Tietto SAG mill

Tietto on time and on budget with Abujar Gold Project construction in Côte d’Ivoire

Tietto Minerals (ASX:TIE) reports construction at its 3.45Moz Abujar Gold Project in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa remains on schedule and budget with first gold pour on track for 4Q CY22.

The West African gold explorer and developer said it continues to track well with its schedule, with carbon-in-leach (CIL) tank erection progressing and two tanks now at full height.

NCP International, which supplies new grinding mills, is on site to install the semi autogenous grinding (SAG) mill.

The camp is more than 50% operational and scheduled for completion in August

The company said work on the tailings storage facility (TSF) and diversion channel is also moving ahead. CIL tank erection is progressing and two tanks are now at full height.

Tietto reports that the camp is more than 50% operational and scheduled for completion in August. Work on the tailings storage facility (TSF) and diversion channel is moving ahead. The following figures show the progress achieved on site during June 2022.

The company is in a solid position having completed a $130 million two‐tranche placement to accelerate development of Abujar and has no debt. The placement allowed the participation of like‐minded investors, keen for the company to realise first gold production by 4Q CY22 and produce 260,000oz gold in 2023.

Tietto continues to deliver project milestones with Abujar’s maiden Measured gold resources of 7.7Mt @ 1.4 g/t Au for 350,000oz reported on 11 April 2022.

The Abujar Gold Project is located some 30km from the major regional city of Daloa in  central western Côte D’Ivoire.

It is close to good regional and local infrastructure to facilitate exploration and development being only 15km from nearest tarred road and grid power.

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Written By Adam Orlando
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