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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Infrastructure ideal for New Afton project

Costs will be kept low and labor force is available for New Gold's proposed copper-gold mine in south-central British Columbia

 

Last updated 4/29/2007 at Noon



Vancouver-based New Gold plans to develop its New Afton copper-gold project into an underground block cave mine, based on a feasibility study the company released April 2. New Afton is located six miles west of Kamloops in south-central British Columbia, at the site of the former Afton open pit mine. That mine operated from 1978 to 1987, producing approximately 500 million pounds of copper, 500...



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