Fekola Mine – Mali (1)

Open Pit

Property Location and Access:

The Fekola Mine is situated in southwestern Mali, on the border between Mali and Senegal. The Fekola deposit is located about 210 kilometres (“km”) south of Kayes and approximately 40 km south of the city of Kéniéba, located in the Kayes Region. From Bamako, the Malian capital, it is about a 480-km drive along the Millennium Highway to Kéniéba, then 40 km along a newly-completed, two-way traffic road from the Millennium Highway to the mine site. The mine can also be accessed by road from Dakar in Senegal. The mine is also serviced by a purpose-built gravel airstrip.

Fourth Quarter & Full-year 2017 Earnings Snapshot(2):

  • Fourth quarter ("Q4") 2017 gold production was 105,110 oz
  • Q4 2017 cash operating costs(3) were $277 /oz of gold
  • Q4 2017 all-in sustaining costs ("AISC")(3) were $419 /oz of gold
  • Full-year ("FY") 2017 gold production was 111,450 oz
  • FY 2017 cash operating costs were $277 /oz of gold
  • FY 2017 AISC were $419 /oz of gold
  • FY 2017 gold production guidance range is expected to be between 400,000 - 41,000 oz
  • FY 2017 cash operating costs are expected to be between $345 - $390 /oz of gold
  • FY 2017 AISC are expected to be between $575 - $625 /oz of gold
Footnotes (Click to expand)
  1. The disclosure contains forward-looking statements. Refer to the Legal section of the website (click here) for caution regarding forward-looking statements and the basis for presentation of Mineral Reserves, Mineral Resources and other technical disclosure
  2. B2Gold's production results and guidance are presented on a 100% basis
  3. Refer to “Non-IFRS measures” in the Company’s most recently filed Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”). Click here for MD&A

Please note that this page is currently being updated. Please click here for B2Gold's most recent news release re: Q4 & Year-End 2017 Earnings and click here for B2Gold's Q4 & FY 2017 MD&A and click here for B2Gold’s Annual Information Form 2018. (B2Gold’s MD&A and AIF are also available on SEDAR at and on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at

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