UNDERGROUND

Hillgrove gold awakens

THE historic Hillgrove gold project east of Armidale in New South Wales will reopen its mine gate after six years in hiatus, with owner Red River Resources on track to restart the high-grade gold-antimony-tungsten mine by the end of the year.

Hillgrove gold project site, showing processing infrastructure and layout.

Hillgrove gold project site, showing processing infrastructure and layout.

The company bought the project in August 2019 from a private vendor, which had shelved plans for the mine due to the low commodity prices at the time and placed it in care and maintenance at the end of...

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