Navasota Resources Ltd. is pleased to report that aircore drilling on the Telimele and Gaoual (”AMIG”) permits of its Koba Bauxite Project located in the Boke Bauxite Belt of northwestern Guinea, West Africa, continues to progress well.
As of May 29, 2008, a total of 28,722 metres in 1,630 drill holes have been completed on […]
May 31st, 2008 – Posted in Bauxite
Studies are underway at Simandou in the Republic of Guinea, west Africa, following the discovery of a world class iron ore deposit.Viewed: 1864 timesLength: 05:24
March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized
Xstrata has exercised an option to acquire 82 percent of Highlands Pacific Ltd.’s interest in the Frieda River copper project in Papua New Guinea, Highlands said on Monday. The company said it believed Xstrata’s involvement showed the development potential of the copper and gold deposit.
Xstrata, which would become project operator, would have to complete a […]
January 22nd, 2007 – Posted in Copper, General
Energy company Noble Energy Inc. said Monday it discovered oil at one of its blocks off the coast of Equitorial Guinea.
The company said the Block I find — which was drilled to 10,460 feet — yielded about 1,038 barrels per day of hydrocarbon liquids in production tests and 34.3 million cubic feet per day of […]
June 27th, 2007 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
Hyperdynamics recently announced that it has contracted with Applied Drilling Technology, Inc. (â€œADTIâ€), a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalSantaFe, to provide a detailed assessment of drilling infrastructure, support services and operating environment offshore the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.
The ADTI study will be used in conjunction with a well design to produce an estimated project […]
October 10th, 2006 – Posted in General
Top bauxite producer Guinea said it wants to stop exports of the key raw material for aluminium and focus on developing its own alumina sector, Mining Minister Dr.Ousmane Sylla told Reuters on Monday.
“I want to stop exports of bauxite. We have done this for 50 years,” he told Reuters on the sidelines of a Metal […]
September 18th, 2006 – Posted in General
Protesters blocked streets in two bauxite industry towns in Guinea on Monday, accusing authorities in the West African state of failing to use funds to improve roads and living conditions, witnesses said.
The demonstrators, many of them women, used tyres, blocks of wood and pieces of iron to erect barricades in Fria and Kamsar, where some […]
October 31st, 2006 – Posted in General
The Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd. (Chalco) has applied to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) for approval to develop bauxite mines in and around the Mamou Region of the African country of Guinea, the NDRC announced today.
Chalco plans to […]
April 15th, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
Hyperdynamics has contracted with Applied Drilling Technology, Inc. to provide a detailed assessment of drilling infrastructure, support services and operating environment offshore the Republic of Guinea, West Africa.
The ADTI study will be used in conjunction with a well design to produce an estimated project cost and a comprehensive drilling management services proposal to support a […]
October 8th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
Reserves of uranium have been found in the west African country of Guinea by Australian mining company Murchison United NL, Guinean Mines and Geology Minister Ahmad Kante announced.
The discovery resulted from analysis of samples taken from the Firawa site at Kissidougou 600 kilometres (400 miles) southeast of the capital Conakry, the minister told an AFP […]
August 19th, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite
Abu Dhabi government investment agency Mubadala Development said it plans to join state-run Dubai Aluminium to create a company to buy stakes in bauxite mining companies and develop reserves of the ore.
The two companies will set up Emal International to look at acquisitions or developments in countries such as Algeria, Morocco and India, Mubadala’s chief […]
May 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General
Noble Energy Inc. said Thursday it has acquired ConocoPhillips’ 50 percent participating interest in the PH-77 license offshore the Republic of Cameroon. Houston-based Noble (NYSE: NBL) did not disclose financial terms of the deal.
The acquisition of an interest in the PH-77 license area represents Noble’s initial entry into the Republic of Cameroon and its first partnership […]
July 7th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks