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Mining Market in Western Africa - Growth Built around Infrastructure Development and Capital Investment in Gold and Iron Ore Mining

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Mining Market in Western Africa - Growth Built around Infrastructure Development and Capital Investment in Gold and Iron Ore Mining
Published: July 31, 2012 Content info: 74 Pages
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Summary

GlobalData's report, 'Mining Market in Western Africa - Growth Built around Infrastructure Development and Capital Investment in Gold and Iron Ore Mining' provides key information and analysis of the West Africa regions mining industry. The report covers the industry's drivers and restraints, production, reserves, and details of fiscal terms governing the mining sector of different countries in West Africa.

Scope

  • Analysis of the West Africa mining industry with select countries in focus, it also includes sections that discuss the trends in production and reserves of select metals and minerals
  • The competitive landscape covers the top players in the mining industry in Western Africa, with the major active and planned projects
  • The mining sectors of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania and Sierra Leone are covered in detail
  • An overview of Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo's mining sectors
  • Trends in West African's metals and minerals production with a primary focus on bauxite, coal, diamonds, gold, iron ore, manganese and phosphate. The potential for exploring copper, zinc and uranium deposits have been covered briefly.

Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the region's mining industry
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future bauxite, gold, iron ore and manganese industry trends
  • Facilitate decision making and strategy formulation on the basis of strong historic and forecast production,
  • Identify key growth and investment opportunities in the region's mining industry
  • Position yourself to gain the maximum advantage of the industry's growth potential

Keywords

Africa, West Africa, mining potential, gold, bauxite, iron ore, gold production, gold reserves, iron ore production, iron ore reserves, Drivers and Restraints, Active, Planned projects

Table of Contents
Product Code: GDMM001TR

Table of Contents

1. Table of Contents

  • 1.1. List of Tables
  • 1.2. List of Figures

2. Introduction

  • 2.1. GlobalData Report Guidance

3. West Africa, Mining Overview

  • 3.1. West Africa, Mining Industry, Mining Potential
  • 3.2. West Africa, Mining Industry, Production Trends by Metals and Minerals
    • 3.2.1. Guinea Continues to Dominate Region's Bauxite Production in 2011
    • 3.2.2. Substantial Gold Reserves in the Region Attracting Investments
    • 3.2.3. Iron Ore Production to Increase in Leaps and Bounds
    • 3.2.4. Diamond, Manganese, Copper, Lead and Coal Sectors hold Significant Potential
  • 3.3. West Africa, Mining Industry, Factors Influencing the Mining Industry
    • 3.3.1. Government Initiatives and Regional Bodies to Play a Key Role in Driving the Mining Sector of West Africa
    • 3.3.2. Hike in Gold Prices to Boost the Region's Gold Production
    • 3.3.3. Illegal Mining, a Major Threat to the Mining Industry
    • 3.3.4. European Crisis to be a Barrier to the Region's Metals and Mineral Exports

4. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Burkina Faso

  • 4.1. West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mining Overview
  • 4.2. West Africa, Burkina Faso Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 4.2.1. Favorable Business Climate
    • 4.2.2. Good Infrastructure facilities
    • 4.2.3. Political Conditions of Neighboring Countries
  • 4.3. West Africa, Burkina Faso, Gold Mining Overview
    • 4.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 4.3.2. Gold Reserve Base in Burkina Faso
  • 4.4. West Africa, Burkina Faso Mining Industry, Other Metals Mining Scenario
    • 4.4.1. Manganese Mining Overview
    • 4.4.2. Others Metals Mining Overview
  • 4.5. West Africa, Burkina Faso Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

5. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Ghana

  • 5.1. West Africa, Ghana, Mining Overview
  • 5.2. West Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 5.2.1. Significant Infrastructure Potential
    • 5.2.2. Tax Hike a Threat to Investment Potential
    • 5.2.3. Illegal Mining a Major Hurdle for the Mining Sector
  • 5.3. West Africa, Ghana, Gold Mining Overview
    • 5.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 5.3.2. Gold Reserve Base in Ghana
  • 5.4. West Africa, Ghana, Manganese Mining Overview
    • 5.4.1. Production Scenario
    • 5.4.2. Manganese Reserve Base in Ghana
  • 5.5. West Africa, Ghana Mining Industry, Other Metals Mining Scenario
    • 5.5.1. Diamond Mining Overview
    • 5.5.2. Bauxite Mining Overview
  • 5.6. West Africa, Ghana, Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

6. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Guinea

  • 6.1. West Africa, Guinea, Mining Overview
  • 6.2. West Africa, Guinea Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 6.2.1. Increased Foreign Direct Investment
    • 6.2.2. New Mining Code an Obstacle for Foreign Miners
  • 6.3. West Africa, Guinea, Bauxite Mining Overview
    • 6.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 6.3.2. Bauxite Reserve Base in Guinea
  • 6.4. West Africa, Guinea, Gold Mining Overview
    • 6.4.1. Production Scenario
    • 6.4.2. Gold Resource Base in Guinea
  • 6.5. West Africa, Guinea Mining Industry, Other Metals Mining Scenario
    • 6.5.1. Diamond Mining Overview
    • 6.5.2. Iron Ore Mining Overview
  • 6.6. West Africa, Guinea Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

7. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Liberia

  • 7.1. Western Africa, Liberia, Mining Overview
  • 7.2. West Africa, Liberia Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 7.2.1. Significant Iron Ore Mining Potential
    • 7.2.2. Lack of Government Activity in Improving Infrastructure
    • 7.2.3. Illegal Mining and Political Risks
  • 7.3. West Africa, Liberia, Iron Ore Mining Overview
    • 7.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 7.3.2. Iron Ore Reserve Base in Liberia
  • 7.4. West Africa, Liberia Mining Industry, Other Metals Mining Scenario
    • 7.4.1. Diamond Mining Overview
    • 7.4.2. Gold Mining Overview
  • 7.5. West Africa, Liberia Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

8. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Mali

  • 8.1. West Africa, Mali, Mining Overview
  • 8.2. West Africa, Mali Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 8.2.1. New Projects in Pipeline
    • 8.2.2. Increasing Gold Prices
    • 8.2.3. Gold Mines Closure
  • 8.3. West Africa, Mali, Gold Mining Overview
    • 8.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 8.3.2. Gold Reserve Base in Mali
  • 8.4. West Africa, Mali, Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

9. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Mauritania

  • 9.1. West Africa, Mauritania, Mining Overview
  • 9.2. West Africa, Mauritania Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 9.2.1. High-grade Reserves to Drive the Iron Ore Industry
    • 9.2.2. Attractive Mining Laws to Increase Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
    • 9.2.3. Generation of Livelihood
    • 9.2.4. Limited Production
  • 9.3. West Africa, Mauritania, Iron Ore Mining Overview
    • 9.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 9.3.2. Iron Ore Reserve Base in Mauritania
  • 9.4. West Africa, Mauritania, Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

10. West Africa, Mining Potential by Country - Sierra Leone

  • 10.1. West Africa, Sierra Leone, Mining Overview
  • 10.2. West Africa, Sierra Leone Mining Industry - Factors Influencing Mining
    • 10.2.1. Increased Foreign Direct Investment
    • 10.2.2. Iron Ore Industry to Play a Key Role in Driving the Country's Economy
    • 10.2.3. Insufficient Infrastructure Facilities
    • 10.2.4. Illegal Mining
  • 10.3. West Africa, Sierra Leone, Iron Ore Mining Overview
    • 10.3.1. Production Scenario
    • 10.3.2. Iron Ore Reserve Base in Sierra Leone
  • 10.4. West Africa, Sierra Leone Mining Industry, Other Metals Mining Scenario
    • 10.4.1. Gold Mining Overview
    • 10.4.2. Diamonds Mining Overview
    • 10.4.3. Bauxite Mining Overview
  • 10.5. West Africa, Sierra Leone Mining Industry - Fiscal Scenario

11. West Africa, Mining Potential - Other Countries

  • 11.1. Togo Mining Overview
  • 11.2. Nigeria Mining Overview
  • 11.3. Senegal Mining Overview
  • 11.4. Guinea - Bissau Mining Overview
  • 11.5. Benin Mining Overview

12. West African Mining Industry, Major Active and Planned Projects

  • 12.1. West African Mining Industry, Top Active Projects
  • 12.2. West African Mining Industry, Top Planned Projects
  • 12.3. West African Mineral Industry, Top Mergers and Acquisitions

13. West Africa Mining Industry - Competitive Landscape

  • 13.1. IAMGOLD Corporation (IMG) - Burkina Faso, Mali
    • 13.1.1. IAMGOLD Corporation (IMG), Overview
    • 13.1.2. IAMGOLD Corporation (IMG), Business Description
  • 13.2. Consolidated Minerals Limited (Consmin) - Ghana
    • 13.2.1. Consolidated Minerals Limited (Consmin), Overview
    • 13.2.2. Consolidated Minerals Limited (Consmin), Business Description
  • 13.3. Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) - Ghana
    • 13.3.1. Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields), Overview
    • 13.3.2. Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields), Business Description
  • 13.4. AngloGold Ashanti Limited - Guinea, Mali
    • 13.4.1. AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Overview
    • 13.4.2. AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Business Description
  • 13.5. Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee SA (CBG) - Guinea
    • 13.5.1. Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee SA (CBG), Overview
    • 13.5.2. Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee SA (CBG), Bauxite Projects
  • 13.6. ArcelorMittal - Liberia
    • 13.6.1. ArcelorMittal, Overview
    • 13.6.2. ArcelorMittal, Business Description
  • 13.7. Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere (SNIM) - Mauritania
    • 13.7.1. Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere (SNIM), Overview
    • 13.7.2. Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere (SNIM), Business Description
    • 13.7.3. Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere (SNIM), Iron Ore Projects
  • 13.8. Koidu Holdings SA (Koidu) - Sierra Leone
    • 13.8.1. Koidu Holdings SA (Koidu), Overview
  • 13.9. London Mining Plc (London Mining) - Sierra Leone
    • 13.9.1. London Mining Plc (London Mining), Overview

