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An IFC guide on developing greenfield transport infrastructure (rail and port) primarily used to support mining operations through Public-Private Partnership schemes and on a project finance basis.
Guyana Goldfields, a junior mining company, has been working with IFC to explore and develop a gold mine in a remote jungle location on the Cuyuni River 176 miles from the capital of Georgetown.
Over the last 20 years, Pan American Energy LLL (PAE) has grown to become the second largest oil and gas producer in Argentina and IFC has been there every step of the way.
Newmont Mining, one of the world’s largest gold mining firms, sought IFC’s help in managing the financial and social risks of its return to Africa after a four-decade hiatus.
Baobab Resources Plc, a London-based exploration company, approached IFC in 2008 for assistance in exploring and developing Mozambique’s minerals sector.


IFC’s Mining Group provides equity and loan financing for mining companies to build projects that reward owners, investors, and local communities. We offer an integrated approach that combines financing with industry expertise and assistance in maximizing projects’ social benefits while minimizing their environmental footprints. Under our unique Early Equity Program, we support mining projects at the pre-feasibility stage by becoming a shareholder and long-term partner.


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