Malibu, California, USA (ABN Newswire) – In this segment of the Ellis Martin Report, we speak with Dr. Paul West-Sells, President and CEO of Western Copper and Gold Corporation (NYSE: WRN) (TSE: WRN). Mr. Martin discusses with Dr. West-Sells Rio Pinto’s investment in the Casino Project, Canada’s first copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most cost-effective copper-gold mining projects in the world. What does this mean for the company potentially in 2023?
The Casino project contains approximately 7.6 billion pounds of copper as well as 14.5 million ounces of gold, one of the largest such projects held by a junior mining company.
Major mining operator Rio Tinto Canada has made a strategic investment of $25.6 million to advance the company’s Casino project in the Yukon. What are the implications of this investment?
Dr. West-Sells has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. After earning his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in metallurgical engineering, he has worked with BHP, Placer Dome and Barrick in increasingly senior roles in research and development and project development. Dr. West-Sells has worked for Western Copper and Gold since 2006.
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About Western Copper and Gold Corporation:
Western Copper and Gold Corporation (NYSE:WRN) (TSE:WRN) is developing the Casino Project, Canada’s first copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the lowest-cost copper-gold mining projects in the world . The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to advance the Casino project using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.
Western Copper and Gold Company
Sandy Noyes Director Investor Relations T: +1-604-638-2520 E: [email protected] W: www.westerncopperandgold.com