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Africa Mineral Resource Specialists Inc.

Your source for professional assistance in obtaining, evaluating, exploring, developing and operating mineral properties in Africa.

 

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Links to Web sites concerning Africa

The links provided in this section are ones felt by AMRS to of utility in gaining information for a wide variety of purposes, including the mining industry.  They have been checked by AMRS at the time of publishing this web site and are checked periodically to check if they are still functional.  However, access to these sites by  users of the AMRS website cannot be guaranteed by AMRS.  In addition, AMRS makes no claims for the truth or accuracy of data on any of these sites.

You can either simply browse the entire list or you can click on one of the specific categories below to go immediately to that specific set of links.

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General Information for Africa

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General Information on Geology and Mining in Africa

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News Sources for Africa

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Doing Business in Africa

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Mining Companies with African Operations

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Sources of Company Information

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General Geology and Mining News Sources

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Professional Mining and Geological Organizations

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General Information on Prospecting and Ore Deposits

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Sources of Mineral Commodity Information

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Gems and Minerals

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General Information on Travel in Africa

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African Airlines

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General Helpful Travel Information

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Miscellaneous Information (Reference and Esoteric)

General Information for Africa

As of late April 2001, some of the sites containing good general information about Africa appeared to be having problems and were unable to be accessed.  As a result, they were removed from the AMRS links page.  Once we see that these sites, or new ones, are functioning they will be added. 

The Africa Guide has a searchable data base for African countries with information and news on most African countries.

Africa on the Internet has information as to which African countries are on the internet.

Everything Africa also hails itself as an African countries gateway with news and information on most African countries.

MBendi Information for Africa bills itself as Africa's leading business Website.  It is a comprehensive site with access to country information as well as business sector information.

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General Information on Geology and Mining in Africa

The Council for Geoscience of the Geological Survey of South Africa is a good source of geological information on Southern Africa.

GeoAfrica - Directory of African Earth Science Resources is a good source of geological information on many African countries.

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News Sources for Africa

Africa News Online - Gateway to a Continent is a comprehensive news site with news for all of Africa.

Africa News Directory is a site that has news from all across Africa.

A variety of African Newspapers can be accessed through this Italian Website.

The Addis Tribune Website contains the published news of this weekly newspaper in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Website of the Swiss Fondation Hirondelle has up-to-date news on several African countries - Burundi, Central African Republic, Liberia and Rwanda.

IAfrica.com is an ISP covering much of Southern Africa.  Its home page has good news coverage for Southern Africa.

This World Bank site has world news and country information.

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Doing Business in Africa

MBendi Information for Africa bills itself as Africa's leading business Website.  It is a very good, comprehensive site with access to specific information about individual countries as well as business sector information.

South Africa Council for Mineral Technology (MINTEK) is a South African mineral industry research organization.  This website has good Africa business news.

This World Bank site has world news and country information.

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Mining Companies with African Operations

This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of companies with operations in Africa.  This is a list of those companies with Websites who either have mining operations in Africa or who mention their exploration operations in specific African countries.  Some active junior companies with African operations did not have websites at the time this website was updated.

African Gold PLC - based in Ireland, operations in Zimbabwe.

AfriOre Limited - based in South Africa, operations in southern Africa.

Aluminum Company of Canada (Alcan) - produces bauxite from mines in Guinea (in joint venture with Alcoa, Reynolds Metals, Pechiney and Comalco) and in Ghana.

Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) - produces bauxite from mines in Guinea (in joint venture with Alcan, Reynolds Metals, Pechiney and Comalco)

American Mineral Fields - based in the United States and has operations in Central Africa.

Anglo American Corporation - is a global leader in mining and natural resources, operations in many parts of Africa.

Anglo Gold - based in South Africa and a leading producer of gold.

Anglovaal Mining Ltd. (Avmin) - based in South Africa, a diversified mining company, mainly in southern Africa, with operations for base metals, ferrous metals and gold (through its subsidiary, Avgold).

Anvil Mining NL - based in Australia, operations in Ghana (Bogoso gold mine) and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Ashanti Gold - based in Ghana, operations in many parts of Africa.

Avgold - based in South Africa, gold operations mainly in South Africa.

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Banro Resources - based in the United States, operations in the Congo.

Barrick Gold - based in Canada, operations in Tanzania.

Billiton is a major mining company with operations in Southern Africa.

Breakwater Resources - based in Canada, base metals mine in Tunisia.

DeBeers is the largest diamond company in the world with mines and exploration programs throughout Africa.

Delta Gold Ltd. is an Australian gold mining company with operations in Zimbabwe for both gold and platinum.

Diamond Fields International - based in Canada, it is involved in marine diamond production and exploration in southern Africa, Namibia and South Africa.

Diamond Works - based in Canada, operations in southern Africa.

Equinox Resources NL - based in Australia with properties in Zambia.

