SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): Vancouver, B.C.-based Pure Gold Mining Inc. announced that it has achieved commercial production at its flagship mine in Red Lake, Ontario. The miner achieved the milestone effective August 1st, eight months after pouring first gold. The mine has completed successful commissioning period.
The company press release noted that the Pure Gold mine, milling facilities and other critical systems are all operating in line with or rapidly approaching design capacity of 800 tonnes of ore per day on a sustainable basis.
According to Darin Labrenz, President & CEO of PureGold, the commercial production at the mine is a significant milestone and marks the beginning of a very exciting growth phase for the company. The stable gold production coupled with high-grade exploration potential will help the company make significant progress towards achieving its goal of unlocking its full potential and becoming the country’s Canada’s next iconic gold producer.
Earlier in July this year, the company had announced that the mine had averaged daily throughput at 509 tonnes per day during the June quarter and 577 tonnes per day in the month of June. The gold production during the quarter had surged by 46%, in comparison with the prior quarter.