Red 5 confident of delivering gold-standard mine

RED 5’s commissioning of its flagship King of the Hills operation has not gone entirely to plan with ramp-up issues and unplanned downtime at its mill, but the miner still expects to reach commercial production by the end of December.

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The mill suffered some issues during ramp-up

The company's new chief operating officer, Richard Hay, said there had been significant COVID-19 absenteeism between June and August, impacting mining rates and grade, but Red 5 had worked with