SEMAFO, Inc. is a mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. It operates three gold mines: Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, Samira Hill Mine in Niger and Kiniero Mine in Guinea. The Mana gold deposits and mines are located in the southwest of Burkina Faso, in the provinces of Balé and Mouhoun. The Samira Hill Mine consists of open pit mines operating the Boulon Djounga, Samira, Libiri and Boundary gold deposits and associated carbon-in-leach mill and infrastructure. The Kiniero Mine is an open pit mine operating the Jean Gobelé and Ouest Balan gold deposits and a carbon-in-leach mill and infrastructure in the Kouroussa prefecture in Guinea. SEMAFO was founded by M. Benoit La Salle on January 31, 1994 and is headquartered in Saint-Laurent, Canada.