Burkina Faso

Endeavour Mining up on positive drilling results at African gold asset

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 17, 2015
Endeavour Mining up on positive drilling results at African gold asset

Results confirm high grade mineralization zones at the firm's Agbaou gold mine, in Côte d’Ivoire.

West Africa gold miner surges after stellar quarter

Frik Els | July 31, 2015
West African gold miner surges after stellar quarter

Endeavour Mining shares jump 10% after Vancouver firm slashes debt as mines in Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Burkina and Ghana mines throw off cash.

True Gold injects $14 million to its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 13, 2015
True Gold injects $14 million to its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso

The Vancouver-based company said it is on track to pour its first gold at the mine in the first quarter of 2016.

New mining code in Burkina Faso should not affect current operations — Iamgold

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 6, 2015
New mining code in Burkina Faso should not affect current operations — IAMGOLD

The code, which is yet to be formalized into law, respects clauses in existing deals, said the miner.

Roxgold starts construction of supergrade Yaramoko

Frik Els | April 7, 2015
Roxgold starts construction of supergrade Yaramoko

$111 million underground mine in Burkina Faso boasting average grade of 11.8 g/t expected to commence production in a year's time.

Semafo outlines 1.1m oz gold at Burkina buy

Frik Els | March 31, 2015
Semafo outlines 1.1m oz gold at Burkina buy

Montreal company's shares are up 26% in 3 weeks following acquisition of Natougou gold deposit in Burkina Faso after $147m takeover of Orbis Gold.

Investors applaud Semafo takeover deal

Frik Els | February 27, 2015
Investors applaud Semafo takeover deal

Montreal-based producer picks up flagship project in Burkina Faso after sealing $139 million takeover of Australia's Orbis.

Green light for Endeavour Mining's gold project in Burkina Faso

MINING.com Editor | February 9, 2015
green light

Burkina Faso may encounter some short-term choppiness.

Roxgold rockets on Burkina permits

Frik Els | January 30, 2015
Roxgold rockets on Burkina permits

Double digit gains for Toronto junior after receiving final approval for its high-grade, low-cost Yaramoko gold project.

True Gold down 25% after Burkina Faso protests, damage

Frik Els | January 14, 2015
True Gold down 25% after Burkina Faso protests, damage

Vancouver junior is assessing damage at its Karma project in West Africa after demonstrations suspend operations.

One employee shot dead at B2Gold Masbate project in the Philippines

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 24, 2014
One employee shot dead at B2Gold Masbate project in the Philippines

The security guard, a long-time employee at the Masbate gold project, was killed by a fellow guard on Saturday, following an argument between the two.

After the gold rush

Toronto Star Online | December 7, 2014

Under the golden light of the setting Saharan sun, two types of workers shuffle between concrete huts on their way home, still bathed in sweat from a day in the mines.

Burkina Faso: After the gold rush

Toronto Star Online | December 1, 2014
Burkina Faso political upheaval affects Canadian miners’ share prices

Canada is tying foreign aid to overseas mining development. It’s touted as “win-win,” but in Burkina Faso there are already some losers.

African Barrick is history, changes name to Acacia Mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 27, 2014
African Barrick is history, changes name to Acacia Mining

The miner plans underground operations at North Mara and inked a deal that could see it acquire up to 70%of a project in Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso political upheaval affects Canadian miners’ share prices

Business in Vancouver | November 4, 2014
Burkina Faso political upheaval affects Canadian miners’ share prices

As if tanking gold prices weren’t enough bad news for Canadian junior gold mining and exploration companies, now one of the more promising gold-mining nations in Africa is in a state of turmoil.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

What the hell happened to Burkina?

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | October 31, 2014
Roxgold's robust Burkina Faso feasibility rocks stock

For those that haven’t had access to the internet or TV today, the West African country of Burkina Faso’s government has collapsed and is essentially in complete disarray.

Vancouver junior jumps after bulking up West Africa project

Frik Els | October 21, 2014
True Gold down 25% after Burkina Faso protests, damage

Preliminary assessment of one-year old blind gold discovery at True Gold's Karma property adds $118m in after-tax free cash flow to Burkina Faso project.

Roxgold reaches another Burkina Faso milestone

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
Roxgold reaches another Burkina Faso milestone

Social and environment plan for ultra-high grade Yaramoko gold project approved meaning development could start before the end of the year.

Another explorer handsomely rewarded in Burkina Faso

Frik Els | August 5, 2014
Another explorer handsomely rewarded in Burkina Faso

Australia's Orbis Gold upgrades Natougou project's indicated resources 500% for total 2m ounces at 5.1g/t.

TrueGold surges after extending Burkina Faso find

Frik Els | June 9, 2014
TrueGold surges after extending Burkina Faso find

Vancouver-based junior stock up 6.5% after step out drilling confirms potential for significant resource expansion at its Karma project.

Komatsu dealer sells hydraulic shovel, haul trucks to True Gold

Michael Allan McCrae | May 20, 2014
komatsu true gold feat

Later the fleet will be augmented with a second primary excavator and eight additional trucks.

True Gold completes water infrastructure in Burkina Faso

Julienne Bay | May 12, 2014
True Gold completes water infrastructure in Burkina Faso

The reservoir will provide sufficient water for the Vancouver-based junior company’s construction and operational needs, as well as for local communities in Burkina Faso.

Roxgold's Burkina Faso drilling hits more insane grades

Frik Els | May 6, 2014
Another explorer handsomely rewarded in Burkina Faso

Stock is up 6% on Tuesday after regional drilling returns 226.8gpt gold over 3.1m including 442gpt over 1.6 metres.

Roxgold's robust Burkina Faso feasibility rocks stock

Frik Els | April 23, 2014
Roxgold's robust Burkina Faso feasibility rocks stock

Toronto junior is up 46% this year and feasibility for Yaramoko improves on what was already one of the lowest cost and highest grade projects anywhere in the world.

Unsteady gold prices pushes Goldplat deeper into red

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 10, 2014
Unsteady gold prices pushes Goldplat dipper in the red

But it expects to return to profitability by the end of the current fiscal year.

More good news for Vancouver gold junior on month-long tear

Frik Els | January 6, 2014
More good news for Vancouver gold junior on month-long tear

TrueGold Mining adds to 30% gains since early December on Monday after environmental permit for Burkina Faso gold project is granted.

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