Romarco Minerals Inc. Mining News

Romarco president Diane Garrett on SC Haile gold mine permit process

Romarco Minerals Inc (TSX:R) announced a permitting update for its Haile Gold Project in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

South Carolina gold mine delayed for study

Plans for a huge gold mine near Kershaw have been delayed for at least a year because of the mine's potential effect on creeks and wetlands that run through the site in Lancaster County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct an environmental impact statement before it decides on a wetlands permit for Romarco Minerals Inc., which wants to create the largest gold mine east of the Mississippi River. Image of the Haile gold mine site, by Romarco Minerals.

Romarco faces 12-month delay on Haile gold project on new EIS requirement

Canadian gold explorer Romarco Minerals, which has been pioneering the possible re-opening of South Carolina as the potential location for a significant gold mining area, has received something of a setback in a U.S. Corp of Engineers requirement that it submit an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a portion of what the company describes as "the low-functioning and impaired wetlands and streams onsite" at its exciting Haile gold mining project there. Image of the Haile gold mining area, by Romarco Minerals.

Romarco hits high-grade mineralization at Haile

Romarco Minerals is continuing to identify mineralization at the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina. The company's latest drill results show continued growth in the mineralized system, which is open in all directions and at depth: Drilling between South Pit and Ledbetter continues to identify mineralization between the two proposed pits. RCT-49 returned 31.8 meters of 17.3 g/t gold, including a high-grade intercept of 7.6 meters of 66.9 g/t gold.