Mali: “Gold production to drop 3 pct in 2019” — mines ministry

Mali: “Gold production to drop 3 pct in 2019” — mines ministry

Mali’s industrial gold production is expected to drop around 3% to 59 tonnes in 2019, down from 60.8 tonnes last year, a mines ministry official said on Friday. Advertisements

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Africa Mining: Mali industrial gold output expected to rise 21% in 2018

Africa Mining: Mali industrial gold output expected to rise 21% in 2018

(Reuters) – Industrial gold production in Mali, Africa’s third biggest producer, is still expected to rise almost 21 percent to 60 tonnes this year, a government official told Reuters on Friday, despite slightly lower than expected output so far.

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Africa Mining: 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 mines in Mali, Africa’s third-largest gold producer, are protected from changes to the fiscal regime for 30 years, but Boubou Cisse told reporters during a joint news conference with an International Monetary Fund mission that the government aimed to…

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Africa Energy: AfDB Connects Guinea and Mali via high-voltage power line

The AfDB released more than €71 million in funding for the construction of a 714-km high-voltage power line. The infrastructure will link the localities of N’Zérékoré, in Guinea and Sanankoroba, Mali. Its implementation will allow the electrification of 201 villages as well as the improvement of the quality of service provided to other consumers.

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Africa Energy: AdDB supports Mali first solar plant construction

Mali’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, the 33 MW Segou project, which will be built at a cost of $25-million. The project will increase the country¹s installed capacity from renewable resources and will generate 52.7 GWh/y, or about 10% of current generation capacity, over 25 years.

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