• Burkina Faso gendarme killed in attack on Inata gold mine ...

    Oct 04, 2018· On September 26, at least eight members of the Burkina Faso security forces were killed when a roadside bomb hit their patrol vehicle on the road between Djibo and Baraboulé. In August, five police officers and a civilian were killed in a bomb and gun attack near the Boungou gold mine in Burkina Faso’s east.

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  • Gold Mining Industry is Booming in Burkina Faso ...

    Jan 02, 2016· Burkina Faso is one of the fastest rising gold producing countries in the world. It has been the fourth largest gold producer in Africa since 2012. Over the past eight years, about six new mines have been commission and exploration for gold is still ongoing in several other locations. The exploration works done in the […]

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  • Endeavour Mining Corporation Our Portfolio Houndé Mine

    The Houndé mine was successfully built ahead of schedule and below budget, with its first gold pour occurring in October 2017 and commercial production announced on November 1st é has become the Company's flagship lowcost mine, ranking amongst West Africa's top tier cash generating mines, with an average annual production of 235,000 ounces at an AllIn Sustaining Cost of 610/oz ...

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  • Deadly attack at Burkina Faso gold mine has Australian ...

    A group representing Australian mining companies working in the West African nation of Burkina Faso admits the security situation has "deteriorated" and it is concerned foreign workers are ...

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  • Burkina Faso emerges as a goldmining powerhouse

    Another major player in Burkina Faso’s gold mining industry is Nordgold, now delisted from the LSE, which operates nine gold mines around the world including four in Russia. It has three mines in Burkina Faso – Taparko, Bissa and Bouly (although Bouly functions as a satellite of Bissa).

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  • Burkina Gold Mine Lease 1

    Summary: The gold prospect is located in Tertiary igneous rocks . It has been explored by major mining companies since the 1970s. Geophysical, geochemical and geological mapping surveys have identified gold anomalies several remain to be drilled, over 50 Gold claims which are ready to be leased which covers the 8650 Acres in the northern part of Burkina Faso.

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  • Semafo suspends work at Burkina Faso gold mine as death ...

    Nov 07, 2019· Montrealbased gold miner Semafo Inc. has halted operations at its Boungou gold mine in eastern Burkina Faso as the fallout widens from one of …

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  • Burkina Faso: A terrorist gold mine | Webdunia English

    There is a gold rush in Africa's Sahel region. A number of new mines have been opened there since a vein of gold was discovered in 2012. The Boungou mine in northeastern Burkina Faso, for instance, was opened between 2017 and mid2018. But the region is also increasingly under threat from Islamists.

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  • gold mine burkna faso

    Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources. The Youga gold mine is situated 180km southeast of Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. Initially owned by Endeavour Mining, the mine was sold to Avesoro Jersey (formerly MNG Gold) in February 2016. The mine was then acquired by Avesoro Resources in December 2017.

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  • Jihadists disrupt Burkina Faso's gold output while making ...

    Nov 20, 2019· The gold industry has grown in Burkina Faso as mining companies from Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Russia bought rights Ouagadougou (AFP) Jihadist attacks on gold miners in Burkina Faso could seriously set back the rising production of a mineral that is a …

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  • IAMGOLD Corporation Home

    IAMGOLD. with four operating gold mines on three continents. A solid base of strategic assets in North and South America and West Africa is complemented by development and exploration projects, and continued assessment of accretive acquisition opportunities.

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  • Burkina Faso: A terrorist gold mine | Africa | DW |

    There is a gold rush in Africa's Sahel region. A number of new mines have been opened there since a vein of gold was discovered in 2012. The Boungou mine in northeastern Burkina Faso, for instance ...

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  • At least 37 dead in attack on Canadian mining convoy in ...

    At least 37 civilians are dead and more than 60 are wounded after gunmen attacked a convoy of local employees working for the Canadian gold mining company Semafo in Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

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  • Roxgold Inc. Home

    Corporate Profile Roxgold is a Canadianbased gold mining company with assets located in West Africa. The Company owns and operates the highgrade Yaramoko Gold Mine located on the Houndé greenstone belt in Burkina Faso and is also advancing the development and exploration of the Séguéla Gold Project located in Côte d’Ivoire.

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  • BissaBouly Gold Mine, Burkina Faso | EJAtlas

    Nordgold launches Bouly gold heap leach operation in Burkina Faso, 19/09/2016 [click to view] Nordgold Receives Mining License for Bissa Project, Burkina Faso [click to view] Nordgold completes acquisition of Burkina Faso project, 20/10/2014 [click to view] First Gold Poured at New Bissa Mine in Burkina Faso [click to view]

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  • Burkina Faso. Labour in the gold mines … News views ...

    Burkina Faso. Labour in the gold mines … Thousands of people labour in the gold mines of Burkina Faso. Working conditions are miserable and many children risk their lives. The sun has not risen yet and Jean Pierre is already walking along the dirty road that leads to the mine. Another day has just started.

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  • In Burkina Faso, getting children out of the gold mines ...

