Combining open pit and underground sources, Minago has 44.2 million measured and indicated tonnes grading 0.74% for 721.6 million lb. nickel, and 19.6 million inferred tonnes at 0.74% nickel for 319.1 million lb. nickel.
A feasibility research ready for Victory Nickel (OTC: VNCKF) in 2010 referred to as for a concentrator flowsheet that will take feed grading 0.4-0.6% nickel and produce an 18-34% nickel focus with a nickel restoration fee of 52-58%.
Silver Elephant acquired the Minago challenge in February from Victory Nickel for about US$6.7 million. A provincial surroundings act licence was issued for the challenge in August, however a discover of evaluation concerning adjustments to the tailings administration facility to deal with First Nation considerations has but to be accomplished for a ten,000-t/d open pit and mill. Silver Elephant will tackle this in 2021. The corporate can be re-engaging with native First Nations to replace memorandums of understanding signed by the previous proprietor. Silver Elephant is at the moment inspecting the technique of create a low carbon operation.
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