- Avesoro Resources said the mineral resource estimate at its Youga gold mine in Burkina Faso had increased by 23%.

Proven and probable mineral reserves ro to 14.74Mt containing 814,900 ounces of gold grading 1.72g/t.

The life of mine plan was also extended by four years to 2031.

'We are continuing to assess a number of optimisation options, including ore sorting and heap leach scenarios, to further improve the economics of both projects in addition to the significant potential to add further economic ounces to the projects with additional drilling,' chief executive Serhan Umurhan said.

At 2:54pm: [LON:ASO] Avesoro Resources Inc. share price was +2.5p at 106.5p

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