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We provide a full suite of contract mining services in five key african countries, including exploration drilling.

A name you can trust

African Mining Services (AMS) is one of the largest Contract Mining Company’s in Africa with established support networks in Africa, Australia and Europe. AMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausdrill Limited, a publicly listed Australian Company (ASX: ASL).

Your partner in Africa

AMS offers contract surface mining and exploration drilling services to the mining industry throughout West Africa in Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Guinea through African Mining Services. AMS has provided mining services since 1996 and Ausdrill the parent company has established operations in Africa since 1991. 

The full service

AMS was established in 1996 and until February 2005 was a joint venture company owned and operated by Ausdrill Limited 50% and Henry Walker Eltin 50%. In March 2005 AMS became a 100% subsidiary of Ausdrill Limited.

We have worked for in the past and continue to work for many major and smaller mining houses in providing full contract mining services, full drilling services and also exploration drilling services.

See “Our Operations” page for AMS's current client work-on-hand and further project details.

Current contracts

Mining Who
Ghana Endeavour/Perseus/Anglo Gold Ashanti/Ghana Manganese
Mali Resolute/Hummingbird Resources
Burkina Faso Semafo/Nordgold
Senegal Toro Gold

Drilling Who
Ghana Newmont/PMI Gold
Mali B2 Gold
Burkina B2 Gold, West African Resources

Past contracts

Mining Who
Ghana Goldfields/Anglo Ashanti/Ghana Manganese/Newmont/Kinross/Golden Star/Noble Resources
Mali AngloGold Ashanti
Burkina Faso Avocet
Guinea Anglogold Ashanti

Drilling Who
Ghana Alcoa/Caracal Gold/Endeavour/Golden Star/Goldfields/Kinross/Resolute/PMI Gold
Burkina Faso Ampella/Avocet/Boss Gold/Burkina Mining/Carbine Resources/Etruscan/Orbis Gold
Côte d’Ivoire Newcrest

 

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