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London Mining receives environmental permits for Marampa

AIM-listed London Mining plc has been issued environmental permits by the Sierra Leone government for the development and operation of its Marampa iron-ore mine.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Avocet sells southeast Asian assets for US$200m in cash

Avocet Mining plc, the West African-focused gold producer, has met a year-end deadline on the review of its southeast Asian gold mines by announcing a US$200 million sale of the assets
Breaking News Article Finance 24 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Randgold to lower performance due to Ivory Coast situation

The political standoff in the Ivory Coast will have a negative impact on Randgold Resources Ltd’s fourth quarter performance and year-end results
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 24 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Call to action

Anglo American chief executive Cynthia Carroll has called for participants of the G20 Business Summit to pledge funds towards improving healthcare in developing economies
Magazine Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Stress test

Maplecroft’s Water Stress Index is calculated by evaluating the ratio of a country’s total water use, from domestic, industrial and agricultural use, to the renewable supply of water from precipitation, streams, rivers and groundwater. The index is accompanied by a sub-national map, which utilises GIS) technology to pinpoint global water stress down to 50km² worldwide.
Reports Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Cutting-edge conservation

Biodiversity is becoming a key consideration in private-sector investments and development projects
Reports Article Americas 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Environmental concerns top industry list

A recent global survey by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) confirms that environmental concerns (40%) closely followed by social concerns (28%) continue to be the top sustainable development issues for the mining and metals industry
Magazine Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Licence to operate: African Minerals

Developing the Tonkolili iron-ore project in Sierra Leone will not be plain sailing from a socio-political perspective: to what extent have African Minerals’ shareholders recognised this?
Reports Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Highs and lows

Like many before it, 2010 has been a turbulent year in the mining industry, full of both highs and lows
Comment Article Opinion 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Are impact assessments creaking under the strain?

In the 25 years since the Brundtland Commission launched the concept of sustainable development on the world, governments, NGOs and the public have taken much greater interest in the environment – and man’s impact on it
Comment Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Getting closure

The social impact of mine closure can be just as big as the environmental impact
Reports Article Australia/Asia 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Innovative treatment for mine-affected water

Fuelled by growing environmental conscience, sustainability has become a mainstream concern
Reports Article Technology 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Esaase update

AN UPDATED estimate for Keegan Resources Inc’s 90%-owned Esaase gold project in Ghana has delineated 3.2Moz within indicated and 1.7Moz within inferred categories.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Managing complexity

In an increasing complicated world, where is the mining industry going wrong in managing complexity
Reports Article Reports 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Tonkolili resource reaches 12.8Gt

AFRICAN Minerals Ltd has received an independent resource estimate for the Tonkolili iron-ore project in Sierra Leone, delineating 12,800Mt (12.8Gt) of material.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

New Liberty scoping finds potential

AN INDEPENDENT preliminary economic assessment, or scoping study, for African Aura Mining Inc’s New Liberty gold project in Liberia indicated potential for a project capable of 100,000oz/y production.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Hummingbird to list

Newcomer Hummingbird Resources Ltd plans to raise £25 million (US$40 million) when listing on the AIM market in London this week
Magazine Article Finance 10 Dec 2010 0 Stars

First Quantum sues ENRC for US$2bn

London-listed First Quantum Minerals Ltd has reportedly sued Eurasian Natural Resources Corp for US$2 billion over the disputed Kolwezi copper-cobalt tailings project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Headline Article Production and Markets 10 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Central Ashanti assays

Perseus Mining Ltd has completed further drilling at several properties that are part of its Central Ashanti gold project in Ghana
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 Dec 2010 0 Stars

African union

In this week's Comment, Chris Hinde wonders if he is mellowing with age, or is it that there really are signs of progress in Africa.
Comment Article Opinion 10 Dec 2010 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 25/07/14
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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