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Glencore publishes first sustainability report

Commodities trader Glencore International plc, has published its first sustainability report, announcing its support for the Extractive Industries Transparancy Initiative
Breaking News Article Reports 08 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Initial Banfora plan suggests viability

Preliminary engineering studies for development of Gryphon Minerals Ltd’s Banfora gold project in Burkina Faso indicate that it might support a 2.5Mt/y operation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Oxfam wants action after AngloGold shooting

Oxfam, the international humanitarian organisation, has demanded Ghana’s government address ongoing human rights violations in the West African country’s mining industry following a recent shooting at Anglo Gold Ashanti Ltd’s Obuasi mine
Magazine Article Production and Markets 02 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Guinea considers new mining code

Guinea may pursue ownership of 35% in its mining companies after debate on the country’s mining code started in parliament this week
Headline Article Production and Markets 02 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Minor metals: Traditional quiet month

As traditional, the minor-metal markets were quiet during the holiday month of August, although some of the metals actually managed to increase in price
Reports Article Reports 02 Sep 2011 0 Stars

West African gold producers announce friendly merger

West African gold producers Endeavour Mining Corp and Adamus Resources plc, have announced a friendly merger to create a company worth more than US$600 million
Magazine Article Finance 26 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Perseus achieves first pour at Central Ashanti

Perseus Mining Ltd has produced the first, although small, gold pour at its 90%-owned Central Ashanti Gold project in Ghana
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Aug 2011 0 Stars

OJVG results

Oromin Explorations Ltd’s initial drilling at the Mamasato discovery at the joint-venture OJVG gold project in Senegal has intersected mineralisation within quartz veins hosted by sheared and altered zones
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Plan for the worst

Exploration and mining companies are operating in increasingly insecure environments
Reports Article Reports 19 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Up to US$1bn more for Tasiast expansion

The capital cost of the Tasiast gold mine expansion is expected to be US$0.5-1.0 billion higher than a December scoping study forecast of US$2.7 billion
Magazine Article Finance 19 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Funds slash commodity bets

Funds reduced bets on rising commodity prices by the most in any week since February 2010 on mounting concern that a weakening global economy will slow demand for raw materials
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 15 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Batie discovery

Ampella Mining Ltd has discovered gold mineralisation at the Foumbiri gold prospect at its Batie West gold property in Burkina Faso
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Doulnia results

Vital Metals Ltd, earning up to an 80% interest in the Doulnia gold property in Burkina Faso from Ampella Mining Ltd, has intersected mineralisation with holes targeting the Kollo area
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Vedanta enters West African iron-ore space

Vedanta plc’s Indian iron-ore subsidiary, Sesa Goa Ltd has agreed to buy control of a Liberian iron-ore company for US$90 million
Magazine Article Finance 12 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Rapaport to launch new ethical diamond scheme

International diamond trader and commentator, the Rapaport Group, is to launch a new ethical certification scheme for diamonds
Breaking News Article Reports 11 Aug 2011 0 Stars

African Minerals closes deal

African Minerals Ltd has closed a deal with Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co (SISG) for a US$1.5 billion investment in the Tonkolili iron-ore project in Guinea
Magazine Article Finance 05 Aug 2011 0 Stars

Gold equities to outperform metal - Analysts

Gold equities, which have so far underperformed the metal price this year, might start to track movements in the yellow metal, according to research
Magazine Article Finance 29 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Bakker on board

African Mining & Exploration plc has appointed Ebo Bakker as head of exploration, with effect from August 15
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 29 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Afferro completes raising

AIM-listed Afferro Mining Inc has completed a share placement that raised £15.5 million (US$24.9 million)
Magazine Article Finance 29 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Deep sea mining applications approved

The International Seabed Authority has approved four new applications to explore for polymetallic nodules ion the international deep-sea bed
Breaking News Article Reports 22 Jul 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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