The FS verifies a positive local economic benefit to Idaho communities bringing more than $1 billion in initial capital investment, approximately 550 direct jobs during operations.
Stibnite has a total measured and indicated resource of 132,269M tonnes at 1.42 g/t, based on a gold selling price of $1,250/troy ounce, with expected annual average gold production of 466 thousand ounces at all-in sustaining costs of $427/oz during the first 4 years of operation.
“The positive results demonstrate that our vision to combine economic development with environmental restoration of a brownfield site is technically, financially and environmentally feasible. We are now one step closer to seeing the river and water quality improved, 550 direct jobs for Idahoans and production of the critical mineral, antimony,” said Laurel Sayer, CEO of Midas Gold.
Shares of Midas Gold rose 0.8% by noon EDT Tuesday. The Vancouver-based company has a market capitalization of C$598 million.