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IAMGOLD reports security incident near Essakane

The situation has been resolved, with one member of government security sustaining injuries. The workforce and local community are safe.
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Essakane study confirms feasibility from transition from CIL to heap leach

TSX-listed IAMGOLD Corporation’s feasibility study at its Burkina Faso-based Essakane operation supports an increase in current hard rock carbon-in-leach plant capacity and outlines an economically viable heap leach facility at the end of CIL operations.

Fatality at Essakane

IAMGOLD deeply regrets to report the death of a contractor's employee due to an equipment fire at its Essakane Mine in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
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IAMGOLD: dry commissioning of oxygen plant begins at Essakane

IAMGOLD has provided updates on its Brownfield projects. The CIC and oxygen plant projects at Rosebel and Essakane are adding low cost marginal ounces.

World’s largest hybrid solar / thermal plant switches on

Total Eren, AEMP and IAMGOLD Essakane SA are pleased to announce that the grand opening ceremony of Essakane Solar, the world’s largest hybrid solar/thermal plant, was held on 16 March in Northern Burkina Faso....