Tietto Minerals Ltd makes rapid pre-development progress with Abujar expected to be West Africa’s next gold mine


The company’s final feasibility study is expected to be released in the September 2021 quarter.

() completed the development of the processing plant as part of its rapid progress towards the development and production of the Abujar gold project in west-central Côte d’Ivoire, which is expected to be the next mine for West African gold.

The African gold explorer hired Primero Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ASX-listed NRW Holdings Limited, to undertake the engineering design and supply for the mine.

First gold target in 2022

Tietto chief executive Dr Caigen Wang said the company has made very good progress on three parallel fronts.

He said: “The DFS is nearing completion in September for a potentially significant increase in open pit reserves based on an imminent new update of the mineral resource estimate, mining development at a stage. early, engineering design and procurement are well advanced and diamond drilling A 50,000 meter drilling campaign is underway.

“All of these areas will give great news for the weeks and months to come as we target delivery of the first gold pour to the Abujar gold mine in the fourth quarter of 2022.”

Development highlights

Perth-based electrical engineering company ECG built the 90kv grid power extension design and long-term item bidding.

Construction of a 22-kilometer site access road connecting the national road to the Abujar processing plant site is also progressing well.

Three-quarters of the total 22-kilometer road has been built, leaving only one quarter to be built in the next two months.

The Tietto site team recently hosted representatives from over a dozen mining contracts, bidding on the Abujar surface mining services contract.

The company’s final feasibility study is expected to be released in the September 2021 quarter.

Tietto expects the flow of information to continue in the weeks and months to come.


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