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Mount Polley - Mining Atlas

Mount Polley is an open pit copper/gold mine with a developing underground project, located in south-central British Columbia. Mining in 2013 focused on the Springer Phase 3 and the adjacent Cariboo pit.

Geochemistry of Tailings from the Mount Polley …

The Mount Polley deposit is classified as an alkalic porphyry copper gold deposit ... Processing of ore mined from the Mount Polley yields a copper sulphide concentrate.

Mount Polley, Gibraltar mines closed temporarily due to ...

Two prominent mines have been closed temporarily due to nearby forest fires. The warnings from Imperial Metals (TSX:III), which operates the Mount Polley copper-gold mine near Williams Lake (also Huckleberry and Red Chris) started on July 10, when the company said it closed several roads used to access the site as a precaution against …

Overview | Imperial Metals

Mount Polley is an open pit copper/gold mine with an underground component located in south-central British Columbia, 56 kilometres northeast of Willi…

The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point ...

Disastrous tailings basin dam failures happened in 2014, at the Mount Polley copper/gold mine in British Columbia, flooding downstream lakes with mine waste; and in 2015 at an iron ore mine in Brazil, killing 19 people and destroying downstream villages.

Some facts about the Mount Polley Mine |

Mount Polley has a good record in reuse of the water for its mine. ... The mine is an open pit copper-gold mine; The deposit was first discovered in the late 1960s;

The Animas River spill and the myth of mine safety

Aug 13, 2015· A warning sign from the city is displayed in front of the Animas River as orange sludge from the ... at the Mount Polley copper and gold mine in ...

PROVING POTENTIAL COST AND POWER SAVINGS …

Mount Polley copper-gold mill, executed on behalf of Imperial Metals Corporation, 2007 All information in this document is correct and/or in the public domain at the time of publication, November 2011.

Sprott's Thoughts: What the Mount Polley Disaster …

Just days ago, a Canadian mining company, Imperial Metals Corp. (III-T), announced that their tailings pond wall had been breached in one area at their Mount Polley copper-gold mine in central British Columbia, Canada. In less than 24 hours after the breach, horrific damage had been caused by ...

Imperial Metals Reports 2017 Production and 2018 ...

Imperial Metals Reports 2017 Production and 2018 Production Targets ... Copper and gold grades were higher in the ... and 31-33 thousand ounces gold. Mount Polley ...

Decision on Mt Polley mine re-opening ‘imminent’: ...

Workers at Canada’s Mount Polley copper and gold mine in central British Columbia could be back on the job as early as this week, which should come as a relief to nearly 400 employees who have been off work since a tailings breach last summer shut down the operation. But environmental and ...

Design Failure Caused the Mount Polley Disaster ...

It’s been nearly six months since the tailings storage facility (TSF) at Imperial Metals’ (TSX:III) Mount Polley copper-gold mine was breached, releasing tailings into the surrounding area. However, the public is only now receiving answers about what went wrong The Mount Polley Independent ...

Imperial’s Mount Polley mine impacted by BC wildfires

Base metals miner Imperial Metals has significantly reduced operations at its Mount Polley openpit copper/gold mine, in the Williams Lake area of British Columbia, as about 17 ‘wildfires of note’ posing a threat to public safety, rage in four of the province’s six fire management centres.

Mount Polley mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Mount Polley mine disaster is an environmental disaster in the Cariboo region of central British Columbia, Canada, that began 4 August 2014 with a breach of the Imperial Metals-owned Mount Polley copper and gold mine tailings pond, releasing its water and slurry with years worth of mining waste into Polley Lake.

Imperial Metals Corporation: Mount Polley Exploration ...

Aug 21, 2012· VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-- - Imperial Metals Corporation reports the latest results from 2012 Mount Polley exploration which confirm that copper/gold mineralization extends to depth below the bottom ...

Imperial Reports on Underground Drilling at Mount Polley …

The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns the Red Chris and Mount Polley copper|gold mines in British Columbia, and the Sterling gold mine in Nevada.

