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Kemess Underground Project

AuRico Metals Inc. proposes to construct and operate the Kemess Underground Project, an underground gold-copper mine located approximately 250 kilometres north 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.


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March 15, 2017 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change issued the Environmental Assessment Decision Statement to the proponent.

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  • Location

    • Smithers (British Columbia)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2014-04-08
  • Proponent

    AuRico Metals Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment by substitution under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number

    80063
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