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Excelsior Mining successfully concludes permitting process in Arizona

Mining News - Published on Thu, 18 Oct 2018

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Excelsior Mining announced that the class III underground injection control area permit for the Gunnison copper project in Arizona is now active and good for production of up to 125 million pounds of pure copper cathode per annum. The company said that all required state and federal operating permits have now been successfully obtained, and that Excelsior will be ready to commence construction upon the completion of its project financing plan. The Gunnison Copper Project remains on-track to be the next new copper producer in the United States, with initial production scheduled for 2019.

Mr Stephen Twyerould, President and CEO of Excelsior, said that “I’m extremely proud of our team that have worked so diligently with regulatory agencies, community and stakeholders to deliver this significant milestone. It represents a tremendous value-creation step as we continue moving towards production in what will be one of the most environmentally friendly and cost-effective copper projects in North America.”

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 18 Oct 2018
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