"It is our intention to transform the company in readiness for full-scale mining at Monchetundra, which will certainly require filling out the board from what is currently a minimum but cost-effective crew," declared the company's chairman, Christian Schaffalitzky
Things are progressing well at West Kytlim, with production now approaching capacity. 1.3kg has been produced in a single day and the directors believe this level could be possible with this process in the future
This operation, which is now being costed, comprises crushing, grinding and leaching circuits, with subsequent recovery of gold from leach solutions via a Merill Crowe Machine.
At Semenovsky, this would involve bypassing the initial crushing and grinding circuits and delivering ore direct to the leaching circuit.