Second Dynamic Leaching Plant

Overview

Ownership: Minera Penmont (100% Fresnillo plc)
Location: Sonora, Herradura District
  • Detailed engineering continued to progress
  • Foundations of the milling area advanced and orders for various components have been placed
  • The construction of this new plant will continue throughout 2017 with commissioning expected in 2018
  • This US$110 million project will enable sulphides occurring deeper in the pit to be processed more efficiently. As a result, the life of mine at Herradura will be extended to 12 years with an average life of mine annual gold production of 390 koz