|Stock:||Orezone Gold Corporation|
|Orezone Gold Corporation, a Canadian corporation was incorporated on December 1, 2008 under the name 7086130 Canada Inc. and was subsequently renamed Orezone Gold Corporation on January 8, 2009. It is an exploration stage company. It acquires, explores and develops gold projects in Burkina Faso and uranium projects in Niger, West Africa. The Company is actively exploring a number of projects, which are at various stages of exploration and is looking at potential investments, synergies, mergers, or acquisitions within the mining sector. It has concentrated its activities in Burkina Faso, West Africa since 1996, but has also spent part of its annual exploration budget in Niger and Mali. The Company, through its 100% owned subsidiary Brighton Energy Corporation (‘Brighton’), has two uranium exploration permits in Niger covering approximately 480 km 2. In 2012 the Company completed 63,774 m of DD and 72,071 m of RC drilling on the Bomboré project and completed a metallurgical test program on the oxide and sulphide ores with results indicating recoveries of +90% from oxides using a standard CIL process. It competes with other mining companies, many of which are larger and have greater financial resources than the Company, with respect to the discovery and acquisition of interests in mineral projects and the recruitment and retention of qualified employees, securing other contract personnel and the obtaining necessary equipment, such as drilling rigs to carry on its mineral exploration and exploitation activities.|
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