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Kemess Underground Gold-Copper Mine

Federal Review Status:
Active/In Progress

Description
AuRico Gold Inc. proposes to construct and operate the Kemess Underground Project, an underground gold-copper mine located approximately 250 kilometres northeast of Smithers and 430 kilometres northwest of Prince George, British Columbia. As proposed, the project is anticipated to have an ore production capacity of approximately 24,650 tonnes per day (105,000 ounces of gold and 44 million pounds of copper per year) using underground block caving methods, over a predicted 13-year mine life.

Sector
Minerals and Metals

Location
Project located 250 km north of Smithers and 430 km north-northwest of Prince George in British Columbia

Proponent:
AuRico Metals Inc.

MPMO Officer:
Carolyn Ramsum
Senior Analyst
Major Projects Management Office, Natural Resources Canada
580 Booth St., 12th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A0E4
Telephone Number: 343-292-6210

Email: carolyn.ramsum@canada.ca

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