Roxgold is a Canadian-based gold mining company with assets located in West Africa. The Company owns and operates the high-grade Yaramoko Gold Mine located on the Houndé greenstone belt in Burkina Faso, while advancing the Séguéla Gold Project, located in Côte d’Ivoire, towards development.
John Dorward, CEO & President
Mr. Dorward has over 20 years of experience in the mining and finance industries and most recently served as Vice-President, Business Development at Fronteer Gold Inc. He was an integral part of the team that sold the large Michelin uranium deposit, acquired AuEX Ventures Inc., and successfully advanced Fronteer Gold’s properties prior to the Company’s sale to Newmont Mining Corp. for $2.3 billion in 2011. Prior to his role at Fronteer Gold, Mr. Dorward was the Chief Financial Officer of Mineral Deposits Ltd. from 2006 to 2009, where he was responsible for financing the construction of the Sabodala Gold Project in Senegal, West Africa. He was a non-executive director of Pilot Gold Inc. from 2011 to 2015 and is currently a non-executive director of Navarre Minerals Ltd., an ASX-listed explorer, and Contact Gold.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
The 121 Mining Investment Cape Town Conference offers us the opportunity to meet with investors to discuss Roxgold’s past, present, and future. We look forward to discussing our recent operating achievements at our high-grade Yaramoko Project in Burkina Faso and outlining our development plans for Séguéla in Côte d’Ivoire – driving Roxgold towards becoming West Africa’s next multi-asset producer.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
02 Dec – Roxgold Intersects 19.73 gpt over 23 metres in Ancien at Séguéla Gold Project
12 Nov – Reports Record Throughput and Commercial Production at Bagassi South in Q3
11 Nov – Announces Additional Drilling Results from the Séguéla Gold Project, including 15.3 gpt over 13 meters at Agouti
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
Updated Séguéla resource – which will include results from drilling at Ancien, Agouti, and Boulder
Exploration results – from ongoing drill activities in Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso.
Séguéla PEA – H1/2020
Start of permitting of Séguéla – H1/2020
Advance Séguéla Project toward a development decision
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
Roxgold offers investors exposure to one of the most profitable gold producers in the industry, from strong cashflows of the high-grade Yaramoko mine; while offering a strong growth profile from organic and external opportunities – which will drive our company to become West Africa’s next multi-asset gold producer.