“As we close to the top of our drill program and construct our useful resource base for Bralorne, the growth and modification of our mine allow lays the long run pathway for a sturdy 100,000 ounce per 12 months producer,” CEO Terry Harbort mentioned in a launch.
Talisker has begun discussions with the BC Ministry of Power, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation to amend the present mine allow. The formal assessment is anticipated to get underway shortly.
The present mine allow was granted in 2017 and features a tailings storage facility, mill website plus floor and underground infrastructure. The annual ore remedy restrict is 36,500 tonnes. A separate allow below the Environmental Administration Act covers the administration, remedy and discharge of water from the location.
The land on which the Bralorne undertaking sits is a part of the standard territory of the Bridge River Indian Ban (Xwísten), a member of the St’át’imc nations. Talisker has an exploration settlement the Xwísten, and Talisker is working with them towards an influence profit settlement.
The three historic mines of the Bralorne mine advanced – Bralorne, Pioneer and King – produced a complete of 4.2 million oz. gold from ore with a recovered grade of 17.7 g/t gold till manufacturing ceased in 1971.
The measured and indicated useful resource is 235,820 tonnes grading 0.123 g/t gold for 91,000 oz. contained gold. The inferred useful resource is 827,520 tonnes grading 7.92 g/t for 78,000 oz. contained gold.
(This text first appeared within the Canadian Mining Journal)