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Red Chris, Canada

In August 2019, Newcrest acquired 70% of the Red Chris operation in a joint venture with Imperial Metals.

Red Chris is located in Canada, 1,700 kilometres north of Vancouver in Northern British Columbia, outside the community of Iskut, on the northern edge of the Skeena Mountains.

The property is in the 'Golden Triangle' of British Columbia, comprising 23,142 hectares of land with 77 mineral tenures, five of which are mining leases, an open pit mine, a 30,000t capacity mill and a 11 mtpa processing plant.

  • Ownership: 70% Newcrest
  • Metals: gold and copper
  • Location: 1,700 kilometres north of Vancouver