In August 2013, operations at the mine were suspended and in December 2013, SEMAFO sold its 80% interest to Societe de Patrimoine des Mines du Niger SA (SOPAMIN). Pending further information, the accompanying analysis assumes cessation of production in 2013. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.