VIDEO: Aureus Mining sets up Liberia's first commercial gold mine

London-listed miner Aureus Mining (LON: AUE) is building the first commercial gold mine in the west African nation of Liberia.

In an interview with Reuters, company chief executive David Redding discusses the new Liberty gold project as well as the company.

Located north of the capital of Monrovia, the gold mine is expected to produce 120,000 ounces per year over an eight year span with production on track for the last quarter of 2013.