Centauro Extension: 2nd Dynamic Leaching Plant
|Ownership:||Minera Penmont (100% Fresnillo plc)|
|Location:||Sonora, Herradura District|
|Plant Capacity:||8,000 TPD|
|Anticipated production:||Avg. annual production 36 koz gold|
|Pre-operative Capex:||US$ 110 million|
This project will enable sulphides occurring deeper in the pit to be processed more efficiently. At time of analysis, the project was expected to extend the LOM at Herradura to 12 years with an average annual gold production of 390 koz;
with current reserves and the above production rate, the LOM is just over 20 yrs.