Quasar Resources and Alliance Craton Explorer have approved the Four Mile (ML6402) revised start-up plan as well as program and budget.

The revised start-up plan and program and budget includes production guidance based on as series of assumptions, relating to the current or forthcoming year.

The start-up plan includes uranium capture at Heathgate Resources’ Pannikan satellite plant and precipitation, drying and packing at Heathgate’s Beverley processing plant as well as in-situ recovery (ISR) mining operations to be commenced at Four Mile East in April 2014.

Cash expenditure for are expected to be $76.9m for 2014.

Allliance, which has a 25% interest in the Four Mile project, had voted against the proposal since it considers the parties can reduce operating costs by constructing an appropriately sized stand-alone plant at Four Mile.