Tanzania Gold Heap Leach Project Construction Completed On Schedule

Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TRX) has announced the completion of four heap leach cells, each measuring 100 meters by 30 meters, to support the processing of stacked ore at the Tanzania gold development project in Lake Victoria.

According to the President and CEO of TRX, James Sinclair, the completion of the heap leach cells and the preparation of the Buckreef South Pit for ore extraction were the company’s primary objectives in their move towards production.

“Our team managed these projects on plan and our suppliers delivered with the utmost professionalism and safety,” he said, “We remain on track for our first pour [and] are looking forward to commissioning the new carbon-in-leach and crushing equipment and hiring the remaining processing staff.”

A complete leach cycle will last at least 60 days, but recovery of the majority of the metal is expected to be completed in fewer than 45 days with the company already anticipating that the carbon elution process can begin after 30 days of irrigation.

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