AKPL – Kempfield Silver Mine Development – New South Wales - Project Profile

AKPL – Kempfield Silver Mine Development – New South Wales - Project Profile

  • March 2018 •
  • 6 pages •
  • Report ID: 4907359
Synopsis
"AKPL – Kempfield Silver Mine Development – New South Wales - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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Summary
Argent Kempfield Pty Ltd’s (AKPL) a wholly owned subsidiary of Argent Minerals Ltd plans to develop silver mine in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

The project involves the development of a silver mine with a production capacity of 1.76 MTPA on 1,437ha of land and being developed in phases.

The first phase includes heap leaching some 8.8 million tonnes of mainly oxide and transitional material to produce over 9.5 million ounces of silver and 15,000 ounces of gold.

It includes the construction of a two open cut complex, a waste rock emplacement, a processing plant, a heap leach pad and a 33kv transmission line from the essential energy power grid north of Neville.

The project includes the construction of an office area, run-on-mine pad, a crushing plant, associated precious metals recovery infrastructure, a bullion-room, site offices, workshops, power plant, laydown areas, ablution facilities, stores, car parking, a haul road system and a waste management system.

Geoff Cunningham Natural Resource Consultants Pty Ltd has been appointed as an environmental consultant and H&S Consultants Pty Ltd as a technical consultant.

In October 2012, R W Corkery & Co Pty Ltd prepared revised preliminary environmental assessment (RPEA) for the project.

On April 8, 2013, AKPL submitted environmental impact statement (EIS) to the NSW Government Department of Planning & Infrastructure.

On November 25, 2016, AKPL commenced drilling work on the site.

AKPL is in the process of preparing EIS as well as feasibility study activities on the first phase of the project are underway.

Scope
The project involves the development of a silver mine with a production capacity of 1.76 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) on 1,437ha of land in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

The US$300 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an office area
2. Construction of a run-on-mine pad
3. Construction of a crushing plant
4. Construction of associated precious metals recovery infrastructure
5. Construction of a bullion-room
6. Construction of site offices
7. Construction of workshops
8. Construction of a power plant
9. Construction of laydown areas
10. Construction of ablution facilities
11. Construction of stores
12. Construction of car parking
13. Construction of a haul road system
14. Construction of waste management system

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Country=Australia Industry=Construction ParentIndustry=HeavyIndustry Date=201803 Publisher=Timetric Price=1000