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Gabon engages in the processing of manganese

Libreville, 12 June 2015 – President of the Republic of Gabon, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, inaugurated Moanda's Metallurgical Complex (CMM, in French). Gabon is engaging in the processing of manganese locally. President of the Republic of Gabon, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, inaugurated Moanda's Metallurgical Complex (CMM, in French) on Friday. CMM, which is located in the province of Haut-Ogooué South-East Gabon), is a project initiated by the Compagnie Minière de l’Ogooué (COMILOG) as...

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Mining Indaba 2015: Société Equatoriale des Mines promoting their flagship projects.

Mining Indaba 2015: Société Equatoriale des Mines promoting their flagship projects.

Libreville, 8 January 2014 - Société Equatoriale des Mines will attend the 2015 edition of the Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town (South Africa) with a stand. The company aims to capitalize on the opportunities provided by the event so as to build partnerships with a view to develop promising gold or marble projects. Société Equatoriale des Mines (SEM) will attend the Mining Indaba conference which is to take place from 9 to 12 February...

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Ownership transfer in line with Gabon’s plan to promote mining sector

Ownership transfer in line with Gabon’s plan to promote mining sector

In line with its Strategic Plan for an Emerging Gabon (SPEG), the Gabon government in September transferred its 28.45% stake in French mining company Eramet’s Gabon-based subsidiary, Compagnie Minière de l’Ogooué Comilog Société Equatoriale des Mines (Comilog), to the Gabon State-ownedmining company Société Équatoriale des Mines (SEM). SEM states that this ownership transfer strengthens the partnership betweenGabon and Eramet. “This decision is consistent with the strategy contained in the SPEG, which was designed by Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba in 2012,” says Mines, Industry and Tourism Minister Regis Immongault. The SPEG seeks to accelerate the diversification of Gabon’s national economy through the local...

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The Gabonese government transfers its holdings in COMILOG to the Société Equatoriale des Mines

The Gabonese government transfers its holdings in COMILOG to the  Société Equatoriale des Mines

Libreville, September 29 2014 - The Société Equatoriale des Mines is assigned the management of the 28.45% stake of the Gabonese government in the Compagnie Minière de l'Ogooué (COMILOG), a subsidiary of ERAMET. Such transfer, which is in line with the Strategic Plan for an Emerging Gabon (PSGE, in French) strengthens the partnership between Gabon and the French group . In line with the Strategic Plan for an Emerging Gabon (PSGE, in French) and...

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Gabon, Morocco pen co-op agreements

Gabon, Morocco pen co-op agreements

Gabon and Morocco signed two major agreements in March to develop their respective natural resources and increase the industrialisation of both countries’ economies. The first agreement is between Gabon’s State-owned mining company, Société Équatoriale des Mines (SEM), and Morocco’s State-owned phosphate group, Office Chérien des Phosphates (OCP Group). The agreement, which has an estimated value of $2.3-billion, stipulates that OCP Group will provide technical and scientific assistance for the development of an industrial fertiliser plant in...

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New Gabon mining code in effect by year-end

New Gabon mining code in effect by year-end

Fabrice Nzé-Békalé tells Mining Weekly “This new mining code, which is being scrutinised by Parliament, will replace the existing mining code, which was promulgated in 2000. It should come into effect by the end of this year,” he says. Another important development is the construction of the Moanda Metallurgical Complex (MMC) by French mining company Eramet’s Gabon-based subsidiary, Comilog, in which SEM holds a 29% stake. It is situated in the Haut Ogooué province of Gabon. Nzé-Békalé says the MMC...

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SEM and NTDMCC are partnering in a joint-venture with the aim of developing a manganese project in Okondja

SEM and NTDMCC are partnering in a joint-venture with the aim of developing a manganese project in Okondja

Libreville, June 27, 2014 - Société Equatoriale des Mines and the Dubaian group, Navodaya Trading DMCC, are partnering in a joint-venture called GMFA (Gabon Manganese & Ferro Alloys) with the aim of starting exploratory works and the development of the manganese deposit in Okondja, Haut-Ogooué . Société Equatoriale des Mines (SEM) and Navodaya Trading DMCC (NTDMCC) signed an agreement establishing the formation of a joint-venture called Gabon Manganese & Ferro Alloys (GMFA) of...

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SEM IS ORGANIZING PANELS DISCUSSION DURING THE NYFA

SEM IS ORGANIZING PANELS DISCUSSION DURING THE NYFA

Libreville, May 28 2014- On the occasion of the third New York Forum Africa (NYFA) which is taking place in Libreville (Gabon) from May 23 to 25, Société Equatoriale des  Mines  (SEM)  is  bringing  together  corporate  managers,  experts  and  opinion leader for discussions on the major issues related to the mining sector in Africa and in Gabon. SEM is organizing a plenary session on the theme of “100% local processing of mining resources: how can we...

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Competition Business Plans

Competition Business Plans

SEM engaged in the promotion of entrepreneurship and excellence in youth.Libreville , May 22, 2014 - Equatorial Mining Company and the Academy Franco -American Management handed prizes to the three winners of business plans competitions organized within the renowned establishment. This event is part of a process that aims to promote entrepreneurship and excellence among young people in the context of a labor market changing in Gabon.La Société Equatoriale des Mines (SEM ) and the Academy Franco -American Management ( AFRAM ) conducted...

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