• Mining in Sierra LeoneWikipedia

    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

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  • LONDON MINING DESTROYING SIERRA LEONES ECONOMY

    LONDON MINING DESTROYING SIERRA LEONES ECONOMY Open Letter to H.E President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma . Dear Sir, LONDON MINING DESTROYING SIERRA LEONES ECONOMY

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  • De Beers launches Sierra Leone

    Artisanal mining accounts for only 20% of global diamond production, but carries a tainted reputation thats damaged consumer confidence for almost 20 years.

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  • sierra leone development corp, pepel island, BRCW

    The first commercial shipment of iron ore took place during September 1933 when the 'Hindpool' sailed to Glasgow with 8,000 tons of iron ore. During 1934 just over a quarter of a million tons of ore were shipped through Pepel.

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  • Sierra Leone

    The privately owned Sierra Leone Development Company mined iron ore at Marampa from 1933 to 1975. In 1981 the government reopened the mine at Marampa under the management of an Austrian company but soon encountered financial difficulties and suspended operations in 1985.

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  • Sierra Leone WebLinks to Business Websites

    Business Websites. Afcan Holdings Limited. Identifies investment opportunities in Sierra Leone and the region. African Minerals. A mineral exploration and development company with significant iron ore and base metal interests in Sierra Leone.

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  • Sierra Leone Economic OutlookAfrican Development Bank

    Economic performance and outlook. With the discovery of iron ore in 2011, mining became the main growth driver, resulting in an unprecedented growth rate of 21% in 2013.

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  • Sierra Leone / Economic StudiesCoface

    After a decline in economic growth in 2017 due to a rise in inflation and the moderate recovery in iron ore extraction, growth is expected to stagnate in 2018. Mining activities are set to be constrained in particular, largely due to the temporary closure of the Tonkolili iron mine, which is the largest in the country. This follows high production costs and the low quality of iron ore produced

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  • Iron ore in AfricaWikipedia

    Iron ore production in Africa is dominated by South Africa, Mauritania and Algeria; Zimbabwe and Morocco produce ore for use within the country. Many countries possess iron ore deposits that are as yet untapped/unmined. Countries and companies currently involved in production are listed here; measurements are in tpy, or tonnes per year.

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  • ProjectsConsulmet

    Consulmet past projects and studies. We have delivered greenfield and brownfield projects in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe and South America for BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, midtier and junior mining companies.

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