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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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Taylor new COO

Peter Taylor has been appointed African Aura Mining Inc’s chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Guinea may seek larger stake in mines

Guinea’s new president, Alpha Condé, this week said the West African country’s government may seek larger state ownership instead of reviewing existing mining contracts
Headline Article Finance 28 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Guinea may seek larger stake in mines

Guinea’s new president, Alpha Conde, has said the West African country's government may seek larger state ownership instead of reviewing existing mining contracts.
Breaking News Article Finance 27 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Newcrest lowers production guidance

Gold miner Newcrest Mining Ltd has cut its production guidance due to excessive rain in eastern Australia and the political unrest in the Ivory Coast.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Severstal announces IPO of gold subsidiary

Severstal OAO has formally announced the initial public offering and listing of its Nord Gold NV subsidiary on the London Stock Exchange
Headline Article Finance 21 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Merger maestro

In this weekk's fifth column, Ken Gooding comments on Lucas Lundin's history of mergers and acquisitions
Fifth Column Article Reports 21 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Ghana gold higher

Gold production in Ghana was 2.9% higher in the nine months to end-September compared to a year earlier, Ghana’s chamber of mines reported
Magazine Article Production and Markets 21 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Severstal announces gold unit IPO

Severstal OAO has formally announced the initial public offering and listing of its Nord Gold NV subsidiary onto the London Stock Exchange.
Breaking News Article Finance 17 Jan 2011 0 Stars

West African elections

Two neighbouring countries in West Africa are setting very different examples on the organised transfer of political power. Guinea has completed a transition to civilian rule, while Ivory Coast remains locked in unrest.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Europe to trace African minerals

Detailed plans for the European Union to work with the African Union on boosting the traceability of minerals shipped from Africa to Europe have been welcomed by the European Parliament.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Minor Metals: Seasonal slowdown

Traditionally an active period, December was a slow month for the minor metals
Reports Article Reports 07 Jan 2011 0 Stars

London Mining receives Marampa permits

AIM-listed London Mining plc has been issued environmental permits from the government of Sierra Leone for the development and operation of its Marampa iron-ore mine.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Avocet offloads assets from its previous life

Avocet Mining plc, the West African-focused gold producer, has met a year-end self imposed deadline on the review of its southeast Asian gold mines by announcing a US$200 million sale of the assets
Magazine Article Finance 07 Jan 2011 0 Stars

Europe to trace African minerals

Detailed plans for the European Union to work with the African Union on boosting the traceability of minerals shipped from Africa to Europe have been welcomed by the European Parliament.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 Jan 2011 0 Stars

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
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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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