burkina faso gold mines

Mining industry of Burkina Faso

Gold Mining often plays a significant role in Burkina Fasos economy.Burkina Faso has become Africas 4th biggest producer of gold in 2012. Production of mineral commodities is limited to cement, dolomite, gold, granite, marble, phosphate rock, pumice, other volcanic materials, and salt. Child slavery is common place in the gold industry.


Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso IAMGOLD Corporation

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.


Burkina Faso gendarme killed in attack on Inata gold mine

One Burkina Faso gendarme was killed and another seriously injured in an attack on a security post at the Inata gold mine in the north of the country overnight on October 3, according to reports.


Burkina Faso Mining News and Commentary MINING

Gold output reaches 35,753 ounces at an average mill feed grade of an eye watering 15.44 g/t gold at the Burkina Faso mine entering commercial production. Endeavour Mining to pour first gold out


Burkina Faso Gold Mining bikerpoint

Gold Mining and Exploration Burkina Faso is located between Ghana and Mali, the second and third largest gold producing countries on the continent. The country's economy depends to a large degree on the price of gold on the international market.


Savary Gold Burkina Faso Information

Gold mining production doubled between 2009 and 2010, and in 2012, Burkina Faso became the fourth largest gold producing country in Africa. The country has a legislated corporate tax rate of 27.5% for mining companies.


In Burkina Faso, getting children out of the gold mines

GOROL KADJE, Burkina Faso, 11 June 2014 In the northern reaches of Burkina Faso, not far from Dori, 15 year old Boureima Hawma Boukoum is lowered down a mineshaft the width of a manhole. Clinging to a rope cranked by hand, he descends more than 30 metres. An old torch, held to his head by strips of inner tube, provides the only light. At the bottom of the shaft, he crawls another 10 metres


Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor Burkina Faso

Although Burkina Faso has social programs to address the worst forms of child labor in the production of cotton and in gold mining, the scope of these programs


Burkina Faso

Gold production increased 32% in 2011 at six gold mine sites, making Burkina Faso the fourth largest gold producer in Africa, after South Africa, Mali and Ghana. Burkina Faso also hosts the International Art and Craft Fair, Ouagadougou.

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