Creating Value through Discovery and Delineation: Cañariaco Norte in lowest quartile for copper price to go into production of Top 84 projects named by Goldman Sachs

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Cañariaco Norte PFS studies estimate NPVs and IRRs of $1.06B and 17.5% at $2.50 Cu and $1.56B and 21.5% at $2.90 Cu.  Cañariaco Norte Copper Project Pre-Feasibility Study Progress Report

Cañariaco Norte is in lowest quartile of price of copper needed to go into production for 84 top copper projects named by Goldman Sachs.  Cash Costs also in lowest quartile of copper industry.

Key Project Parameters include:

  • Payback of preproduction capital in 4.4 years (after-tax)
  • Copper Production of 262,000,000 lb/yr
  • Initial Mine life of 22 years+
  • Pre-production CAPEX US$1.56B
  • Throughput rate of 95,000 tonnes per day
  • Operating costs of US$0.988 per pound of copper 
  • Minimal infrastructure required, excellent locations for all site facilities, close to existing highway and power grid & abundant water at site


Feb 25, 2021
Ausenco Engaged for Desk Top Studies on Cañariaco Norte Higher Grade Project
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Feb 22, 2021
Corporate Update and Engineering Study Proposals under Evaluation
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Jan 25, 2021
Warrants Exercised for Gross Proceeds of Cdn$534,435
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