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Heading underground at Red Chris Mine

Newcrest selects Aussie contractor for exploration decline North of 60 Mining News – April 30, 2021

 

Last updated 5/6/2021 at 3:58pm

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Newcrest Mining Ltd.

Newcrest plans to transition the current open pit mine at Red Chris copper-gold project in Northern BC to an underground block cave operation in the next five to six years.

Perenti Global Ltd. April 26 announced that its underground mining subsidiary, Barminco, has received a letter of intent from Newcrest Mining Ltd. for the development of a 3,500-meter underground exploration decline at the Red Chris copper-gold project in Northern British Columbia.

Owned under a joint venture partnership between Newcrest (70%) and Imperial Metals Corp. (30%), the Red Chris Mine...



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