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The Cost of Gold: Child Labor in Burkina Faso

Landlocked, Burkina Faso is wedged between Mali and Niger to the northwest and east, and borders Ghana on the north. Although large foreign countries had mined Burkina Faso gold for almost half a century, it wasn't until the famines of the 1980s forced families off their farms that artisanal or small-scale mining took root.

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Avocet Mining PLC

Inata Gold Mine: The Inata Gold Mine is 90% owned by Avocet and 10% owned by the Government of Burkina Faso. 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.

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Gold Mining in Burkina Faso

Gold Mining in Burkina Faso has been a major drive to promote minerals investment in Burkina Faso with over $100 million being invested over the past few years on 130 prospecting licenses. Mineral resources include manganese, bauxite, copper, nickel, lead, zinc, gold and limestone/marble but there has been little mineral development.

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Environmental impacts of gold mining in Essakane site of

Environmental impacts of gold mining in Essakane site of Burkina Faso Mahamady Porgoa and Orhan Gokyayb aDepartment of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences, Marmara University, _Istanbul, Turkey; bDepartment of Environmental Engineering, Marmara University,_Istanbul, Turkey ARTICLE HISTORY Received 3 November 2015 Revised manuscript

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Burkina Faso: 20 Killed in Attack on Gold Mine

Oct 06, 2019The Burkina Faso army, which itself has suffered heavy losses, has been unable to stop the attacks, which were initially concentrated in the north of. The Burkina Faso army, which itself has suffered heavy losses, has been unable to stop the attacks, which were

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Burkina Faso. Labour in the gold mines

Burkina Faso. Labour in the gold mines Thousands of people labour in the gold mines of Burkina Faso. Working conditions are miserable and many children risk their lives. The sun has not risen yet and Jean Pierre is already walking along the dirty road that leads to the mine. Another day has just started.

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BISSA and BOULY

Bissa. Launched in January 2013, Bissa was the first mine to be built by Nordgold in Africa. It is located approximately 85km north of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, and is accessible via Route Nationale 22, a tarmacked road connecting Kongoussi with Ouagadougou.

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Burkina Faso: About 20 artisanal gold miners killed in a

1 Around 20 dead in Burkina Faso as jihadist violence spreads across region, 6 Ocotber 2019 Deadly assault on gold mine follows spate of violence in region south of Sahara blamed on Islamist insurgencyAround 20 people have been killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina

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Burkina Faso emerges as a gold

Another major player in Burkina Faso's gold mining industry is Nordgold, now delisted from the LSE, which operates nine gold mines around the world including four in Russia. It has three mines in Burkina Faso – Taparko, Bissa and Bouly (although Bouly functions as a satellite of Bissa).

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Mining industry of Burkina Faso

Gold Mining often plays a significant role in Burkina Faso's 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.

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23 killed in attack at gold mine site in Burkina Faso

Read more about 23 killed in attack at gold mine site in Burkina Faso on Business Standard. At least 23 people were killed in an attack at a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, a security source said on Saturday night.The incident occurred on Friday in the northern province of Soum. Several people have been wounded in the attack. A

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Yaramoko Gold Project, Ouagadougou

The Yaramoko gold mine is located 200km south-west of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The high-grade gold deposit, located on a 196km permit area, is owned by Canadian mining company Roxgold, through its subsidiary Roxgold Burkina Faso SARL. The feasibility study for the gold

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Sanbrado gold mine contracts for Outotec, Byrnecut and

Jan 22, 2019It has a successful track record in Burkina Faso, recently delivering EPCM projects at the 3 Mt/y Hounde and 4 Mt/y Karma Upgrade gold projects for Endeavour Mining 3 Mt/y Natougou gold project for Semafo, 4 Mt/y Bissa and 8 Mt/y Bouly gold projects for Nordgold and currently building the 2.5 Mt/y Wahgnion gold project for Teranga Gold Corp.

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Several killed in attack on Burkina Faso gold mine site

Report says about 20 killed in attack in Soum province, latest in spate of violence blamed on armed groups. The mine is not far from where fighters blew up a bridge linking two northern towns in mid-September [Luc Gnago/Reuters] Approximately 20 people were killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, []

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Parallel Mining Corp TSX

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. In 2013, when the price of gold

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Around 20 dead in gold mine attack in northern Burkina Faso

2 The attack on Friday took place in Soum province not far from where alleged jihadists blew up a bridge linking two northern towns in mid-September Around 20 people were killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, security sources said Saturday, the latest in a spate of

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The Cost of Gold: Child Labor in Burkina Faso

Landlocked, Burkina Faso is wedged between Mali and Niger to the northwest and east, and borders Ghana on the north. Although large foreign countries had mined Burkina Faso gold for almost half a century, it wasn't until the famines of the 1980s forced families off their farms that artisanal or small-scale mining took root.

