Formation Metals Starts Construction at US Cobalt Project

27 July 2011 (Last Updated July 27th, 2011 18:30)

Formation Metals has commenced the construction of mine site earthworks at its cobalt project, located in east-central Idaho, US. The firm has started portal bench mine site earthworks, along with concurrent mill and concentrator site earthworks. Dahle Construction has mobil

Formation Metals has commenced the construction of mine site earthworks at its cobalt project, located in east-central Idaho, US.

The firm has started portal bench mine site earthworks, along with concurrent mill and concentrator site earthworks.

Dahle Construction has mobilised earth moving heavy equipment and established a crushing facility nearby to provide raw materials for construction.

Formation Metals project and construction manager JDS Energy & Mining is conducting a review on the earthworks quantities of materials required to reduce time schedules and cost.

The firm has also sent a proposal package for vendors for the design, supply and installation of the cobalt beneficiation plant, which is expected to commence in the second half of August 2011.