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Mining in West Africa - 2019 Report, Featuring Profiles for 36 Market Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 11, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2019--The “Mining in West Africa 2019” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report on Mining in West Africa provides a comprehensive analysis of mining conditions, products and opportunities in West Africa.

It includes reports on 36 companies such as AngloGold Ashanti, which plans to spend US$500m to reopen its Obuasi gold mine in Ghana, Societe Miniere de Boke, which signed agreements with Guinea to construct a railway, aluminium refinery and new bauxite mines that will cost US$3bn, Chalco, which is developing its US$500m Boffa bauxite mine in Guinea and Perseus Mining, which achieved commercial production at its US$107m Sissingue gold mine in Ivory Coast.

Mining in West Africa: West Africa supplied 22.6% of the world’s rutile (titanium oxide), 11.5% of its bauxite, 9.4% of its gold and 5.6% of its uranium in 2016. A large number of companies are involved in the region’s mining sector, including major companies like Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco), AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont Mining and Rusal. Artisanal mining forms a large part of the mining sector in the region, but is often associated with smuggling, revenue loss, child labour, human rights abuse, and environmental and human health and safety concerns.

Opportunities for Growth: The mining sector has been identified by most countries in the region as a potential catalyst for economic development, and there is a determined effort to attract foreign direct investment. The majority of minerals produced in West Africa are currently exported for further processing. In 2017 West African countries exported minerals worth US$16.1bn, 26.3% more than the previous year, mainly as a result of the large increase in Guinea’s exports. Factors such as a lack of infrastructure, and, in some countries, security, continue to have an impact on the performance of West Africa’s mining sector.

Topics Covered

1. Introduction

2. Region Information

3. Description of the Industry

3.1. Geographic Position

3.2. Industry Value Chain

4. Size of the Industry

5. State of the Industry

5.1. Local

5.1.1. Trade

5.1.2. Corporate Actions

5.1.3. Regulations

5.2. Continental

5.3. International

6. Influencing Factors

6.1. Economic Environment

6.2. Government Involvement

6.3. Lack of Infrastructure

6.4. Security Risks

6.5. Environmental Concerns

6.6. Labour Resources

6.7. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation

7. Competition

7.1. Barriers to Entry

8. SWOT Analysis

9. Outlook

10. Industry Associations

11. References

11.1. Publications

11.2. Websites

Appendix 1 - Summary of Notable Players

Company Profiles

Abosso Goldfields Ltd Acacia Mining plc Alliance Miniere Responsable SAS Aluminium Corporation of China Ltd Amr Gold Ltd Anglogold Ashanti Ltd Avenira Ltd Avesoro Resources Inc. B2Gold Corp Balaji Group of Companies Ghana Manganese Company Ltd Gold Fields Ghana Ltd Golden Star Resources Ltd Guinea Alumina Corporation Ltd Guineenne Des Mines Hummingbird Resources plc Keras Resources plc Kinross Gold Corporation Koidu Ltd Multiverse Mining and Exploration plc Newfield Resources Ltd Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd Nord Gold S.E. Perseus Mining (Ghana) Ltd Randgold Resources Ltd Resolute Mining Ltd Roxgold Inc Semafo Inc Shiloh Manganese S.A. Sierra Rutile Ltd Societe Des Mines Du Liptako (SML) S.A. Societe Miniere De Boke Trevali Mining Corporation United Company Rusal plc Vedanta Resources plc West African Resources Ltd

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KEYWORD: AFRICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: NATURAL RESOURCES MINING/MINERALS

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