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By Shane Lasley
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More copper mined, drilled at Red Chris

Copper output up; East Ridge discovery continues to impress North of 60 Mining News – July 23, 2021

 

Last updated 7/29/2021 at 3:38pm

Imperial Metals Newcrest open pit block cave copper gold mine BC

Newcrest Mining Ltd.

Drilling at Red Chris continues to encounter impressive gold-copper grades at East Ridge, a zone that indicates the resource expansion potential at the Northern BC mine.

Newcrest Mining Ltd. and Imperial Metals Corp. July 22 reported that the Red Chris mine in Northern British Columbia produced 17.6 million pounds copper and 15,451 ounces gold during the second quarter, compared to 15.9 million lb of copper and 15,850 oz of gold during the first quarter.

This nearly 11% increase in copper and nearly par gold production during the second quarter is the result o...



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