Mount Polley - Mining Atlas

Mount Polley is a Copper-Gold-Silver Mine (British Columbia) in Canada owned by Imperial Metals. General: Mount Polley is an open pit copper/gold mine with a developing underground project, located in south-central British Columbia.

Gold Exploration - Cariboo Mining District, British ...

Major Projects in the Region Mount Polley Deposit Mount Polley Deposit, wholly owned by Imperial Metals Corp. (III - TSX), is an open pit copper-gold mine located in central British Columbia, 56 kilometres northeast of Williams Lake.

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On August 4, 2014, a tragedy called “the worst disaster in Canadian mining history” occurred at the Mount Polley copper-gold sulfide mine in British Columbia.

Magnetite as a Porphyry Copper Indicator Mineral …

Magnetite as a Porphyry Copper Indicator Mineral in Till: a Test Using the Mount Polley Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposit, South-Central British Columbia (NTS 093A)

The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key …

The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits. By John Myers ... at the Mount Polley copper/gold mine in British Columbia, ...

The World Needs Copper. Does It Need the Pebble Mine?

The World Needs Copper. ... lies one of the largest undeveloped deposits of copper and gold in North ... In 2014 a dam burst at the Mount Polley mine in British ...

Copper mine tailings spill a 'significant issue': Canada ...

The tailings breach at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley copper-gold mine in British Columbia earlier this week was "an unfortunate and significant issue that is being taken very seriously by the company, the Mining Association of Canada and all stakeholders involved," MAC said Friday. Imperial, which ...

Mount Polley: Unacceptable Risk | Mining Truth

On August 4, 2014, a tragedy called “the worst disaster in Canadian mining history” occurred at the Mount Polley copper-gold sulfide mine in British Columbia.

Mount Polley mine disaster: 3 years later concerns still ...

Three years after the Mount Polley mine disaster, there are still concerns over the adequacy of regulation and oversight in the mining industry.

Mt Polley Mine | Construction by Greyback

Mt Polley Mine. Mount Polley is an open pit copper/gold mine producing an average of 20,000 tonnes per day. The mine is located eight kilometres southwest of Likely and 100 kilometres (by road) northeast of Williams Lake, British Columbia.

Imperial Metals Corp - Wikipedia

The Mount Polley Mine located 100 km northeast of Williams Lake, British Columbia is an open pit copper/gold mine that started operation in 1997. Exploration on the property continues concurrent to mining operations with the expected lifetime of …

Imperial Reports Mount Polley Mine … | Imperial Metals

Vancouver - August 23, 2011 - Imperial Metals Corporation (III-TSX) reports results from ongoing exploration drilling at Mount Polley mine. Mount Polley is an operating open pit copper/gold mine located eight kilometres southwest of Likely and 100 kilometres (by road) northeast of Williams Lake, British Columbia.

Imperial Metals Reports Final Results from Mount Polley ...

Imperial Metals Reports Final Results from Mount ... Martel and Green zones at its Mount Polley ... grading % copper and g/t gold in ...

Major Mines & Projects | Mount Polley Mine

Mount Polley Mine is an open pit copper-gold mine with a developing underground project. Surface loading equipment included two P&H 2100 electric shovels, ...

Imperial Metals Gets Green Light for Red Chris Less …

Less than a year after the massive tailings dam breach at Imperial Metals’ (TSX:III) Mount Polley copper-gold mine in British Columbia, Imperial Metals has received an environmental permit for another project in the province. This month, the BC government announced that the company has received ...

What the Mount Polley disaster means for mining companies ...

What the Mount Polley disaster means for mining companies ... The mining industry can’t ... in one area at their Mount Polley copper-gold mine in ...

Imperial Metals Reports 2016 Production - Junior …

The 2017 production target for Mount Polley is 26-29 million pounds copper and 55-60 thousand ounces gold. All 2017 production is expected to come from open pit operations.