African Minerals, London Mining and the fall of Sierra

Twelve months ago Sierra Leone was the world’s sixth-largest iron ore exporter to China,with its nascent iron ore industry and related services accounting for around 30% of the country’s GDP. This rapid return of the West African country to the list of the world’s top-ten iron ore producers after a hiatus of over 35 years amid a string of brutal civil wars, was driven by two London

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Sierra Leone launches online mining database to increase

Feb 01,  · The launch of Sierra Leone's first online mining database in west Africa comes with a promise to increase transparency and accountability in the country's rich natural resource sector. "This

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Downer Miningpany Au

Sierren leone african country miningpany bcm Downer miningpany au iron ore beneficiation plant companies in south africa iron ore beneficiation africa mar johannesburg the iron ore beneficiation africa organized by the informa australia pty limited will take place from 16th march to the 17t

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African Minerals in Sierra Leone - Centre for Research on

African Minerals in Sierra Leone Executive summary Introduction This research report focuses on the mining company African Minerals and its Tonkolili mine in Sierra Leone. African Minerals has recently filed for administration and has faced accusations of grave human rights abuses. This report is part of a series of case studies on iron ore mining

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afrol News - Investments pour into Sierra Leone mining

See also: » 15.11. - More oil found off Sierra Leone » 30.09. - Sierra Leone celebrates end of UN sanctions » 21.09. - Sierra Leone growth too slow » 04.12. - Sierra Leone gets $4.0 million for reforms » 08.12.2006 - African blood diamond film hits theatres » 06.04.2005 - Sierra Leone's rich rutile mines reopened » 16.12.2004 - Sierra Leone diamond exports up 60 percent

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British mining companies' exploitation in Sierra Leone - ONE

Nov 07,  · Christian Aid estimates that Sierra Leone will lose US$131m from -16 alone due to corporate income tax incentives granted to five mining companies – an average of $44m a year. Nearly all of these losses are, according to Christian Aid, the result of agreements with two British mining companies: African Minerals and London Mining.

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Sierra Leone: Between Mines Ministry And Mining Companies

The All Peoples Congress (APC) government of President Ernest Bai Koroma, through the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, seems to be frustrating many mining companies.

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Sierra Leone: No Pot of Gold for Locals as China Mines in

Like many African countries, Sierra Leone has courted foreign companies which pay governments big fees for mining rights, while locals often feel they have no say nor benefit. China is by far the biggest importer of minerals from sub-Saharan Africa; it invested about $30 billion in metals mining on the continent in the last decade, nearly 15%

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African buzz - African Mining Online

African Mining Online - Consistently providing original content and sharing business intelligence with the African mining industry for more than 40 years

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British mining companies exploitation of Sierra Leone

What still hinders the country from developing, though, is corruption and foreign exploitation. 70% of people live below the poverty line. While natural resources should offer West African countries a route out of such poverty, many obstacles remain before the wealth that these minerals create reaches the poor.

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African Minerals in Sierra Leone - SOMO

Apr 01,  · This research report focuses on the mining company African Minerals and its Tonkolili mine in Sierra Leone. African Minerals has recently filed for administration and has faced accusations of grave human rights abuses. This report is part of a series of case studies on iron ore mining companies and the adverse impact their mining activities

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