Mali Mining News

Nova Scotia miner starts drilling in Mali

Roscan's Kandiolé project is located in the gold prospective Birimian Rocks of West Mali.

Mali to produce lithium by 2020 with 694,000 tonnes discovered

Mali joins lithium fray

B2Gold hits record gold production in Q3

78% higher than in the same quarter of the previous year.

AngloGold may sell Mali mine after failing to agree investment

AngloGold says it has started the process of selling the Sadiola mine, a joint venture with IAMGOLD.

Barrick, Newmont said to be in talks to merge Nevada operations

Experts believe the US firm could achieve $300 million in operating and cost savings from combining its mines in Nevada with those of the Canadian rival.

Randgold Resources' Mali gold mining complex ramps up production

Increased grades expected in Q3 and Q4 of this year.

B2Gold updates Fekola resource in Mali

Less than a year after B2Gold declared commercial production at its 80%-owned Fekola mine, the gold producer has updated the mine’s resource estimate.

Barrick could trade copper mines for gold ones to expand Tier 1 assets

The combined miner plans to focus on Tier 1 assets, those producing at least 500,000 ounces of gold annually, with a mine life of more than 10 years and low costs.

Mali's first independent power project to start up next week

Full operation begins October 31.

Mali expects 2018 industrial gold output to rise 21 pct

Head of the mines division said a previous production forecast of 59.3 tonnes of gold for 2018 had been marginally increased.

Barrick needs Randgold to make the grade

Few gold mines can operate profitably below 1 gram a ton which is equivalent to extracting two teaspoons of gold from a Statue of Liberty’s worth of ore.

Barrick to buy Randgold for $18.3B forming giant global gold miner

The new Barrick, which will be listed in New York and Toronto, will own five of the world's 10 lowest cost gold mines and will be the world's top bullion producer by both value and output.

AngloGold swings back to profit days before new boss takes helm

The turnaround in performance was mainly the product of increased output, reduced net debt and lower-than-expected restructuring costs.

Randgold to revise full-year forecast as readies Tongon mine for restart

As a result of the latest stoppage at the Ivory Coast mine and the time it will take to bring it back on line and at full tilt, Randgold will have to review its 290,000-ounce gold output forecast for the year.

Randgold’s Tongon mine in Ivory Coast hit by strike

Labour action has brought gold production to a halt.

B2Gold opens major new solar farm at its Namibia mine

The plant is expected to improve B2Gold’s economic returns, reduce impacts on the environment and become a potential funding source for community development.

Randgold ends gold venture with Cradle Arc in Mali

Under the agreement begun in February 2016, Randgold held a 65 percent stake in the Kossanto West Gold Project licences, which will revert to Cradle Arc, now the 100 percent owner.

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.