gold mining in burkina faso

Pinsapo Gold S.A.

2012-10-4 · 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

Pinsapo Gold S.A.

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.

The Cost of Gold in Burkina Faso: Holes | Pulitzer Center

2013-8-5 · Here at Fandjora, a small-scale surface mine about 40 kilometers from the provincial capital of Bobo-Dioulasso, more than 1,500 people are working the earth for their tiny share of $1,600-an-ounce gold. Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in the world, ranks fourth in Africa in the production of gold.

Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources

2021-7-12 · Youga produced 91,030oz of gold in 2012. 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 …

Gold Mining Industry is Booming in Burkina Faso ...

2016-1-2 · 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 Resources …

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Burkina Faso ...

2012-9-1 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining is an important activity in Burkina Faso because it has a positive impact on the population, notably at a socio-economic level. However, the activity also has negative impacts, in particular at the environmental level and at the governance level in which, for example, clandestine channels take a very high place.

Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso

2021-8-2 · 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.

Gold Mining Industry is Booming in Burkina Faso ...

2016-1-2 · And: Gold Mining in Chad – A Growing Industry Ahead . Youga Gold Mine . This mine is located about 180 km to the southeast of the country''s capital, Ouagadougou. The mine is owned by Burkina Mining Company which is a joint venture between the government of Burkina Faso …

Knowledge and perceptions of health and environmental ...

Introduction: Artisanal gold mining is an activity ensuring the survival of about 700,000 families in Burkina Faso with a considerable contribution to the national economy. Techniques and chemicals used in the operation, have adverse impacts on health and the environment. Our study aims to evaluate the perceptions and knowledge of these different impacts among artisanal gold miners.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

2021-4-30 · A woman approaches two men at a bar in Burkina Faso''s town of Bobo-Dioulasso, 360 kms (220 miles) West of Ouagadougou, June 6, 2020. As part of a months-long investigation into trafficking and the gold mining industry, The Associated Press met with nearly 20 Nigerian women who said they had been brought to Burkina Faso under false pretenses, then forced into prostitution.

Small-Scale Mining in Burkina Faso

2020-10-12 · Small-Scale Mining in Burkina Faso 3 Summary Burkina Faso has rich and diversified mineral resources, which are still relatively untapped. The artisanal small-scale mining sector mainly deals with gold and construction materials. Artisanal gold mining began in the late 1980s, in the aftermath of serious droughts which

Burkina Faso | planetGOLD

2021-8-2 · 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.

Burkina Faso and its growing Mining sector

2016-10-10 · Burkina Faso can now be considered at the highest level by mining companies because it is the second mining country in Africa, after Morocco and 29th in the world. Indeed, in Burkina Faso, the growing mining sector, has recorded significant results over the past year, despite the decline in the world price of gold…

Avocet Mining PLC | Operations | Burkina Faso

2016-12-16 · The mining code of Burkina Faso entitles the state to a 10% ownership of a mining operation on a free carry basis. Avocet acquired its interest in Inata through its acquisition of Wega Mining in June 2009. The mine was commissioned that year and first gold was poured in December 2009. The current mine licence extends to 2027.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking ...

2021-4-29 · Burkina Faso''s gold mining industry is relatively new. The first of its 15 industrial mines, all but one of which are gold, started production in 2007, a few years after the government changed ...

(PDF) Gold Mining in Burkina Faso Since the 1980s

 · This paper retraces the emergence of commercial gold mining in Burkina Faso. In the 1980s, non-industrial, informal gold mining was a last resort for many farmers and pastoralists who had lost ...

The Struggle against Sanbrado Gold Mining in Burkina Faso ...

2019-6-5 · The struggle against the Sanbrado gold mining project in Boudry, Burkina Faso. In a long-standing campaign against the activities of a gold mining company in Burkina Faso, the community has mounted consistent resistance to forced removals, …

Burkina Faso gold mines become a trap for Nigerian ...

2021-5-4 · Burkina Faso gold mines become a trap for Nigerian trafficked women. Increasing numbers of Nigerian women are being trafficked into prostitution in Burkina Faso''s gold mining camps, an investigation has revealed. Lured by traffickers who promise them jobs, they end up with huge debts and no way out. Blessing was lured to Burkina Faso, a ...

Hounde Gold Mine

2021-7-12 · Houndé gold mine is located 250km south-west of Burkina Faso''s capital Ouagadougou in West Africa. It is one of the highest quality development projects in the region. The project is owned by Endeavour Mining (90%) and the Government of Burkina Faso (10%). Endeavour was awarded the mining …

Digging the Future: Artisanal Gold Mining in Burkina Faso ...

2016-8-2 · 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 doors to international companies.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

Burkina Faso | planetGOLD

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

2021-4-29 · Burkina Faso''s gold mining industry is relatively new. The first of its 15 industrial mines, all but one of which are gold, started production in 2007, a few years after the government changed the mining law to attract commercial investors.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking ...

2021-5-8 · Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking. SECACO, Burkina Faso (AP) : For months, human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing, hauling the 27-year-old from one gold mine encampment to the next, where each night she was forced to sleep with dozens of men for less than $2 a person. The madam who lured Blessing to the landlocked ...

Liberalisation of the Gold Mining Sector in Burkina Faso

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).

#minorsextrafficking | Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining ...

2021-5-4 · Burkina Faso is one of several countries mentioned in the legislation as being high-risk, and therefore requiring extra oversight. The new law says gold mining has been a source of conflict in the region since the late 2000s, usually between local communities, …

(PDF) Gold Mining in Burkina Faso Since the 1980s

This paper retraces the emergence of commercial gold mining in Burkina Faso. In the 1980s, non-industrial, informal gold mining was a last resort for many farmers and pastoralists who had lost ...

Artisanal Gold Mining in Burkina Faso – Development ...

In Burkina Faso, one of the largest gold-producing countries in Africa, there are about 1 million artisanal gold miners. Although artisanal gold mining has a significant potential to alleviate poverty, it is also known for various issues, including child labour, dangerous working conditions, and pollution.

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking ...

2021-5-3 · Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking. AP Published May 3, 2021. A Nigerian worker and her child arrive at a bar in Burkina Faso''s …

Burkina Faso

2020-9-24 · Burkina Faso Price Update – Field prices remain steady at 82% of spot, 12% below pre-Covid. Artisanal gold mining re-opened May 4, 2020. Field prices for gold, which had fallen to as low as 54% of spot, bounced back up to around 82% by May 6. This latest update, May 20, shows prices remaining steady in the low 80% range.

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Burkina Faso ...

2012-9-1 · Artisanal and small-scale gold mining is an important activity in Burkina Faso because it has a positive impact on the population, notably at a socio-economic level. However, the activity also has negative impacts, in particular at the environmental level and at the governance level in which, for example, clandestine channels take a very high ...

Burkina Faso is a good place for gold mining: Goldrush ...

2013-6-21 · In 2012, 32 tonnes of gold were exported from Burkina Faso. Goldrush Resources'' flagship project is the Ronguen gold deposit. It''s about 8 km northwest of Nordgold''s new Bissa gold mine, …

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking ...

2021-4-30 · Burkina Faso''s gold mining industry is relatively new. The first of its 15 industrial mines, all but one of which is for gold, started production in 2007, a few years after the government changed the mining law to attract commercial investors.