Vital Metals Kicks Off BFS for Watershed

- September 14th, 2011

Mining Weekly reported Vital Metals (ASX:VML) said its JV partner has made its first earn-in installment for a tungsten project, allowing work to begin.

Mining Weekly reported Vital Metals (ASX:VML) said its JV partner has made its first earn-in installment for a tungsten project, allowing work to begin.

The market news is quoted as saying,

JOGMEC could earn a 30% shareholding in the Watershed project by spending $5.4-million over the earn-in period to fund the completion of the BFS.

The previous feasibility studies into the Watershed project have indicated that a capital investment of around A$70-million would be needed to fund a 610 000 t/y operation, delivering around 18 000 t of tungsten concentrate over an initial six year life-of-mine.

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