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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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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

Butre intercepts

Infill aircore drilling at the Butre managanese deposit by 80%-owner Shaw River Manganese Ltd has confirmed mineralisation over a strike length of 600m and to a depth of 40m
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Shared values

Improvements in the health and education of indigenous populations are leading to smarter and healthier people, and resulting in a better, more productive, workforce
Comment Article Opinion 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Cluff role changes

Dual-listed Cluff Gold plc has reported that Algy Cluff, current executive chairman, is to become non-executive chairman of the company from August 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Look East: Infrastructure in mining

One of the major challenges facing the mining industry today is the lack of infrastructure in resource-rich locations
Reports Article Reports 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Hanlong targets full ownership of Sundance

Hanlong Mining Investment Ltd’s plans to invest heavily in the industry have continued with a A$1.4 billion (US$1.5 billion) offer for the stake it does not already own in Sundance Resources Ltd
Headline Article Finance 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

Seabed exploration applications approved

The International Seabed Authority has approved four applications to explore for polymetallic nodules on the international deep-sea bed
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

MEG monitor: Record drilling leads to rebound

Metals Economics Group Pipeline Activity Index (PAI) rebounded in May, reaching its second-highest level in 2011 before dipping slightly again in June
Breaking News Article Reports 22 Jul 2011 0 Stars

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
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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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