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SA company awarded Yanfolila engineering contract

Following a competitive tender process, multi-asset gold exploration and development company Hummingbird Resources has, by way of a letter of intent (LoI), appointed Johannesburg-based project management and engineering firm Senet to start...
22nd July 2014

Endeavour Mining reports record Q2 output

TSX- and ASX-listed Endeavour Mining, which is focused on producing gold from its four mines in West Africa, this week reported for the three months ended June 30 its highest output ever, with each of its mines either achieving or exceeding key...
18th July 2014

Alecto appoints West Africa-based operation director

Aim-listed Alecto Minerals has appointed operations manager Dominic Doherty the company’s operations director, with immediate effect.  The West and East Africa-focused explorer added in a statement on Wednesday that part-time executive director...
9th July 2014

‘Hot spot’ Ivory Coast may host next new Randgold mine Video Available

Randgold CEO Mark Bristow (left) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer  Under-explored Ivory Coast, which has just introduced what is seen as the most investor-friendly mining code in Africa, may become the site of the sixth mine that the London- and Nasdaq-listed Randgold Resources will build on the continent....
3rd July 2014

Hummingbird appoints development team for Yanfolila project

Following the completion of the acquisition of Gold Fields' Malian assets, Hummingbird has appointed a project development team for the Yanfolila gold project, in Southern Mali. Mechanical engineer Charles Graham, who had led the project’s...
2nd July 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
27th June 2014
Mine Profile

Tabakoto mine

A gold mine located in western Mali, about 360 km west of the capital, Bamako.
20th June 2014

Syama underground gold mine project, Mali Restricted

Over the next 12 months, Resolute Mining plans to complete a more comprehensive second-phase 16 000 m diamond drilling programme on the Syama project.
6th June 2014

B2Gold strikes $570m accord to buy Papillon Resources

Canadian miner B2Gold on Tuesday announced that it had struck an agreement with ASX-listed Papillon Resources which would see the companies merge in an all-scrip deal valued at about $570-million. The deal would give B2Gold access to Papillon’s...
3rd June 2014

Mintails appoints new CEO

ASX-listed Mintails on Tuesday announced the appointment of Anthony Ehlers as CEO of its 74%-owned subsidiary Mintails Mining South Africa. Ehlers, who had more than 35 years mining experience, joined the company immediately.
3rd June 2014
Mining Services

Local company completes Malaysian project

MALAYSIA PROJECT DemcoTech has supplied a multimillion-dollar iron-ore import/export facility to Brazilian mining major Vale South Africa-based materials handling services provider DemcoTech Engineering has completed a four-year contract for the multimillion-dollar iron-ore import/export facility in Lumut, Perak, Malaysia, for Brazilian major mining group Vale. The...
30th May 2014

Randgold in sweet spot as it looks to million-ounce-a-year decade

London- and Nasdaq-listed gold mining company Randgold Resources, which produced a record 283 763 oz in the three months to March 31, is in a sweet spot as it reaps the benefit of 19 dogged years of low-cost discovery and development that enables...
29th May 2014
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