CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexus Gold US (OTCQB:MXSG) ("Mexus" or the "Company") announced today that the placer plant at the Julio Mine is now fully operational. The company will use the first few days to ensure that the wash plant and associated parts are optimized for maximum recovery. As stated in previous press releases, the company expects to recover 5 to 6 ounces of gold per day costing approximately $950. CEO Paul Thompson added, "We are very excited to announce the startup of the placer operation. Our Mine Superintendent, Diego Guillermo Baltazar Garcia, and his crew worked tirelessly over the last few weeks to bring this operation online. We are now focused on obtaining the blasting permit so we can begin the underground operation."
Mexus also announced that it continues the steps necessary to acquire the blasting permit for its underground operation. Vice President Julio Baltazar has made numerous trips to Hermosillo and Mexico City to complete the necessary paperwork and provide information as requested. It is unknown when the permit will be issued but the company is doing everything in its power to expedite the process. In addition, the company continues to interview underground miners. Having a qualified underground mining crew ready will allow production to commence as soon as all the blasting permit requirements have been met.
About Mexus Gold US
MEXUS GOLD US is an American-based exploration company with holdings in Mexico. Mexus' fully owned Julio/Santa Elena property is located 54km NW of Caborca, Mexico. This property sits in an area which is currently being mined by some of the largest mining companies in the world. Mexus has drill results which show a high grade, multi vein system throughout the property. The company looks to have this property in full production by the end of 2015. Mexus also owns the rights to the Ocho Hermanos property, which is located 80km NE of Hermosillo, Mexico. This property will be drilled to show a proven reserve once our flagship property is in full production. Preliminary drilling on this property has been extremely promising. Founded in 2009, Mexus Gold US is committed to protecting the environment, mine safety and employing members of the communities in which it operates.
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