Mali Mining News

Strike halts gold output at two Randgold mines in Mali — union

The strike at the company’s Loulo and Gounkoto mines is related to the payment of bonuses and will continue until the issue is resolved.

Canadian miner expanding quickly in Mali

CanRos' CEO says western Mali has potential for discovering large gold deposits.

Randgold Resources Tongon mine in Ivory Coast hit by strike

Recurrent industrial action by the workforce of a subcontractor it's jeopardizing Tongon's 290,000-ounce production forecast.

Investment in Africa’s mining sector to rise: BMI

BMI presents the recent changes to the DRC’s mining code as an example of a situation that challenges all the parties involved, but that is very unlikely to cloud miners’ interest in venturing in the country.

B2Gold says Mali’s new code won’t affect its Fekola mine

The Canadian miner says any contemplated amendments in a new mining code will not apply to Fekola without its consent.

Mali says negotiating mining code revision but could act unilaterally

Mali's government is negotiating with mining companies to draft a new mining code but will move to implement a new law unilaterally if no compromise is reached, the West African country's economy minister said. Many […]

Mali says negotiating mining code revision but could act unilaterally

Many mines in Mali, Africa's third-largest gold producer, are protected from changes to the fiscal regime for 30 years.

Commentary: Women miners shouldn't be seen as victims

Gold mining in Africa has a bad rap — particularly when it comes to women. But in Mali, one of the world’s poorest countries, the victimization lens does great injustice to the hundreds of women mining alongside men.

Endeavour on track to pour first gold from Ity mine next year

Firm said the $412-million construction project to upgrade the Ivory Coast-based gold mine remained on-time and on-budget.

Endeavour in talks to avert Ivory Coast protests over gold production plans

Company has opened negotiations with local people in Ivory Coast in an effort to head off protests at two gold mines where the company aims to boost production by nearly 4% this year.

Canadian miner expanding in West Africa

RosCan is targetting different land packages in Ghana and Mali.

Mali mine takes B2Gold 2017 output to record high

This is the ninth consecutive year the Canadian miner achieves record annual gold production.

Endeavour sells its mine in Ghana

The London-based miner sold its 90% stake in the project to BCM International. The remaining 10% is held by the Ghanaian government.

Mali expects industrial gold mining to beat 2017 forecasts

Industrial gold production in Mali, Africa's third biggest producer, is on track to exceed earlier forecasts for this year, says government official.

B2Gold to kick commercial production at Mali mine earlier than planned

The Fekola mine will add up to 410,000 ounces of gold to the company's annual output.

Lower Q3 and Mali tax row take the glow off Randgold

Miner said full-year profit and output was on track despite a third-quarter dip, but its shares slid to a three-month low after its CEO did not rule out seeking arbitration over a tax dispute in Mali.

B2Gold up on higher-than-expected production

Company said it expects production of between 50,000 and 55,000 ounces of gold from its new mine in south-western Mali to bring total metal production for 2017 to between 530,000 and 570,000 ounces of gold.

B2Gold pours first gold at Fekola mine in Mali

Company is on track to begin commercial production before the end of the year, which would boost its annual production more than 70% to between 925,000 and 975,000 ounces of gold.

Altus Strategies explorer joins the Mali gold rush

Juniors have been increasingly active in Mali, regarded as a relatively stable jurisdiction, where Legend has a portfolio of gold projects and licences covering nearly 400 square kilometres.

Can Mali maintain its gold mining status?

The fate of IAMGOLD's Sadiola mine hangs in the balance as Mali's gold exports fall and production winds down.

Informal gold mining resumes in Mali after restructuring: minister

After a 3 month suspension, Mali allows informal gold mining to recommence. The country exported over 16 tonnes of gold in the first 4 months of this year.

Endeavour to add 14 years to Ity mine life as it kicks off plant construction

The Ity mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations.

Gold price rise lifts Mali's 2016 state mining revenues by 1 percent

Mali is the third-biggest gold producer in Africa after South Africa and Ghana, and gold overwhelmingly dominates its mining sector.

Randgold reports 53 pct rise in H1 profit, cash pile mounts

African gold miner Randgold on Thursday reported a 53 percent rise in half-year profit and a mounting cash pile, and said it was well on the way to developing projects that will position it for an eventual increase in demand.

Payday for investors in Mali-focused gold junior

Endeavour pays 48% premium to acquire Avnel Gold and its "shovel ready" Kalana project in Mali.