2012-10-4 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.
2021-3-18 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.
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).
2021-3-18 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
Goldrush Resources (TSXV:GOD) is a Vancouver-based junior gold miner with interests in Burkina Faso in the western part of the continent. Len Brownlie is the president and chief executive officer...
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.
Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, is one of the poorest countries in the world. It ranks 183rd out of 187 countries on the UN’s Human Development Index, yet it also ranks fourth in Africa’s production of gold. Following sweeping reforms to mining regulations in 2003, Burkina opened its
Some of the major companies exploring and mining for gold in Burkina Faso includes Riverstone Resources Inc., Channel Resources Ltd., High River Gold Mines Ltd., Etruscan Resources, Societe Semafo, Orezone Gold Corporation., and Goldbelt
2021-3-9 Burkina Faso miner flags decade of big gold production West African Resources will produce an average of 216,000 ounces per annum for the next decade from its