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mining companies in sierra leone

mining companies in sierra leone

Sierra Leone: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources. The Government of Sierra Leone has granted the company a mining lease for the project along with two mining licenses for a period of 25 years. In 2010, Sierra Leone's only bauxite mine was operated by Netherlands-based Vimetco N.V.

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Sierra Leone cancels major mining licences

2-8-2019The government of Sierra Leone has cancelled or suspended the licences of several big mining projects, including the Tonkolili and Marampa iron ore mines, the Financial Times reported on Friday. Major companies operating in Sierra Leone include

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Sierra Leone targets international miners in license clamp

2-8-2019The government of Sierra Leone has cancelled or suspended the licenses of several major mining projects, including the Tonkolili and Marampa iron ore mines. Tonkolili, which was placed into receivership earlier this year, has challenged the decision in the country's high court, arguing the grounds

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SL Mining 'Fraudulent' Contract Exposed in Sierra Leone

The new Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Hon. Foday Rado Yokie and the National Minerals Agency are at loggerheads with the Sierra Leone Mining Company; following what the government refers to as the company's refusal to answer questions about the value of its iron ore production and non-payment of royalties and taxes.

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Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is ranked as one of the top five producers of rutile, a titanium ore, used in paint pigment and welding rod coatings. The government issued leases for mining rutile are held by Sierra Rutile Limited which is owned by Titanium Resources Group which is owned by European and U.S investors.

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NATURAL RESOURCES: MINING AND PETROLEUM;

In 2006, Sierra Leone joined the EITI, a global standard to promote open and accountable management of natural resources by ensuring full disclosure of taxes and other payments made by oil, gas and mining companies to governments. Sierra Leone was accepted as a candidate in 2008 and was declared to be "compliant" with the EITI 2011

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vacancies in sierra leone tongoma mining project

Sierra Leone Mining Jobs Recruitment Diamonds Gold Titanium A profile of Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone with directories of companies, people, industry sectors, Sierra Express Media, Sierra Leone News, Freetown, This role will report to the Project Services Manager

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Sierra Leone Reviews Mining Licenses in Industry

7-8-2019Sierra Leone is reviewing all mining licenses as part of a government clean-up of the industry. The West African nation has already canceled or suspended permits for assets that were not operational, Minister of Trade and Industry Edward Hinga Sandy said in an interview in

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Flaws in Sierra Leone's diamond trade

Onyx claimed that "the above company is the owner of a diamond mining lease in Sierra Leone and has marketing engagements with Tiffany Co. group companies." For its part, Tiffany told the media that it had done rigorous due diligence. Subsequent questions to Mark , Tiffany's media spokesperson, were unanswered.

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Drop in gold price may affect mining companies in Sierra

The current drop in prices for gold around the world is a cause for concern for gold exploration companies in Sierra Leone, including Amara Mining (Cluff Gold) and Polo Resources (Nimini Holdings Limited). The two gold exploration companies are currently negotiating with the Government of Sierra Leone, for the commencement of mining operations

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Sierra Leone wants transparency in mining sector

26-5-2018Sierra Leone's new president will follow through with campaign promises to review mining contracts and consider changes to the law that would ensure the West African nation benefits from its natural resources, his spokesman told Reuters. Sierra Leone, which is

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Sierra Leone Mining Industry News Monitoring Service

Russia to help Sierra Leone and other African countries digitize their mining industry. Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 October 2019: Russian companies are offering robots, unmanned trucks and solutions based on the Industrial Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence to African countries, to help improve productivity and boost

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Mining in Sierra Leone

22-7-2014Mining in Sierra Leone – working to stand out from the competition Share After a decade of conflict, Sierra Leone is again emerging as a mining frontier with endless potential – most notably from its infamous diamond resources that were once marred with controversy.

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Landmark case against British mining firm begins in Sierra

7-2-2018Children in the village of Bumbuna, in northern Sierra Leone, which is at the centre of a civil case brought by 142 people against Tonkolili Iron Ore Ltd. Photograph: Leigh Day/PA A British court has heard testimony of the alleged complicity of a British mining company in police brutality including

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Gerald halts iron ore exports from Sierra Leone on

The license was ratified by Sierra Leone's parliament on December 6, 2017. Craig Dean, chairman of Gerald Group and SL Mining, is currently in Freetown in Sierra Leone to negotiate with the ministry. Other mining companies in Sierra Leone have been targeted by the government of President Julius Maada Bio in past months.

