Volta Resources strategic review process to consider alternatives, Gaoua copper-gold porphyry project, Burkina Faso

March 2013
World Mining News;3/28/2013, p7
The article focuses on the strategic review process started by Volta Resources Inc. that aims to find alternatives in relation to its Gaoua copper-gold porphyry project in southern Burkina Faso on the Boromo Greenstone Belt. The company completed a mineral resource estimate on the project's Gogondy and Dienemera, where they found that inferred resources of 282.41 million tonnes at 0.53 percent copper-gold. Volta Resources is focused on fast-tracking its flagshgip Kiaka Gold Project.


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