Toronto, ON: HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce commercial production has been achieved at the Sugar Zone Mine, effective January 1, 2019.
- Following a successful commissioning period, the Sugar Zone Mill is operating consistently at the permitted 575 tonnes per day (“TPD”).
- Start-up, commissioning and commercial production was achieved within a three month period since receipt of commercial production permits.
- The mill averaged a 90.8% gold recovery rate for December, which is expected to improve during the transition to commercial operation.
- A 2019 budget and life of mine plan is underway, expected to improve overall economics. This information will form the basis of a NI 43-101 Feasibility Study targeted for Q1 2019.