Asset Report

Essakane gold mine

Get this report

$2,250

You can pay by card or invoice

Contact us

Submit your details to receive further information about this report.

For details on how your data is used and stored, see our Privacy Notice.
 

- FAQ's about online orders
- Find out more about subscriptions

06 September 2019

Essakane gold mine

Report summary

The Essakane mine is a surface operation, located 330km north east of Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso. Gold is produced from oxide ore using a conventional carbon-in-leach (CIL) processing circuit. A new processing line was commissioned in 2014 to mill a higher proportion of harder rock. A carbon fines treatment plant and intensive leach reactor (ILR) was commissioned in 2016 to improve gold recovery at the mill. In 2018, the mine produced 450koz of gold. Based on company guidance, the mine is expected to produce between 417 - 433koz of gold in 2019 (90% attributable production to IAMGOLD of 375 - 390koz). A Feasibility Study is ongoing to optimise CIL performance, improve recoveries and increase efficiency.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Mining
  • Processing
  • Power
  • Royalties & Taxes

Tables and charts

This report includes 1 images and tables including:

  • Detailed map

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    Essakane gold mine

    XLS 117.00 KB

  • Document

    Essakane gold mine

    PDF 959.51 KB

  • Document

    Essakane gold mine

    ZIP 1.02 MB

Trusted by leading organisations