First load commissioning puts Pilgangoora on path to production

PILBARA Minerals has begun ore load commissioning of the crusher facilities at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia’s Pilbara.

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Ore load commissioning at Pilgangoora crushing facilities

The Pilgangoora crusher is on-site under a build-own-operate contract Pilbara Minerals has with Crushing Services International, a subsidiary of Mineral Resources, which is a major lithium player itself.

In conjunction with the start of load commissioning of the crusher, construction of the overall processing plant is also ticking away nicely, with subsets of the plant's circuits being completed daily in preparation for the start of commissioning of the main Pilgangoora concentrator in the coming weeks.

Pilbara Minerals is on-track to deliver first concentrate from the processing plant by the end of June.

On-site, the Pilgangoora Monster pit and associated infrastructure has been fully established and a steady flow of direct shipping ore is leaving the mine ga...