Altura extends mine life at Pilbara lithium project
May 31st, 2018
Lithium developer Altura Mining has added two years to the mine life at its Pilgangoora project in the Pilbara after delivering a revised ore reserve and mineral resource estimate.
The update follows the completion of a drill program in the Southern Ridge deposit area and increases the company’s overall confidence in the project inventory.
Altura managing director James Brown said the resource and reserve upgrade was “extremely positive” and in line with the company’s strategy of systematically increasing the resource inventory.
“The exploration and development team have delivered some outstanding results that will not only add confidence to the existing operation but underpin the planned stage two expansion to 440,000t per annum production,” Brown said. Read more…