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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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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

AMC adds MISsing link

The apparently rampant (but quiet) expansion of an Australian mining IT firm, and vast stores of operational data lying around at most mines, are the combination leading international consulting group AMC is looking to tap with its latest benchmarking initiative
Magazine Article Mining ICT 28 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Agbaou open for business

Commercial production has begun at Endeavour Mining Corp’s Agbaou gold mine in Ivory Coast following commissioning of the processing plant.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 28 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Outotec ranked world’s third most sustainable company

Finnish mining technology company Outotec OYJ has been ranked the third most sustainable company in the world, according to a league table covering all sectors.
Breaking News Article Reports 27 Jan 2014 0 Stars

African Minerals disappoints

Iron ore producer African Minerals Ltd has reported sales rose in the December quarter of 2013, but the shares fell on market concern about production levels for 2014.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 27 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Avocet crashes to earth

Technically in default on a US$15 million loan, loaded with debt and having warned it needs extra funding for 2014, it should perhaps come as no surprise that Avocet Mining plc is being accused of taking its eye off the ball
Magazine Article Finance 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

A better balance of payments

Trade finance can unlock efficiencies and add firepower to purchase and sale negotiations
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Islands in the global finance stream

Investment structures for African ventures need not be overly complex, or costly
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

When the going gets tough

Commitments made during the boom are proving hard for companies in parts of Africa to retrace
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Debt door still open for African projects

Legal systems across the continent do vary, presenting traps for the unwary
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

London markets look again to Africa

Tough year in 2013, but portents for 2014 are better
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Engineer reaches new building milestone

Twenty years of Indaba: 30 years up for DRA Group
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Review re-examines risk ratings for Africa

Lucrative opportunities must, as always, be balanced against prevailing risks
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars

A changed gold discussion

What a difference a year can make
Feature Article 24 Jan 2014 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 29/08/14
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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