Sierra Leone Business: Cape Lambert reapplies for Iron Ore

As the government last week cancelled the license of Gerald Metals, Cape Lambert which had a license to mine the oxidized ore in 2014 is now seeking to reapply for a new license. This new move seems to be connected with the improvement of the price of Iron Ore which had dropped to below $40 []

Sierra Leone ironore crisis creates debtracked ghost town

LUNSAR, Sierra Leone – In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest ironore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of Lunsar has

New railway from Tonkolili to Sulima as China plans $6

British miners African Minerals and London Mining are the only ore exporters in Sierra Leone at present. To put the China Kingho plan in perspective, London Mining produced almost 3.4 million tonnes of iron ore in Sierra Leone last year, while African Minerals exported 12.1 million tonnes.

Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debtracked ghost town

Mar 05, 2020 · LUNSAR, Sierra Leone, March 5 (Reuters) In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest iron ore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of Lunsar has become a shadow of its former self. In

Sierra Leone resumes iron ore export after painfully long

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 June 2019: The government of Sierra Leone can once again begin to breathe a sigh of relief, following the announcement by SL Mining Limited a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, that its first shipment of iron ore concentrate branded ''Marampa Blue''

SL Mining to halt operations at Marampa iron ore mine in

Sep 20, 2019 · SL Mining, a subsidiary of US commodity trader Gerald Group, is reportedly planning to halt operations as early as next week to help it offset the impact of Sierra Leone''s ban on exports from

Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debtracked ghost

LUNSAR, Sierra Leone (Reuters) In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest iron ore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of Lunsar has become a shadow of its former self. In the central market of Lunsar, whose name means "Land of

Gold Mining in Sierra Leone, Gold Bar, Gold Dust Wholesale

Sierra Leone is famed for having huge deposits of gold and diamond. Baoma Community Miners is the leading wholesale suppliers of Gold in Sierra Leone which offers the best collection of products to its customers. Their products include Gold Bar, Rough Diamonds, Gold Dust, AU Platinum and Iron Ore.

Slmining – Gerald Group – Sierra Leone

SL Mining Limited engages in sustainable and responsible iron ore mining in the Port Loko District of the northern province of Sierra Leone. We undertake exploration, development and production of iron ore concentrate with an aim to produce among the highest grade iron ore concentrate in the world.

Tonkolili Iron Ore Mine, Sierra Leone Mining Frontier

Dec 27, 2014 · UKbased African Minerals (AML) through its subsidiary Tonkolili Iron Ore, is developing the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The project, involving a fully integrated mine, rail and port infrastructure, is planned to be developed in three phases. Mining lease for the project was approved in August 2010 and the first phase

SL Mining ships first iron ore delivery from Freetown Port

Jun 21, 2019 · "As Marampa Blue is a very highgrade ore, and coming from Sierra Leone, it sends a good signal to the world that this Country is ready for business. It is a feather to Sierra Leone''s mining cap," he added. Craig Dean, Chairman of Gerald Group and SL Mining said: "SL Mining''s first shipment departed from Freetown Port safe and sound.

Iron Ore Mining in Sierra Leone boosts London Mining

News of first production of iron ore in Sierra Leone and a $45m loan from commodity trader Vitol made as prepayment for future output helped lift shares in London Mining as

High Prices And Mining Risks Will Keep Sierra Leone''s

Nov 23, 2018 · Sierra Leone GDP. e/f = Fitch Solutions estimate/forecast. Source: National Sources, Fitch Solutions. Mining production will be stunted given the shutdown at one of Sierra Leone''s mines, and weak global iron ore prices will discourage investment. The ongoing production shutdown at Tonkolili mine will see iron ore exports remain weak.

The negative impacts of mining on women in Sierra Leone

Jan 09, 2019 · Sierra Leone is a resourcerich country with significant deposits of iron ore, diamonds, bauxite, rutile and gold. The mineral resources are contributing about 24% to the country''s GDP and over 80% export income.

Optimising Barge Transshipments Ausenco

Ausenco was engaged to develop a simulation model of the barge transshipment system for London Mining''s Marampa Iron Ore Project in Sierra Leone using our proprietary simulation modelling software. Our simulation model was used to determine the optimal equipment requirements, consisting of tugs, barges and assist boats.

