Çöpler gold mine is the sole operating asset of Alacer Gold located in Turkey. Production from the heap leach operation commenced in 2011. Beneath the oxide cap is a massive refractory sulphide ore resource. Alacer has commenced work on a sulphide plant construction project to treat this ore. Gold production from the sulphide plant is expected to commence in 2018. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.