CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mexus Gold US (OTCQB:MXSG)(“Mexus” or the “Company”) announced that a series of blasts were completed at the Santa Elena mine with successful fragmentation. The initial blasts resulted in 60,000 tons of ore with grades ranging from 1 to 3 grams per ton. Marco Martinez, President of MarMar holdings, stated that this material is now ready to be moved to the heap leach pad. In addition, Mr. Martinez stated that the geomembrane heap leach pad is nearly complete with the anchoring of the liner remaining. The electro winning gold recovery equipment is currently being assembled in Monterrey, Mexico. The equipment should be ready by the time the first 1 meter lift is completed on the heap leach pad.