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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

A 72-year mining opportunity at KSM

PEA outlines 39 years of block cave mining following the 33-year mine plan detailed in a PFS for surface mining at KSM North of 60 Mining News – August 5, 2022


Last updated 8/11/2022 at 2:38pm

Mineral exploration drill rig glowing yellow from lights shining through canvas.

Kevin Burt; Courtesy of Seabridge Gold Inc.

Drilling has outlined 154 million oz of gold, 54.5 billion lb of copper, 820 million oz of silver, and 1.16 billion lb of molybdenum in five deposits at the KSM project in BC.

Following the 33 years of surface mining outlined in a recent prefeasibility study, the KSM project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle would still have enough resources to support an additional 39 years of underground mining, according to a new preliminary economic assessment prepared for Seabridge Gold Inc.

In early July, Seabridge published the results of a prefeasibility study for an open...

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