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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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Avocet, Iamgold stop work at Burkina Faso mines

Avocet Mining plc and Iamgold Corp have temporarily halted work at their gold mines in Burkina Faso due to labour unrest.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Nkout extended

Continued drilling at Afferro Mining Inc’s Nkout iron-ore project in southern Cameroon has identified a 2.4km strike-length of banded-iron formation at the Nkout East prospect
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 May 2011 0 Stars

African Minerals-Shandong working to finalise deal by end-May

African Minerals Ltd says it has signed a revised memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd (SISG) regarding the Chinese entity’s proposed US$1.5 billion investment into the Tonkolili iron-ore project
Magazine Article Finance 06 May 2011 0 Stars

West African interest by Avocet, Randgold

Avocet Mining plc said it was confident that the uncertainty surrounding the sale of its southeast Asian assets would not delay the company’s development throughout the remainder of 2011
Magazine Article Production and Markets 06 May 2011 0 Stars

African Minerals signs revised MOU with Chinese partners

African Minerals Ltd says it has signed a revised memorandum of understanding with Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd regarding the Chinese entity's proposed US$1.5 billion investment into the Tonkolili iron-ore project.
Breaking News Article Finance 03 May 2011 0 Stars

Work halted on Vale’s Guinean railway

Guinea’s President, Alpha Conde, has reportedly halted work on the railway line linking the town of Kankan to the capital, Conakry 622km away
Headline Article Production and Markets 28 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Minor metals: Settling down

As the traditional summer slowdown begins minor metal prices start to settle
Reports Article Reports 28 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Kiaka confirmation

Beowulf Mining plc has completed about half of its planned drilling programme at the Kallak iron-ore property in Sweden, despite unexpectedly-severe winter conditions
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Apr 2011 0 Stars

World’s first Fairtrade gold on sale

The world’s first Fairtrade and Fairmined certified gold went on sale on February 14, in a bid to secure better returns for artisanal and small-scale miners and their communities
Magazine Article Americas 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Tailings: Shame on the Kimberley Process

One of the founders of the Kimberley Process, provides some thoughts on where the system has gone wrong
Comment Article Americas 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Sustainability update

Sustainability reporting could soon become part of core business practice
Magazine Article Americas 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Trust me

In this issue's comment, editor Katherine Welch discusses the importnace of trust
Comment Article Opinion 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Industry guidelines: The mine’s afterlife

What is the best way to achieve a legacy that is safe, stable and a potential long-term benefit to the community?
Magazine Article Australia/Asia 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Innovation: On the record

Managing environmental impacts can create a significant burden for mining companies
Reports Article Mining ICT 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Industry guidelines: Managing risks and enhancing development

With an update to the Equator Principles expected this year, MPE reports on current and future guidance for mining companies
Reports Article Americas 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Industry guidelines: Setting the standard on social responsibility

Implications, benefits and practical application of ISO 26000
Reports Article Australia/Asia 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Still life: Eyesore or striking landscape?

In this issue's still life, Clint McCullough provides striking images of post-closure pit lakes
Gallery Article Australia/Asia 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Ndablama update

Aureus Mining Inc, formerly part of African Aura Mining, has received further assay results from holes testing the Ndablama gold discovery at the Bea Mountain property in Liberia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Tongo sampling

Stellar Diamonds plc bulk-sampling programme at the Tongo kimberlite dyke in Sierra Leone has returned 90% gem-quality diamonds
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Glencore invests in African iron company

Glencore International plc has made another investment in developing African iron-ore assets, this time in Core Mining Ltd, a private company
Magazine Article Finance 21 Apr 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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