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By Shane Lasley
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Back River goes underground, year-round

Exploration ramp, ice road allows winter work at gold project North of 60 Mining News – November 5, 2021

 

Last updated 11/4/2021 at 2:57pm

Sabina Gold & Silver Back River underground development Umwelt Nunavut Canada

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.

Underground development at the Umwelt deposit will allow for exploration at Back River during the cold Nunavut winters.

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Nov. 2 reported that underground development at the Umwelt gold deposit will allow for the first-ever year-round operations at its Back River gold project in Nunavut, Canada.

According to a calculation completed earlier this year, Back River hosts 33.45 million metric tons of measured and indicated resources averaging 5.88 grams per metric ton (6.32 million oz) go...



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