Commodities Buzz: Equinox Gold Says Its Aurizona Project To Achieve Gold Pour By End Of 2018

Equinox Gold Corp has stated that its Aurizona project in Brazil is on schedule to achieve a gold pour by the end of 2018, with average annual production projected at 136,000 ounces. As of the end of the second quarter, the overall project was 60% completed and plant construction 51% completed. The $ 146 million project is fully funded, the company reports. During the second quarter, the company also announced results of a prefeasibility study for Castle Mountain in California, showing a 16-year mine life and 3.6 million ounces of gold reserves.