Alacer Gold Announces the Processing of Sulfide Ore Through the Newly Constructed Çöpler Sulfide Plant
TORONTO, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alacer Gold Corp. (“Alacer” or the “Company”) [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] is pleased to announce the processing of the first sulfide ore through the sulfide plant, with the first autoclave coming online over the weekend and now operating as designed. As previously guided, commercial production is expected in early 2019 and ramp up to full nameplate capacity of 1.9 mtpa will be achieved by the end of 2019.
Rod Antal, Alacer’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “The successful processing of sulfide ore represents a monumental milestone for Alacer and all of its stakeholders. We are very proud of our team who have successfully constructed and delivered the plant well under budget - an exceptional outcome given the significance of the undertaking. We can now confidently say the Çöpler Mine will deliver tremendous value for many years to come. We look forward to providing updates on the performance of the sulfide plant over the course of the coming year.”
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