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Burkina forces move to secure attacked Avesoro mine after

Burkina forces move to secure attacked Avesoro mine after 1 killed. OUAGADOUGOU, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Security forces in Burkina Faso have sealed off an Avesoro gold mine after a security guard killed an intruder and local people attacked the site in retaliation, security sources said on Friday. The Youga gold mine, in the south of the country

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Burkina Faso

Gold Mining plays a significant role in Burkina Faso's economy and the country has, since 2012, become Africa's 4th biggest producer of gold. In 2012, there were 6 gold mines in Burkina Faso. It is the 3rd biggest site for gold exploration in Africa and 4th biggest gold producer in Africa.

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Bissa

Nordgold launches Bouly gold heap leach operation in Burkina Faso, 19/09/2016 [click to view] Nordgold Receives Mining License for Bissa Project, Burkina Faso [click to view] Nordgold completes acquisition of Burkina Faso project, 20/10/2014 [click to view] First Gold Poured at New Bissa Mine in Burkina Faso [click to view]

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Burkina Faso: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

Oct 12, 2012Burkina Faso is now buzzing with mining activities, especially in the gold sector, and the economic growth forecast for the next year is reported to be 7%. However, environmental activists are claiming that gold mining especially in Burkina Faso's northern Sgunga region is damaging not only the environment but also the social structure.

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Burkina Faso's gold reserves

Consequently there has been an increase in both gold exploration and production. Since the 2003 Mining Act over 30 companies have undertaken exploration activities, and national gold production doubled between 2009 and 2010. In 2012 Burkina Faso could lay claim to being Africa's fourth largest gold producer and third largest exploration site.

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Burkina Faso Gold Mining News Monitoring Service Press

Sep 21, 2019Avesoro Resources suspends activities at Burkina Faso mine after security breach. StockMarketWire - Avesoro Resources said it had suspended all processing and mining operations at its Youga gold mine in Burkina Faso following a security breach. On Thursday, the company said an armed group of miners had broken into the project to

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Mining High Grade Gold in Burkina Faso

TSX: ROXG 3 Roxgold –Compelling Investment in the Gold Sector Operating the Yaramoko Mine located in the Hound belt in Burkina Faso High-Grade, Low Cost Underground Gold Producer 55 Zone mine currently in operation Measured Indicated resources1 at 738,000 oz at 17.1 grams per tonne ("g/t") Au at 5.0 g/t cut-off (As of December 31, 2016)

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Burkinabe Woman Turns Water Hyacinth Into Gold Mine

Jul 26, 2019In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital city, Young Champion of the Earth from 2017, Mariama Mamane, turns water hyacinth, an invasive species, into fertilizer, bio-gas and energy. Her pilot program prevents desertification, creates food security and converts a problem into a livelihood opportunity for people in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

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Environmental impacts of gold mining in Essakane site of

Environmental impacts of gold mining in Essakane site of Burkina Faso Mahamady Porgoa and Orhan Gokyayb aDepartment of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences, Marmara University, _Istanbul, Turkey; bDepartment of Environmental Engineering, Marmara University,_Istanbul, Turkey ARTICLE HISTORY Received 3 November 2015 Revised manuscript

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Around 20 dead in gold mine attack in northern Burkina Faso

2 The attack on Friday took place in Soum province not far from where alleged jihadists blew up a bridge linking two northern towns in mid-September Around 20 people were killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, security

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New mining companies' breakthrough in Burkina Faso

Jul 17, 2017Mako Gold focus on Niou and Tangora gold. After his success story with Orbis Gold that led to the discoveries and pre-developments (up to feasibility study) of Natougou and Nabanga high-grade gold deposits, Peter Ledwidge and his new team are getting back in the saddle and setting out to conquer the new Eldorado in Burkina Faso with Mako Gold Ltd a new Australian junior exploration

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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 mine shaft 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.

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Mining

Burkina Faso - Mining Mining accounted for 1%–2% of GDP; revenues were dominated by gold, the third-leading export commodity. Gold mining output for 2000 was 1,000 kg, and artisanal miners have become the predominant producers. The gold mine at Poura, which was estimated to contain 450,000 tons of ore at a grade of 12 grams per ton of gold

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