SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF) VP Investor Relations Robert LaVallière spoke to Resource Investing News at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention about the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso. One of the deposits in the property, Siou, with a grade of 4.94 g/t Au, and was fast tracked to production. In Q3 of 2014, investors can expect a new deposit coming on stream – the Forfina deposit – which is 2.87 g/t. “Great news for us and we will have a great 2014. And in 2015, those two assets will run at full speed,” Mr. LaVallière says.

SEMAFO is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. The Corporation currently owns and operates the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, which includes the high-grade satellite Siou and Fofina deposits. SEMAFO is committed to evolve in a conscientious manner through the responsible development of its Mana property. SEMAFO’s strategic focus is to maximize shareholder value by effectively managing its existing assets as well as pursuing organic and strategic growth opportunities.