Volta Mining Limited (ASX: VTM) is an emerging West Africa focussed iron ore company based in Perth, Australia, with current interests in the acquisition, exploration and development of iron ore and gold assets.
Our vision is to become a leading mid-cap resources company with advanced, sustainable projects in Africa.
Volta Mining’s short term focus is to create value for its shareholders through the acquisition of strategic landholdings in West Africa and advancing exploration activities on new projects. Its primary goal is to become the first iron ore producer in Gabon.
With a current landholding totalling 5,740km2, Volta Mining is one of the largest holders of prospective iron ore licences in West Africa; positioning it as a significant iron ore participant in the region. The Mbombo Iron Ore Project in Gabon, Volta Mining’s primary focus, covers an area of 3,922km2 and lies adjacent to the world class Belinga iron ore deposit. It is synergistic in terms of operations, exploration and future infrastructure with Volta Mining’s newly acquired Kango Iron Ore Project, also located in Gabon, that covers a total area of 1,818km2.
In addition, Volta Mining’s portfolio of gold projects include the Koro, Ibi Palga and Dangue Gold Projects in Burkina Faso. The projects cover a combined area of 1,350.1km2.
Volta Mining brings together a highly capable board of directors with considerable experience in Africa across all aspects of exploration, operations, finance, corporate development and capital markets.
The board is complemented by an experienced management team based in West Africa who oversee the exploration activities of Volta Mining’s projects and who will manage expansion upon the identification of specific targets and that of any additional projects acquired by the company as part of its growth strategy.
Volta Mining listed on the ASX on 19 October 2011.