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Liberian govt, Tawana to begin mineral development agreement talks

Iron-ore focused Tawana Resources has received approval from the Liberian Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy (MLME) to begin negotiation of the company’s mineral development agreement (MDA) for the Mofe Creek project. The MDA is a legally binding...
25th September 2014

Citing security threat, Obama expands US role fighting Ebola

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the US role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3 000 troops to the region. "The...
17th September 2014

Mofe Creek iron-ore project, Liberia Restricted

A scoping study on the Mofe Creek project has delivered excellent technical and financial results, along with project design and development simplicity.
12th September 2014

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
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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
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