Lunch Bag Seminar Series: Aquila Resources Back Forty 2020 Project Update

When:  Sep 24, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Upper Peninsula SME Section
The Upper Peninsula Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. Presents
Andrew Boushy | Senior Vice President, Projects | Aquila Resources



The Back Forty Mine is a proposed open-pit gold and zinc mine located in Menominee County in the South Central part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The mine is estimated to produce 512 million pounds of zinc and 468 thousand ounces of gold. Also, the mine is predicted to yield 51 million pounds of copper, 4.5 million ounces of silver, and 24 million pounds of lead during operations. Mr. Boushy will provide a discussion on the project with details pertaining to geology, mining, mineral processing, waste management, and infrastructure updates that have recently been made public. 

Please consider hosting this meeting at your place of employment so that the audience can reach outside of the section. Contact ndmanser@mtu.edu for more details on how to do this, it is easy and no cost.

https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/3836961131

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Nathan Manser

ndmanser@mtu.edu