Furtei Gold Project

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First stand alone gold project in Italy

The Furtei Gold Project is located in Sardinia, Italy and comprises crushing, grinding, flotation, carbon in leach and desorption. Following completion of the feasibility study, Ausenco completed the detailed design of the process plant together with the tendering and technical evaluation of bids for process plant equipment.

Ausenco’s scope included the selection and coordination of all sub-consultants during the preparation of the bankable feasibility study including geology, mining, environmental, financial analysis and marketing; preparation of capital and operating costs for the entire project to +/- 10% level of accuracy; design and supervision of all metallurgical testwork; preparation of flowsheets, mass balance sheets, design criteria and P&ID’s; preparation of detailed engineering design and specification; and selection of all process equipment.

Project Highlights

  • Development of a metallurgically complex ore body
  • Bankable feasibility study for an international project
  • First stand alone gold project in Italy
  • Significant use of second hand equipment

Project details

Offering
Flotation
Commodity
Gold
Location
Italy
Business line
Minerals & Metals
Client
Gold Mines of Sardinia Ltd
Timeframe
1995
Solution phase
Create (EPCM)
Project value
US$20m

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