CIM to launch first-ever gold symposium in Senegal

CIM, in cooperation with the Canadian embassy in Senegal, will launch the first-ever CIM Gold Symposium in Dakar on November 3, 2012. Held as part of the fourth edition of the International Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility in Dakar, the symposium under the theme “Doing Business in the Mining Sector in West Africa” will present to economic actors the potential benefits and impacts of enabling mining development in the region. The symposium will provide an exchange of insights, tools and methods, as well as decades’ worth of examples vis-a-vis approaches implemented and results obtained in Canada. The main objective of this meeting is to facilitate dialogue around gold potential in Senegal and West Africa, while establishing realistic expectations