Panoramic executes three-year processing contract with NRW’s Primero

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Panoramic Resources’ subsidiary Savannah Nickel Mines has executed a three-year contract with leading mineral processing engineering specialists Primero Group for approximately $34 million.

Primero, a subsidiary of NRW Holdings, will be responsible for the restart, operation and maintenance of Savannah’s existing ore processing plant and non-processing infrastructure at the Savannah Mine which temporarily suspended operations in 2020.

The company is already mobilising process-related personnel, and with the recruitment process about 75% complete, Panoramic’s  Managing Director and CEO, Victor Rajasooriar expects processing to commence in November 2021 with first shipment of concentrate anticipated for December 2021.

“We look forward to the addition of Primero’s expertise at our Savannah Operation in the coming months as they mobilise to site and further bolster the team on the ground,” Mr Rajasooriar said.

“With development and production activities at Savannah underway, early mining activities have progressed well, with grade control drilling starting today.

“We look forward to a successful relationship with our business partners and are pleased to see Panoramic’s site management team and staff executing all activities safely and as planned.”

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