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Developer plans giant mine at Selwyn

Selwyn Chihong puts zinc-lead project on fast track; targets 50,000 meters in drilling, construction of eight bridges and road

HOWARD'S PASS, Yukon Territory - Here at the Selwyn Project, Vancouver-based Selwyn Chihong Mining Ltd. is moving forward with year-round exploration and development that began in June 2013. The company is building a 35,000-metric-ton-per-day zinc-lead mine (roughly 3.5 times the size of the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska) with completion anticipated in 2020.

A colossal undertaking, the proposed...


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