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Sierra Leone Commercial Guide

Jul 29, 2020· Overview. 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.In the 1990s, the 11-year civil war funded with revenue from the minerals sector engulfed the country, resulting in widespread killing, the destruction of

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Sierra Leone Police arrests foreign mining expatriates

Sierra Leone Police arrests foreign mining expatriates May 18, 2020 Publisher and Chief Executive Officer KABS KANU ACTION NEWS,COMMENTARY,Uncategorized 0 FREETOWN (REUTERS) Police in Sierra Leone have arrested five expatriate staff of a subsidiary of commodities trader Gerald Group on suspicion of inciting unrest, the company and local

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Mining in Sierra Leone Wikipedia

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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Sierra Leonean miners working underground in Liberia

Gbondo, in Sierra Leone, said there are ways to develop the industry through foreign investment and foreign input, including at the artisanal mining level. “There are a number of ways non-citizens can operate in Sierra Leone.

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Sierra Leone mining revenue sinks as pandemic hits

May 14, 2020· S ierra Leone is weathering a dramatic crunch in mining revenue as Covid-19 restrictions hurt companies’ ability to export gold and diamonds and access essential supplies.. Revenue from mining dropped from $2.24 million in April 2019 to just $0.33 million in April 2020 an 85% decline year on year, according to mines ministry figures seen by Reuters.

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Sierra Leone police arrest five expatriate staff of SL Mining

Police in Sierra Leone have arrested five expatriate staff of a subsidiary of commodities trader Gerald Group on suspicion of inciting unrest, the company and local authorities said on Sunday.

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Sierra Leone Police arrests foreign mining expatriates

Sierra Leone Police arrests foreign mining expatriates May 18, 2020 Publisher and Chief Executive Officer KABS KANU ACTION NEWS,COMMENTARY,Uncategorized 0 FREETOWN (REUTERS) Police in Sierra Leone have arrested five expatriate staff

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Sierra Leone mining revenue sinks as pandemic hits

May 14, 2020· S ierra Leone is weathering a dramatic crunch in mining revenue as Covid-19 restrictions hurt companies’ ability to export gold and diamonds and access essential supplies.. Revenue from mining dropped from $2.24 million in April 2019 to just $0.33 million in April 2020 an 85% decline year on year, according to mines ministry figures seen by Reuters.

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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.

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SL Mining in Sierra Leone, ‘right signal’ for foreign

"SL Mining is a good economic development that should receive maximum support,” said Mr. Ajilore, IFC Sierra Leone, adding, "It sends the right signal to foreign direct investors that it is back to business in Sierra Leone.” SL Mining needs a supportive business environment to meet its objectives, including access to the African Rail and

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British mining companies' exploitation in Sierra Leone ONE

Nov 07, 2014· British mining companies’ exploitation of Sierra Leone also plays a major role. If mining companies demonstrated more corporate social responsibility, they could significantly improve the lives of 6 million people. Economic exploitation. A major concern about the practices of foreign mining companies is their failure to pay adequate levels of

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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

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The Sierra Leone President Bio Sacks the Mines Minister

The greatest blunder made by former Minister Foday Yokie was the termination of existing mining contracts with foreign mining companies which resulted in court actions against the government inside and outside Sierra Leone. And despite the massive help from the World Bank, potential mining investors are afraid to invest in Sierra Leone.

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INVESTING IN SIERRA LEONE; Investing in Sierra Leone

Foreign investors cannot own land outright in Sierra Leone but can take leases for terms of: not more than 55 years with an option to renew for a further term of 21 years (in most cases); or 99 years when the land is used for mining purposes (see Policy And The Legislative Framework section for further details on the land regime and ongoing

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British mining companies exploitation of Sierra Leone

A major concern about the practices of foreign mining companies in Africa is their failure to pay adequate levels of tax. Neither of the British mining companies working in Sierra Leone have conformed to the Mining Act of 2009, that was created with international support to ensure that foreign mining companies operated in a responsible way.

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Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources slminerals.org

Dear Friends, I am pleased to welcome you to the updated Website of the Ministry of Mines & Mineral Resources in Sierra Leone, designed to inform stakeholders about the mining and minerals sector in the country.. You will now see a much broader range of information on the Site, more attractively presented and more user friendly.

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Sierra Leone mining revenue sinks as pandemic hits

Sierra Leone is weathering a dramatic crunch in mining revenue as COVID-19 restrictions hurt companies’ ability to export gold and diamonds and access essential supplies.

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Civil War In Sierra Leone And The Role Of "Blood Diamonds

Apr 25, 2017· Diamond miners in Sierra Leone sifting through the sand in search of diamonds. Events Leading Up to the Civil War in Sierra Leone Although the Civil War of Sierra Leone did not officially begin until 1991, several events occurred in the decades leading up to the 90’s that ultimately pushed the country into violent conflict.

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Zimbabwe: Govt, Foreign Consortium Behind Kuvimba Mining

The mining assets will attract massive investment over the next years giving dividend to shareholders. It will benefit the youth, war veterans, pensioners, depositors whose monies were eroded.

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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.

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