Key Milestones

Key Project Milestones

 

2015
• The main shaft development has a new forecast completion date for the 920 m shaft in November 2015, which is 55 days ahead of schedule
• Similarly, the ventilation shaft is expected to reach its final depth of 880 m in September 2015, 144 days ahead of schedule
• Commissioning bulk water supply to the mine and 13 mega litres fresh feed per day for the community
• Commencement of waste development on multi-level through the ventilation shaft
• Implementation of the mine operational readiness plan
• Commencement of the process plant enquiry for the EPCM and front-end engineering (FEE)
 
Upcoming Key Milestones 2016
• Commencement of the main shaft commission
• Continuation of waste development through the ventilation shaft
• Order long lead items for the process plant
• Progress mine operational readiness
• Commission phase 2 power supply of 60MW to the mine
 
2017
• Conclusion of shaft sinking
• Process plant construction commences
• Main shaft commissioned
• Production build-up commences
 
2021
• Full production reached
• Concentrator modules 2 and 3 commissioned