THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Anova Metals (ASX: AWV) completed the first gold pour at the company’s Second Fortune gold project in Western Australia.
Anova Metals said the total gold produced from the pour weighed in at 245 ounces comprising ore from sorted low-grade stockpiles and level 1 development ore.
The company indicated that sorted development ore and stope ore from level 1 will be processed over the next week with a further gold pour proposed soon.
Mining Stoping of ore on level 1 is almost complete while stoping on the level 2 has commenced on the southern end of the development drive with haulage to Burbanks to commence shortly.
“Anova is delighted to have reached this significant milestone for the Second Fortune gold project and join the ranks of WA gold producers,” Anova Metals executive chairman Bill Fry said in the company’s announcement to the Australian Securities Exchange.
“We look forward to the continued production from Second Fortune over the coming months.”