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Ausenco leading feasibility study for Kutcho copper-zinc project

Ausenco will be supported by a team of geotechnical, environmental, metallurgical, resource, mining and hydrology/hydrogeological consultants.


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(source: Kutcho Copper)

Kutcho Copper Corp. has chosen Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc. to lead the preparation of a feasibility study for the high grade Kutcho copper-zinc project in northern B.C.

Ausenco will be supported by a team of geotechnical, environmental, metallurgical, resource, mining and hydrology/hydrogeological consultants.

“With the field season fast approaching, the Company has worked closely with Ausenco to assemble a team of mining & geotechnical engineering firms, environmental baseline experts and hydrology/hydrogeological experts that will deliver an optimized feasibility study for the Kutcho project,” said Vince Sorace, president & CEO of Kutcho Copper in a media release. “We are happy to be working with Ausenco who recently completed the construction of Atlantic Gold’s Moose River Project on time and on budget.”

Under the engineering lead of Ausenco, the feasibility study team consists of: Sim Geological Inc. for resource modeling, Holland & Holland (UK) for metallurgical engineering and process design, Terrane Geoscience Inc. for geotechnical engineering, SRK Consulting for open pit and underground mine design, ERM Consultants Canada Inc./Rescan Tahltan Environmental Consultants for environmental baseline studies and permitting, Lorax Environmental for hydrology and hydrogeological modeling and OnSite Engineering Inc. for road design and engineering.

“We are thrilled to be leading the feasibility study on this exciting high grade copper-zinc project with Kutcho Copper Corp.,” said Simon Cmrlec, president, Americas Ausenco, in the release. “We look forward to optimizing the value of the project and delivering the feasibility study by summer 2019, on time and on budget.”