• Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

    2021 5 3 Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking. For months human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing hauling the 27 year old from one gold mine encampment to the next where each

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  • Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

    2021 4 30 Burkina Faso’s gold mining industry is relatively new. The first of its 15 industrial mines all but one of which is for gold started production in 2007 a

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  • Explosion reportedly kills 59 near Burkina Faso gold mine

    2022 2 22 Mining operations in Burkina Faso have become increasingly dangerous for small and larger mines. An explosion near a gold mining site in southwestern Burkina Faso has killed 59 people and injured

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  • 59 dead in gold mine blast in southwest Burkina Faso

    2022 2 22 Some 59 people were killed on Monday in a gold mine blast in Gbomblora in the province of Poni in southwest Burkina Faso reported the country s broadcaster RTB. 55 people died at the scene of the explosion while four others succumbed to their injuries in hospitals. At least 55 other people were

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  • Sibanye Stillwater to lose billions of rands in prolonged

    2022 3 21 SIBANYE Stillwater lost about R4bn in EBITDA when it last had a strike at its gold operations in 2018/19 which amounts to around R800m on average per month over the five month extent of the strike.. These losses were meaningful at the time with the company carrying relatively high levels of debt and still integrating newly acquired platinum group metal PGM

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  • At lease 11 die in Burkina Faso gold mine attack

    2022 3 14 At lease 11 die in Burkina Faso gold mine attack. According to the U.N. humanitarian office OCHA deadly attacks have increased in Burkina Faso eight fold between 2015 and 2020. /VCG. Eleven people have been killed in an attack on a gold mine in northern Burkina Faso two days after a similar raid in the same area local sources said on Sunday.

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  • Endeavour sells Burkina Faso gold mine to Néré Mining

    2022 3 14 The State of Burkina Faso owns the remaining 10 stake in the Karma low grade heap leach operation which comprise several shallow low strip ratio free dig open pit gold deposits. Based in Burkina Faso Néré Mining is a consortium led by Elie Ouedraogo who is a board member of Karma and director of Semafo Burkina Faso.

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  • Burkina Faso’s makeshift gold mine blast kills 55

    2022 2 22 An explosion at a gold mine in Burkina Faso Monday afternoon killed at least 55 people and wounded a similar number local and medical sources told AFP. The blast at a makeshift gold panning site

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  • Mining Gold in Africa A Look at Ghana Mali and Burkina

    2019 9 12 Gold in Africa Burkina Faso. Agriculture and mining are the largest and most impactful industries in Burkina Faso. For that reason the government is focused on making infrastructure improvements

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  • Endeavour questioned on Burkina Faso after security

    2022 3 17 A REDUCTION in gold reserves at Endeavour Mining’s Boungou mine in Burkina Faso was a result of security concerns which prevented the firm from conducting exploration last year.. Sébastien de Montessus CEO of Endeavour said in a year end presentation today that the group’s view on Boungou had not fundamentally changed and that it remained a core asset.

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    Liberalisation of the Gold Mining Sector in Burkina Faso

    Mining in Burkina Faso Mining in Burkina Faso increased in importance only in the 1980s when several dramatic droughts in West Africa triggered artisanal mining. Only the southwestern region of Burkina Faso has a longer history of mining activities Kietega 1983 but not sufficiently to attract serious colonial interests Bantenga 1995 .

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  • TAPARKO

    Taparko. Taparko was the first gold mine built in Burkina Faso and was launched in 2005. Nordgold acquired Taparko in August 2008 and currently co owns it with the Government of Burkina Faso which controls 10 of the mine. Taparko is located in the Namantenga province of Burkina Faso approximately 200km northeast of Ouagadougou the country s

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  • Death toll of gold mine blast in Burkina Faso rises to 63

    2022 2 22 The death toll from Monday s explosion at an artisanal gold mining site in southwestern Burkina Faso has risen from 59 to 63 said a judicial source on Tuesday. A suspect has been arrested added the source. The governor of the South West region Emmanuel Zongo also announced in a press release the

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  • 63 perish in blast at gold mining site in Burkina Faso

    2022 2 23 63 perish in blast at gold mining site in Burkina Faso. OUAGADOUGOU Sixty three people perished after an explosion at an informal gold mining site in Burkina Faso on Monday. The blast happened in

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  • Sibanye Stillwater to lose billions of rands in prolonged

    2022 3 21 SIBANYE Stillwater lost about R4bn in EBITDA when it last had a strike at its gold operations in 2018/19 which amounts to around R800m on average per month over the five month extent of the strike.. These losses were meaningful at the time with the company carrying relatively high levels of debt and still integrating newly acquired platinum group metal PGM

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  • Burkina Faso Gold Mining News Monitoring

    2022 2 8 Burkina Faso Gold Mining News Monitoring. Get by Email RSS. Published on 12 46 GMT. 5 dividend yields 2 top dividend stocks to buy right now. Inflation in parts of the globe is soaring at jaw dropping pace. However I think the market could be underestimating the scale of the crisis leaving plenty of scope for safe haven assets like

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  • Burkina Faso A terrorist gold mine

