Red River Resources has delivered record operating performance
during the December quarter at the Thalanga operations in
The company produced 96,000 tonnes of ore from the West 45
deposit over the three months.
Its quarterly output included 7695 tonnes of zinc concentrate,
3007 tonnes of lead concentrate and 725 tonnes of copper
concentrate – all three records for the company.
Red River also continued to improve its copper recoveries at the
operation, returning a 54.1 per cent recovery to copper concentrate
for the quarter and 73.2 per cent recovery to copper concentrate in
Mel Palancian, Red River managing director, looked ahead to
continued improvements in the March quarter.
“It’s great to see the site team continue to improve
production from both the mine and the processing plant,”
Red River launched its production of copper, lead and zinc
concentrates at Thalanga in September 2017. The operations include
the West 45, Far West and Waterloo deposits.
The company plans to start production from Far West in the first
quarter of 2019. It expects Far West to extend production at
Thalanga for at least the next five years as it continues an
exploration program at the site.
Source: FS – Mining B.
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