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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 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

Mbalam confirmed for ten years

Sundance Resources Ltd’s Mbalam iron-ore project, which straddles the Republics of Cameroon and Congo, can support at least ten years of direct-shipping operations at a rate of 35Mt/y
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Shared ground

In this week's Comment, Chris Hinde notes that delegates at next month's Mines and Money conference in London will be told by the opening speaker that there is an unique opportunity for mining companies to forge "a more sustainable and closer bond with the countries in which they operate"
Comment Article Opinion 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Responsibility: bedrock of mining

Corporate social responsibility is the savoir-faire of mining companies operating in Burkina Faso
Feature Article 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

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
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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.
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.

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