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Heron Resources update on Woodlawn Zinc-Copper Project

Mining News - Published on Fri, 21 Dec 2018

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Heron Resources Limited announced the commencement of commissioning activities at the Company’s 100% owned Woodlawn Zinc-Copper Project. This represents the start of the last major construction step prior to production activities. The hydraulic mining operation, alongside the underground operations that commenced in September 2018, will provide a second ore source to be processed through the new processing plant. The hydraulic mining operation covers the recently arrived hydraulic monitors and the associated high-pressure water, reclaim and slurry transfer pumps. The commissioning activities have involved the functional testing of equipment in the circuit including the commissioning of the trash screen and transfer pumps at the transfer station.

Commissioning activities are underway at the Woodlawn combined underground mine and tailings retreatment project

Heron and contractor commissioning teams in place

Hydraulic tailings retreatment preparations have commenced with infrastructure energised and water testing underway

Process plant commissioning has commenced with the testing of the plant control circuits

Commissioning of the water treatment plant is well advanced

First production scheduled for Qtr. 1 2019

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 21 Dec 2018
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