    GOROL KADJE, Burkina Faso, 11 June 2014 – In the northern reaches of Burkina Faso, not far from Dori, 15yearold Boureima Hawma Boukoum is lowered down a mineshaft the width of a manhole. Clinging to a rope cranked by hand, he descends more than 30 metres. An old torch, held to his head by strips of inner tube, provides the only light. At the bottom of the shaft, he crawls another 10 metres ...

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  • Burkinaemine

    Burkina’s gold output jumped more than 20 times in a decade becoming the country’s most valuable export, accounting for almost 80% of its incomes. Based on available figures, the Burkina Faso mining sector contributed for CFA F 191 408 000 000 of budgetary revenues in year 2015.

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  • List of mines in Burkina Faso Wikipedia

    The following list of mines in Burkina Faso is subsidiary to the lists of mines in Africa article and Lists of mines articles. This list contains working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output(s) and province. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list.

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  • Gold Mining in Burkina Faso

    Gold Mining in Burkina Faso has been a major drive to promote minerals investment in Burkina Faso with over 100 million being invested over the past few years on 130 prospecting licenses. Mineral resources include manganese, bauxite, copper, nickel, lead, zinc, gold and limestone/marble but there has been little mineral development.

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  • Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources

    The Youga gold mine is situated 180km southeast of Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. Initially owned by Endeavour Mining, the mine was sold to Avesoro Jersey (formerly MNG Gold) in February 2016. The mine was then acquired by Avesoro Resources in December 2017. Commercial gold ...

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  • Mining industry of Burkina Faso Wikipedia

    Sep 19, 2016· Gold Dust: Under Blaise Compaore's leadership, Burkina Faso's unregulated gold rush has had a devastating effect on mining conditions. This report digs deep into the industry, exposing the ...

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  • Burkina Faso: the problem of gold smuggling – WCO

    According to Public Eye, a nongovernmental organization (NGO), Switzerland imported at least 7 tonnes of gold from Togo in 2014 despite the fact that there are no gold mines in the country; this gold was traced back to artisanal mines in Burkina Faso. Many tonnes of gold produced by these mines (located mainly in the north and west of the ...

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  • Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso

    Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso. Overview Geology Mineralization Mining Processing Outlook. Ownership: 90% IAMGOLD, 10% Government of Burkina Faso. Location. The Essakane project is located in northeastern Burkina Faso, West Africa. It straddles the boundary of the Oudalan and Seno provinces in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso and is ...

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  • Yaramoko Gold Project, Ouagadougou Mining Technology ...

    The Yaramoko gold mine is located 200km southwest of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The highgrade gold deposit, located on a 196km² permit area, is owned by Canadian mining company Roxgold, through its subsidiary Roxgold Burkina Faso SARL. The feasibility study for the gold ...

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  • Avocet Mining PLC | Operations | Burkina Faso

    Inata Gold Mine: The Inata Gold Mine is 90% owned by Avocet and 10% owned by the Government of Burkina Faso. The mining code of Burkina Faso entitles the state to a 10% ownership of a mining operation on a free carry basis. Avocet acquired its interest in Inata through its acquisition of Wega Mining in June 2009.

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  • Six dead in Burkina Faso 'terrorist' attack near Boungou ...

    Aug 14, 2018· SEMAFO completed its first gold pour at the Boungou mine in June, and aims for commercial gold production from the mine this month. Burkina Faso has been battling an escalating wave of attacks over the last three years, beginning in the north of the country but now spreading to the east, near the border with Togo and Benin.

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  • Teranga Gold Corporation Exploration Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso represents a significant portion of the West African Birimian greenstone belt exposure (approximately 22%). The country is host to a number of producing gold mines which is anticipated to increase given current levels of mineral exploration and government support for the mining industry and modern mining code.

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  • Mining Gold in Africa: Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso | INN

    Inata Gold Mine: The Inata Gold Mine is 90% owned by Avocet and 10% owned by the Government of Burkina Faso. The mining code of Burkina Faso entitles the state to a 10% ownership of a mining operation on a free carry basis. Avocet acquired its interest in Inata through its acquisition of Wega Mining in June 2009.

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  • TAPARKO Nordgold

    Taparko was the first gold mine built in Burkina Faso and was launched in 2005. Nordgold acquired Taparko in August 2008 and currently coowns it with the Government of Burkina Faso which controls 10% of the mine.

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  • SEMAFO Inc. Home

    SEMAFO is a Canadianbased intermediate gold producer with over twenty years' experience building and operating mines in West Africa. The Corporation operates two mines, the Boungou and Mana Mines in Burkina Faso. SEMAFO is committed to building value through responsible mining of its quality assets and leveraging its development pipeline.

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  • Parallel Mining Gold Exploration Burkina Faso

    Parallel Mining (TSXV:PAL) is a Vancouverbased gold exploration company focused on advancing concessions in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Its flagship project is the Garsay property, which had been ...

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  • Avesoro Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso. The Youga and Balogo Gold Mines were acquired from Avesoro Jersey in December 2017. Location. The Youga and Balogo Gold Mines are located in the province of Boulgou in Burkina Faso. Youga is located approximately 180km south east of the capital of Ouagadougou, adjacent to the Ghanaian border.

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