TORONTO, April 7, 2021 /CNW/ – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Firm“) (TSX: HRT) (OTC: HRTFF) (Frankfurt: H4O) is happy to announce Q1 2021 gold manufacturing of 11,776 ounces, representing the fifth consecutive quarter of manufacturing progress for the Firm.
Operational Highlights for Q1 2021:
Document gold manufacturing: Complete manufacturing of 11,776 oz Au for Q1 2021, a 9% enhance over the earlier quarter. Common month-to-month manufacturing totaled 3,925 oz Au for the quarter.
Improved mine capital improvement: Averaged 14.0 metres per day, a 23% enchancment over This fall 2020 and above focused improvement charges for the 12 months.
Elevated ore tonnes processed: Common throughput fee of 716 tonnes per day (tpd) for the quarter, a rise of 42% over This fall 2020. The Firm achieved mine manufacturing of greater than 750 tpd for over half the month of March.
Constant grade: 6.1 g/t Au, in line with the anticipated grade per the useful resource mannequin and inside 10% of goal for the quarter.
Operational Highlights – Q1 2021
Mine Capital Improvement
Ore Tonnes Processed
Month-to-month Gold Ounces Produced
Avg. oz Au / month
* Represents a mined every day fee as course of plant was restarted halfway via Q3 2020.
Frazer Bourchier, President and CEO commented:
“Harte Gold’s Sugar Zone mine continued to generate optimistic momentum within the first quarter of 2021 as we made appreciable enhancements in the direction of reaching key efficiency indicators throughout the quarter. Most significantly, mine improvement metres are at present monitoring above focused charges for 2021 and proceed to be the essential gauge to future success in permitting entry to extra working stope areas and creating extra flexibility.
Regardless of a 35% enchancment in ore manufacturing from the earlier quarter, motion plans proceed to give attention to gear reliability and are leading to steadily bettering mechanical availability. With our stable efficiency in opposition to these markers, the Firm ought to quickly produce sustainably at our goal fee of 800 tpd, and we keep our 2021 manufacturing steering of 60,000 to 65,000 ounces of gold.”
Q1 2021 Operational Abstract:
Mine Capital Improvement
Outperformance in mine capital improvement was pushed by finalizing the transition to owner-operated mining, strengthening and aligning the mine workforce, bettering upkeep practices and adhering strictly to plan to advance in the direction of out there working areas. The Firm expects present efficiency to proceed into Q2 2021 and for the stability of this 12 months.
Ore Tonnes Processed
A complete of 64,418 tonnes had been processed in Q1 2021 for a median of 716 tpd. Throughput ranges averaged roughly 700 tpd in January and February, constrained largely by mine manufacturing and dealing face availability at the moment. Throughput elevated to 740 tpd for March, regardless of a cone crusher shaft restore. For 17 working days in March, throughput ranges had been at 750 tpd or higher.
The method plant continued to carry out above plan, with ore tonnes processed restricted solely by mine ore haulage to floor. Remaining constraints on ore manufacturing from the underground are largely associated to gear availability and, to a lesser extent, budgeted workforce vacancies and the advance of mine technical companies effectiveness. Enhancing gear availability is at present being addressed and extra deliberate cell gear will likely be operational in early Q2 2021.
Grade reconciled inside 10% of budgeted grade for the interval. Whereas feed grade was marginally behind plan resulting from minor variances in stope sequencing and timing, mineral useful resource reconciliation continues to pattern positively. Stope dilution of lower than 10% was inline with expectations.
Common month-to-month gold manufacturing represented an 9% enhance over This fall 2020, the fifth consecutive quarter of gold ounce manufacturing progress. Whereas common month-to-month gold manufacturing was barely beneath goal, the Firm is assured manufacturing charges will enhance as throughput charges stabilize and higher-grade areas are accessed as per the mine plan.
About Harte Gold Corp.
Harte Gold holds a 100% curiosity within the Sugar Zone mine positioned in White River, Canada. The Sugar Zone Mine entered business manufacturing in 2019. Manufacturing steering is 60,000 to 65,000 oz Au for 2021. The Firm has additional potential via exploration on the Sugar Zone Property, which encompasses 81,287 hectares protecting a major greenstone belt. Harte Gold trades on the TSX underneath the image “HRT”, on the OTC underneath the image “HRTFF” and on the Frankfurt Trade underneath the image “H4O”.
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Particular forward-looking statements on this press launch embody, however will not be restricted to, present mine capital improvement efficiency persevering with into Q2 2021 and for the stability of this 12 months; extra cell gear being operational in early Q2 2021; manufacturing charges rising as throughput charges stabilize and higher-grade areas enter the mine plan; the Firm having the ability to produce sustainably at 800 tpd; gold manufacturing of between 60,000 and 65,000 oz Au in 2021; and additional potential via exploration on the Sugar Zone Property.
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