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Iron Ore Mining In Sierra Leone

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

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SL Mining Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group is engaged in the

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Our current project involves Marampa Blue production of very high-grade iron ore

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SL Mining donates 100 tons of rice to communities surrounding iron ore mine in

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SL Mining publishes tender opportunities for requirements of goods and services, and

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SL Mining Ltd is an equal opportunities employer, complying with 1960 Sierra

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SL Mining Ltd. Address: SL Mining Information Centre No 3 Robaka Road One Mile Lunsar

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Sierra Leone resumes iron ore exporting after painful long break Sierra Leone Telegraph.

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Sierra Leone Mining and Mineral Resources

Jul 29, 2020 Sierra Leone is well known for its vast endowment in minerals which include diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold, iron ore, limonite, platinum, chromite, coltan, tantalite, columbite and zircon, as well as promising petroleum potential.

Tonkolili Iron Ore Mine Mining Technology Mining News

The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km north-east of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Tonkolili iron ore deposit is located within the Sula Mountain range and forms part of a banded iron formation (BIF) featuring a north east-south west trending magnetic anomaly.

Mining in Sierra Leone

The mining industry of Sierra Leone accounted for 4.5 percent of the country's GDP in 2007 and minerals made up 79 percent of total export revenue with diamonds accounting for 46 percent of export revenue in 2008. The main minerals mined in Sierra Leone are diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold, iron and limonite. Mining in Sierra Leone has been seen as one of the key factors for instability in the country and one of the reasons for the country's recent civil war. Traditionally, benefits from diamond mining have ended u

Sierra Leone Police Arrest Five Expatriate Staff of SL Mining

May 17, 2020 FILE PHOTO: View of piles of iron ore adjacent to SL Mining's processing plant at iron ore mine in Marampa, Sierra Leone February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Cooper Inveen/File Photo Reuters

Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Apr 21, 2021 Sierra Leone produces several resources including Iron ore, bauxite, rutile and gold. Iron -ore production has been a key contributor to Sierra Leone‘s GDP growth. However, due to the shut down of iron mins, production of other minerals, including diamond, bauxite and gold, increased.

SL Mining ships first iron ore delivery from Freetown Port

Jun 20, 2019 LUNSAR, Sierra Leone and LONDON, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SL Mining Limited (" SL Mining ", "the Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of

Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra

Dec 09, 2013 Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra Leone: The next 50 years Share this blog post West Africa is being described as iron ore’s new frontier, with deposits that could lead the region to account for about 10% of the world’s supply.

SL Mining to halt operations at Marampa iron ore mine in

Sep 20, 2019 Located in the Port Loko District, in the country’s north, SL Mining is engaged in the exploration, development and production of a high-grade iron ore

The negative impacts of mining on women in Sierra Leone

Jan 09, 2019 Sierra Leone is a resource-rich 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.

Sierra Leone: Government Intervention To Bring Iron Ore

Sep 22, 2020 Iron ore production in Sierra Leone will flatten in the coming quarters, as Covid-19 and increasing government intervention weigh on mining activities. Additional suspensions will hinder the revamping of mining within the Tonkolili district.

Chinese company ships iron ore from Sierra Leone's

Jan 31, 2021 The first shipment of iron ore from Sierra Leone’s New Tonkolili Iron Ore Project set sail for China from the country’s Pepel Port on Friday. The shipment was the first batch of products from Sierra Leone’s New Tonkolili Iron Ore Project invested and operated by Kingho Investment Company Limited, a Chinese-owned private company.

Sierra Leone Police Arrest Five Expatriate Staff of SL Mining

May 17, 2020 The arrests come amid a dispute between SL Mining and the Sierra Leonean government over royalty payments at the Marampa iron ore mine that resulted in

Sierra Leone iron ore crisis creates debt-racked 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...

Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Apr 21, 2021 Sierra Leone produces several resources including Iron ore, bauxite, rutile and gold. Iron -ore production has been a key contributor to Sierra Leone‘s GDP growth. However, due to the shut down of iron mins, production of other minerals, including diamond, bauxite and gold, increased.

The Miracle That Became a Debacle: Iron Ore in Sierra Leone

In many West African countries such as Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, the future of some large iron ore projects, under development for the last five years, is looking uncertain. These projects were conceived when iron ore prices were at historical heights, and officials and citizens alike foresaw transformational development outcomes.

