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Western doubles down on Casino mine PEA

Renewed copper-gold mine study considers larger deposit North of 60 Mining News – December 18, 2020

 

Last updated 12/17/2020 at 3:34pm

Western Copper and Gold Corp Casino PEA Paul West-Sells Resource Gateway Project

Western Copper and Gold Corp.

In addition to a much larger deposit, the Casino mine project will benefit from road access being funded by the federal Resource Gateway Project.

Western Copper and Gold Corp. Dec. 14 announced the start of a new preliminary economic assessment that will consider mining a much larger resource at its Casino project in Canada's Yukon.

A feasibility study completed in 2013 envisioned utilizing both a mill and heap leaching to recover the copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum found at Casino. Western Copper, however, has more than doubled th...



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