Auplata (Euronext Growth - FR0010397760 - ALAUP), the largest exchange-listed French gold producer, is pleased to announce that all the container shipments from South Africa carrying the cyanidation modules for the Dieu Merci production plant have now arrived at the installation site.
Assembly operations have begun on the cyanidation processing modules, under the supervision of SGS Bateman, a leading engineering firm supplying plant engineering and construction services for the mining industry. The modules will be installed by teams provided by Guianese company STMG (Soudure Tuyauterie Maintenance Guyanaise), based in Kourou, a subsidiary of FOSELEV Group. In all, 40 people will be working on assembly operations.
Auplata plans to complete the construction of the plant and initiate the first commissioning tests in July 2018.
Based in French Guiana, Auplata is the largest French, stock-market listed gold producer. The Company has more than 700 sq km of mining permits and titles in French Guyana. Auplata operates an innovative industrial and financial strategy, aimed at developing and exploiting Guianese gold resources with the strong involvement of local players. The Company's objective is to offer sustainable exploitation for the Guianese mining industry. Since June 2015, Auplata is a shareholder in the Côte d'Ivoire mining company OMCI, which owns two mining projects in Côte d'Ivoire.
Auplata's share capital consists of 201,815,005 shares listed on the Euronext Growth market in Paris (Euronext). ISIN: FR0010397760 – ALAUP; ICB: 1777 – Gold Mining.
For more information about Auplata, go to www.auplata.fr.