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Hanlong bids for Sundance

Sundance Resources Ltd has received a A$1.4 billion (US$1.5 billion) takeover offer from China’s Hanlong Mining Investment Ltd, which already owns about 19% of the company
Breaking News Article Finance 18 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Putu estimate increases by 36%

Afferro Mining Inc, 38.5%-owner of the Putu iron-ore project in Liberia, has received an independent resource estimate that raises overall resources for the deposit to 3.24Gt (3,240Mt)
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Marampa resource triples

An independent resource estimate for haematite iron-ore mineralisation at Cape Lambert Resources Ltd’s Marampa project in Sierra Leone has increased the total by 245%
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Kobada study recommends gravity option

An independent preliminary economic assessment of African Gold Group Inc’s Kobada gold project in Mali has found economic potential for a bulk-mining operation using gravity-recovery only
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Jul 2011 0 Stars

UN calls for major investment in ‘green’ technologies

A new report by the UN has warned of an immediate need for a fundamental technological overhaul to end poverty and avoid a worldwide environmental catastrophe
Breaking News Article Reports 08 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Dave discovery

Exploration drilling by Predictive Discovery Pty Ltd at the Dave East gold prospect in Burkina Faso has intersected mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 08 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Special report: Community collaboration

Exploration and mining compaines must go beyond rhetoric when dealing with stakeholders
Reports Article Reports 08 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Gold gets new standard

The World Gold Council (WGC) and its members have developed two standards aimed at removing gold sold to fund conflict from the gold market
Breaking News Article Reports 05 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Minmetals invests

China Minmetals Corp has bought a stake in Sama Resources Inc, a West African nickel-copper explorer
Magazine Article Finance 01 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Minor metals: Summer plunge

With the exception of mercury, and to a lesser degree bismuth, the minor metals took a tumble during June as is often the case during the summer months in the northern hemisphere
Reports Article Reports 01 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Answering the call

Producers are beginning to catch up with high demand
Magazine Article Reports 01 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Avocet closes most of SE Asian asset sale

Avocet Mining plc has completed the sale of its Penjom gold mine in Malaysia and the 80%-owned North Lanut and Bakan projects in Indonesia for US$170 million
Magazine Article Finance 01 Jul 2011 0 Stars

UK Bribery Act takes effect

The UK Bribery Act took effect on July 1, becoming the most stringent regulations on bribery and corruption anywhere in the world.
Breaking News Article Reports 01 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Community engagement: Moving beyond policy rhetoric

An integrated and collaborative approach to agreement-making with local communities is critical at the project level
Reports Article EMEA 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Government disengagement

The links between community and politics are perhaps somewhat overlooked, but politically-motivated community action can have lasting effects on mine development
Comment Article Opinion 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Country risk: Guinea

Contract confusion in Africa’s newest mining frontier
Reports Article EMEA 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Gold gets conflict-free standard

The World Gold Council (WGC) and its members have developed two standards aimed at removing gold sold to fund conflict from the gold market. The WGC said it had developed a framework to track gold from the mine to the end of the refining process
Magazine Article EMEA 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Tailings: Leading by example

The Equator Principles are allowing low income economies to lead the way in ESIA practice
Comment Article EMEA 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Kimberley credibility continues to sink

Monitoring of the world’s diamond trade is in a state of near breakdown. The latest blow came with an announcement by the South African Ministry of Mineral Resources that the country will accept rough stones from Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond field
Magazine Article EMEA 30 Jun 2011 0 Stars

Nkout rises to 1.4Gt

Afferro Mining Inc has received an independent resource estimate for its Nkout iron-ore project in Cameroon, increasing the total by 36% to 1,420Mt, following extensive drilling
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Jun 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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