Gold Fields begins construction on Salares Norte mine in Chile

South African miner Gold Fields has begun construction of the mining infrastructure at the $860 million Salares Norte open-pit gold mine in northern Chile. Construction work on the project is planned to be completed in late 2022, with production planned to start in early 2023. Once commissioned, the mine will have the capacity to process two million tonnes of ore annually to produce doré gold.

Source: MiningTechnology