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Aura Energy starts work at Tasiast South

Aura Energy starts work at Tasiast South

Aura Energy sees great potential in its Mauritanian licences

Gold and Silver

18 OCTOBER 2019
Orca breaching in Sudan

Orca breaching in Sudan

Sudan still learning about mining but Orca Gold team and backers have the right credentials

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08 NOVEMBER 2017

What makes a mine?

Alecto Minerals Ltd might have come to the attention of brokers and analysts for its joint venture pact...


11 JUNE 2014

Special report: Respecting nomads' graves

When an African gold mining operation ran up against unusual rock formations suspected of being human...


28 MARCH 2013

Flow of funds to higher-risk exploration targets

Much of this year's exploration and development funding, particularly for junior companies, will come...

Europe/Middle East

24 FEBRUARY 2012

Kinross to face Tasiast class action

Kinross Gold Corp is facing a number of legal actions relating to the Canadian miner's US$2.49 billion...

North America

24 FEBRUARY 2012

Tasiast trouble for Kinross

The share price of Kinross Gold Corp fell this week on news of a possible write-down of the goodwill...

North America

20 JANUARY 2012

Up to US$1bn more for Tasiast expansion

The capital cost of the Tasiast gold mine expansion is expected to be US$0.5-1.0 billion higher than...


19 AUGUST 2011

World Bank support for Mauritania

The World Bank has approved a US$7.1 million grant to Mauritania to help the country grow and regulate...


10 JUNE 2011

First Quantum earnings

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has reported a 38% increase in attributable earnings to US$206.7 million for...


13 MAY 2011

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...


12 NOVEMBER 2010

Xstrata drops conditions to expedite Sphere takeover

Xstrata plc has declared its US$383 million offer for Sphere Minerals Ltd unconditional in an attempt...


27 OCTOBER 2010