Vancouver, British Columbia – September 17, 2012 – Huldra Silver Inc. (TSX-V:HDA) (the “Company” or “Huldra”) today provides a commissioning update on the of its 200 tonne per day Silver, Lead and Zinc mill in Merritt, BC.
Commissioning of the 200 tonne per day Mill in Merritt began on August 7, 2012. Testing of equipment and engineering certification has been ongoing. Final equipment testing and certifications of the equipment is scheduled to be complete before the end of September, including a full cycle test of ore which is expected to produce the first concentrate in early October.
Stockpiled mill feed from development work done in 1988 will be utilized for the commissioning process prior to the 10,000 tonne bulk sample is processed. Once the bulk sample is complete the Company expects to continue to process mill feed from the current underground stopes and other mill feed from recently completed development work. The mill will be operated on a manual basis and ramped up to design capacity during the fourth quarter. The complete automation system will be programmed and implemented during this time.
Huldra is currently working on plans to put its Treasure Mountain Mine, located three hours east of Vancouver, BC, into development, subject to financing, utilizing a mill being constructed at the Company’s mill property outside of Merritt, BC. The Company is also actively assessing other opportunities for acquisition and development.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Ryan Sharp, MBA
President, CEO & Director
For additional information contact:
Ryan Sharp at 604-647-0142