Last year certain mine construction works were suspended while it dealt with impacts from Typhoon Lando (Koppu). It had to carry out rehabilitation and clean up works.
Today, Metals said the completed rehabilitation and enhancement works were being verified by the MGB.
"Once the MGB is satisfied and the partial suspension order lifted the Runruno project will complete ore commissioning and move into commercial operations shortly thereafter."
In January, the group said it had agreed a new debt repayment timetable with the financiers of the mine after first gold was delayed.
Shares were unchanged at 4.125p.