Latest News for: Mali mining


Deadly landslide hits gold mine in Guinea

Al Jazeera 09 May 2021
The artisanal mine near the village of ... The West African country has seen a spate of accidents at artisanal mines, particularly around Siguiri near the border with Mali, a region where more than 20,000 gold miners are officially active.

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Metal basher Chamberlin rises as it rings the changes; InfraStrata tumbles as ...

The Daily Mail 07 May 2021
... feasibility study and mining development plan have been ratified and approved by the Direction Nationale de la Geologie et des Mines (DNGM) committee, subject to some minor corrections that will bring the mining licence application in line with the new Mali Mining Code of 2019.

New LoM plan affirms Morila as profitable, long-life mining operation

Mining Weekly 05 May 2021
Australian miner Firefinch on Wednesday announced the outcome of its life-of-mine (LoM) plan for the Morila gold ...

INTERVIEW - Renewables at mines not yet an easy task but Suntrace is optimistic

Renewables Now 05 May 2021
Fresh off the commissioning of a megawatt-scale off-grid solar-plus-storage hybrid power system at the Fekola gold mine in Mali, German renewable energy expert Suntrace GmbH is heading to another gold mine in West Africa ... Ahead of the event, he shared some insight into the complexities of setting up a renewable energy system at Africa’s mines.

Don’t get corrupted in your line of duty - Bolewura

Ghana Web 03 May 2021
The DCE for Bole speaking to the media after the consultative meeting said no one is stopping small scale mining but they are saying it should be regulated. She said people move from Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea and Cote d'Ivoire to engage in mining and move away with the money without the Chiefs and the communities benefiting.

What Would a Deep Green New Deal Look Like?

Dissident Voice 02 May 2021
Mining, milling, and transporting ... In addition to cobalt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo for EVs, Mali is the source of 75% of the uranium for French nukes, Zambia is mined for copper for AltE and hundreds of other minerals are taken from dozens of African countries.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

The Grio 01 May 2021
For months, human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing, hauling the 27-year-old from one gold mine encampment to the next, where each night she was forced to sleep with dozens of men for less than $2 a person ... Blessing’s experience in the gold mining encampments is not unique ... Burkina Faso’s gold mining industry is relatively new.

Mali's unmined gold reserves hold steady on new discoveries

Mining Weekly 30 Apr 2021
Gold discoveries in Mali offset production last year, holding the West African ...

Barrick to begin production at third Loulo-Gounkoto mine, Mali

Resource World 27 Apr 2021
Barrick Gold Corp.’s giant Loulo-Gounkoto gold complex’s third underground mine in western Mali has reached its first mining level and is scheduled to start delivering ore tonnes to the plant during the current quarter, president and CEO Mark Bristow told a media briefing.

Philip Kyeremanteng: Environmental impacts of mercury from galamsey

Joy Online 26 Apr 2021
One third of Ghana’s gold is mined in artisanal and small-scale mines, which usually operates illegally and locally known as galamsey (gather and sell) and employs children from poor background. Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in small gold mines.

Environmental impacts of mercury from Galamsey

Ghana Web 25 Apr 2021
One-third of Ghana is mined in artisanal and small-scale miners, which usually operate illegally locally known as Galamsey (gather and sell) and employ children from poor background. Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in small gold mines.

Is It Even Possible To Buy A Sustainable Engagement Ring?

Vogue 24 Apr 2021
Behind it is the Betts family – a ninth generation British family who have an active gold mine in Mali, West Africa ... The Yanfolila gold mine in Mali is already operating a thriving market garden thanks to the reinstatement of water bore holes by the company.

IAMGOLD recalls workers to Quebec gold mine

Resource World 22 Apr 2021
IAMGOLD Corp said Thursday April 22 that it has started a staged recall of employees back to its 100%-owned Westwood Gold Mine 40 km east of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. The move comes almost six months after a seismic event in the underground mine forced the company to suspend operations at Westwood.

Large-scale solar-plus-storage project commissioned at Mali gold mine

Energy Storage News 13 Apr 2021
An off-grid hybrid energy system at Fekola, a gold mine in Mali, Africa, has gone online incorporating solar PV, battery storage and the site’s existing fossil fuel generators, project partners Baywa R.E and Suntrace have said ....