Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more

IN Mining Briefs Echo expands Orelia resource; Marindi adds targets for June drilling; Dark Horse options De Grey cast-off; Arrow hits more bedrock gold; Todd River chipping reinforces potential; and Mid West operation moves ahead for Strandline.

Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more Mining Briefs: Echo, Marindi and more

The Orelia pit.

Echo Resources has updated the resource estimate for its Orelia deposit within its Yandal project, Western Australia, following recent infill drilling that was designed to upgrade the existing indicated resource within the proposed Orelia stage one pit to measured status.
 
The work, part of an ongoing bankable feasibility study that is due for completion within weeks, has delivered inaugural measured figure of 2.8 million tonnes at 2.6 grams per tonne gold for 237,000 ounces within the wider 1Moz resource. 
 
The flooded 100m-deep pit is 10km from the Bronzewing plant and has produced some 400,000oz since 1988.
 
Gold anomalies and new lithium-bearing pegmatites have been i...

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