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Mining industry of Burkina Faso - Wikipedia

Gold Mining often plays a significant role in Burkina Faso's economy. Burkina Faso has become Africas 4th biggest producer of gold in 2012. Production of mineral commodities is limited to cement, dolomite, gold, granite, marble, phosphate rock, pumice, other volcanic materials, and salt. Child slavery is common place in the gold industry.

Burkina Faso: After the gold rush - Toronto Star

Now, 150-tonne trucks rumble up earthen ramps leading out of the open pit mine, terraced like an Italian orchard. More than 1.5 kilometres end-to-end and 100 metres deep, it's not only the biggest mine in West Africa, it is also Burkina Faso's biggest private investment and largest single employer.

Avocet Mining PLC | Operations | 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. The mine was commissioned that year and first gold was poured in December 2009. The current mine licence extends to 2027.

Burkina Faso: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

This is another important gold mine in Burkina Faso. The mine is located approximately 200 km to then of Ouagadougou. The mine was opened in 2007 and has the capacity of producing about 4,400 kg of gold …

Burkina Faso emerges as a gold-mining powerhouse

Moving from mines to advanced projects, a promising fully permitted, high grade, open-pit project is Banfora in the south west of Burkina Faso, acquired by Teranga Gold Corporation last year as part of its acquisition of ASX-listed Gryphon Minerals.

Sanbrado gold project, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The Wahgnion gold project (formerly Banfora) is a fully permitted, high-grade open-pit gold project located in the southwestern part of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The mine was earlier owned by Gryphon Minerals, which was acquired by Teranga Gold in October 2016. Following the acquisition, ownership

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Wahgnion Gold Project - Mining Technology | Mining News ...

The Wahgnion gold project (formerly Banfora) is a fully permitted, high-grade open-pit gold project located in the southwestern part of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The mine was earlier owned by Gryphon Minerals, which was acquired by Teranga Gold in October 2016. Following the acquisition, ownership

Burkina Faso - Scotia Exploration Ltd

High River Gold Mines Ltd continued with the construction of the Taparko-Boroum open pit gold mine and mill facilities, which are located about 200 km northeast of Ougadougou.

Parallel Mining Gold Exploration Burkina Faso

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

SEMAFO Inc. - Home

Construction of the Boungou Mine . The third quarter of 2018 saw SEMAFO achieve commercial production at its Boungou Mine in Burkina Faso, an open-pit, carbon-in-pulp project with targeted production of 204,000 oz at an AISC of $514/oz over the first five years.

Canadian mining companies, investors assess Burkina Faso ...

True Gold is targeting first gold pour for March 2016 at its Karma gold mine in northern Burkina Faso, where construction was halted a year ago due to protests and rioting that caused US$6.1 million in damage. It later emerged that a primary concern was potential impacts at an important mosque located 1.18 km from the edge of one of the Karma open pits. Shares are trading 4% lower, at 25 cents.

Avesoro Burkina Faso

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. The Youga licence contains Reserves comprised of seven open pit deposits and well as a 1.1Mtpa CIL processing facility.

TAPARKO - Nordgold

Taparko was the first gold mine built in Burkina Faso. Mining at Taparko commenced in 2005, with the first gold poured in late 2007. Taparko mine is located in the Namantenga province of Burkina Faso in West Africa, approximately 200km northeast of Ouagadougou, the Capital City of Burkina Faso.

Highest-grade gold mines in 2017 |

Yaramoko – The underground gold mine, owned by Roxgold, is located in the Province of Balé, Burkina Faso. Mine operations commenced in 2007, and in 2017 it produced 127.0kozt of gold.


Avocet announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell all of its assets in Burkina Faso, including the Inata gold mine, together with certain receivables of the Company's group to the Balaji Group of companies for a total consideration of USD 5 million.

Major Mines & Projects | Taparko Mine

Mining operations currently consist of three separate open pits located at Taparko (the 3/5 Pit, the 2N/2K Pit and the GT Pit), and one satellite open pit located at Bouroum. The open pits are operated by hydraulic excavators loading pre-blasted ore/waste for onward processing/disposal via …

Updated mining permit awarded for Sanbrado gold, Burkina ...

The updated mining permit approves changes to include underground mining in addition to open pit mining, and approves using the CIL processing method. Receipt of the updated mining permit completes another key milestone for the company and follows the government of Burkina Faso's environmental approval for the Sanbrado project in April 2018.

Bissa mine - Nordgold

Bissa Gold SA, which owns both the Bissa mine and Bouly deposit, is 90% owned by Nordgold through HRGWA and 10% by the state of Burkina Faso. Supporting Burkina Faso Economy The launch of Bouly confirms Nordgold's position as the second largest gold producer in Burkina Faso, with total production of approximately 400 koz per year.

West African Resources - Home

West African Resources Limited ("WAF") is a dual ASX and TSX-V listed gold company, dedicated to creating shareholder value through the acquisition and development of gold projects in Burkina Faso…