Aureus Mining sees slow start up in New Liberty production

By: Megan van Wyngaardt

0000576935_resized_newlibertyfirstpour31022JOHANNESBURG ( – Despite the suspension of its processing operations at its New Liberty gold mine in Liberia, dual-listed Aureus Mining produced 8 274 oz in the three months to June 30

The gold miner also sold 11 731 oz during the second quarter, delivering revenue of $14.7-million.

In early May, Aureus temporarily suspended processing operations at the mine owing to problems with the detoxification circuit, which had not been operating to original design specifications. This resulted in higher concentrations of weak acid dissociated cyanide in the process effluent. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

SOURCES: NewsNow/ Mining Weekly

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.