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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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Nigeria ready to take South Africa’s mantle

It was pretty brave for David Hale of David Hale Global Economics to stand up in a packed room at Mining Indaba and refer to South Africa as the “past” in terms of its dominance of the continent’s financial landscape. His assessment was not far off the mark, though.
Headline Article Finance 07 Feb 2014 0 Stars

FIFO here to stay

In the search for answers, and invariably blame, for the problems related to fly-in-fly-out practices in the mining industry, it’s surprising more fingers aren’t pointed at the oil and gas industry
Comment Article Opinion 07 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Nord refocuses on efficiencies

Defying current gold market uncertainty, Nord Gold NV has ambitious plans for 2014, the company’s CEO Nikolai Zelenski told Mining Journal at Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Ups and downs of FIFO

A new survey of fly-in-fly-out mine workers says FIFO is sustainable, if the right balances can be struck
Reports Article Services 07 Feb 2014 0 Stars

This week: 7/2/14

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

Some better news for Ghana

Ghana has hit the headlines lately for all the wrong reasons, with the volatility of the gold price playing havoc with the country's export earnings
Breaking News Article Reports 06 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Some better news for Ghana

Ghana has hit the headlines lately for all the wrong reasons, with the volatility of the gold price playing havoc with the country's export earnings
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Feb 2014 0 Stars

It can only get better

This year should bring a gradual strengthening of mining and metals equity valuations and increased availability of capital after the bottom of the market was reached in 2013
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 03 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Randgold production up, profit down

Randgold Resources plc reported record gold production in 2013, although full-year profit dipped 36% to US$325.7 million on the back of a 17% fall in the average gold price.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 03 Feb 2014 0 Stars

The ties that bind

“The second rule of technology is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates
Comment Article Opinion 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Russo's Rules: To infinity and… back

Parachutes handy when the high-flyers offer to help get a project off the ground
Comment Article Opinion 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

This week: 31/1/14

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Russo's rules: To infinity and… back

Parachutes handy when the high-flyers offer to help get a project off the ground
Reports Article Reports 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Sable chairman

AIM-listed Sable Mining Africa Ltd appointed Jim Cochrane as chairman after Phil Edmonds stood down to become a non-executive director
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Three strikes for Orbis?

The promising Burkina Faso explorer Orbis Gold Ltd could be onto significant discovery number three, with drilling in the Bantou area later this quarter likely to prove the case or otherwise
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

In the Indaba trenches

Australian businessman Brett Mitchell will be at African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, principally with Tanzanian niobium hopeful Cradle Resources Ltd. But he will also be on the lookout for funds for Erin Resources Ltd, a gold hopeful in Senegal that’s showing very early stage promise
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Expansion set to boost Tongon recoveries

A planned flotation-circuit expansion would see production shored up at Randgold Resources Ltd’s Tongon mine in the Ivory Coast, according to chief executive Mark Bristow.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 31 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Drilling deeper

Geophysics and better (bigger) data are vital to efforts to improve the mining industry’s flagging discovery rates. Greater convergence of the two seems inevitable
Magazine Article Mining ICT 28 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Beyond ERP

The market for mining information and communication technology is growing rapidly beyond the traditional sales patches of long-term software developers, and beyond ERP, where the big bucks have been spent by miners in the past decade
Magazine Article Mining ICT 28 Jan 2014 0 Stars

The battle to turn data into money

Senior executives in the mining industry face enormous challenges turning the vast amount of operational data into meaningful financial information so they can make informed decisions and see the impacts of operational decisions on the bottom line and vice versa
Magazine Article Mining ICT 28 Jan 2014 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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