About us
  • About us

    London Mining is an expanding producer of high specification iron ore concentrate for the global steel industry and is focused on identifying, developing and operating sustainable mines.

    The Company is on track to produce c. 5Mwmt in 2014, from its 100% owned Marampa Mine in Sierra Leone, increasing to 6.5Mwmt/a following the next phase of expansion. Marampa has resources of c.1Bt to support a mine life of over 40 years and a staged expansion to 20Mwmt/a of iron ore production.

    London Mining has also completed bankable feasibility studies outlining plans for the development of its projects in Greenland and Saudi Arabia, with an aggregate JORC attributable resource of 1,203Mt.

    Russell Downs and Peter Dickens have been appointed as joint administrators of London Mining PLC to manage its affairs, business and property as its agents and without personal liability.  Russell Downs and Peter Dickens are licensed in the United Kingdom to act as insolvency practitioners by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

    The joint administrators are Data Controllers of personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP will act as Data Processor on their instructions. Personal data will be kept secure and processed only for matters relating to the administration.

    • Our history

      We have a nine year track record in identifying, developing and financing high quality iron ore production.


      Feasibility study completed for 6.5Mwmt/a operation at Marampa with a mine life of over 40 years.


      First shipment of concentrate from Marampa with work commencing on an initial expansion to 5Mtpa. Bankable feasibility studies completed for a 9Mtpa operation using the same logistics at Marampa and also for the Isua Project.


      Prefeasibility and scoping work completed an expansion to over 16Mtpa at Marampa and for a 15Mtpa operation at Isua. First production achieved from Marampa in December. 


      Over a billion tonnes of JORC resources declared for the three core iron ore projects. Construction of the Marampa processing plant commences focussed on tailings from previous operations. 


      London Mining listed on AIM with 37m of secondary  shares placed with institutional shareholders. Exploration drilling undertaken at Marampa, Isua and Wadi Sawawin.


      The Brazilian mine was sold for a profit of USD660m of which GBP220m was returned to shareholders. A joint venture was established to develop the Wadi Sawawin project in Saudi Arabia. 


      USD120m of funds were raised to complete the purchase of the mine in Brazil and commence construction of a 3.5Mtpa operation. London Mining listed on the Oslo Axess exchange. 


      The licence for the derelict Marampa mine in Sierra Leone was acquired and a purchase option was negotiated for a operating mine in Brazil. 


      London Mining was founded in 2005 with a plan to identify and develop iron ore mines for the global steel industry. The licence for the Isua Project was acquired. 

      • Directors & Senior Management

        Directors & Senior Management

        Read the full biographies of the London Mining Board members and the Executive Leadership Team.

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      • Operations


        We are producing from our Marampa mine in Sierra Leone and have potential to produce >30Mt of high quality iron ore.

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