SL Mining ships first iron ore delivery from Freetown Port

Jun 20, 2019 LUNSAR, Sierra Leone and LONDON, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SL Mining Limited (" SL Mining ", "the Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, is

Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra

Dec 09, 2013 Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra Leone: The next 50 years West Africa is being described as iron ore’s new frontier, with deposits that could lead the region to account for about 10% of the world’s supply.

African Minerals in Sierra Leone

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, high-risk foreign mining companies with no prior experience in this sector.

The negative impacts of mining on women in Sierra Leone

Jan 09, 2019 Sierra Leone is a resource-rich 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.

African Minerals, London Mining and the fall of Sierra

African Minerals, London Mining and the fall of Sierra Leone’s iron ore sector What a difference a year makes. 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.

Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource

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. The action is the latest in a string...

Iron Ore deposits in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone News

Sula Iron & Gold plc, an iron ore and gold exploration company focussed on Sierra Leone, is pleased to announce that, as a result of market demand, it has raised a further £450,000 Read more Share 0

Iron Ore Mining In Sierra Leone SLPP Today

Dec 05, 2014 Freetown (Thursday, December 4, 2014) The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is troubled by news of the impending collapse of the iron ore mining industry in the country. In the last two months, the country has helplessly watched on as two of the nation’s major mining companies have imploded right before our eyes.

Sierra Leone: Government Intervention To Bring Iron Ore

Sep 22, 2020 Iron ore production in Sierra Leone will flatten in the coming quarters, as Covid-19 and increasing government intervention weigh on mining activities. Additional suspensions will hinder the revamping of mining within the Tonkolili district.

Chinese company ships iron ore from Sierra Leone's

Jan 31, 2021 The first shipment of iron ore from Sierra Leone’s New Tonkolili Iron Ore Project set sail for China from the country’s Pepel Port on Friday. The shipment was the first batch of products from Sierra Leone’s New Tonkolili Iron Ore Project invested and operated by Kingho Investment Company Limited, a Chinese-owned private company.

Sierra Leone Police Arrest Five Expatriate Staff of SL Mining

May 17, 2020 The arrests come amid a dispute between SL Mining and the Sierra Leonean government over royalty payments at the Marampa iron ore mine that resulted in

Iron ore: Sierra Leone cancels Gerald Group’s mining

Oct 14, 2019 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

Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra

Dec 09, 2013 Sustainable development and iron ore production in Sierra Leone: The next 50 years West Africa is being described as iron ore’s new frontier, with deposits that could lead the region to account for about 10% of the world’s supply.

Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Apr 21, 2021 Sierra Leone produces several resources including Iron ore, bauxite, rutile and gold. Iron -ore production has been a key contributor to Sierra Leone‘s GDP growth. However, due to the shut down of iron mins, production of other minerals, including diamond, bauxite and gold, increased.

African Minerals in Sierra Leone

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, high-risk foreign mining companies with no prior experience in this sector.

Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource

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. The action is the latest in a string...

Iron Ore deposits in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone News

Sula Iron & Gold plc, an iron ore and gold exploration company focussed on Sierra Leone, is pleased to announce that, as a result of market demand, it has raised a further £450,000 Read more Share 0

Iron Ore Mining In Sierra Leone SLPP Today

Dec 05, 2014 Freetown (Thursday, December 4, 2014) The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is troubled by news of the impending collapse of the iron ore mining industry in the country. In the last two months, the country has helplessly watched on as two of the nation’s major mining companies have imploded right before our eyes.

SL Mining ships first 'Marampa Blue' iron ore concentrate

Jun 21, 2019 SL Mining, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, has announced the first shipment of iron ore concentrate, branded ‘Marampa Blue’, set sail on MV Cooperfrom Freetown Port (Queen Elizabeth II) in Sierra Leone on June 16. The loading of over 55,000 t of high grade >65% Fe concentrate was completed on June 16, sailing the same day.

English court rules against Sierra Leone in SL Mining

Feb 15, 2021 England’s High Court on Monday dismissed Sierra Leone’s challenge of a 2020 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) decision over claims by SL

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

Sierra Leone: 'Kingho's Dream Is to Build an

Mr Zhao made this disclosure during the official opening ceremony by Kingho Mining Company of the New Tonkolili Iron Ore Mining Project at the mining site in Ferengbeya Village, Tonkolili District,...