• 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.
  • New mining companies’ breakthrough in Burkina Faso ...

    7/17/2017  New mining companies’ breakthrough in Burkina Faso; Burkina Faso: A record production of 1.17 million ounces of gold in 2014; INDUSTRIAL GOLD PRODUCTION IN BURKINA : 2015 HIGHLIGHTS AND 2016 OUTLOOK; New mining companies breakthrough in Burkina Faso; Natougou gold deposit, first pour for 2018

  • 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.

  • Burkina Faso is a good place for gold mining: Goldrush ...

    6/21/2013  About 60 mining companies are working in the area, with 20 Canadian firms and many Australian ones also. ... In 2012, 32 tonnes of gold were exported from Burkina Faso.

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

    1/2/2016  The Mining Industry in Burkina Faso. Gold mining plays an important role in the Economy of Burkina Faso with several major international companies taking part in the exploration and mining activities. Some of the major companies exploring and mining for gold in Burkina Faso includes Riverstone Resources Inc., Channel Resources Ltd., High River ...

  • Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso - IAMGOLD Corporation

    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 approximately 330 km northeast of the capital, Ouagadougou. It is situated 42 km east of the nearest large town and the provincial capital of Oudalan, Gorom-Gorom.

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

    IndustryOperationsOwnershipProductionAccidentsArtisanal mining is highly sensitive to the gold price, and the government of Ghana is making an effort to eliminate this industry. In 2017, the country produced 80 MT of gold; there was speculation that output could drop due to government cuts, but ultimately there was no effect in terms of numbers. In fact, output actually increased by 1 MT from 2016 to 2017. One of the companies producing gold in Ghana is Asanko Gold (TSX:AKG,NYSEAMERICAN:AKG), whose flagship Asanko gold mine reached commercial produ
  • 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 ...

  • List of GOLD projects.

    Burkina Faso : 8,970 oz: Note : Reserve and resources numbers are given pro-rata of interest in the various projects held ... List of Nickel mining companies List of Zinc mining companies List of Gold mining companies List of Silver mining companies List of Platinum mining companies List of Diamonds mining companies ...

  • List of companies of Burkina Faso - Wikipedia

    Burkina Faso is part of the West African Monetary and Economic Union (UMEOA) and has thus adopted the CFA Franc, which is issued by the Central Bank of the West African States (BCEAO), situated in Dakar, Senegal. There is mining of copper, iron, manganese, gold, cassiterite (tin

  • 2 Overlooked Gold Exploration Companies In Burkina Faso ...

    2/2/2017  Acacia will allocate $9m for exploration in Burkina Faso (Acacia Mining November 2016 Presentation). South Hounde is a 2.6m Oz deposit at 1.5 gpt. A merger of the two companies

  • Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso - IAMGOLD Corporation

    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 approximately 330 km northeast of the capital, Ouagadougou. It is situated 42 km east of the nearest large town and the provincial capital of Oudalan, Gorom-Gorom.

  • Teranga Gold Corporation - Careers - Burkina Faso Job ...

    The Gold Institute ceased operations in 2002, but the standard is considered the accepted standard of reporting cash cost of production in North America. Adoption of the standard is voluntary and the cost measures presented may not be comparable to other similarly titled measure of other companies.

  • Burkina Faso Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    7/30/2020  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. ... Based on mining companies’ declarations, gold production at ...

  • Sanbrado gold project, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    The Sanbrado gold project is a high-grade underground and open-pit operation located approximately 90km east-southeast of Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. West African Resources (WAF) holds a 90% interest in the Sanbrado gold project, while the Government of Burkina Faso has a free-carried 10% interest in the project.

  • Jobs in Burkina Faso - Mining Jobs Mining Employment

    Burkina Faso CSG Talent Job Description A brand new opportunity has become available for a skilled Shiftboss to join a rapidly evolving West African mining operator.

  • Parallel Mining Corp TSX-V: PAL High Grade Gold ...

    Parallel Mining is focused on the development of high-value, high-potential advanced gold exploration projects in West Africa.The Company’s primary focus is the Mane II gold project in Burkina Faso. The Mane II 163 sq. km. property is located in the Kaya-Goren greenstone belt, approximately 20 kilometers south of Nordgold’s 4.9 MOZ Bissa Gold Mine and only 40 kilometers north-northeast of ...

  • Burkina Faso - Quarantines and Gold Prices Down 20% ...

    4/10/2020  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.

