Westwood is currently IAMGOLD's only underground mine, and has an average resource grade of 10 grams of gold per tonne. With our ongoing focus on production efficiency and cost reduction, we are reviewing life-of-mine profiles with production ranging from 165,000 to 180,000 ounces at average cash costs between $630 and $690 per ounce.
The 100%-owned Back River Gold Project, a series of gold deposits in banded iron formation, is located in southwestern Nunavut, Canada, approximately 520 km northeast of Yellowknife, NWT; 50 km southeast of Xstrata Zinc Canada's Hackett River Silver-Zinc Project; and 75 km southwest of Bathurst Inlet.
McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) (TSX:MUX) acquired the Black Fox Complex in October 2017 in a strategic investment that increases our gold production, provides excess milling capacity, and significantly expands our mineral resource base and exploration potential in the Timmins district of Canada .
A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back ...