First sealift delivers goods to Back River

North of 60 Mining News – September 8, 2018


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 6:31am

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.

The ability to deliver equipment, fuel and other supplies via sealift will lower costs of exploration and development at Back River compared to the air transport previously used to deliver all goods to the Nunavut gold project.

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Sept. 4 announced that it has received the first sealift to its new Back River marine laydown area, a critical infrastructure component to facilitate transportation of equipment and supplies to the Back River gold mine project in Nunavut.

This ability to transport goods to Back River via barge to the laydown area and then a roughly 150-kilometer- (93 miles) long i...

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