Deflector has record quarter

THINGS are looking up for Doray Minerals with record production and cash costs at the Deflector mine last month.

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The Western Australian mine posted record quarterly production of 16,810 ounces of gold at all-in sustaining costs of A$1185 an ounce.

That result included 5861oz produced in December at AISC of $991/oz.

Quarterly copper production of 883 tonnes was 15% above budget.

During the quarter, Doray hit 11m at 56.3 grams per tonne gold and 0.9% copper, including 2m at 260gpt gold and 3.3% copper at the Da Vinci discovery at Deflector.

Preparations are underway for the first ore drive into Da Vinci.

Doray managing director Leigh Junk described Deflector’s quarter as outstanding.

“We now have the operation running at steady state lev...