14. Appendix

  • 14.1. Abbreviations
  • 14.2. Bibliography
  • 14.3. GlobalData's Methodology
    • 14.3.1. Coverage
    • 14.3.2. Secondary research
    • 14.3.3. Primary Research
    • 14.3.4. Expert Panel Validation
  • 14.4. Contact Us
  • 14.5. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Mining Industry, Burkina Faso, Major Companies, 2011
  • Table 2: Mining Industry, Burkina Faso, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 3: Mining Industry, Ghana, Total Investments into Mining Industry (2005-2011)
  • Table 4: Gold Mining Industry, Ghana, Gold Mine Production By Company, 2011
  • Table 5: Mining Industry, Ghana, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 6: Gold Mining Industry, Guinea, Measured and Indicated Gold Resources by Mine, 2011
  • Table 7: Mining Industry, Guinea, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 8: Gold Mining Industry, Liberia, Major Gold Exploration Projects, 2011
  • Table 9: Mining Industry, Liberia, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 10: Mining Industry, Mali, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 11: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Mauritania, Iron Ore Reserve Volume for Major Active and Planned Projects, 2011
  • Table 12: Mining Industry, Mauritania, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 13: Diamond Mining Industry, Sierra Lone, Major Diamond Projects, 2012
  • Table 14: Mining Industry, Sierra Leone, Fiscal Terms, 2012
  • Table 15: Mining Industry, Togo, Major Mining Companies, 2011
  • Table 16: Coal Mining Industry, Nigeria, Coal Mining Projects, 2011
  • Table 17: Gold Mining Industry, Senegal, Gold Production ('000 Ounces), (2011-2020)
  • Table 18: Mining Industry, Western Africa, Major Active Projects by Country, 2011
  • Table 19: Mining Industry, Western Africa, Major Active and Planned Projects, (2012-2015)
  • Table 20: Mining Industry, Western Africa, Top Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), (2010-2012)
  • Table 21: Gold Mining Industry, Burkina Faso and Mali, IAMGOLD Corporation (IMG), Major Gold Projects
  • Table 22: Manganese Mining Industry, Consolidated Minerals Limited (Consmin), Major Manganese Projects
  • Table 23: Gold Mining Industry, Ghana, Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields), Major Gold Projects
  • Table 24: Gold Mining Industry, Guinea and Mali, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Major Gold Projects
  • Table 25: Bauxite Mining Industry, Guinea, Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee SA, Major Bauxite Projects
  • Table 26: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Liberia, ArcelorMittal, Major Iron Ore Projects
  • Table 27: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Mauritania, Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere, Major Iron Ore Projects
  • Table 28: Diamond Mining Industry, Sierra Leone, Koidu Holdings SA, Major Diamond Projects
  • Table 29: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Sierra Leone, London Mining Plc, Major Iron Ore Projects

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Western Africa Mining Industry, Metals and Minerals, Percentage of Global Production, 2011
  • Figure 2: Mining Industry, West Africa, Mining Business Potential for Select Countries, 2011
  • Figure 3: Gold Mining Industry, Burkina Faso, Gold Production ('000 ounces), 2000-2020
  • Figure 4: Gold Mining Industry, Burkina Faso, Proven and Probable Reserves by Company (Million Ounces (Moz), 2011
  • Figure 5: Gold Mining Industry, Ghana, Gold Mine Production ('000 Ounces), 2000-2020
  • Figure 6: Gold Mining Industry, Ghana, Mineral Property Map of Ghana, 2011
  • Figure 7: Manganese Mining Industry, Ghana, Manganese Ore Production ('000 Metric Tons), 2000-2020
  • Figure 8: Manganese Mining Industry, Ghana, Manganese Geological Map
  • Figure 9: Bauxite Mining Industry, Guinea, Bauxite Production (Million Metric Tons), 2000-2020
  • Figure 10: Bauxite Mining Industry, Guinea, Bauxite Reserves Distribution by Region (%), 2011
  • Figure 11: Gold Mining Industry, Guinea, Gold Mine Production (`000 Ounces), 2000-2020
  • Figure 12: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Liberia, Iron Ore Production (MMt), 2011-2020
  • Figure 13: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Liberia, Major Iron Ore Deposits Location, 2011
  • Figure 14: Gold Mining Industry, Mali, Gold Mine Production ('000 ounces), 2000-2020
  • Figure 15: Iron Ore Mining Industry, Mauritania, Iron Ore Production (MMt), 2000-2020
  • Figure 16: Mining Industry, Sierra Leone , Iron Ore Production (MMt), 2011-2020
  • Figure 17: Mining Industry, Sierra Leone , Iron Ore Inferred Resources (MMt), 2011
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