VMS Ventures reports mining and underground development continues at the Reed mine between Flin Flon and Snow Lake. They report in December mining activity concentrated on the copper rich lens of Zone 20, there was ore production of just over 37 thousand tonnes, development advanced 263 meters and safety performance has been good.
Chief Operating Officer Neil Richardson says as of the end of December they have had 223 consecutive days without a lost time accident. He adds they have intersected two ore zones with development at the 210 meter level and high copper grades are expected as they see development of zone 10. He says their focus continues to be safety, ore production and driving the main decline below the 235 meter level.