American Bonanza Reports Operational Progress After January Flu Outbreak

- March 22nd, 2013

American Bonanza Gold Corp. (TSX:BZA,OTCQX:ABGFF) announced that they have made operational progress since January, when work was impacted at their Copperstone mine due to an influenza outbreak.

American Bonanza Gold Corp. (TSX:BZA,OTCQX:ABGFF) announced that they have made operational progress since January, when work was impacted at their Copperstone mine due to an influenza outbreak.

As quoted in the press release:

February highlights included:

  • Ore grade – increase of 42% resulting in an increase of ounces shipped
  • Development mining progress – increase of 32% on January’s figures
  • Gold ounces shipped – up by 68% from January’s figures
  • C Zone and D Zone – breakthrough area now connected allowing for better material haulage & ventilation
  • Senior team hires – New Mine Manager and new Chief Geologist starting in mid-March

American Bonanza’s President and CEO, Brian Kirwin, said:

The Copperstone Mine team continues to make good progress towards design rate, and during February, they worked to overcome the issues we faced in January due to manpower shortages.

To view the whole press release, click here. 

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