AAMEG putting together West Africa mining security, crisis group

AAMEG putting together West Africa mining security, crisis group

Move comes in response to the recent Burkina Faso attack

Investment

19 NOVEMBER 2019
An expanded Essakane on its way

An expanded Essakane on its way

Iamgold said plan in place after positive CIL, heap-leach studies

Operational Excellence

12 NOVEMBER 2019
Perenti withdraws staff from suspended Boungou

Perenti withdraws staff from suspended Boungou

Perenti is evacuating its remaining staff from the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso

Transport

11 NOVEMBER 2019
SEMAFO, Perenti employees caught up in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

SEMAFO, Perenti employees caught up in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

At least 37 people have been killed and 60 injured in an attack on a convoy

Transport

07 NOVEMBER 2019
Solar set-up for Nordgold's Burkina Faso mines

Solar set-up for Nordgold's Burkina Faso mines

Bissa and Bouly to be powered by 13MW solar power station

Power / Remote power

22 OCTOBER 2019
West African prefers AMS for Sanbrado

West African prefers AMS for Sanbrado

African Mining Services, owned by Ausdrill, is the preferred open-pit mining contractor

Development

06 AUGUST 2019
Avesoro opts for Orkun

Avesoro opts for Orkun

Miner selects contractor for open-pit mining

Development

17 JULY 2019
Bissa to roll with iTrack

Bissa to roll with iTrack

Transense to outfit Nordgold's haul truck fleet with tyre monitoring systems

Maintenance

21 FEBRUARY 2019
Roxgold rocks it on schedule, under budget at Bagassi South

Roxgold rocks it on schedule, under budget at Bagassi South

Canadian miner Roxgold wraps up expansion project

Plant

17 DECEMBER 2018
Byrnecut to work on West African's Sanbrado

Byrnecut to work on West African's Sanbrado

West African Resources has awarded the Sanbrado underground mining contract to Byrnecut

Development

28 NOVEMBER 2018
Boungou goes commercial

Boungou goes commercial

SEMAFO's Boungou gold mine in Burkina Faso achieved commercial production on September 1

Operational Excellence

05 SEPTEMBER 2018
SEMAFO bolsters security at Mana, Boungou

SEMAFO bolsters security at Mana, Boungou

Heightened safety measures taken after fatal hold-up

Transport

22 AUGUST 2018