At the time the Nampala project was being implemented, Mali was experiencing conflict in the northern part of the country. Since then, peace agreements have been signed to foster stability, but widespread volatility has overtaken the south and has spread into Burkina Faso.

In response to these circumstances, the mine works with various Malian authorities and the Coalition d’aide au Mali to ensure the safety of its employees. Many of the services within the Malian armed forces provide on-site conveniences to our team.

An expert problem manager is responsible for conducting continuous monitoring of the group’s employees and their work, from Bamako to Nampala and from Nampala to Bamako. This constant supervision is necessary as threats can develop without warning. Fortunately, the Nampala mine is located in what is allegedly one of the calmest areas in the country.

Other elements of safety are also taken into account including protecting the gold and gold slurry against theft. Defending the company from fraud, particularly internal fraud (AFP – anti-raud policy) is also very important.