Security expert warns Canadian man's death is 'shot fired ...

Jan 17, 2019· A former senior member of Canada's spy agency says the killing of Canadian citizen Kirk Woodman is a "shot fired" across the bow of other mining companies operating in West Africa – a ...

Canadian's bullet-riddled body found in Burkina Faso ...

Jan 17, 2019· Canadian officials are condemning the killers of a Canadian mining company executive whose bullet-riddled body has been found in Burkina Faso. …

Canadian mining employee kidnapped in northern Burkina ...

Jan 16, 2019· A Canadian national has been kidnapped in Burkina Faso's northern Sahel region, government officials said Wednesday. A spokesman for Burkina Faso's security ministry identified the man as Kirk Woodman, who works for the Vancouver-based Progress Mineral Mining Company.

Canadian officials condemn killers of mining employee shot ...

Jan 16, 2019· Canadian officials condemn killers of mining employee shot dead in Burkina Faso Kirk Woodman was described as a talented geologist — part of …

Suspected extremists abduct Canadian in Burkina Faso

A Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in Burkina Faso near its border with Niger, the West African nation's security ministry said Wednesday.

Canadian mining employee kidnapped in Burkina Faso: Local ...

Jan 16, 2019· A Canadian national has been kidnapped in Burkina Faso's northern Sahel region, government officials said Wednesday.A spokesman for Burkina Faso's security ministry identified the man as Kirk Woodman, who works for the Vancouver-based Progress Mineral Mining Company.

Parallel Mining Gold Exploration Burkina Faso

Parallel Mining (TSXV:PAL) is a Vancouver-based gold exploration company focused on advancing concessions in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Its flagship project is the Garsay property, which had been ...

Burkina Faso: After the gold rush - Toronto Star

In Burkina Faso, the Canadian government contributed $5.6 million to the five-year project, Iamgold contributed $1 million and Plan $900,000. Much of the initial backlash was based on fears that the projects would do more to burnish the image of Canadian mining companies …

Kidnapped Canadian confirmed dead in Burkina Faso

A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso's volatile north near the Niger border, the West African nation's security ...

Kirk Woodman, Canadian Kidnapped In Burkina Faso, Found ...

Canadian officials are condemning the killers of a Canadian mining company executive whose bullet-riddled body has been found in Burkina Faso. Kirk Woodman, …

Semafo - Wikipedia

SEMAFO Inc. is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa.The name SEMAFO is an acronym for "Mining Exploration Society in West Africa". Its headquarters are based in Montreal, Canada. The Corporation currently owns and operates the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, the third-largest gold mine in Burkina Faso, and plans to start production at …

Canada a quiet powerhouse in Africa's mining sector - The ...

May 10, 2010· Canada a quiet powerhouse in Africa's mining sector. ... Laurent Coulibaly's degree in geology has led him from the Burkina Faso city of Bobo-Dioulasso to a …

Canadian geologist Kirk Woodman murdered in Burkina Faso ...

Jan 17, 2019· Kirk Woodman, vice-president of exploration for Vancouver-based private gold explorer Progress Minerals, was found dead on Jan. 16 in rural Burkina Faso…

Canadian Miner Kirk Woodman Kidnapped In Burkina Faso ...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso's security ministry says a Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in the West African nation near …

SEMAFO Inc. - Home

Welcome to SEMAFO. SEMAFO is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with over twenty years' experience building and operating mines in West Africa. The Corporation operates two mines, the Boungou and Mana Mines in Burkina Faso. SEMAFO is committed to building value through responsible mining of its quality assets and leveraging its development pipeline.

Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security ...

Jan 17, 2019· TORONTO — The killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso is drawing attention to the deteriorating security situation in the country and the risks resource firms face in ...

Kirk Woodman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Jan 16, 2019· MONTREAL—A Canadian national has been kidnapped in Burkina Faso's northern Sahel region, government officials said Wednesday. A spokesman for Burkina Faso…

Canadian mining employee kidnapped during raid in Burkina ...

Jan 17, 2019· OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso…

'A great guy': Canadian killed in Burkina Faso mourned by ...

Jan 17, 2019· WATCH: A Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead. Kirk Woodman was an employee of a B.C.-based mining company. Neetu Garcha has the latest . READ MORE: Worried about travelling ...

Canadian geologist found dead in Burkina Faso | News | DW ...

Officials in Burkina Faso have said a kidnapped Canadian geologist was found dead in the country's remote northeast, a border region infiltrated by jihadis. Kirk Woodman had worked for 20 years ...

Canadian mining companies, investors assess Burkina Faso ...

For mining investors, it was another unwelcome geopolitical jolt from the poor, landlocked and prolific gold-producing country where many Canadian companies are active. Burkina Faso has become Africa's fourth largest producer of gold.

Savary Gold - Burkina Faso Information

Savary Gold Corp. is a Canadian junior exploration company focused on the exploration and development of its Houndé South gold property in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Canada - Burkina Faso Relations - GAC

Canada and Burkina Faso have an established trade relationship that holds significant growth potential. Burkina Faso is an emerging market that offers opportunities for Canadian companies in different sectors, including mining, energy (especially renewable energy), agriculture, infrastructure, clean technologies and education.

Canadian man's bullet-riddled body found in Burkina Faso ...

Jan 17, 2019· Canadian officials are condemning the killers of a Canadian mining company executive whose bullet-riddled body has been found in Burkina Faso. Kirk Woodman, a Halifax man who worked for Vancouver-based Progress Minerals Inc., was found dead Wednesday in …

Canadian mining company to produce first gold in Burkina ...

Mar 11, 2016· True Gold Mining, a Canadian based mining company has commenced irrigating ore on the heap leach pad at its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso. The company reported that commissioning of the absorption, desorption and refining (ADR) plant is also going on. Mining at Karma is progressing with 600 000t stockpiled at above average reserveRead More

B.C. mining employee kidnapped during raid in Burkina Faso ...

Jan 17, 2019· Government officials in Burkina Faso have confirmed a Canadian mining company employee has been found dead after being kidnapped in the …

Burkina Faso Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

The Canadian miner now owns 85% of Ity, the government of Ivory Coast 10% and State-owned mining company Sodemi the remaining 5%. Iamgold eyes growth in Burkina Faso…

Gunmen stole valuables during kidnapping, killing of ...

Jan 22, 2019· A Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been found dead. Kirk Woodman was an employee of a B.C.-based mining company. Neetu Garcha has the latest details and reaction from the federal government.