The 777 Project - Creating a new future

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 94, No. 1052, 2001

P.R. Jones, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited, Flin Flon, Manitoba

The paper describes the CDN$400 million expansion at Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., LimitedÕs operations. The company has continuously produced copper and zinc at the Flin Flon metallurgical plant since 1930. The paper details the companyÕs operational turnaround since 1995 and ÒThe 777 ProjectÓ which includes two new mines, expansion and modification of the concentrators, expansion of the zinc pressure leach plant, a new zinc electrolytic cellhouse and modifications to the copper smelter gas handling system to reduce ground level gas emissions.
Keywords: The 777 Project, Expansion, Operational turnaround, Exploration potential.