Higginsville Gold Operations

Project overview

The HGO comprises an operating underground and open pit gold operation in the Norseman region of Western Australia.

HGO has a modern 1.3 million tonne-per-annum Carbon-in-Pulp (CIP) gold processing plant, a 300-person village, the Trident underground mine (multiple open-pit mines and requisite mine and process infrastructure). Mining at HGO currently is focused on the Mt Henry Gold Project replacing the Trident underground mine as the key long-term source of gold production. Ore is also supplied from some short-term open pits at Lake Cowan and HGO.

Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves

At 30 June 2017 HGO had the following Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves:

Production and Mine Plan

The Mt Henry Gold Project, located approximately 70km south of HGO, was acquired by Westgold in September 2015. Mt Henry consists of three main deposits: Mt Henry, Selene and North Scotia, all of which are conventional open pit mining propositions.