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Essakane gold mine

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Report summary

The Essakane mine is a surface operation located 330km north east of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. Gold production is estimated at 368koz/a extracted from oxide ore using a conventional carbon in leach processing circuit.In 2014 a new processing line was commissioned to mill a higher proportion of harder rock. Power is an important cost component at Essakane and IAMGOLD is currently reviewing alternative power sources.

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Timeline
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Production


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Operations: Table 1

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