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By Shane Lasley
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Preparing to go underground at Red Chris

Partners approve $135M budget toward block cave mining North of 60 Mining News – February 12, 2021

 

Last updated 2/25/2021 at 3:19pm

Red Chris Mine Golden Triangle British Columbia Newcrest Mining Imperial Metals

Newcrest Mining Ltd.

The Red Chris Mine in Northern BC produced 88.3 million pounds of copper and 73,787 ounces of gold during 2020.

Since acquiring a 70% interest in Imperial Metals Corp.'s Red Chris Mine in 2019, Newcrest Mining Ltd. has envisioned establishing an underground block cave mine to unlock the full potential of this porphyry copper-gold asset at the northern end of British Columbia's Golden Triangle.

The Australian miner took a major step toward this vision with the start of construction on the box cut for the...



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