HALIFAX, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – GoGold Resources Inc. (TSX: GGD) (“GoGold”) is pleased to announce that it has started the construction of the first phase of the vat leach plant at its Santa Gertrudis Gold Project located in Sonora State, Mexico as part of a feasibility study. The civils contractor was mobilized in early October and the initial earthworks for the main plant area, where the vat tank structure will be placed, are being prepared.
GoGold has contracted for a turn-key supply and installation of the ore receiving structure, crushing circuit and reclaim crushed stockpile. MDM Engineering Inc of South Africa is completing the process design, and Cronimet, also of South Africa, is providing specialist support on the vat design and eventual operator training and commissioning. The first phase of the vat leach plant is being designed to treat ore at a rate of approximately 2,000 tonnes per day and further expansion of the plant is planned once the first phase is completed and operating at its intended output.