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Articles By Region: West Africa

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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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

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
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 26/09/14
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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