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Yaoure, Côte d’Ivoire

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  • Located in central Côte d’Ivoire, Yaoure is the largest undeveloped gold project in West Africa

  • 6.8 million ounces of resources (4.4 million Indicated, 2.6 million Inferred) with significant upside potential


  • Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) delivered in May 2015 confirmed strong financial returns: 33% IRR and US$513 million NPV at US$1,250 gold price and 8% discount rate in MII scenario

  • PFS reported potential for large scale production over a long mine life: average annual production of 247,000oz per annum over a 10 year life of mine in MII scenario

  • Optimisation work is underway to significantly reduce the upfront capital requirement and further improve the project economics