St. Barbara Ltd. has reported a new life-of-mine (LOM) plan for its Gwalia gold mine near Leonora, south-central Western Australia. Based on existing resources and reserves, the new plan includes a change in mining and haulage methods to suit the deepening mine and the nature of existing unmined lodes. The new mining approach, termed Gwalia Mass Extraction (GMX), is assumed to begin in year four of the plan and is enabled by the company’s Gwalia Extension Project, currently under construction.
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