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Signature raising

Signature Metals Ltd plans to raise A$16.3 million (US$16.3 million) via a rights issue and share placement to fund further exploration and development on its Konongo gold project in Ghana. The placement will raise A$9.2 million through
Magazine Article Finance 11 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Increase in Ghanaian gold

Ghana’s gold production increased to 2.97Moz in 2010, a gain of 1.4% on a year earlier, the country’s Chamber of Mines said this week.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 11 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Cluff shuts Ivory Coast mine

Cluff Gold plc has temporarily placed its Angovia mine in the Ivory Coast on care and maintenance. This follows a deterioration in the political situation, following contested presidential elections, which has led to difficulties in the import of key consumables.
Headline Article Production and Markets 11 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Kodiéran extension

Reverse-circulation and diamond-drilling at Avocet Mining plc’s 95%-owned Kodiéran gold prospect in Guinea has extended the strike length of the mineralised zone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 04 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Bellzone to start producing in Guinea in early 2012

Bellzone Mining plc has raised the funds needed to bring the Forécariah project into production by early 2012
Magazine Article Finance 04 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Soros to advise on Guinea's new mining code

Billionaire investor George Soros has been enlisted as a consultant on Guinea’s new mining code
Headline Article Production and Markets 04 Mar 2011 0 Stars

Bellzone raises US$133 million on strong demand

Bellzone, the Guinean iron ore company, has raised US$133 million in a share sale more than the US$100 million it initially intended to sell due to “extremely strong institutional demand.”
Breaking News Article Finance 02 Mar 2011 0 Stars

In demand

As China limits the supply of rare earths, the hunt for deposits of strategic metals gain pace
Reports Article Reports 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Future mine

More than ever before, the future prosperity of exploration and mining companies is dependent on new technologies to improve safety and productivity
Reports Article Reports 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Turning to technology

The industry’s future prosperity depends on technologies that will improve safety and productivity
Reports Article Reports 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Simandou developments

Guinea has extended the existing exploration licence over Rio Tinto’s Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea for three months from February 24
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Kyerben confirmed

Aircore drilling at Signature Metals Ltd’s Kyerben gold prospect, part of the Konongo property in Ghana, has confirmed the discovery of mineralisation at surface
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Sierra Rutile developments

Sierra Rutile Ltd (formerly Titanium Resources Group Ltd) has announced a maiden resource estimate for its heavy-minerals operation in Sierra Leone, and has raised £11.4 million (US$18.3 million)
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Avocet on course for major growth in West Africa

AIM-listed gold miner Avocet Mining plc is aiming to become a 500,000oz/y company in the next five years, according to finance director Mike Norris
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Avocet profits treble

AIM-listed gold miner Avocet Mining plc has reported a 221% rise in profit in 2010 on higher production and surging prices
Breaking News Article Finance 22 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Konkera grows for Ampella

The latest independent resource estimate for the Konkera gold prospect, part of the Batie West property in Burkina Faso, over which Ampella Mining Ltd holds an option, has increased the amount of contained gold
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 18 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Chinese defence

China is fending off criticism that it is manipulating the supply of rare earth metals
Reports Article Reports 18 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Special report: fragile state

The world is in no position to face major new shocks, a recent report by the World Economic Forum suggests
Reports Article Reports 18 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Special report: Indaba in the sun

There was a record attendance and an upbeat mood at this year's Indaba conference
Reports Article Reports 18 Feb 2011 0 Stars

Weather eye

If it wasn’t before, climate change must now be firmly on every mining company’s agenda.
Breaking News Article Opinion 14 Feb 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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