Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD-COPPER: MX Gold reports on Max mill upgrades

BRITISH COLUMBIA – MX Gold Corp. (formerly Discovery Ventures) of Vancouver says work at the Max mill near Revelstoke is proceeding and on budget for the treatment of a 10,000 tonne bulk sample from the Willa copper-gold mine by the end of this year.

The company has submitted a notice of work application to the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Resources stating its plans to begin work on Aug. 20 at the mill. The plans include rehabilitation and upgrading of the mill (it used to treat molybdenum ore). The plant has already passed the province’s electrical inspection including a new power plant .

MX Gold expects the mill rebuild and updating of all systems will take 60 to 90 days.

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