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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

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 the si...


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