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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.

Richard Roberts in Denver, Colorado
Semafo looking to grow its Burkina Faso gold production base

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. With the resource statement we'll...

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