The significant life extension to 2030 at Cerro Corona last year has been re‑enforced by further studies in 2018 that will result in completion of a feasibility study (FS) in H1 2019.
The Salares Norte project has finalised an FS study underpinning the maiden Mineral Reserve.
|Mineral Resources||Mineral Reserves|
|6.2Moz gold, 43.7Moz
silver and 848Mlb copper
|5.2Moz gold, 39.3Moz
silver and 695Mlb copper
|Cerro Corona – Peru
(99.53% attributable to Gold Fields)
|Salares Norte – Chile
(100% attributable to Gold Fields)
|Mining method||Open pit||Open pit|
|Infrastructure||One open pit. One standard sulphide flotation plant with a capacity of 6.9Mtpa||Open pit with combined counter-current decantation, Merrill-Crowe and Carbon in Pulp (CIP) processing at 2Mtpa. Dry-stack tailings disposal|
|Mineralisation style||Porphyry (Cu-Au)||High-sulphidation epithermal (Au-Ag)|
For more information on the operations/projects, view the online 2018 Mineral Reserves and Resources Report