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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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Centamin branches out

Andy Davidson, senior manager at Centamin plc, has been speaking to Mining Journal ahead of the company’s financial results on March 24 when analysts believe the figures will show that increased production from its only operating asset, Sukari in Egypt, will be offset, to a lesser or greater extent, by a weaker gold price.
Magazine Article EMEA 13 Mar 2014 0 Stars

BSGR and Vale could be stripped of Simandou licence

A panel in Guinea has recommended the state strip BSG Resources Ltd, headed by Israeli billionaire Benny Steinmetz, and Vale SA, of their jointly-held licence to exploit the northern blocks of the Simandou iron ore deposit on the grounds they were illegally acquired.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Mar 2014 0 Stars

London Mining signs offtake with Cargill

London Mining plc has agreed to a five-year, US$20 million offtake deal which will see it deliver commodity trader Cargill with 1Mt/year of iron-ore from its Sierra Leone mine.
Breaking News Article Finance 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Second time lucky in Sierra Leone?

Stellar Diamonds plc is developing its Tongo project in Sierra Leone while simultaneously fighting to recover its licence to second kimberlite asset Kono.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

This week: 7/3/14

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

Miller's genuine draft

Miners and staunch resource investors are slowly coming around to the reality that private equity (PE) and streaming/royalty companies are not, and were never going to be, the saviours of a mining sector fighting to keep its head above the water.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

The reality on the ground

The latest survey from the Fraser Institute was pretty much as expected, with the results reflecting the experiences of miners – good and bad – in countries where they had their operations in 2013.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Mining mirror: For better or worse

Mining companies increasingly must adopt a different country, and world, view
Reports Article Reports 07 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Productivity: After the fall

Mining productivity is in the pits; finding a way out won’t necessarily be a smooth ride
Reports Article Reports 06 Mar 2014 0 Stars

More misery for Avocet

Avocet Mining plc has fallen deeper into the red reporting a second consecutive financial loss, lower gold production and higher cash costs for 2013.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Water: Raising the bar

Sierra Leone’s mines are aiming for world-class water standards
Breaking News Article Reports 06 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Sable posts positive PFS

AIM-listed Sable Mining Africa Ltd released its preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for its Nimba iron ore project in Guinea, illustrating how quickly it’s possible to get things done in the west African state.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 03 Mar 2014 0 Stars

EU calls for stronger stance on conflict minerals

The European parliament is demanding that extractive industries face tougher rules as part of a global clampdown on conflict minerals
Breaking News Article Reports 03 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Gabon: Iron on the menu

Perceptions of Gabon are changing as it contemplates a future full of iron
Reports Article Reports 27 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Gabon: A future full of promise

Improved infrastructure and a new mining code may attract vital investment support for Gabon
Reports Article Reports 27 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Dealing with distress

Practitioners should be alive to the workout tools available to distressed companies
Feature Article 21 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Opportunity at its core

Patience is a virtue of immense importance to those invested in exploration companies, or rather, patient investors are of immense importance to explorers
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Feb 2014 0 Stars

This week: 21/2/14

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 21 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Junior challenge: conserving cash versus adding value

Small companies with good projects have their work cut out – and can cut much of it down
Feature Article 21 Feb 2014 0 Stars

The need for greed in mining today

Profit motive is good; fear baseless
Feature Article 21 Feb 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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