SL Mining ships first iron ore delivery from Freetown Port

Loed in the Port Loko District, in the northern province of Sierra Leone, SL Mining is engaged in the exploration, SL Mining ships first iron ore delivery from Freetown Port in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Economy 2020, CIA World Factbook

In recent years, economic growth has been driven by mining particularly iron ore. The country''s principal exports are iron ore, diamonds, and rutile, and the economy is vulnerable to fluctuations in international prices. NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sierra Leone on this page is republished from the 2020 World Fact Book of the

Government of Sierra Leone versus SL Mining and Shandong

Oct 11, 2019 · The government of Sierra Leone''s recent termination of mining lease agreements with two iron ore mining companies, namely SL Mining, a Gerald Group wholly owned subsidiary and the Chinese miner, Shandong Mining Company, over disputed royalty payments and noncompliance with the nation''s mining laws, has resulted in referral of the

Iron ore: Sierra Leone cancels Gerald Group''s mining

Back in 2014, Sierra Leone exported around 20Mt of iron ore, auguring well for the future of the African iron ore industry. However, its two main operations, Tonkolili and Marampa, faced numerous issues, regulatory and operational, and Sierra Leone''s exports dropped to less than 1Mt in 2018.

Sierra Leone Hopes to Become Africa''s Biggest Exporter of

Feb 18, 2010 · Sierra Leone hopes to become Africa''s biggest exporter of iron ore with the opening of a new mine in the central Tonkolili district. VOA correspondent Scott Stearns has this report.

Sierra Leone Gov''t loses to SL Mining company, again

Feb 23, 2020 · By Mohamed Jaward Nyallay SL Mining, the iron ore miner which had its license cancelled by the Sierra Leone government last year has got a new favorable ruling from the International Chamber of Commerce, the company announced on Tuesday. The new ruling known as Arbitral Tribunal''s Peremptory Order, orders among other things that the government of Sierra Leone rescind

Gerald Group unit to suspend iron ore mining in Sierra Leone

Sep 20, 2019 · SL Mining, a subsidiary of U.S. commodity trader Gerald Group, will suspend iron ore mining operations in Sierra Leone over a dispute with the government about royalty payments, a company letter

Sierra Leone Mining GlobalSecurity

Sierra Leone''s primary mineral resources are diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold and iron ore. The mineral sector in Sierra Leone is made up of three subsectors: a) largescale production of non

Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debtracked ghost

By Cooper Inveen LUNSAR, Sierra Leone, March 5 (Reuters) In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest iron ore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of Lunsar has become a shadow of its former self.

Chinese Company Dupes African Minerals Standard Times Press

Chinese Company Dupes African Minerals Killing Sierra''s Leone Economy. One of Sierra Leone''s most successful and biggest mining company with stakes in the Port Loko District, Bombali and Tonkolili Districts is on the verge of collapse with thousands of Sierra Leoneans probably going out of employment if Shandong Iron Ore Mining, a China based company, continues to hold on to money

Mining company accused over deadly police crackdown in

Oct 26, 2017 · An iron ore company once listed in London is accused of presiding over a deadly police crackdown in Sierra Leone, where villagers were arrested, beaten and killed.. Evidence to

Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource

Oct 09, 2019 · Sierra Leone''s abrupt cancellation of an iron ore mining licence this week has raised concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent.

SL Mining receives mining licence agreement for Sierra

Dec 15, 2017 · An iron ore project has been given the all important go ahead for a mining licence agreement in Sierra Leone. SL Mining Ltd, a subsidiary of one of the world''s leading commodity trading companies, Gerald Group, had been negotiating with the National Parliament of Sierra Leone for a Mining Licence Agreement for its Marampa project.

UK mining company faces landmark High Court case over

Jan 29, 2018 · A landmark High Court case against a UK mining company accused of abusing workers and villagers near one of its mines in Sierra Leone starts on Monday. Tonkolili Iron Ore

Major disagreement between Sierra Leone Govt & SL Mining

The dingdong affair between the iron ore miner SL Mining and the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources continues unabated. The company, which is owned by the USbased Gerald Group, operates the Marampa Mines in Lunsar in northern Sierra Leone and was slammed a 21day suspension for various alleged breaches, including contravening provisions of the Mines and Minerals Act of 2009.

