An extension to add 6 years to mine life is under review. This is considered a highly probable project and is included in the accompanying analysis to support production through to 2026 (vs 2020). Associated capex is assumed at US$500M to be incurred over 2014-2020; this number is based on a historic $300M estimate for a similar extension that pushed back mine life from 2013 to 2019.
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