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Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Dassa, Burkina Faso

Latitude
12.37703944899168
Longitude
-2.5975207929686803
Target country
Burkina Faso
Comment on location
located in the Sanguie Province at 120km to the west of the capital city of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2007] 624000
Comment on land area
From contract- 6240 square kilometers.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Mining

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)
Comment on nature of the deal
contract is renewable.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2007] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
2007-143

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2007] Startup phase (no production)
[2008] Project not started
[2013] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
Construction at the Perkoa Zinc mine commenced in 2007. July 2008, construction at Perkoa was suspended due to a decline in global metal prices. Activities resumed in December 2010. First pour of zinc concentrate was held January 19th 2013.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2007-03-20
Duration of the agreement (in years)
10

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes

Operating company

Name of investment project
Perkoa Zinc mine

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Burkina E-mine-- GLENCORE PERKOA DEPOSIT

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-03-14
Comment on data source
Glencore sells Rosh Pinah, Perkoa to Trevali for $400m

Data source #4

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Mining atlas- Perkoa Data

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Contract
File
Comment on data source
Nantou Mining Burkina Faso SA, Société Nantou Mining

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
Private (large-scale farm)
Comment on former land owner
Blackthorn Resources sold all its shares to Glencore in 2014. Glencore sold its shares to Trevali in 2017.

Former land use

Former land use
Other
Comment on former land use
mine

Former land cover

Former land cover
Other land (e.g. developed land – specify in comment field)

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Zinc

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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