New Blockbuster Client – Endeavor Mining’s Ity

Tamson Oosthuizen Blockbuster, Clients

The Blockbuster team is pleased to announce the addition of Ity gold mine to its growing client base. The Blockbuster software was implemented on site in February 2016 and African team will be working hand-in-hand with the geologists on site to implement best practise grade control procedures.

Name:                                    Ity Gold Mine

Company:                            Endeavor Mining

Commodity:                       Gold

Description:                       The Ity Gold Mine is located in southern Côte d’Ivoire, 480 km (direct) northwest of Abidjan and has the longest operating history of any gold mine in the country, with copper and gold first discovered near the village of Ity in the 1950’s and the first modern gold production reported in 1991.

Reserves:                               As at December 2015 Measured and Indicated mineral resources stood at 61.4 million tonnes at 1.57 g/t Au for 3.106 million ounces gold plus an additional Inferred Mineral Resource of 14.1 million tonnes at 1.52 g/t Au for 687,000 ounces of gold.

Mining Method:              The Ity Gold Mine is an open pit and heap leach gold mine.