Red Chris block cave mining shows promise
Further opportunities to be detailed in 2023 feasibility study North of 60 Mining News – October 15, 2021
Last updated 10/21/2021 at 2:50pm
A block cave mine at the Red Chris project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle is forecast to produce 316,000 ounces of gold annually over the first six years at a cost of negative US$144/oz after accounting for the value of the 80,000 metric tons of copper also recovered each year, according to a prefeasibility study published by Newcrest Mining Ltd. on Oct. 11.
The Australian miner says thi...