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Semafo on track for big Bantou-Karankasso resource lift

Semafo CEO Benoit Desormeaux has anointed Bantou-Karankasso as the company’s next Burkina Faso development project, telling the Denver Gold Forum the latest US$5 million uplift in the 2019 exploration spend at the site – the third increase this year – is a reflection of the success the company is having with a big drilling program.

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Semafo looking to grow its Burkina Faso gold production base

"We've discovered more and more since we've been drilling [this year]," he said.

"Our objective is to reach 2.5-3 million ounces [of resources] by the end of 2020.