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Ferrex taps the market

Iron ore and manganese explorer Ferrex plc was the latest AIM-listed explorer to go to the equity markets this month, raising £1.66 million (US$2.73 million) through the issue of 92.5 million shares.
Breaking News Article EMEA 24 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Endeavour cuts the mustard

Endeavour Mining Corp has prospered where many have failed. By bringing its Agbaou project in the Ivory Coast into production ahead of time and budget earlier this year, it immediately won over investors.
Breaking News Article EMEA 21 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Amara riding the wave

AIM-listed Amara Mining plc has decided to ride the wave of market optimism from last week’s release of the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Yaoure gold project in the Ivory Coast
Breaking News Article EMEA 21 Mar 2014 0 Stars

The fast track to Ntem

International Mining and Infrastructure Corporation plc (IMIC) is looking to fast track the development of its sole iron-ore project, Ntem in Cameroon, following the closure of its deal to take out Afferro Mining Inc in December
Magazine Article EMEA 21 Mar 2014 0 Stars

The shoe fits

Jim Cochrane is not one who needs a caffeine hit to get up and going in the morning. It’s lucky, considering he is allergic to the stuff
Magazine Article EMEA 21 Mar 2014 0 Stars

IMIC to fast-track Ntem

After pursuing Affero Mining Inc for close to a year and closing the acquisition in December, International Mining and Infrastructure Corporation plc (IMIC) is looking to fast track the development of its sole iron ore project, Ntem in Cameroon.
Breaking News Article EMEA 17 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Panel calls for Simandou north licence to be revoked

A panel appointed by the government of Guinea has recommended the state strip BSG Resources Ltd, headed by Israeli billionaire Benny Stein­metz, and Vale SA, of their jointly-held licence to exploit the northern blocks of the Simandou iron-ore deposit on the grounds they were illegally acquired
Magazine Article EMEA 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

London Mining signs deal with Cargill

London Mining plc, owner of the Marampa mine in Sierra Leone, has agreed to a five-year, US$20 million deal which will see it deliver 1Mt/y of iron ore to commodity trader Cargill
Magazine Article EMEA 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Yaoure PEA underlines options

The preliminary economic assessment for Amara Mining plc’s Yaoure gold project in Ivory Coast has beaten all expectations and highlighted the options available for the junior miner within its West African portfolio
Magazine Article EMEA 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

ArcelorMittal ups capex in Liberia

ArcelorMittal SA has said the 15Mt/y expansion of its iron-ore mines in Liberia would cost US$1.7 billion, up from its est­imate of US$1.5 billion given in 2013
Magazine Article EMEA 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Asanko names Steyn

Asanko Gold Inc named Colin Steyn as its new chairman following the merger with PMI Gold
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Africa still the place to be

While mining equity markets, and just about everyone else, are having a long pause and hard think about Africa – with stalled projects, internecine conflicts, corruption and resource nationalism prominent in the rear-view mirror – London-based partners at White & Case are having none of it
Comment Article Opinion 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

China outbound investment: Betting on success

Long unchallenged in Africa, China is now vying with the US to win the continent’s highly coveted mineral assets
Magazine Article Reports 13 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Centamin branches out

Andy Davidson, senior manager at Centamin plc, has been speaking to Mining Journal ahead of the company’s financial results on March 24 when analysts believe the figures will show that increased production from its only operating asset, Sukari in Egypt, will be offset, to a lesser or greater extent, by a weaker gold price.
Magazine Article EMEA 13 Mar 2014 0 Stars

BSGR and Vale could be stripped of Simandou licence

A panel in Guinea has recommended the state strip BSG Resources Ltd, headed by Israeli billionaire Benny Steinmetz, and Vale SA, of their jointly-held licence to exploit the northern blocks of the Simandou iron ore deposit on the grounds they were illegally acquired.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Mar 2014 0 Stars

London Mining signs offtake with Cargill

London Mining plc has agreed to a five-year, US$20 million offtake deal which will see it deliver commodity trader Cargill with 1Mt/year of iron-ore from its Sierra Leone mine.
Breaking News Article Finance 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Second time lucky in Sierra Leone?

Stellar Diamonds plc is developing its Tongo project in Sierra Leone while simultaneously fighting to recover its licence to second kimberlite asset Kono.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

This week: 7/3/14

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Miller's genuine draft

Miners and staunch resource investors are slowly coming around to the reality that private equity (PE) and streaming/royalty companies are not, and were never going to be, the saviours of a mining sector fighting to keep its head above the water.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

The reality on the ground

The latest survey from the Fraser Institute was pretty much as expected, with the results reflecting the experiences of miners – good and bad – in countries where they had their operations in 2013.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Mar 2014 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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