Edikan Gold Mine
(“EGM”, formerly Central Ashanti Gold Project, Ayanfuri)
480km² of tenements centred on the Ashanti Gold Belt, 25km-65km from the 60-million-ounce Obuasi gold deposit
5.011Moz of Measured and Indicated resources, 899,000oz Inferred resources and 2.078Moz of Reserves1
EGM first produced gold in August 2011 and achieved commercial production on 1 January 2012
Mining and producing approximately 200,000 ounces of gold per year since 2012 from the Abnabna and Fobinso open pits, now extended to the eastern Fetish and Chirawewa pits
Gold production to average 214,000ozpa over Edikan’s remaining 6.5-year mine life (from 1 July 2017) including production of approximately 240,000 ounces/annum for the next 5 years. For detailed information, see the updated Life of Mine Plan for Edikan (released Feb 2017)
Exploration across adjoining licence areas has discovered a soil anomaly which will be followed up.