Harper Creek Project- Yellowhead Mining Inc./ Harper Creek Mining Corp.

Yellowhead Mining Inc. is a development stage company with a 100% interest in the Harper Creek Project located in the North Thompson- Nicola region of British Columbia, Canada. The proposed Harper Creek mine will be a large scale, long life, low cost open pit copper mine, has a NI 43-101 compliant feasibility study, and is currently in the environmental permitting phase of development.

About This Project

Harper Creek Project Site


Harper Creek is a proposed open pit copper mine and processing facility. Harper Creek will be the third largest copper mine in BC, including:  

  •  Measured and Indicated mineral resources of 1,300 Mt @ 0.25% Cu, 0.028 g/t Au and 1.2 g/t Ag, representing a total of approximately 7.253 billion pounds of contained copper
  • Proven and Probable mineral reserves of 716 million tonnes (Mt) @ 0.26% Cu, 0.029 g/t Au and 1.2 g/t Ag representing a total of approximately 4.077 billion pounds of contained copper                                                                      
  • A 28 year mine life, a mill throughput rate of 70,000 tpd, and a Life of Mine ("LOM") average annual copper concentrate production of 231,000 dry metric tonnes                                                                                                    
  • Initial capital cost of approximately C$1 billion


 Project Site

  • Project site is non-fish bearing, and has been extensively logged and         ranched                                                                                                 
  • Existing infrastructure includes roads, rail, power and labour                      
  • Direct highway and rail access from Vancouver and Kamloops


Jobs & Business Opportunities

  •  600 short term construction jobs
  • 450 long term operations jobs
  • Education and training opportunities
  •  Business and contracting opportunities


GDP and Tax Revenues

Contribution to gross domestic product (all activities – all levels of government):

  • Construction: ~$511 million to BC GDP
  • Operations:  ~$3,617 million to BC GDP


 Contribution to tax revenue (all activities – all levels of government):

  • Construction: ~$116 million
  • Operations: ~$842 million

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