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Commercial production at Brucejack gold mine


Last updated 1/14/2018 at 6:55pm

Pretium Resources Inc.

Poured on June 20, this is the first gold bar poured at Pretium Resources' Brucejack gold mine in northwestern British Columbia. This 404,000-ounce-per-year gold mine reached commercial production on July 1.

Pretium Resources Inc. July 3 announced that commercial production has been reached at its Brucejack gold mine in northwestern British Columbia.

During June, the plant at Brucejack processed 70,805 metric tons of ore, for an average of 2,360 metric tons per day. This is about 87.4 percent of the plant's monthly nameplate capacity.

Pretium is considering July 1 as the first official day of com...

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