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Roxgold mine in Burkina Faso

13MVA-90KV-Power transformer
 Transformer Model: SFZ10-13000/90

Rated power   13000 kVA

Rated voltage:90/11.5 kV

Rated current: 83.4/652.7A

Rated frequency 50Hz

Number of phases: 3

Tap range:±8×1.25%

Connection symbol:YNyn0+d

Cooling system: ONAN/ONAF:10/13 MVA


CTSS provided power transformer for the Roxgold Mine in Burkina Faso.

Roxgold is a gold mining company with its key asset, the high grade Yaramoko Gold Mine, located in the Houndé greenstone region of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Company declared commercial production on October 1, 2016. Roxgold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ROG and as part of the Nasdaq International Designation program with the symbol OTC: ROGFF.  


Burkina Faso is the fastest growing gold producer in Africa, and was the 4th largest gold producer in Africa in 2012. Eight new mines have been commissioned there over the past six years.

The country has excellent geological potential. The Greenstone Belts that host all of the major deposits in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire continue northward into Burkina Faso. Gold is mainly mined from Proterozoic rocks and alluvial/eluvial deposits. This geological setting is analogous to the prolific Precambrian gold belts of eastern Canada and other parts of the world; however, West Africa has received only a small fraction of the exploration coverage that those belts have experienced. Burkina Faso has undergone less than 15 years of modern mineral exploration, remaining under explored in comparison to neighbouring Ghana and Mali; both of which host world class gold mines in the same belts of Birimian rocks.