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Brucejack Mine

The Brucejack Mine is a high-grade gold underground mine located in northwestern British Columbia, approximately 65 kilometers north of Stewart. A year-round, all-weather access road connects the mine to Highway 37. The mine’s operations and camps are connected to and powered by the BC Hydro power grid, with full diesel backup available. The mine has produced 965,788 ounces of gold since it began commercial operation in July 2017.

Production Estimates and Economic Highlights(2020 Mineral Reserve, 2020 Mineral Resource, and 2020 life of mine plan)(1):

Processing rate 3,800 tonnes per day
Mine life 13 years
Total Mineral Reserves 4.2 million oz gold

(1) Source: News Release dated March 09, 2020

The mining method at Brucejack is long-hole stoping using a combination of longitudinal and transverse mining, depending on zone width and orientation. The ore is crushed underground and conveyed to surface where the fully-enclosed mill produces gold-silver dore bars and flotation concentrate.

The tailings are mixed with cement and used as paste backfill in underground voids, with the remainder pumped to the lower depth of Brucejack Lake.  No tailings dam.

2020 Production

Gold production for Q1 2020 was 82,888 ounces of gold at all-in sustaining costs of $996 per ounce of gold sold.

2020 Guidance(2)

Gold Production 325,000 – 365,000 ounces
All-in Sustaining Costs $910-$1,060 per ounce of gold sold

(2) Source: News Release dated February 12, 2020