Burkina Faso Gold Mining

  • Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources

    The Youga Gold Mine, operated by Endeavour Mining, is situated about 180km south-east of Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. Youga Gold Mine employs conventional open pit methods that involve drilling and blasting of hard rocks. The ore mined from Youga is processed in the 1mtpa Youga processing plant located near the main pit.

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  • Gold mining in Burkina Faso: Who wins? | VoxDev

    Now the fourth largest gold producer in Africa, Burkina Faso is in the midst of a modern gold rush. With the precious metal present in every region of the country, the mining industry has steadily grown in Burkina Faso over the last decade, and the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASGM) sector has grown along with it. According to some estimates, gold production from the country's ASGM

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  • New mining companies' breakthrough in Burkina Faso

    Jul 17, 2017· Quartz vein with visible gold from artisanal mining Mako Gold Managing Director was in Burkina Faso in late May to early June in order to acquire new projects. The objective was to evaluate and, subject to due diligence, acquire further high-quality exploration permits to increase Mako Gold's permit portfolio to add value prior to IPO.

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  • 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.

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  • 'The mines make us poor': Large-scale mining in Burkina Faso

    Mar 19, 2019· Artisanal gold mining has a long history in Burkina Faso, but industrial gold mining is experiencing a recent boom in the country. Since 2007, for example, 15 industrial mines have opened. The research group GLOCON has released a report which puts the views of those affected by large-scale gold mining in Burkina Faso at the centre of the analysis.

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  • Avocet Mining PLC | Operations | Burkina Faso

    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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  • No Gold for Kalsaka: A Burkina Faso community's lost land

    Aug 20, 2020· For countless generations, the people of Kalsaka, a small village in Burkina Faso, have made their living from artisanal gold panning. This ended in 2008 with the arrival of a multinational mining

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  • Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 37 in ambush on mining firm

    Nov 07, 2019· Burkina Faso has been fighting a jihadist insurgency that has killed hundreds At least 37 people have been killed and 60 wounded in an attack on a

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  • Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso - IAMGOLD Corporation

    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 north-eastern 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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  • Exposing The Inhumane Conditions Of Burkina Faso's Gold

    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

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  • ANALYSIS: Deadly attack near Burkina Faso mine highlights

    Nov 07, 2019· In October 2018, France scrambled two jets to strike militants attacking a gold mine in northern Burkina Faso. Earlier this year, Burkina Faso's government asked mining firms to help fund a

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  • Burkina Faso - Quarantines and Gold Prices Down 20%

    Apr 10, 2020· In Burkina Faso, artisanal and small-scale gold mining is the primary source of income for a large part of the country's population, with over 430,000 people directly employed at more than 440 mine sites [5].Given that many miners work informally, the true number is certainly higher.

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  • Extractive imperialism and resistance in Burkina Faso

    Sep 15, 2020· During 2007–14, Burkina Faso experienced a gold rush and jumped from sixteenth- to fourth-largest gold producer on the African continent. In 2012, an incredible 941 mining permits and licences were issued. From 2007–10, seven gold mining companies came into operation and gold production multiplied eight-fold.

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  • Around 20 dead in Burkina Faso as jihadist violence

    Oct 05, 2019· Around 20 people have been killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, security sources said, the latest in a spate of violence blamed on

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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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  • Burkina Faso | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    Jul 30, 2020· The mining sector in Burkina Faso is considered one of the most dynamic in West Africa. The development of the mining sector was made possible through intensified investment, the opening of industrial mines and an evolution of the legal and regulatory framework for the sector.

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  • Top five gold mining countries of Africa from Ghana to

    Aug 28, 2020· 5. Burkina Faso – 62 tonnes. Burkina Faso's 62 metric tonnes of gold produced in 2019 places it in fifth position in our list. Said to have one of the most dynamic mining sectors in West Africa, Burkina Faso's other major resources are copper, zinc, limestone, manganese and phosphate.

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  • Burkina Faso - Quarantines and Gold Prices Down 20%

    Apr 10, 2020· In Burkina Faso, artisanal and small-scale gold mining is the primary source of income for a large part of the country's population, with over 430,000 people directly employed at more than 440 mine sites [5].Given that many miners work informally, the true number is certainly higher.

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  • Jihadists net $140m from Burkina gold mine attacks – Punch

    File: Burkina Faso map Jihadists have made $140 million from attacks on gold mines in Burkina Faso since 2016, according to a report commissioned by the government. Gold mining has become

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  • Roxgold Inc. - Operations & Projects - Yaramoko

    The Yaramoko Mine Complex is situated in the Houndé greenstone belt region in the Province of Balé in southwestern Burkina Faso. The property is located approximately 200 kilometres southwest from the capital city of Ouagadougou. The Yaramoko Mine Complex consists of two high-grade underground gold mines: the 55 Zone and Bagassi South.

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  • Gold Mining Industry is Booming in Burkina Faso

    Jan 02, 2016· Gold Mining Industry is Booming in Burkina Faso 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.

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  • Dolmane gold mine attack - Wikipedia

    The Dolmané gold mine attack occurred on 4 October 2019 near Madouji, Arbinda Department, Soum Province, Burkina Faso.The Dolmané gold mining site was attacked by suspected Islamic terrorists.The attack took place not far from where a bridge linking two northern towns was blown up in mid-September.

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  • Canadian mining firm's convoy attacked in Burkina Faso, 37

    Thirty-seven civilians were killed and more than 60 wounded when gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers of Canadian-based gold miner Semafo in eastern Burkina Faso

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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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