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By A.J. Roan 

Copper demand breathes life into Minto

Mining Explorers 2022 - January 19, 2023

 

Last updated 1/18/2023 at 9:06am

Heavy equipment piling up excess material from ore sorting at Minto copper mine.

Pembridge Resources plc

Minto, which supplies Sumitomo Corp. in Japan, produced roughly 26 million pounds of payable copper in 2021.

After being spun out from parent purchaser Pembridge Resources plc, Minto Metals Corp. kicked off the year with its strongest quarter yet with production results from its Minto copper mine in central Yukon.

Bought from Capstone Mining Corp. in early 2018, Pembridge managed to complete its first full year of operations in 2020, despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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