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2.5Mt/y Liberia iron project ‘ticks all the boxes’ – Tawana

Iron-ore hopeful Tawana Resources has revealed that its Mofe Creek project, in Liberia, could deliver about 2.5-million tonnes a year of iron-ore. A scoping study has found that the project would have an initial mine life of 14 years, and would...
3rd July 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
28th March 2014

Iron-ore exports driving cargo volumes through Liberia port

Volumes of cargo passing through the port of Monrovia doubled last year after work to expand the terminal led to a jump in the number of ships docking there, the port's manager told Reuters. The port was managed by APM Terminals, a division of the...
11th July 2013

Tawana ‘pleased’ with recent Liberia iron project assessment

A recent preliminary assessment by ASX-listed Tawana Resources of its 100%-owned Mofe Creek iron-ore project has identified the potential for establishment of a low-cost, high-recovery iron-ore operation at the Liberia-based tenement. Prepared...
2nd July 2013

New Liberty mine, Liberia

A gold mine situated within the Bea Mountain Mineral Development Agreement property in Grand Cape Mount county, in the north-west region of Liberia.
30th November 2012

SGS sets up Liberian iron-ore laboratory as West Africa exploration booms

The increase in iron-ore exploration and production in West Africa had prompted an increasing demand for mineral services, which led to SGS Mineral Services setting up the first commercial iron-ore laboratory in the region at Monrovia, in Liberia....
6th June 2012

ArcelorMittal plans $125 iron-ore investment to raise output by 65%

Global number one steelmaker ArcelorMittal has revealed that it intends to invest $125-million in its iron-ore mines in Brazil, in order to increase their production by 65% by next year. The company’s Brazilian mines are forecast to produce...
30th March 2012
Editorial Insight

ArcelorMittal’s iron-ore investments, Australian gold exploration in W Africa, S Africa in low mining destination rung

Steelmaker ArcelorMittal is investing more in iron-ore in South America and Africa; Australian junior Middle Island is pushing exploration hard in West Africa, and South Africa a low 20th on mining investment destination ladder.
30th March 2012

South African banks engaged to fund Liberia’s first commercial gold mine

South African banks are being engaged for the raising of $113-million to fund Liberia’s first commercial gold mine. Financing for construction is expected to be completed by October and civil construction is expected to begin in the fourth...
19th March 2012

Liberian iron-ore deposit promising – Tawana

ASX- and JSE-listed Tawana Resources on Tuesday reported it had found a significant iron-ore deposit at its Mofi Creek licence area in Liberia, next to the traditionally mined Bomi Hills area, containing iron concentrations of up to 64.8%. The...
29th November 2011

South Africa’s Delta out to develop Liberia’s iron-ore industry

South Africa-based Delta Mining Consolidated, which, in January, was named the provisional winner of the bid to develop Liberia’s western iron-ore cluster, says it intends to develop three mining areas and build a pelletising plant.
14th March 2008

Johnson-Sirleaf commits Liberia's extractive industries to transparency in a bid to benefit all

The former war-torn West African country of Liberia hopes that greater transparency concerning the income earned by its resources sector will encourage the much-needed investment to rebuild its economy.
27th July 2007
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