SAMREC Code Compliant Mineral Resources were reported in 2016(1) by Gold Fields Limited for the Suhanko and Narkaus deposits. The Mineral Resources were reported at 1.0g/t 2PGEAu cut-off within open pit mining shells and were based on recovery of metals by hydrometallurgical processing of sulphide concentrates.
The Competent Persons for the Mineral Resources declaration are MJ Botha, VP Strategic Projects, BSc (Hons) MSc Geology, MAusIMM (226388) with 34 years’ experience in exploration, mining and project development, and A Trueman, Chief Resource Geologist, BSc Geology (Hons), PGeo, APEGBC 149753 and MAusIMM CP 110730 with 26 years’ experience in mining, exploration and resource evaluation. Both persons are full-time employees of Gold Fields Limited. MJ Botha has been actively involved in the exploration and development of the Suhanko, Narkaus and Penikat projects since 2000. He was the lead Competent Person and responsible for the overall accuracy, standard and compliance of the declaration.