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Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource

9-10-2019Sierra Leone's abrupt cancellation of an iron ore mining licence this week has raised concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent. The action is the latest in a string of disputes between governments and mining companies in Africa, which is

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vacancies in sierra leone tongoma mining project

Sierra Leone Mining Jobs Recruitment Diamonds Gold Titanium A profile of Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone with directories of companies, people, industry sectors, Sierra Express Media, Sierra Leone News, Freetown, This role will report to the Project Services Manager

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The Sierra Leone Mining sector: Past and Present

11-5-2009By Engineer Pierre Lightfoot-Boston, USA. Previous leaders have not only done a dismal job with the Sierra Leone mining sector, but betrayed the trust of the Sierra Leone populace that supported and voted them in office and subjecting the good people of Sierra Leone into abject poverty.

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Mining in Sierra Leone: an overview of the current legal

Overview of Sierra Leone's key mining laws and regulations. The Sierra Leonean mining sector has undergone a number of reforms over the past decades and last few years. Sierra Leone was under British administration between 1787 and 1896 and was a British Protectorate until 1961, when it

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INVESTING IN SIERRA LEONE; Investing in Sierra Leone

At the domestic level, there are few specific restrictions, controls, fees or taxes on foreign ownership of companies in Sierra Leone. Foreign companies can own Sierra Leonean companies (including outright) subject to certain registration formalities being completed.

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Flaws in Sierra Leone's diamond trade

Onyx claimed that "the above company is the owner of a diamond mining lease in Sierra Leone and has marketing engagements with Tiffany Co. group companies." For its part, Tiffany told the media that it had done rigorous due diligence. Subsequent questions to Mark , Tiffany's media spokesperson, were unanswered.

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SL Mining begins commissioning at Marampa mine in

20-2-2019SL Mining is a good economic development that should receive maximum support," said Mr. Ajilore, IFC Sierra Leone, adding, It sends the right signal to foreign direct investors that it is back to business in Sierra Leone." SL Mining needs a supportive business environment to meet its objectives, including access to the African Rail and

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Sierra Leone News: Five Mining Companies still in

17-9-2014Despite the weak market conditions in the country, only five mining companies: African Minerals Limited, London Mining, OCTEA, Sierra Rutile and Sierra Minerals are continuing with their normal operations. Minister of Finance, Kelfala Marah disclosed that "there has been minimal impact on the production activities of these companies.

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Sierra Leone cancels license of biggest miner

By Mabinty M. Kamara The Sierra Leone government has announced the cancellation of the license of the Tonkolili Iron Ore Project (TIOP), a mining project operated by Shansteel (SL) Limited, a subsidiary of the Chinese owned Shandong Iron and Steel Limited. The National Minerals Agency (NMA), which made the announcement on Thursday, accused the

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Sierra Leone: Mining Boom Brings Rights Abuses

19-2-2014(Freetown) – The government of Sierra Leone and a mining company that is the country's largest private employer have undermined villagers' access to food and prevented workers from challenging abusive practices, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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Sierra Leone: Communities affected by diamond mining

26-3-2019Sierra Leone: Communities affected by diamond mining win right to sue OCTA Group companies over alleged human rights abuses. Attorneys representing 83 s affected by Koidu Ltd's diamond mining activities filed proceedings to get the right to sue Octa group companies over alleged human rights abuses, including displacement

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Koidu Limited

Welcome to Koidu Limited! Come with us on a guided tour of our diamond exploration and mining operations in Sierra Leone. Meet our people at work and in our community, and follow our progress as we demonstrate that responsible and sustainable diamond mining can - and will - elevate and empower the people, the economy, and the country of Sierra

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is endowed with rich natural resources. The mining industry is dominated by large-scale producers of iron ore, diamonds, rutile, and bauxite as well as small-scale and artisanal mining of gold and diamonds. The country possesses one of the largest rutile reserves in the world. Mining is significant to the economy of Sierra Leone.

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African Minerals in Sierra Leone

2013, these smaller companies faced serious financial difficulties and two of the three iron ore mining companies in Sierra Leone have since filed for bankruptcy. Foreign investment The exploitation of natural resources in Sierra Leone requires foreign investment. However, activities of multinational companies can have negative impacts.

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British mining companies' exploitation in Sierra Leone

Last summer, she spent 3 months in Sierra Leone working for Restless Development. Since returning to the UK, she has started to run a campaignto stop British mining companies' exploitation of Sierra Leone. The Ebola crisis has drawn attention to the poor state of the public healthcare system in Sierra Leone.

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