Firestone Diamonds - based in Canada, diamond mine in South Africa and exploration projects in Botswana and South Africa.

First Quantum Ventures is a Canadian company with operations in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Gold Fields Limited - based in South Africa, operations mainly in southern Africa.

Falconbridge - based in Canada, it is a global miner of nickel and has exploration operations in Madagascar and Cote d'Ivoire.

Harmony Gold - based in South Africa, operations mainly in South Africa.

ISCOR - based in South Africa, is a major producer of iron, coal, heavy minerals and base metals in southern Africa.

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JCI Ltd. - based in South Africa, is a major producer of gold in southern Africa.

Kenmare Resources is an Irish mining company with a titanium project in Mozambique and gold exploration in Guinea.

Kenor ASA  is a major Norwegian mining company which operates the Lero-Karta gold mine in Guinea.

Kinross Gold - based in Canada, produces gold from a mine in Zimbabwe.

Lonmin PLC - based in London, is a major precious metals company mining platinum in South Africa and gold in Zimbabwe.

Maiden Gold NL - based in Australia, operations for gold mainly in the Lake Victoria Goldfields of Tanzania.

Majestic Resources NL is an Australian company producing diamonds in South Africa.

Mano River Resources - based in London, exploration programs in the countries of the Mano River Union (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone).

Mincor Resources NL - based in Australia, operations in Guinea, Tanzania and Uganda.

Nevsun Resources - based in Canada, operations in Mali and Ghana.

Normandy Mining Ltd. is a major Australian gold and diversified mining company with operations and exploration in several African countries.

Paladin Resources NL - An Australian junior mining company with a uranium deposit in Malawi.

Randgold & Exploration Co. Ltd. - a South African company with operations and exploration in several other countries.

Ranger Minerals Ltd - based in Australia, operating gold mines in Ghana and Tanzania.

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Red Back Mining NL - based in Australia, developing a gold project in Ghana.

Reefton Mining NL - based in Australia, exploring for diamonds in Namibia.

Resolute Limited - based in Australia, mining operations in Ghana and Tanzania, exploration in other countries.

Rex Diamonds - based in Toronto, Ontario it has a project in Mauritania.

Rio Tinto - based in London and one of the world's largest mining companies, it is involved in several mining operations, mainly in southern Africa.

Samancor - based in South Africa, is a major producer of chrome and manganese.  It is jointly owned by Billiton and Anglo American.

Semafo, Inc.  - based in Montreal, Quebec, primarily involved in West Africa.  Currently has two mines under construction in Guinea and 

Spinifex Gold NL - based in Australia, exploring for gold in Tanzania.

Tenke Mining Corp. - based in Canada, developing a copper-cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Trans Hex - based in South Africa, produces diamonds in southern Africa.

Zimbabwe Platinum (Zimplats) is an Australian group developing a major platinum resource within the Hartley Geologic Complex of the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe.

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Sources of Company Information

Links to comprehensive lists of mining companies can be found at the following sites:

The Canadian Venture Exchange - for Canadian companies, the Canadian public venture market.

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa - for South African companies.

The Gold Institute for gold mining companies.

INFOMINE your mining information source is a website dedicated to mining news and information.  It has news and information on mining companies that can be searched.

The London Stock Exchange - for UK publicly listed companies.

The Mining Information Page is a comprehensive website with links to Australian mining companies which provides a single-line summary of the activity of the company.

Sedar is a comprehensive site for Canadian publicly listed companies. 

The Toronto Stock Exchange -  for Canadian companies, the senior market for Canadian companies.

 Western Australia School of Mines is a fairly comprehensive list of Australian mining companies.

Yahoo! for many general mining companies and mining company news.

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General Geology and Mining News Sources

The Engineering and Mining Journal is a leading monthly international mining news magazine published in the United States.

The Mining Journal is one of the primary international mining news sources with a weekly newsletter and a monthly magazine published in London.

The Northern Miner is an important international mining weekly newspaper published in Canada.

The Mineral Industry Research Organisation in the UK can be a good source of information.

INFOMINE your mining information source is a website dedicated to mining news and information.  It has links to commodity prices, mining industry vendors and a lot of other mining related material.

Geoscience Information Group - UK is a source of good links for geologic information.

International Liaison Group on Gold Mineralization is a UK based group that publishes a two-times a year extensive newsletter on gold mineralization and gold exploration.

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Professional Mining and Geological Organizations

These sites commonly have good links to other sites of interest in mining and geology.  This is not a comprehensive list but a good starting point for finding information.

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists is an international association of geologists working in the petroleum industry.  It is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.

The American Geological Institute is an umbrella organization representing a large number of American based professional geological societies.  It is based in Alexandria, Virginia USA.

The Australian Institute of Mining is a major Australian association of professionals in the mining industry.

The Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society is a USA based professional society with a membership having extensive international economic geology and exploration experience.  It is based in Denver, Colorado USA.

The Geological Society of South Africa is a South African based professional society of geologists.

The Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits is a European based international society of geologists who specialize in economic geology and the geology of mineral deposits.

The Society of Economic Geologists is an international society of geologists who specialize in economic geology.  It is based in Littleton, Colorado USA.

Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is a major Canadian association with a large international membership of persons interested in the mining industry.

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General Information on Prospecting and Ore Deposits

The British Columbia & Yukon Chamber of Mines has established an online prospecting school for those interested in prospecting for minerals.  It's objective is to provide an introduction to the study of geology and mineral deposits, with practical training in identification of rocks and minerals.  It is geared to the beginner with no previous experience in geology or the mining industry.

The Centre for Ore Deposit and Exploration Studies (CODES) at the Geology Department of the University of Tasmania has good information on ore deposits and ore deposit modeling.

Geodynamics and Ore Deposit Evolution (GEODE) aims to build a quantitative understanding of the geological processes on all scales that lead to the formation of world class ore deposits, particularly in their timing and location.

Links for Mineralogists is a Website sponsored by the University of Wurzburg, Germany.  It is a very good set of links to a wide variety of mineralogy, ore deposit and geology Websites.

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Sources of Mineral Commodity Information

DeBeers is the largest diamond company in the world and its site has good information on diamonds.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international agency dedicated to the peaceful uses of Atomic Energy.

World Gold Council  is an organization established to promote better knowledge of gold as a commodity.

WISE Uranium Project is a website which has collected information for mining companies involved in uranium mining and includes data on individual deposits.   

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Gems and Minerals

Bob's Rockshop is a site with good links to other mineral sites.

Gem Data is a site with information about gems.

Mineral Collectors Page is the Website of the Mineralogy Club of Antwerp, Belgium and has good links to other mineral sites.

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General Information on Travel in Africa

The Africa Guide has a searchable data base for African countries with information and news on most African countries.

NewAfrica.com hails itself as an African countries gateway.  It has a searchable data base for African countries with news and information on  most African countries.

Everything Africa also hails itself as an African countries gateway with news and information on most African countries.

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African Airlines

Air Afrique covers most of Francophone West Africa with connections to Europe and the United States.

Ethiopian Airlines covers much of Africa with connections to  Europe and the United States.

Ghana Airways covers much of West Africa and connects to Europe.

Kenya Airways covers much of East Africa and connects to Europe.

South African Airways covers southern Africa with connections to Europe and the United States

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General Helpful Travel Information

Airlines of the Web is a Website reputed to have the most complete links to  the world's operating airlines.

The Centers for Disease Control  is the US agency responsible for disease control.  The site has good information on tropical diseases.

Currency Convertor is an international currency converter with data going back to 1990.

Global Support Agency is an organization established for the safety of expatriate employees.

International Airports give good general information on international airports.

Travel Languages gives basic travel vocabularies in over 60 languages.

Travel Finder has good links to world wide sites.

Travel Sites has good links to world wide sites.

Universal Currency Convertor is an international currency converter.

US Naval Observatory Master Clock - a site for correct time.

US State Department Travel Warnings gives up-to-date information on potential danger to travelers throughout the world.

The Weather Channel has weather global weather forecasts.

World Climate has average climate information for thousands of cities worldwide.

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Miscellaneous Information (Reference and Esoteric)

Atlapedia is an online map atlas.

Astrodienst is an online astrology site.

Bartlett's Quotations - a site containing thousands of quotations.

Cartoonbank is a site where the New Yorker magazine puts the cartoons which it uses in the magazine.

Encyclopedia Brittanica Online - the online version of the Encyclopedia Brittanica.

Freeskills - a site with over 250 free tutorials on various computer software products as well as links to fee based learning centers.

FunTrivia.com is a catalog of jokes and one-liners.

Go to My Mall - Africa is a comprehensive link page with links to many internet internet vendors of a wide variety of services and products with ties to Africa.

iLoveLanguages - links to languages and translating dictionaries.  This site is a comprehensive catalog to more than 2000 language-related sites.

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Learnfree.com is a website with online tutorials for a broad selection of free lessons.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - the only version of this English language dictionary.

Mind Tools - a site billing itself as a means of thinking yourself to a better life.

My Virtual Reference Desk - a comprehensive site with news and information as well as links to almanacs and many other reference resources.

Rand McNally is a major international map and atlas publisher.

Strunk's Elements of Style - the online version of this famous guide to authors.

Tips for Writers - a site with general information for writers.

Units of Measure - this site has information on measurement systems as well as conversion factors.

Your Dictionary is a site with links to over 160 languages.

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Africa Mineral Resource Specialists Inc.
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Littleton, Colorado 80127 USA
Telephone:  1-720-922-7481
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