The capacity of the Gibraltar concentrator to 85,000 t/d has spent $190 million of its $235 million budget. (New mining equipment accounts for $90 million of the total budget.) Commissioning will begin in December this year and ramp up to design capacity will occur over the following six months.
The ball mill components have arrived on site, 65 km north of Williams Lake, and erection of the grinding mills is underway. The flotation cells to be delivered this month. More contractors are arriving as the scope of the work shifts from civil and structural activities to mechanical and electrical installations.
Pit equipment has begun arriving. The first two of 10 additional haulage trucks have arrived, and the other eight will arrive over the next 12 months. Components of a new shovel has arrived at the site, and the shovel will be operational in November.
An important part of the project is the new molybdenum recovery plant that will more than double moly metal production to over 3.0 million lb per year.
As the leading manufacturer of beneficiation equipments, Xingbang heavy machinery will supply the most qualified equipments and best service for this huge project. We believe that what we do must be beneficial to our customers.