The development of the Séguéla gold undertaking, in Côte d’Ivoire, is constant to trace on time and on finances, regardless of a very heavy moist season, Fortuna Silver Mines COO for West Africa, David Whittle, reported on Thursday.
The undertaking, which entails a 3 750 t/d mill at Séguéla, is about 83% full and the primary gold pour stays heading in the right direction for mid-2023.
Fortuna mentioned that deliveries continued to reach in Abidjan, Côte d´Ivoire with all semiautogenous grinding (SAG) mill elements now shipped. The final SAG mill package deal would arrive in early December.
Development of the 90 kV transmission line and substation is nearing completion and on observe to be energised in December.
The corporate additional reported that about 565 000 m3 of water has collected within the water storage dam, which is consistent with expectations and desires for commissioning and startup actions. Earthworks and high-density polyethylene lining of the tailings storage facility is on observe for completion earlier than the top of 2022.
The mining contractor has mobilised to website and has began institution actions.
“The operation is now transferring ahead with its recruitment and on-boarding of key senior personnel permitting for the event of the operational procedures and methods with a purpose to facilitate a clean transition from development into operation,” reported Whittle.