Deal #6103

Location #1

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Administrative region
Kedougou, Senegal

Target country
Comment on location
Petowal gold deposit

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2015] 7700
Comment on land area
Mine concession 7700ha. Project development area 541ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)
Comment on nature of the deal
mine life of approx 8 years

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2015] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
initial discovery in 2010

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2015] Startup phase (no production)
[2018] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
First gold pour in January 2018.

Contract farming

Contract farming

Operating company

Name of investment project
Mako Gold Mine


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Data source type
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Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Former land cover

Former land cover
Forest land
Other land (e.g. developed land – specify in comment field)
Comment on former land cover
Artisinal mining

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area

Use of produce

Has export

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Water is abstracted from the Gambia River

How much water is extracted?

Comment on how much water is extracted
Water is abstracted from the Gambia River during higher flow periods and is stored in a ~1 million m³ facility for use during the dry season.

June 15, 2018, 2:12 p.m.


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