RENO, Nev. — General Metals Corp. announced it has begun
soliciting quotations from global vendors for pricing on the metallurgical
processing and gold recovery equipment and systems it will need as the its
Wilson Independence gold project is put into production.
The company will use
contractors to mine using open pit mining methods. The heap leaching process
facilities and equipment necessary to initially capture the gold in solution as
well the equipment used in subsequent stages of gold recovery including carbon
columns, pumps, stripping circuits, electro-winning circuits and furnaces is
being solicited. In addition the company intends to set up an atomic adsorption
lab at the mine site.
Daniel J. Forbush, president and CEO, noted,
"Our understanding of the Independence has progressed to the point where
we now have a pretty comprehensive indication of how we will be able to recover
gold and silver from our mineralization. Thanks to the diligent efforts of the
management team and our expert outside consultants we can now define with some
certainty the types and capacity of the equipment we will need to produce and
sell gold from our property."
General Metals Corp. is an aggressive junior minerals
exploration and development company, based in Reno, Nev. The company is
actively exploring and developing its 100% controlled Independence property
located in the Battle Mountain Mining District of Nevada.