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Newcrest eyes bigger Red Chris potential

Unveils much larger East Ridge copper-gold exploration target North of 60 Mining News – March 17, 2023

Newcrest Mining Ltd. and Imperial Metals Corp. March 13 announced that the East Ridge exploration target at the Red Chris copper-gold mine in Northern British Columbia is shaping up to be substantially larger than originally envisioned.

Based on drilling completed up to mid-2022, Newcrest estimated that East Ridge could host up to 170 million metric tons of resource averaging 0.5% (2 billion pound...


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