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MEI Online: Plant Operation News: Africa: August 14th 2013


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:: Endeavour Mining Reports Delivery of Mining Equipment at Agbaou Gold Mine


Endeavour Mining Corporation announces that construction of its Agbaou Gold Mine in Côte d'Ivoire remains on-track for initial production in Q1 2014, with significant advances in completing the milling circuit and the recent arrival of mining equipment.

Agbaou Gold Mine Construction Highlights:

  • To date, approximately 83% of the US$160 million construction budget has been committed, with US$103 million spent and the project is approximately 81% physically complete
  • Ball mill and SAG mill installation is progressing well and should be completed by mid-August. Gearboxes and SAG and Ball Mill motors have been installed
  • All civil works in the processing plant and mine services areas have been completed
  • Electrical infrastructure for the 15km 91kV overhead power line is on target; tower installation and sub-stations are advancing well
  • The Cyclone Cluster, Gravity Concentrator, and Mill lubrication systems have all been installed
  • All administration buildings have been completed along with the Reagents storage sheds, Heavy Vehicle and Maintenance Workshop sheds
  • The remaining structural steel has arrived on-site and is being erected, including for the gold room and conveyors
  • Mining equipment, including D9 bulldozers, has arrived on site, with additional deliveries expected shortly; preparations for mining commencement are in line with key milestone dates




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