Doray Minerals Limited (ASX:DRM)
says it has started commissioning a new processing plant at its Deflector Gold Project in Western Australia.
The first part of the crushing circuit is underway now ahead of the ball mill and flotation circuit with all areas of the plant expected to be complete by the end of May.
Open pit mining is continuing with the company now starting to stockpile high grade ore.
The start of underground mining and production are both expected by June 2016.
Doray Minerals reported a net profit of $14.5 million for the six months to the end of December 2015.