SRK Consulting is working on a number of revised mine plan scenarios for the gold operation as part of the discussions underway with Nedbank, Rand Merchant Bank and the Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa over a new repayment schedule.
Work so far has included an updated orebody model to pinpoint the most economic pit-shell, pit phasing and ramp designs.
Commercial production was declared at the mine in Liberia on 1 March with gold recovery levels in excess of 90%.
Design capacity at the mine is 119,000 ounces per year. READ MORE