Edikan Gold Project


Perseus Gold




USD 91 million


Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Edikan Gold, located 300 km north-west of Accra, the capital of Ghana, was an equal joint venture between DRA Globla and Group Five Projects. It involved the engineering design, equipment procurement, SMPP fabrication, logistical delivery to site, SMPP and E&I construction, and commissioning of the 5.5 Mtpa gold processing plant and ancillary infrastructure.

DRA was responsible for all the discipline engineering designs, equipment procurement and commissioning. Jungle clearing started in mid-June 2010 with the client’s first gold pour accomplished on 21 August 2011. A mere 14 months from project initiation with 0% on site to 100% constructed and commissioned subsequently achieving plant steady state complete and the first gold poured for the client. The processing plant included a primary jaw crusher, single stage SAG mill, gravity circuit, flotation circuit, regrind ball mill, concentrate CIL circuit and elution circuit.

DRA’s sister company Minopex, which specialises in contract operations and maintenance, assisted DRA with the commissioning of the plant and provided training of the client’s operators prior to the start of commissioning.