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Kitsault Molybdenum Mine

Federal Review Status:
Active/In Progress

Description
Avanti Mining Inc.'s Kitsault Molybdenum Mine is a proposal to re-open an existing molybdenum mine located approximately 140 km north of Prince Rupert. The mine would have a production capacity of 40 000-50,000 tonnes per day for an estimated mine life of 16 years. The proposal consists of the expansion of the historic open pit, a processing plant, a tailings impoundment area, an explosives manufacturing facility and other ancillary infrastructure.

Sector
Minerals and Metals

Location
Northwest BC, approximately 140 km north of Prince Rupert.

Proponent:
Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd. / Alloycorp

MPMO Officer:
Erika Uchmanowicz
Senior Advisor
Major Projects Management Office, Natural Resources Canada
1219 Queen St.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A2E6
Telephone Number: 705-541-5599

Email: erika.uchmanowicz@canada.ca

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