  • Pinsapo Gold S.A. - Gold Mining Burkina Faso

    Pinsapo Gold SA was established in Burkina Faso as a fully owned subsidiary of the Pinsapo Group in February 2010. Currently, Pinsapo Gold owns three permits in Burkina Faso: Peleguetenga (exploration) - 2.58 sq. km; Tibou (exploration) - 121 sq. km; Sassa (mining) - 1 sq. km; Production at Sassa-1 started in the 1st quarter of 2012.

  • 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.

  • Canadian mining companies, investors assess Burkina Faso ...

    Thinly traded Sarama is a gold explorer with large landholdings in Burkina Faso, including an option to earn a 70% interest in the former African Barrick’s South Hounde project. Avocet Mining (AVM-L) London-listed Avocet Mining operates the Inata gold mine in northern Burkina Faso, which produced about 86,000 ounces in 2014. Related reading:

  • Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s ...

    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 ...

  • Canada's Teranga kicks off production at Burkina Faso gold ...

    9/4/2019  Canada has the largest number of foreign gold companies operating in Burkina Faso, including IAMGOLD, SEMAFO and Endeavour Mining. The nation’s thriving gold mining sector has

  • Jobs in Burkina Faso - Mining Jobs Mining Employment

    Burkina Faso CSG Talent Job Description A brand new opportunity has become available for a skilled Shiftboss to join a rapidly evolving West African mining operator.

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

    3/19/2019  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.

  • 37 dead in attack on mining employees in Burkina Faso ...

    11/6/2019  0:52 At least 37 dead in attack on mining employees in Burkina Faso, report says ABOVE: At least 37 people are dead with several others injured after an attack on mining employees in eastern ...

  • Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources

    The Youga gold mine is situated 180km south-east 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 production at the Youga gold mine started in 2008.

  • Gold Mining in Burkina Faso - Africa Mining

    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.

  • Burkina Faso security crisis grows as convoy ambush kills ...

    11/7/2019  Gunmen in Burkina Faso have killed nearly 40 civilians in an ambush on a convoy transporting workers for the Canadian goldminer Semafo, regional authorities have said.. The attack on

  • A Pivotal Moment to Regulate Artisanal Gold Mining in ...

    7/27/2020  Artisanal gold mining is a crucial economic sector throughout the G5 Sahel countries of Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Niger. It is especially important in Burkina Faso, where it contributes substantially to the state budget, provides jobs, and can improve the standard of living of otherwise highly vulnerable people.

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

    3/19/2019  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.

  • Endeavour quarantines employees at Burkina Faso mine as ...

    3/17/2020  ENDEAVOUR Mining said it had quarantined employees at its Burkina Faso mine Houndé after one employee had tested positive for COVID-19 virus following a trip to the UK, but it did not anticipate any impact on gold production. “As the employee did not show symptoms upon arrival and passed the mandatory health screening, the company further increased its preventive measures by

  • Burkina Faso: A terrorist gold mine Africa DW 17.11.2019

    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 ...

  • Construction of biggest gold mine in Burkina Faso to be ...

    Emerging Markets; Construction of biggest gold mine in Burkina Faso to be completed by 2017. Burkina Faso, the second largest gold producer in Africa, will start mining a new gold mine by 2017 in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Burkina Faso: the problem of gold smuggling – WCO

    With a view to preventing the trafficking in mined minerals, Burkina Faso recently established a National Agency for the Supervision of Artisanal and Semi-Mechanized Mining [Agence Nationale d’Encadrement des Exploitations Minières Artisanales et Semi-mécanisées, or ANEEMAS], one of its aims of which is to organize gold panners into cooperatives so that they can benefit from a ...

  • Canadian gold mining convoy ambushed by terrorists in ...

    11/8/2019  Australian companies, such as those below, are particularly keen to exploit Burkina Faso primarily for its significant and high-grade gold resources. Arrow Minerals (ASX: AMD) Arrow Minerals holds a 100% interest in 12 exploration licences and two applications, totalling 2,013 square kilometres in Burkina Faso.

  • Gold Mining in Burkina Faso - Africa Mining

    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.

  • Parallel Mining Corp TSX-V: PAL Gold Mining Exploration

    Gold Mining and Exploration Burkina Faso is located between Ghana and Mali, the second and third largest gold producing countries on the continent. The country's economy depends to a large degree on the price of gold on the international market. In 2013, when the price of gold

  • TAPARKO (Burkina Faso)

    Joining us at the Taparko mining company, the first private mine of Burkina Faso and the first African mine of Nordgold, means taking part in anexciting trip to gold exploration with a team of multinational professionals and also seizing the opportunity to quickly developing your potential.