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Court overrules Kolwezi appeal

A legal case over First Quantum Minerals Ltd’s loss of its share in the Kolwezi copper-cobalt tailings project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can proceed to trial after a court ruling
Magazine Article Production and Markets 23 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Iron ore: State ownership

Raw Materials Group writes that state control over mineral resources is growing as governments seek a stake in the resource boom
Reports Article Reports 23 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Bellzone’s Kalia oxides rise

An independent estimate for oxide iron ore at Bellzone Mining plc’s Kalia project in Guinea has raised inferred resources by 74% from the previous estimate, to 193Mt at 38.6% Fe
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 23 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Sierra Rutile strategic review

Sierra Rutile Ltd has received key initial findings of its strategic review announced in May
Magazine Article Finance 23 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Prefeasibility confirms larger Esaase for Keegan

An independent prefeasibility study for Keegan Resources Inc’s 90%-owned Esaase gold project in Ghana has designed annual average gold production of 258,000oz, compared with 198,000oz for a scoping study last year
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 23 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Guinea approves new mining code

Guinea’s legislative body, the National Transitional Council, has approved a new mining code
Headline Article Production and Markets 16 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Cape Lambert takes Pinnacle

Cape Lambert Resources Ltd has reached an agreement to acquire the stake it does not already own of Pinnacle Group Assets Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 16 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Strong gold price drives junior producer profits

A series of financial results released this week in London revealed that gold-producing junior companies are generating healthy profits as the price for the metal hits record highs
Magazine Article Finance 16 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Iron ore sector consolidation set to continue

Analysts at Investec expect consolidation in the iron ore sector to continue
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Stratex considers acquisition

AIM-quoted Stratex International plc is to undertake a three-month due diligence evaluation of gold properties in Senegal and Mauritania owned by the private UK company, Silvrex Ltd
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 09 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Avocet sells more assets

Gold miner Avocet Mining plc has completed the sale of two more of its Southeast Asian assets
Magazine Article Finance 09 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Mining mirror: In gold we trust

Probably the world doesn't need another article about gold but the metal's spectacular performance in the face of deepening debt problems and floundering financial markets makes it a compelling topic for the mining sector
Reports Article Reports 09 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Letter: Hedging revisited

CPM Group writes that the current high prices for gold and other metals are leading producers to re-think the reluctance they have had to hedging their price risk exposure over the past decade or so
Letter To The Editor Article Production and Markets 09 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Legal watch: Corporate venturing

Corporate responsibility has heavily impacted the mining industry, arguably more so than other sectors
Reports Article Reports 09 Sep 2011 0 Stars

Protection or over-protection?

There is a fine line between doing the right thing by protecting a vulnerable or important area and doing the wrong thing by protecting it at the expense of any future economic development
Breaking News Article Opinion 08 Sep 2011 0 Stars

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
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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.
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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