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
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...