Kemess Underground Project

Smithers (British Columbia)

Reference number: 80063
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: AuRico Metals Inc.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2014-04-08
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment Substituted
Status: Environmental assessment completed

Latest Update

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

About the Proposal

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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This project is also subject to the environmental assessment requirements of the Government of British Columbia.

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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, Place Bell
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
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