    2019 11 17 Burkina Faso A terrorist gold mine Recent attacks in Burkina Faso show that security forces in the region are unable to gain the upper hand. There is

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  • 59 dead in gold mine blast in southwest Burkina Faso

    2022 2 22 Some 59 people were killed on Monday in a gold mine blast in Gbomblora in the province of Poni in southwest Burkina Faso reported the national broadcaster of Burkina Faso RTB. Fifty five people

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  • Gold mining site blast reportedly kills 59 in Burkina Faso

    2022 2 22 OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso A strong explosion near a gold mining site in southwestern Burkina Faso killed 59 people and injured more than 100 others Monday the national broadcaster and witnesses reported. The provisional toll was provided by regional authorities following the blast in the village of Gbomblora RTB reported.

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  • Sibanye Stillwater to lose billions of rands in prolonged

    2022 3 21 SIBANYE Stillwater lost about R4bn in EBITDA when it last had a strike at its gold operations in 2018/19 which amounts to around R800m on average per month over the five month extent of the strike.. These losses were meaningful at the time with the company carrying relatively high levels of debt and still integrating newly acquired platinum group metal PGM

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  • Endeavour sells Burkina Faso gold mine to Néré Mining

    2022 3 14 March 14 2022 Endeavour sells Burkina Faso gold mine to Néré Mining Néré Mining will make 5m in deferred cash payment to Endeavour six months after deal closing. UK based Endeavour Mining has closed the divestment of its 90 stake in its non core Karma mine in Burkina Faso to Néré Mining in a deal worth up to 25m.

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  • Yaramoko Gold Project Ouagadougou

    The Yaramoko gold mine is located 200km south west of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso West Africa. The high grade gold deposit located on a 196km² permit area is 100 owned by Canadian mining company Roxgold through its subsidiary Roxgold Burkina Faso SARL. The feasibility study for the gold project completed in April 2014 proposed an underground mine

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  • Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso has significant deposits of gold zinc manganese lead silver and phosphates. Gold has now become Burkina Faso’s number one export commodity with at least 600 ASM sites found throughout the country. Burkina Faso accounts for 21 of West Africa’s total greenstone belt exposure and is the continent 4th largest gold producer.

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    Small Scale Mining in Burkina Faso

    2020 10 12 Small Scale Mining in Burkina Faso 3 Summary Burkina Faso has rich and diversified mineral resources which are still relatively untapped. The artisanal small scale mining sector mainly deals with gold and construction materials. Artisanal gold mining began in the late 1980s in the aftermath of serious droughts which

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  • 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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  • Sibanye Stillwater to lose billions of rands in prolonged

    2022 3 21 SIBANYE Stillwater lost about R4bn in EBITDA when it last had a strike at its gold operations in 2018/19 which amounts to around R800m on average per month over the five month extent of the strike.. These losses were meaningful at the time with the company carrying relatively high levels of debt and still integrating newly acquired platinum group metal PGM

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  • Solar Powered Gold Mining at the Essakane Mine

    2022 3 17 Solar power transforms the Essakane mine in Burkina Faso. IAMGOLD’s subsidiary IAMGOLD Essakane SA has partnered with Total Eren AREN ENERGY PTY Ltd and Essakane Solar SAS to source electricity from a 15MWp megawatt peak output solar power plant to the company’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso. The agreement is for an initial period

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  • Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

    2021 4 29 Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking. A woman who said she was trafficked from Nigeria under false pretenses to work as a slave in Burkina Faso s mining sites walks through a row of tent in the Secaco mining town June 12 2020. As part of a months long investigation into trafficking and the gold mining industry

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  • Scores killed in Burkina Faso gold mine explosion

    2022 2 22 Scores killed in Burkina Faso gold mine explosion. TRT World says About 60 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an explosion at an informal gold mining site in southwest Burkina Faso state television reported citing local officials. The cause of the explosion in Poni province was not yet known Poni’s high commissioner Antoine

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  • Eleven die in Burkina gold mine attack second in two days

    2022 3 13 Eleven people have been killed in an attack on a gold mine in northern Burkina Faso two days after a similar raid in the same area local sources said on

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  • Pinsapo Gold S.A

    2012 10 4 Pinsapo Gold SA was established in Burkina Faso as a fully owned subsidiary of the Pinsapo Group in February 2010. Production at Sassa 1 started in the 1st quarter of 2012. The operation is focused on heap leaching of the gold bearing tailings that had accumulated at the site over three decades of artisanal mining.

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  • Endeavour sells Burkina Faso gold mine to Nere Mining

    2022 3 15 Endeavour Mining plc has closed the sale of its 90 interest in its non core Karma gold mine in Burkina Faso to Néré Mining for a total consideration of up to 25 million plus a 2.5 Net Smelter Return NSR royalty. Under the terms of the agreement the total consideration consists of the

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  • Gold Mining in Burkina Faso Becomes Increasingly

    2021 11 9 Burkina Faso is the fastest growing producer of gold in Africa. While informal mining is estimated to employ and indirectly support about 3 million people large scale commercial mining by foreign

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