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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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Uranium faces stress test

Suddenly the mining of uranium is back in the headlines but, unfortunately, for all the wrong reasons. The shattering earthquake in Japan on March 11, and subsequent tsunami, has put an entire industry under stress.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Tasiast potential targeted

Kinross Gold Corp has completed 70,000m of exploration drilling at its Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania since the start of the year, adding to 64,000m during the December 2010 quarter.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Minor metals: unclear fallout

Instability around the world has created uncertainty in the minor metals market
Reports Article Reports 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Shareholders take Adamus to court

A key shareholder of Australian gold producer Adamus Resources Ltd has served the company with a writ in the Supreme Court of Western Australia over an exploration licence in Ghana.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Newmont approves Akyem build

The board of directors of Newmont Mining Corp has approved an estimated US$0.85-1.10 billion in funding for the group’s Akyem gold project in Ghana.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Newcrest shuts Bonikro as security situation deteriorates

Newcrest Mining Ltd has stopped production its Bonikro mine in the Ivory Coast following a “deterioration” in the security situation in the West African country.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Newcrest shuts Bonikro as security situation “deteriorates”

Newcrest Mining Ltd has officially stopped production its Bonikro mine in the Ivory Coast following a “deterioration” in the security situation in the West African country.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 31 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Cape Lambert's Marampa could yield 5Mt/y

CONSULTANT Bateman Engineering has completed a scoping study for Cape Lambert Resources Ltd’s Marampa iron-ore project in Sierra Leone, designing a project capable of yielding 5Mt/y concentrate.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Norton Rose Look East: Sourcing finance through a Chinese contractor

China is fast becoming a funding alternative to the west
Reports Article Reports 25 Mar 2011 0 Stars

MEG monitor: Signs of a slow down

Metals Economics Group’s Pipeline Activity Index drops from its December high
Reports Article Reports 25 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Goldplat strengthens division

AIM-listed Goldplat plc has appointed Robert Pitts Smith as managing director of its gold-recovery division, which is based in South Africa and Ghana.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 25 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Glencore invests in Blackthorn

Glencore International AG has increased its stake in ASX-listed Blackthorn Resources Ltd, its partner at the Perkoa zinc joint-venture in Burkina Faso.
Magazine Article Finance 25 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Hanlong increases Sundance stake

China’s Hanlong Mining Investment Ltd has purchased the 16% interest in iron-ore developer Sundance Resources Ltd previously held by the late Ken Talbot
Breaking News Article Finance 21 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Koulékoun assays

Avocet Mining plc’s follow-up drilling programme at the Koulékoun gold prospect, part of its Tri-K property in Guinea, has confirmed continuity of the main zone of porphyry-hosted gold mineralisation at depth
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Makabingui results

Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Avocet timeline

Avocet Mining plc has said that it is expecting to receive a net consideration of US$170 million from the sale of its southeast Asian gold assets after expenses and working capital adjustments
Magazine Article Finance 18 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Mining mirror: Live now, pay later

The boom and bust of the 1970s returns
Reports Article Reports 18 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Marampa results

Cape Lambert Resources Ltd has discovered a soft, shallow zone of iron-ore mineralisation at its Marampa project in Sierra Leone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 11 Mar 2011 0 Stars

IAMGold Gold Group MOU

IAMGold Corporation and China National Gold Group Corporation (China Gold) have signted a memorandum of understanding to pursue and develop mineral deposits in Africa and South and North America. Steve
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 11 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Resolute debt decision expected soon

Resolute Mining Ltd will make a decision within a “couple of months” on whether to defer certain debt obligations due this year to ease the burden on cash flow.
Magazine Article Finance 11 Mar 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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