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Sierra Leone is famed for having huge deposits of gold and diamond. Baoma Mining Community is the leading wholesale suppliers of Gold in Sierra Leone which offers the best collection of products to its customers. Their products include Gold Bar, Rough Diamonds, Gold Dust, AU Platinum and Iron Ore.

Gerald halts iron ore exports from Sierra Leone on

Gerald Group subsidiary SL Mining has halted iron ore exports from Sierra Leone''s Marampa mine to comply with a request from the new mining ministry, which is reviewing the terms of the current license agreement, Gerald told Fastmarkets on Friday August 2.

About Us – Slmining

SL Mining Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of high grade iron ore concentrate, branded ''Marampa Blue'' at Marampa in the Port Loko District, Northern Province, Sierra Leone. SL Mining aims to build a resilient and longlife iron ore mine in Sierra Leone and to expand operations by integrating mining, processing

African Minerals in Sierra Leone Centre for Research on

for iron ore mining. Sierra Leone''s recent economic growth has been spurred by mining of iron ore and oil exploration, spiking GDP growth at 15.2% in 2012 (compared to an average growth of 4.6% between 2008–2011). Iron ore production started in 2011 by small, highrisk foreign mining companies with no prior experience in this sector.

Sierra Leone Iron Ore Crisis Creates DebtRacked Ghost

Mar 05, 2020 · Sierra Leone Iron Ore Crisis Creates DebtRacked Ghost Town. More. An SL Mining employee holds up hands full of processed iron ore from the mine in Marampa, Sierra Leone

SL Mining Update on Marampa Iron Ore Project in Sierra Leone

In Statement of 8 October 2019, SL Mining disclosed that the Government of Sierra Leone had, by letter received on 7 October 2019, purported to cancel SL Mining''s Long Term Mining Licence

SL Mining begins commissioning at Marampa mine in Sierra Leone

Feb 20, 2019 · SL Mining, a limited liability company incorporated in Sierra Leone, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group engaged in the exploration, development and production of iron ore concentrate at Marampa in the Port Loko District, the northern province of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debtracked ghost

Mar 05, 2020 · In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest iron ore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of

SL Mining producing quality iron ore at Sierra Leone

A wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, SL Mining has completed construction ahead of schedule and is now ramping up production of ''Marampa Blue'', a highgrade iron ore with over 65% Fe concentrate, one of the highest grades in the world, and a first by any mining company in Sierra Leone.

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Baoma Mining Community, Sierra Leone is a leading wholesale supplier of Iron Ore, Gold Dust, Gold Bars, AU Platinum, Rough Diamonds at an affordable price. Call us +23280654155.

Gerald Group unit to suspend iron ore mining in Sierra Leone

By Cooper Inveen FREETOWN, Sept 20 (Reuters) SL Mining, a subsidiary of U.S. commodity trader Gerald Group, will suspend iron ore mining operations in Sierra Leone over a dispute with the government about royalty payments, a company letter seen by Reuters showed on Friday.

Landmark case against British mining firm begins in Sierra

Feb 07, 2018 · Children 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

Marampa Operational Readiness Plan Ausenco

Ausenco was contracted to provide a program of work which delivers both operational readiness, and a complete and customised training program to support the operation of the Marampa beneficiation plant and port facility for London Mining in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone The Mining Journal

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Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debtracked ghost

Mar 05, 2020 · LUNSAR, Sierra Leone (Reuters) In the months since Sierra Leone''s largest iron ore mine laid off almost all its workers due to a legal dispute with the government, the once bustling town of

Iron Ore deposits in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone News

In Sierra Leone, The Anti Corruption Commission is to look into multinational companies. AFRICA: The role of Britain and The USA in DRCongo. The Politics of the Kono Chiefs in Sierra Leone. Dancer, Michaela from Sierra Leone, is a star of the ballet stage. Sierra Leone''s prisons: tough, but Ebolafree

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Sierra Leone is now embarking on social and economic development and as a result the country is anticipating rapid growth in minerals production and export which should provide resources to help transform the country. Sierra Leone''s primary mineral resources are diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold and iron ore.