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Western seeks to expand Casino reserves

North of 60 Mining News – June 7, 2019

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 3 announce the start of a roughly 10,000-meter drill program at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon.

According to a 2013 feasibility study, Casino hosts 4.5 billion pounds of copper and 8.9 million oz of gold in 1.1 billion metric tons of proven and probable reserves.

This is enough reserves to support a mine that would contribute C$9.6 billion to the Can...


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