Pacific Gold Corp. announced today that it has received approval from the NDEP to begin the removal of the geotextile bag assembly at the Black Rock Canyon Mine. The removal of the bags and piping is expected to take up to 60 days to complete. The removal project began on May 10th.
The Company plans to replace the bags with a new set of concrete lined settling ponds and some additional de-sanding cyclones and screens.
Black Rock Canyon Mine has interviewed and hired a new mining engineer on a contract basis who is currently working to amend the mine's Plan of Operations as well as to redesign the screening plant operations and equipment with the goal of maximizing the plant operating time as well as gold recovery and water recycling.
About the Company
Pacific Gold Corp. (PCFG) is focused on alluvial gold and base metals operations located in western North America. Pacific Gold Corp. owns four operating subsidiaries: Nevada Rae Gold, Inc., which owns and operates the Black Rock Canyon gold mine, located in north-central Nevada; Pilot Mountain Resources Inc., which owns Project W, a large tungsten based deposit in Nevada; Fernley Gold, Inc., which has acquired exclusive lease rights to mine the Lower Olinghouse Placers in north-western Nevada; and Pacific Metals Corp., (PMET) which owns mining claims in San Juan and Delores Counties, Colorado, encompassing the historic Graysill Mine.
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