The Kitsault Project

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 812, 1979

C.A. BORN and W.D. LENTON, Climax Molybdenum Corporation of British Columbia, Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

This paper describes the rejuvenation of a molybdenum mine-mill complex at the head of Alice Arm, 500 miles north of Vancouver and 85 miles north of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. It includes a description of the property history of the deposits and of the previous operations, together with details of the project for re-opening the mine.
Keywords: Kitsault Project, Open-pit mining, Molybdenum deposits, Coast Range, Project development, Equipment, Milling, Tailings disposal.