A new tungsten mine is expected to begin mining operations at Kilba Well in the West Pilbara region next year.
|Tungsten advancing Kilba Well development|
|17 Jun 2013 – Tungsten Mining NL (ASX:TGN) Managing Director, Paul Berndt explains how the explorer is advancing its Kilba Well Project to development in 2014.|
[…]Drilling to date has encountered an abundance of tungsten scheelite mineralization, which is visible in the drill core under ultraviolet light. Verifying and validating Union Carbide’s previous work will allow the Company to incorporate the results from Union Carbide’s drill program into the current resource estimates.
The plan is to complete approximately 5,000 meters of drilling in Phases 2 and 3 and this is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2013. Concurrently, engineering work will commence on a definitive feasibility study, which is expected to be completed by July 2013, to determine the parameters under which a mine at Kilba will be viable. […]