New gold refinery to provide over 300 jobs
By GCRU Gold News on Thursday, September 15 2016, 00:07 - Permalink
Gold Coast Refinery Limited (GCRL) says its US$110million gold refinery facility is about 95 per cent complete as it is expected to provide direct jobs for over 300 people and 1,000 indirectly.
A modern and well-equipped gold refinery, located at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), when fully operational will have a daily production capacity of 600 kgs per shift of eight hours.
The refinery includes electrolytic and chemicals and has an induction heating generator, with a special ventilation system to take care of the heat, a laboratory and two vaults each with a capacity of 90 tonnes.
Engineers of the refinery, Mr. Mohamed Salama and Shady Sayed conducting a team round the two production lines including the chemical and electrolytic which have the capacity for the 99.999 and the 99.995 respectively, explained that GCRL had the capacity to produce 180,000 tonnes of gold per year.