report, which, rather than green investment shoots, offered a field of evidence as to why miners (including the Top 100 in this edition of Mining Journal) should feel better about the underlying vision of economic growth that they’re consistently presenting to investors.
Comment Article Opinion 26 Jun 2014 0 Stars

View from the West End: Pinin' for the fjords

“E’s not pinin’! E’s passed on! This parrot is no more! He has ceased to be!” - Monty Python’s Flying Circus
Reports Article Opinion 25 Jun 2014 0 Stars

No debt shortage for African projects

The availability of finance for mining projects in Africa, as elsewhere, has been a matter of some considerable concern for the last three or four years. A succession of events affecting global capital markets, commencing with the banking crisis, has successively impacted the availability of both debt and equity.
Magazine Article EMEA 25 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Access all areas

Infrastructure continues to affect the viability of African mining projects
Magazine Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Plugging in some early cash flow

Hummingbird Resources plc CEO Dan Betts has an interesting way of looking at his company’s recent acquisition: an early cash flow starter-pit for the company’s flagship Dugbe 1 gold project in Liberia.
Magazine Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Containing an outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has focused attention on the care and safety of employees at mining operations in Africa as well as highlighted one of the inherent risks of the continent.
Magazine Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Too big to fail

As Sundance Resources Ltd’s share price drifts lower on retreating iron ore prices and sentiment, it’s the words of another mining industry veteran that will help keep the seemingly permanent smile on Giulio Casello’s face. “We’ve heard it all before.”
Magazine Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Mineral sands: Green shoots in the sand

After bottoming out in 2013, TZMI believes 2014 will be a year of gradual recovery for mineral sands
Reports Article Australia/Asia 11 Jun 2014 0 Stars

What makes a mine?

Alecto Minerals Ltd might have come to the attention of brokers and analysts for its joint venture pact with Egyptian gold miner Centamin plc in Ethiopia, but chief executive Mark Jones was keen for the market to not discount its other work.
Magazine Article EMEA 11 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Better future for West Africa gold

Has the nadir for West African gold companies been passed? Or is it at least in sight? Various recent deals at least give hint at one of those two possibilities.
Headline Article EMEA 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Ebola precautions taken at Marampa

Sierra Leone-focused London Mining plc has imposed restrictions on “non-essential” travel by visitors from areas affected by Ebola Fever
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Sundance nabs King

Former Leighton Holdings chief executive Wal King has been made non-executive deputy chairman of Sundance Resources Ltd as the African-focused explorer looks to finance and develop its Mbalam-Nabeba iron-ore project, which straddles the Cameroon/Republic of Congo border in West Africa
Appointment Announcement Article Australia/Asia 06 Jun 2014 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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