GBF gets Bartons nod

GBF Underground Mining Company has won the underground mining contract for Millennium Minerals’ Bartons Underground mine development.

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GBF Underground is expected to start underground mining at Bartons in March.

Bartons Underground is part of Millennium’s Nullagine gold project.

The underground development is aiming to access high grade, free-milling mineralisation located directly below the existing Bartons open pit that Millennium has been conducting an extensive cut-back on.

Works under the three-year mining services contract include establishing an underground portal; all decline and level development; all ore driving; all stope production; and two 100m exploration drill drives.

GBF is expected to mobilise to Nullagine this month with underground mining to start in March.

Millennium CEO Peter Cash said this was the first underground mining contract ever awarded at Nullagine.

“We are rapidly progressing towards the development of our first underground mine at...