LIBERIA Mining News

Avesoro Resources sticks to 2019 guidance, despite gold output drop

The Canadian gold producer churned out 45,098 ounces of gold in the first three months of 2019, flat quarter-on-quarter, but 34% lower than in the same period a year earlier.

Liberia mourns dozens killed in mudslide at alleged illegal mine

The national disaster management agency has been searching for survivors since the incident in Nimba County last weekend

Avesoro Resources shares jump after exceeding 2018 gold production target

Avesoro’s annual production jumped by 15% to 220,458 ounces of gold compared with 2017, with its New Liberty mine in Liberia alone churning out 109,107 ounces.

Liberia passes landmark law to secure ancestral land rights

President George Weah signed the Land Rights Act into law on Wednesday after four years of debate in the legislature.

Liberia set to secure ancestral land rights with long-awaited law

Liberia's Senate passed the Land Rights Bill last week after four years of debate. The law recognises customary land rights as equal to private ownership.

This plant may be the best diamond-finding tool you’ll ever have

American geophysicist and Fulbright scholar, Stephen Haggerty, has found a new prickly, palm-like plant that seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes.

When it rains…Iron ore, gold miners the most vulnerable to Ebola risk

Report shows there are 39 assets in production within the Ebola-affected region.

Hundreds of Canadians lifesavings down the drain as ‘God’s’ gold venture fails

Investors claim Liberty International Mineral Corporation CEO has cut off all contact with most of the people who invested at least Cdn$18 million in his company.

Gold prices hurting miners? Throw Ebola into the mix

Deutsche Bank warned Friday that gold producers are the most vulnerable to a further spread of the deadly disease.

Guinea on national emergency over Ebola, mining operations threatened

Tighter border controls are set to disrupt the flow of essential supplies and even workers trying to get to work at the African country's mining operations, companies say.

West Africa Ebola outbreak forces miners to lock down operations, delay projects

After the WHO declared the current outbreak an “international public health emergency.”

Sable Mining beats majors to the punch in Guinea

Sable's West African iron ore project gains first ever Guinea export decree. Shares jump as M&A talk intensifies.

West African countries discuss mining law alignment

Officials from Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Liberia are meeting in London this week.

Vedanta raises $1.7bn, India’s largest ever offshore bond sale

This is a landmark transaction for Vedanta, which is joining domestic peers in catching the flood of US dollars being unleashed by central banks.

VIDEO: Aureus Mining sets up Liberia's first commercial gold mine

The company expects to extract 120,000 ounces per year over eight years.

Aureus raises $80 million for gold mine in Liberia

New Liberty is expected to come on stream in the third quarter of 2014, following a construction phase of 18 months.

Liberia tells the UN it lacks funds to fight blood diamonds

Liberia's questioned commitment to the diamond industry’s efforts to prevent blood gems trade has driven the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to threaten with cutting the program, but authorities says it insufficient funds and not lack of will what is stopping the country.

Invest in Africa now: Nana Sangmuah

Last year, Africa was the region that witnessed the strongest growth in gold-mining operations. In an exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Nana Sangmuah, managing director of research with Toronto-based Clarus Securities, expects that trend to continue and suggests some immediate smart investments in Ghana, Mali, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Aureus Mining Moves One Step Closer To Finding A Second Mine

Market attention in relation to Aureus Mining is mostly focused on the impending feasibility study for the company's flagship New Liberty gold project in Liberia.

Sale of Putu Iron Ore Project

Afferro signs definitive sale and purchase agreement to divest interest in the Putu Iron Ore Project for a minimum of US$115 million cash consideration.

Liberian President ‘A Role Model’

The Israeli diamond industry said Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President is especially worthy to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

ArcelorMittal starts iron ore production in Liberia

ArcelorMittal has begun commercial iron ore production from its mining operations in Liberia. By 2012, it aims to ship 4 mtpa of iron ore from Liberia. A first test shipment has successfully taken place.

Liberia's first shipment of iron ore produced since the end of its civil war is expected later this year

Steel Guru reports that Liberia is poised to reap the rewards of its mineral riches once again, with the first shipment of iron ore produced since the end of its decades long civil war expected later this year, and gold production due to resume in as soon as six months.

Vedanta invests $90 million to control a billion tonnes of Liberia iron ore reserves

Sesa Goa, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources, on Saturday said it will buy 51% stake in an iron ore making firm in Liberia for $90 million in an all-cash deal. Located in Western part of Liberia and spread over 270 sq km area, the company has an estimated reserve of over 1.05 billion tonnes iron ore. Vedanta's investment follows iron ore giant ArcelorMittal which after five years of ground work started operations at the country's Tokadeh mine earlier this year and is spending $800 million in the first phase of the project to rehabilitate the rail link and port. ArcelorMittal exported the first iron ore from Liberia after a 20 year hiatus on June 11 from the port of Buchanan.

Extra $1.5M investment in Liberian iron ore mine

Petmin has invested a further $1.5M in Iron Bird Resources, owner of the Mt Ginka iron ore exploration licence in northern Liberia. Iron Bird is now fully funded for the next stage of work, which focuses on geological mapping, trenching, drilling and