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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

Ampella Chairman

Peter Mansell has been appointed as non-executive chairman of Ampella Mining Ltd
Magazine Article People and Appointments 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Seeking stability

There is a fine line between getting a minerals policy right and getting it wrong
Comment Article Opinion 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

African Aura to create Aureus Mining

The board of directors of African Aura Mining Inc has agreed, in principle, to split the companies gold and iron- ore assets into two separately-listed vehicles
Magazine Article Finance 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Xstrata’s increase works, as Sphere acceptances flow in

Xstrata plc’s takeover of Sphere Minerals Ltd received the required level of acceptances just two days before the offer closed
Magazine Article Finance 12 Nov 2010 0 Stars

African Minerals announces US$800m fundraising

African Minerals plc has announced an US$800 million equity and debt financing 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
Breaking News Article Finance 11 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Sphere rejects Sin-Tang bid, prefers Xstrata

Australian iron-ore developer Sphere Minerals Ltd has rejected a bid by closely held Sin-Tang Development Pte Ltd and recommended its shareholders accept Xstrata plc’s cash offer of A$514 million (US$520 million)
Breaking News Article Finance 05 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Xstrata adds weight to Sphere offer

Xstrata has boosted its offer for iron-ore developer Sphere Minerals Ltd by 20% to A$3/share in a final effort to sway the Australian-based company’s shareholders
Magazine Article Finance 05 Nov 2010 0 Stars

New African Aura director

Exploration and development company African Aura Mining Inc has appointed David Reading as a non-executive director
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Ghana: Gold-led boom

Africa’s second largest gold producer is set to benefit from the commodity’s price rise
Reports Article Reports 05 Nov 2010 0 Stars

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Breaking News Article Finance 04 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Guinea mining industry awaits election result

The outcome of the Guinean election may not impact the mining industry in the same way it could the country’s political trajectory, according to Chris Melville, African mining consultant with Menas Associates.
Headline Article Production and Markets 29 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Xstrata drops conditions in attempt to save Sphere takeover

Xstrata plc has declared its A$428 million (US$410 million) offer for Sphere Minerals Ltd unconditional in an attempt to expedite the takeover process.
Magazine Article Finance 29 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Special report: Staying on side

Mining companies use a range of tools to avoid disputes
Magazine Article Reports 29 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Gabon manganese deals

The government of Gabon has signed a mining agreement with Chinese companies to exploit some of the country’s manganese projects
Magazine Article Production and Markets 29 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Canadian MPs reject social responsibility bill

The Canadian House of Commons has rejected a controverisal Bill which proposed giving the government authority to investigate complaints of human rights and environmental abuses against resources companies operating abroad
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 28 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Xstrata drops conditions to expedite Sphere takeover

Xstrata plc has declared its US$383 million offer for Sphere Minerals Ltd unconditional in an attempt to expedite the takeover process.
Breaking News Article Finance 27 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Black Art or Scientific Discipline?

Quentin Hamilton gives some thoughts on avoiding potential mishaps in using acid base accounting to predict the risk of acid rock drainage from mine wastes
Reports Article Americas 26 Oct 2010 0 Stars

Waste not, want not

In today's world of water scarcity, successful waste water management is critical
Reports Article EMEA 26 Oct 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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