Mali Mining News

Endeavour extends Karma mine’s life to over 10 years

A drill program at the mine's North Kao deposit has added 262,000 ounces to the reserves, extending Karma's life to more than 10 years.

Randgold resumes Tongon mine operations after deal with workers

Employees who had staged an illegal sit-in at the mine returned to work Wednesday after management and authorities reached a deal with them, the company said.

Randgold Resources hit by illegal sit-in at Tongon mine

Company said talks are underway to stop an illegal sit-in that started last week by some employees demanding annual ex-gratia payments.

Loopholes in Mali’s export tax regime make it a magnet for the illicit trade of gold in West Africa

Mali’s taxation practices applicable to gold exports have turned the country into West Africa’s illicit gold trading hub, Partnership Africa Canada said in a report published today.

Kibali ends challenging year with strong finish

The Kibali gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo has continued its performance improvement in the second half of the year after a tough first half.

Endeavour Mining reports record gold output in 2016, shares climb

The company, which earlier this month revealed is in merger talks with African gold producer Acacia Mining, expects to produce between 600,000 and 640,000 ounces of the precious metal this year.

Output from informal gold miners in Mali almost same than local producers

According to the country's chamber of mines, more than a million artisanal miners currently work at about 350 sites, producing between 10 and 15 tonnes of gold a year.

Gold’s slim price recovery this year boosts supply fears

Situation has worsened as a result of a shortage of new discoveries, cost cutting measures and miners digging out higher-grade material for a short-term gain, say experts.

Randgold, Newcrest join forces to explore Ivory Coast for more gold

The new venture is part of Randgold's ambitious plan to discover three new deposits in the next five years.

Randgold eyes three new mines as higher gold prices boost profit 55%

The gold miner also expects to be in a position to increase dividends by the end of the year.

Endeavour Mining expects fourth quarter to be strongest yet

Year to date, the company has produced 408,000 ounces of gold from its five mines in Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana, which represents a 8% increase compared to the same period in 2015.

Rangold looking to the future in Mali

In the current climate of global economic and political stress, it is more important than ever for African governments to engage with their investors in a spirit of genuine partnership, Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said here today.

Kibali delivers progress despite challenges

After a slow start to 2016, the Kibali gold mine is picking up speed, with the substantial performance improvement forecast for the second half of the year already manifesting itself, Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said here today.

Randgold Resources' offices in Mali closed by gov't

Mines in Mali not affected.

Endeavour further streamlines its organizational structure and appoints new CFO

Vincent Benoit will assume the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Development effective November 1.

Endeavour jumps on ‘significant’ discovery at its Cote d'Ivoire gold mine

The Ity mine has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations and Endeavour is working on extending the mine life by at least another 10 years.

Endeavour Mining to pour first gold out of new African mine next year

Once the open pit Houndé mine is operational, Endeavour will add 190,000 ounces to its gold output per year.

Ashanti, Alecto to jointly develop Mali gold project

The proposed partnership will help the firms realize the full potential of Kossanto East, which currently has a JORC-compliant resource of 247,000 ounces of gold.

B2Gold gets fresh push after announcing at-the-market offering of up to $100M

B2Gold’s stock has gained almost 229% so far this year.

Successful and sustainable mining industry key to building Mali’s economy — Randgold

Randgold’s mines in Mali annually accounted for between 7% and 11% of the country’s GDP, with Loulo having already contributed $2.3 billion to the country’s economy.

Rising metal prices help AngloGold Ashanti swing back to profit

The world’s third-biggest gold miner said its net earnings will also benefit from weaker operating currencies in South Africa, Brazil, Australia and Argentina.

Kibali continues to work through challenges as it heads for full production

Speaking at a regular briefing, Bristow said that, as anticipated, the complexity of dealing with multiple ore types from different sources had affected throughput, recovery and grade in the first half of the year.

Endeavour Mining Corporation closes C$144 million bought deal financing

The Company issued a total of 7,187,500 ordinary shares in the capital of Endeavour ("Shares") at a price of C$20.00 per Share, which includes the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option in full, for aggregate gross proceeds of C$143.75 million (the "Offering").

$67 million raised for Mali gold project

Confidence about a prospective gold mine in Mali got a significant boost, after the company behind the project raised US$67 million to go toward construction.

Randgold’s Bristow sets off on another epic bike ride for Africa’s poor

Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow is on a fund-raising motorbike safari, which will take him from east to west across mid-Africa.