RENO, Nevada The mills are turning and full production expected from the Esmeralda gold project within a few weeks. METALLIC VENTURES GOLD of Toronto is running low-grade development ore through the 350-ton/day CIL mill. The company acquired the property, mill, refinery, assay lab, office complex and tailings pond. It added a Knelson gravity circuit to remove free gold and a small Merrill-Crowe circuit to recover silver.
Metallic Ventures concentrates on past-producing mines in Nevada. For more information about the Esmeralda mine and the company's other projects, see www.metallicventuresgold.com.