Burkina Mining News

Endeavour to add 14 years to Ity mine life as it kicks off plant construction

The Ity mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations.

Endeavour extends Karma mine’s life to over 10 years

A drill program at the mine's North Kao deposit has added 262,000 ounces to the reserves, extending Karma's life to more than 10 years.

Endeavour Mining reports record gold output in 2016, shares climb

The company, which earlier this month revealed is in merger talks with African gold producer Acacia Mining, expects to produce between 600,000 and 640,000 ounces of the precious metal this year.

Endeavour Mining expects fourth quarter to be strongest yet

Year to date, the company has produced 408,000 ounces of gold from its five mines in Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana, which represents a 8% increase compared to the same period in 2015.

Endeavour Mining Corporation closes C$144 million bought deal financing

The Company issued a total of 7,187,500 ordinary shares in the capital of Endeavour ("Shares") at a price of C$20.00 per Share, which includes the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option in full, for aggregate gross proceeds of C$143.75 million (the "Offering").

Endeavour Mining to buy True Gold and new African gold mine

The Cdn$240 million deal is expected to close in late April.

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.

Burkina Faso: After the gold rush

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

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.

Riverstone Resources and Blue Gold Mining merge in a $30 million deal

Vancouver-based Riverstone Resources signed Thursday a deal to acquire Blue Gold Mining, in an all-share deal valued at $30.3 million, which will allow the new company to strengthen its exploration and near-term production activities at properties in West Africa.

Gold mining to drive Burkina Faso’s growth but companies at risk

The West African nation of Burkina Faso is forecasting its gold industry will boost growth next year, but the latest report from UK-based think-tank Exclusive Analysis, warns of increasing risks of kidnap and collateral harm by Islamist groups spreading from northern Mali.

Riverstone Intersects 15.88 g/t Au Over 10 Metres at the Kao Deposit

Riverstone Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RVS)(OTCQX:RVREF)(FRANKFURT:3RV) ("Riverstone" or the "Company") is pleased to report results from eleven diamond drill holes on the 100% owned Kao Deposit, which forms part of the Company's flagship Karma Gold Project in Burkina Faso, West Africa.