Midway Gold updates progress at Pan project Midway Gold Corp. announces that engineering and permitting activities at the Pan heap leach gold project in White Pine County, Nevada are on schedule for start-up of production in mid-2014. Key milestones accomplished include: A construction contract for a new access road has been awarded and is significantly less than the initial estimates. Construction of the road is scheduled to begin within the next few weeks. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed that no surface waters are present at the Pan Project that fall under jurisdiction of Sections 401 and 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act. Midway has also initiated a 20,000 meter drill program at its nearby Gold Rock Project with the goal to significantly expand and upgrade the current Gold Rock resource.