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Fortuna pours first gold at its Séguéla Mine in Côte d’Ivoire

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. has announced that the first gold has been poured at the Séguéla Mine, in Côte d’Ivoire. The first pour took place on May 24, as the mine transitions from commissioning to the ramp-up phase.

Jorge A. Ganoza, CEO of Fortuna, commented: “Séguéla has produced its first gold, becoming Fortuna’s fifth operating mine. The team at Séguéla has performed phenomenally and delivered on-time and on-budget, a testament to their professionalism and dedication in bringing this asset from exploration to production. Mr. Ganoza continued, “Séguéla now enters into the ramp-up phase where management plans to achieve nominal rate of production during the third quarter. Séguéla will be a cornerstone asset in Fortuna’s portfolio for years to come, and we look forward to unlocking the value it brings to all of our stakeholders.”

The Séguéla Mine is expected to produce between 60 000 to 75 000 oz of gold in 2023 at an all-in sustaining cost of between US$880 and $1080 per oz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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