France’s environment minister is expected to announce in June the government’s official position on both Norgold and Columbus Gold's proposed open-pit mine and a precious metal industry in French Guiana.
French Guiana Mining News
The Nivre deposit contains 18.9 million indicated tonnes grading 1.09 grams gold per tonne for 665,000 ounces of gold.
After 14 public hearings, the Montagne d'Or project is taking some steps forward.
Before any heavy equipment touches the ground, Columbus and Nordgold have to go through a public consultation and receive required permits.
Revised estimate shows smaller inferred gold resource.