OceanaGold Corp. announced that the statutory appeal period for the Martha Underground Project permitting process has concluded with no appeals filed. As a result, the project has received its resource consents (permits) to commence operations.
“Receipt of the permits at the Martha Underground represents a tremendous outcome that will benefit the company, its shareholders, the town of Waihi and New Zealand,” said Mick Wilkes, president and CEO. “The Waihi operation has had a long, rich history of operating to the highest of environmental and social standards globally while contributing significant socio-economic benefits to Waihi and the country. We are excited to be granted the consents and for the opportunity to continue over 140 years of gold mining history at Waihi.”
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