The project is planned as an underground operation utilising a combination of room and pillar longhole stoping mining methods. The mine production rate is expected to increase from an initial 800t/d to 2,100t/d in year 5. A modular mill is expected that recovers free milling gold by gravity concentration and cyanide leaching and gold associated with sulphide minerals recovered by flotation. Life of mine (LOM) gold recovery is expected to be 92%.
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Hope Bay gold mine project
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