Red Back Mining Operations in Ghana
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Red Back Mining operates the Chirano Gold Mine located within the Bibiani Gold Belt in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city. The mine is owned 90 percent by Kinross Gold Corporation since they acquired Red Back Mining in 2010, with the remaining ten percent owned by the Government of Ghana. 
The Chirano mine consists of several open pits and one underground operation. In 2010 Kinross Gold Corporation reported the following figures for the Chirano mine:
- 2010 gold equivalent production: 47,689 ounces.
- 2010 cost of sales: US$605/ounces.
- 2010 Proven and Probable Reserves: 2.4 million ounces.
- "Chirano Mine" Kinross Gold Corportation, retrieved 15 February 2012.