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Victoria’s Eagle clears construction hurdles


Crushers under construction with the gold recovery plant in the distance, at Victoria Gold’s Eagle gold mine in the Yukon. Credit: Victoria Gold.

Crushers under construction with the gold recovery plant in the distance, at Victoria Gold’s Eagle gold mine in the Yukon. Credit: Victoria Gold.

At more than 60% built, construction has been unfolding mostly as planned at Victoria Gold’s (TSXV: VIT) Eagle gold project in the Yukon, according to president and CEO John McConnell.

“Mother Nature has been the biggest nuisance,” McConnell says in an telephone interview with The Northern Miner.

“We had an extremely wet spring, which hampered earthworks. Then we had a very warm fall and start to winter, so we actually got back on track and are probably sitting about a month ahead of schedule.”

Earthworks, concrete, leach pad and liner system work are complete. “The focus now is steel erection and electrical-mechanical. I would say everything is going very well.”

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