Tomingley Gold Project - Project Profile
Client: Alkane Resources Limited
Industry: Metalliferous Mining
Status: Approved and Operating
Local Government Area: Narromine LGA
The Tomingley Gold Project comprises mining of gold ore from four open cuts, crushing and processing of the ore to produce gold doré, placement of waste rock into three emplacements, placement of tailings into a two-celled residue storage facility, water management structures, amenity bunds, internal roads, 46km water pipeline from Narromine and an underpass of the Newell Highway.
Approved in July 2012, construction commenced in late 2012 with first production of gold in late 2013. Mining by open cut methods is approaching completion, however, the mine has approval to continue by underground mining methods which would extend the life of the mine beyond 2022.