Alphamin Resources has begun hot commissioning at its flagship Bisie tin project located in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Alphamin Resources (TSXV:AFM) has announced the commencement of hot commissioning at its flagship Bisie tin project located in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
As quoted from the press release:
Construction of the mine was completed in the first quarter of 2019. Wet commissioning, whereby the plant runs on water, was completed in the week commencing April 22, 2019. Hot commissioning, which involves feeding the plant with material, checking instrumentation calibration, process flows and individual equipment throughput. The hot commissioning which builds up to instantaneous design throughput of 50 tons per hour into the jigging section and 8 tons per hour into the gravity concentration section, commenced on April 25, 2019 and is expected to complete during the week ended May 5, 2019. Following the completion of hot commissioning the company will enter the final commissioning phase of product optimisation.
The company remains on track to achieve commercial production in the second half of 2019.