Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF,FWB:4TI) reported that construction on its Santander Zinc-Lead-Silver mine in Peru is in its advances stage in all areas; soft commissioning and testing of various circuits and components is ongoing. Commissioning is anticipated to commence in late-March with subsequent ramp-up to commercial production to follow.
As quoted in the press release:
The approximately 60,000-tonne-capacity coarse feed storage area is complete. The primary crushing area – jaw crusher and grizzly are installed. The secondary and tertiary crushing – vibrating screens and crushers are installed. Service crane installation is scheduled for early March. Grating and handrails are approx. 90% complete and painting details are ongoing. The feed transfer tower to the fine feed bin is completed and conveyors are advanced. Installation of the cabin for the rock-breaker is outstanding and will occur over the upcoming weeks.
The main electrical sub-station has been completed and is fully commissioned – presently finalizing various electrical sub-stations on site (Figure 2).