Zijin-Continental Gold’s Buriticá Project is the most advanced underground gold mining operation in Colombia. The Project is located in the Municipality of Buriticá, in Northwestern Antioquia.
Buriticá is one of the world’s largest high-grade gold projects, with production scheduled to begin in 2020. Mineral reserves are estimated to be 3.7 million ounces of gold with 8.4 g/t of gold (13.7 million tons).
Updated mineral resource estimates include 5.32 million ounces of gold with 10.32 g/t of gold (16 million tons), which are Indicated and Measured, and 6.02 million ounces of gold with 8.56 g/t of gold (21.9 million tons), which are Inferred.
Mine construction is advancing according to schedule with strict compliance of all related requirements. International best practices are being observed in construction, environmental issues, sustainability, and external relations.