VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 1, 2021 / Skeena Resources Limited(TSX: SKE) (OTCQX: SKREF) (âSkeenaâ or the âCompanyâ) is pleased to announce that it has filed on SEDAR the independent technical report for the NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study (âPFSâ) for the Gold-Silver Project. Eskay Creek (“Eskay Creek”) as per the Company’s press release dated July 22, 2021. A copy of the Technical Report can also be found on the Eskay Creek Project page of the Company’s website.
In accordance with National Standard 43-101 on Disclosure Standards for Mining Projects, Paul Geddes, P.Geo. Vice-President Exploration and Resource Development, is the qualified person for the Company and has validated and approved the technical and scientific content of this press release.
Sheila Ulansky, P.Geo., Senior Resource Geologist for SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc., is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Ms. Ulansky is responsible for the 2021 mineral resource estimate for the Eskay Creek project.
Robert Raponi, P.Eng, Senior Metallurgist for Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc., is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Mr. Raponi is responsible for the transformation, process and estimation of capital and operating costs, financial analysis and marketing in the PFS.
Scott Elfen, PE, Global Practice Lead Geotechnical Services – Ausenco Engineering Canada, Inc is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Mr. Elfen is responsible for the site-wide geotechnical program, the PAG tailings and tailings storage facility, and the PFS water management tailings and tailings storage facilities.
Willie Hamilton, P.Eng, Mining Engineer for AGP Mining Consultants Inc., is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Mr. Hamilton is responsible for estimating mineral reserves, mine capital and operating costs as well as mine design in the PFS.
Rolf Schmitt, P.Geo, Technical Director of ERM is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Mr. Schmitt is responsible for the environmental, permitting and social aspects of the PFS.
Adrian Dance, P.Eng, Senior Consultant (Metallurgy) for SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc., is an independent Qualified Person as defined by NI43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release. Dr Dance is responsible for mineral processing and metallurgical testing in the PFS.
The Company strictly adheres to ICM best practice guidelines in conducting, documenting and communicating exploration and development activities on its projects.
Skeena Resources Limited is a Canadian mining exploration and development company focused on the revitalization of the former Eskay Creek gold-silver mine located in the Tahltan Territory in the Golden Triangle of northwestern Colombia. British, Canada. The company released a pre-feasibility study for Eskay Creek in July 2021 that shows an average open pit grade of 4.57 g / t AuEq, a 5% after-tax NPV of C $ 1.4 billion, a 56% IRR and 1.4 year ROI in the US. $ 1,550 / oz Au. Skeena is currently completing infill and exploration drilling to advance Eskay Creek to full feasibility by the first quarter of 2022. In addition, the Company is continuing its exploration programs at the former Snip gold mine. .
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Skeena Resources Limited,
Walter Coles Jr.
President and CEO
Investor inquiries: [email protected]
Office phone: +1 (604) 684-8725
Company website: www.skeenaresources.com
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