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MALI: Loulo-Gounkoto plans another record year

Randgold Resources’ Loulo-Gounkoto gold mining complex in Mali is expected to report another new production record rounding off on a high note what has been a good year for the... Read more about 'MALI: Loulo-Gounkoto plans another record year'...

MADAGASCAR: Bass Metals announces Andapa find

Bass Metals has realised a material exploration success in eastern Madagascar. The discovery, known as Andapa, is immediately south of the operating Antsirabe graphite mine, currently owned and operated by... Read more about 'MADAGASCAR: Bass Metals announces Andapa find'...

BURKINA FASO: Mining permit approved for Sanbrado

Gold developer West African Resources has had its mining permit application for the Sanbrado Gold Project, formerly known as the Tanlouka Gold Project, approved in Burkina Faso.Highlights• Approval of Mining... Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Mining permit approved for Sanbrado'...

Patience and perseverance key to South Africa recovery - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

A report by Chamber of Mines’ chief Economist Henk Langenhoven on South Africa’s position in global mineral production and its immediate future challenges. Read more about 'Patience and perseverance key to South Africa recovery - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: Mining contractor appointed for Yanfolila

Hummingbird Resources has appointed African Mining Services (AMS) as mining contractor at the company’s Yanfolila Gold Project in Mali, where mine construction is under way ahead of its first gold... Read more about 'MALI: Mining contractor appointed for Yanfolila'...

DRC: Burey Gold name change to Amani Gold

Further to shareholder approval received in November 2016, Burey Gold has completed its change of name to Amani Gold. Read more about 'DRC: Burey Gold name change to Amani Gold'...

MALI: IAMGOLD acquires Merrex

IAMGOLD Corp has signed a definitive agreement with Merrex Goldto acquire, in an all-share transaction, all of the issued and outstanding shares of Merrex not already owned by IAMGOLD. Read more about 'MALI: IAMGOLD acquires Merrex'...

GHANA: Commercial production at Wassa

Golden Star Resources has achieved commercial production at its Wassa Underground Gold Mine in Ghana. The project construction of Wassa Underground, including the installation of all ancillary infrastructure, is essentially... Read more about 'GHANA: Commercial production at Wassa'...

South Africa seeks brighter future despite challenges - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

2016 was one of the most difficult economic and political years in South Africa and as the world’s mining executives begin the yearly trek to the Mining Indaba in Cape... Read more about 'South Africa seeks brighter future despite challenges - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

TANZANIA: Mineralisation intersected at Bauhinia Creek

Shanta Gold’s underground development has intersected first mineralisation at the Bauhinia Creek deposit of the New Luika Gold Project. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Mineralisation intersected at Bauhinia Creek'...