Asante Gold Corporation (CSE:ASE / FRANKFURT:1A9) is a Vancouver, Canada based gold exploration and development company. Our current focus is Ghana, West Africa where we have announced a joint venture to develop a 500 tpd underground gold mine under the former AngloGold Ashanti open pit Kubi Gold Mine. Senior management have been active in Ghana since 1993 and have been responsible for the acquisition and discovery of over 6 million ounces of insitu gold resources. Kubi adjoins to the south of AngloGold Ashanti's 66 million ounce* Obuasi Gold Mine, one of the World's greatest orebodies (* pre-mining resource, source company annual reports). We also hold: the Keyhole and Betenase options and the Fahiakoba exploration project located in the centre of Ghana's Golden Triangle; and a 2% NSR royalty interest in NSS Resources Inc's Seneca volcanogenic massive sulfide copper/zinc/gold project in British Columbia, Canada.
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