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Sabodala Gold Project

Producer of



About 650km east of Dakar, Senegal


Sabodala Gold Operations SA (90%), Government of the Republic of Senegal (10%)

Geology Type

Unweathered metabasalts (Sabodala) and sheared mafic and ultramafic volcanics (Niakafiri)

Mineral Type



Total proven and probable mineral reserves of 1.4Moz of contained gold

Annual Production


Mining Method

Open pit

Processing Method

Conventional crushing, gravity concentration and leaching


At least 470

Open Pit

Komatsu PC3000 and PC2000 shovels, Komatsu WA900 wheel loader, Komatsu HD785 haul trucks, WD600 wheel dozers, Komatsu D275AX and D155AX track dozers, Tamrock Pantera 1500 blasthole drills and Terex/Reedrill SKF-12 blasthole drill

Processing Plant

Nordberg single C140S primary crusher, Outotec 4000kW SAG and ball mills, Metso HP200 recycle crusher, Cavex 200mm hydrocyclones, 1,240m3 leach/CIL tanks with Lighting 45kW agitators, 5t batch capacity split AARL Elution circuit,

Outotec 25m diameter Tailings thickener


Ausenco Ltd

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