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Minor metals: Starting to slide

Prices for some of the minor metals are beginning to fall
Reports Article Reports 03 Dec 2010 0 Stars

African Aura plans raising

African Aura Mining Inc intends to raise about £20.3 million (US$32 million) to be used primarily for exploration activities
Magazine Article Finance 03 Dec 2010 0 Stars

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Breaking News Article People and Appointments 29 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Gecamines' management sacked

The senior executives of state-owned Gécamines (La Générale des Carrières et des Mines) have been sacked by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Headline Article Production and Markets 26 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Women in mining

Ludivine Wouters writes: "As a representative of the UK network of Women in Mining, I would like to draw your readers' attention to the fact that the representation of women in mining and exploration is among the lowest in primary-industry categories
Letter To The Editor Article Production and Markets 26 Nov 2010 0 Stars

MEG monitor: New high

Metal Economics Group’s PAI reaches a 2010 high on the back of gold financings and drill activity
Reports Article Reports 26 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Finance: Heading on down

Corporate gold book falls 2.0Moz in the September quarter
Reports Article Reports 26 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Oromin intercepts

Ongoing drilling at the OJVG gold project in Senegal has intersected further mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Stockpile: Miners soften along with commodities

There were only a handful of gainers on London’s main board this week as both precious and base metal prices were softer overall.
Breaking News Article Finance 22 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Power struggles in Guinea and Madagascar

A state of emergency was declared in Guinea this week after violence among opposition supporters marred the country’s first democratic election since 1958
Magazine Article Production and Markets 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Changes at African Minerals

African Minerals has also announced that Christopher Duffy has resigned from the board of directors of the company, but will remain as an adviser
Magazine Article People and Appointments 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Initial Marampa estimate

Cape Lambert Resources Ltd, hoping to begin production at an iron-ore deposit in Sierra Leone in 2012, has published the first resource for the project, in the inferred category
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Biodiversity threat continues

A new study to be published in the journal Science and presented that the Convention on Biological Diversity this month, has indicated that one-fifth of vertebrate species are now threatened with extinction
Breaking News Article Reports 16 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Nigeria lead poisoning death toll rises

More than 400 children have now been killed as a result of lead poisoning associated with artisanal mining in Nigeria’s Zamfara State
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Corruption still rife

Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has indicated that bribery and corruption are still a problem for many countries around the world
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Bill C-300 defeated in Canadian parliament

The Canadian government has rejected a controversial Bill which proposed giving the government authority to investigate complaints of human rights and environmental abuses against resources companies operating abroad
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars


PMI Gold Corp, already listed in Canada, has filed a prospectus for a A$27.5 million (US$27 million) initial public offering (IPO) in Australia
Magazine Article Finance 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

African Minerals in US$800m fundraising to complete Tonkolili

African Minerals plc has announced an US$800 million equity and debt financing deal to complete construction of the first phase of the Tonkolili iron-ore project in Sierra Leone, with first production expected by the end of next year
Headline Article Finance 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Sissingue plan outlines viable mine

A feasibility study for Perseus Mining Ltd’s Sissingue gold deposit in Ivory Coast has designed a six-year operation, producing 147,000oz/y during the first three years
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Randgold celebrates project progress

The first gold has been poured at Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon mine in Ivory Coast, and the company has also boosted resources at another major project, Gounkoto in Mali
Headline Article Exploration & Development 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
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.

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