Galane Gold Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has installed and commissioned a new SAG mill motor to replace the mill motor that failed in May 2014.
Please refer to the Company's press release dated May 23, 2014 for further details. In addition to installing a new mill motor the Company has also repaired the faulty mill motor which will be stored at site as a spare commencing at the end of September.
The Company's insurance providers have agreed to cover certain losses incurred by the Company in connection with the mill motor failure under its business interruption insurance policy. The full settlement amount has still to be agreed but an interim payment of $800,000 has been confirmed.
Ravi Sood, Galane Gold's Chairman stated "The failure of our SAG mill motor was a disappointing short-term setback amidst a series of material long-term improvements. However, the Company actively managed the situation to minimise losses, demonstrating management's capability and creativity. With the new mill motor in place we are in a strong position to meet our financial and production targets for the year."