Aureus hires DRA for gold project

Gold explorer Aureus Mining yesterday said that it has hired DRA Mineral Projects to provide engineering, procurement, construction and management services for the New Liberty gold project in Liberia. “[DRA is] very well placed to successfully execute the construction of the New Liberty project,” said David Reading, president and chief executive of the Aim-listed firm. “Aureus remain on track for our first gold pour in the first quarter of 2015.”