Profile: Golden Star Resources Ltd (GSS)
9 Dec 2016
Golden Star Resources Ltd., incorporated on May 15, 1992, is a gold mining and exploration company. The Company's segments include Wassa, Bogoso/Prestea and Other. The Company holds interest in the Wassa and Bogoso/Prestea gold mines in Ghana. The Company is pursuing brownfield development projects at its Wassa and Prestea mines. The Company holds interests in gold exploration projects in Ghana and other parts of West Africa. In South America, the Company holds and manages exploration properties in Brazil.
The Company, through its subsidiary, Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, owns and operates the Wassa open pit mine, located in the southwestern region of Ghana approximately 30 kilometers northeast of the town of Tarkwa, Ghana. Wassa has a nonrefractory processing plant (Wassa processing plant) consisting of a carbon-in-leach (CIL) system with a capacity of approximately 2.7 million tons per annum. Ore from the Wassa mine is processed at the Wassa processing plant.
The Company, through its subsidiary, Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited, owns and operates the Bogoso gold mining and processing operations and the Prestea mining operations located near the town of Prestea, Ghana. Bogoso/Prestea has a CIL processing facility, which is suitable for treating non-refractory gold ore (Non-refractory plant) with capacity of approximately 1.5 million tons per annum. The Prestea mining operations consists of an existing underground mine, neighboring open pit deposits and associated support facilities. Bogoso/Prestea processes the Prestea open pit ore through the Non-refractory plant.
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