" I think the disappointment is that they didn't say anything "

From today's NR:

On December 14 2012, the Shafter mine in Texas started commercial production. The mine is now in the ramp up phase.
The Shafter Mine currently employs 162 personnel allowing for a continuous operation.
As part of the ramp up plan at Shafter, the installation of additional filter presses will be completed in Q2 2013.
Initial production results from the Shafter mine are expected to be included in Aurcana's Q1 2013 financial results.