Mercator flags 2007 production

MERCATOR Gold is looking to establish around 600,000 ounces in mineable resources at its Meekatharra ground before kicking off production in the first half of 2007, and believes the “under-explored” region could potentially host up to 5 million ounces.

“Profitable and sustainable production is our target and the sustainability is something what some of the past players did not achieve up here,” Mercator exploration director Julian Vearncombe told