Orezone Gold Corporation is a Canadian exploration and development company which owns a 90% interest in Bomboré, one of the largest undeveloped gold deposits in Burkina Faso. Bomboré hosts a large oxide resource underlain by a larger, open sulphide resource, and will be developed in two stages. Development has commenced on the project with the first gold pour scheduled for H2, 2021
Patrick Downey, President & CEO
Mr. Downey has over 30 years of international experience in the resource industry. Mr. Downey held the position of President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Elgin Mining Inc., Aura Minerals Inc. and previously Viceroy Exploration Ltd. before its acquisition by Yamana Gold Inc. in 2006. He has held numerous senior engineering positions at several large-scale global gold mining operations and has also held operating positions at several mining projects for Anglo American Corporation in South Africa. Mr. Downey was a member of the boards of Claude Resources and Dalradian Resources before their recent successful acquisitions and he is a member of the board of a number of active resource companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hon.) degree in Engineering from Queen’s University.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
Orezone is attending 121 to meet with investors interesting in the development of gold projects in West Africa.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
June 2019: Orezone Increases Bomboré After-tax NPV by $137.5m (+62%) and Reserves by 686koz (+60%) With Modest Additional Upfront Capital
November 2019: Orezone Results Support Presence of Higher-Grade Plunging System at the Bomboré Gold Project
November 2019: Orezone Announces Ian Chang as VP Projects and Additional Site-Based Appointments
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
Secure Project Financing
Update Mineral Resource Estimate and Complete Phase 1 of the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
Significant progress in the development of Bomboré
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
Orezone is a compelling investment because Bomboré is a simple development story with significant operational and geological upside.