UNDERGROUND

Abra's first cut

MINING contractor Byrnecut has taken the first cut in the portal to start the underground decline at the $70 million Abra base metals project in Western Australia's Gascoyne region.

First cut taken in the Abra decline

First cut taken in the Abra decline

The lead-silver concentrate mine is a 60:40 joint venture between Galena Mining and Japan's Toho Zinc. Byrnecut started primary decline works to gain access to Abra's ore body following the completion...

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