Asante Gold Corporation announced that all activities planned to bring its’ Bibiani Mine into production in Q3 2022 are on track.
Asante is preparing a plan to deliver a mine that can produce approximately 190,000 ounces of gold at Bibiani in its first 12 months of operation and circa 240,000 ounces every year thereafter for a minimum of 6 years. Tenders have been invited for the selection of a Mining Contractor. They anticipate mobilisation of the Mining Contractor to proceed in Q1 2022.
The Process Plant refurbishment is slightly ahead of schedule, on budget and all work activities are proceeding as planned. Principal equipment motors and drives have been taken off site, to be serviced as needed. Electrical components, instrumentation and control systems have been tested and are being upgraded as needed to provide improved performance, above the original design. Gravity recovery equipment is being upgraded to “2020” level of competence and automation. This includes the purchase of a Gekko InLine Leach Reactor (ILR).