- Ariana Resources says that mine construction has commenced at the Kiziltepe Sector of the Red Rabbit Gold Project in western Turkey, which is being developed in partnership with Proccea Construction Co, to deliver its first gold pour in H2 2016.

Forestry Department currently clearing land within the permitted areas of the mine site and freehold land acquisitions essentially completed.

Final negotiations on major Turkish supplied plant components are complete and long lead orders have been placed. Mining contractor has been assigned and is currently expected to commence site-works in October 2015.

Installation of the perimeter security fence for the mine site is underway and four prefabricated buildings are now complete and awaiting delivery to site.

Ariana drill-rig mobilised this week to commence drilling at the foundation site of the process plant.

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