Yaoure, Côte d’Ivoire
Yaoure is a Birimian greenstone gold deposit located in central Côte d’Ivoire. Amara has a 90% interest in the project, whilst the remaining 10% interest is held by the Côte d’Ivoire government. The mine was acquired by Amara Mining in 2004, and was fully commissioned under Amara's ownership as an oxide operation in September 2009.
On 13 December 2013, Amara released a further Mineral Resource Update for Yaoure which increased its Inferred Mineral Resources to 5.5 million ounces (133Mt at 1.29g/t) and its Indicated Mineral Resource to 0.8 million ounces (20Mt at 1.20g/t). The update represented a 71% overall increase in Amara's global Mineral Resources bringing it to 3.7 Million ounces Measured and Indicated and 6.4 million ounces Inferred.
Amara is completing a PEA for Yaoure based on the updated Mineral Resource, which is expected to be completed in Q1 2014.Basis for Technical Disclosure
The technical information contained on this webpage, and more generally contained on this website pertaining to Yaoure is based on the technical report entitled "Yaoure Gold Project, Côte d’Ivoire Technical Report and Mineral Resource Estimate" dated as of 25 March 2013 and prepared by Chris Arnold who is a "qualified person" (as such term is defined in National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects) and is independent of Amara Mining plc. A copy of the report can be found by clicking on the link entitled "Yaoure NI43-101.pdf" under "Related Links".