Mara Rosa is expected to be an open pit operation utilising conventional mining methods. Mine life is estimated at 8 years. Ore is part refractory in nature. The processing plant will comprise a pre-oxidisation and conventional carbon-in-leach (CIL) circuit. The plant is anticipated to have a design capacity of 2.5Mt/a.Gold production is estimated at around 110 to 160 thousand ounces per annum.