Prophecy Submits Plan of Operations for the Gibellini Vanadium Project on Schedule

Date: May 10, 2018

May 9, 2018 (Source) — Prophecy Development Corp. (“Prophecy” or the “Company”) (TSX:PCY, OTCQX:PRPCF, Frankfurt:1P2N) is pleased to announce the submission of its Management’s Plan of Operations (the “MPO”) for the Gibellini vanadium project (the “Gibellini Project”) to the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office (the “BLM”) and the Reclamation Permit Application to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation (the “BMRR”).

The MPO was prepared by SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc. with over 1,100 pages of detailed development plans for the open pit mining operations and processing facilities to extract and recover vanadium from the Gibellini Project with stated average mine production during the seven-year mine life of 15.7 million tons of ore material containing 120.5 million pounds of vanadium.

The primary facilities include the: pit, waste rock disposal facility, mine office, auxiliary facilities such as water and power, crushing facilities and stockpile, heap leach pad, process facility, water ponds, borrow areas, and mine and access roads.

A map of the proposed facilities is available at

In addition, the MPO includes the following designs along with associated environmental baseline studies:

1. Quality Assurance Plan
2. Storm Water Management Plan
3. Adaptive Waste Rock Management Plan
4. Monitoring Plan
5. Noxious Weed Management Plan
6. Spill Contingency Plan
7. Feasibility Study Level Pit Slope Design
8. Heap Leach and Waste Rock Dump Facility Stability Report
9. Geochemical Characterization Report
10. Water Management Plan
11. Closure and Reclamation Plan
12. Transportation Plan
13. Standardized Reclamation Cost Estimate

The baseline studies supplementing the MPO were completed by the previous operator between 2010 and 2012, and included studies of biological resources, cultural resources, surface water resources, ground water resources, and waste rock geochemical characterization.

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