Company: Nordic Gold Corp.
CEO: Michael Hepworth, President and CEO
Nordic Gold Interview
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The Laiva deposit is located in Raahe, Finland and is one of the largest gold resources in the region. The mine is a conventional open pit mine with 2 pits.
Exploration in the Laiva area started in 2005. Previously the area was worked by both Endomines Oy and Outokumpu. The operation includes two pits and a recently constructed 6,000 tpd, state-of-the-art process plant designed by Metso and constructed by Outotec. Historic expenditure on the property is estimated at €220 million. The mill and leaching plant was completed completed in 2011. Mining at the property was initiated in Q3 2011 and the first doré bar was cast in December that year.