The Company's flagship project, Eskay Creek, contains open-pit reserves of 3.88 million ounces at 4.57 g/t AuEq in the Proven and Probable category. Skeena completed a Prefeasibility Study (PFS) in July 2021 on Eskay Creek which highlights an after-tax NPV5% of C$1.4B, 56% IRR and a 1.4-year payback at US$1,550/oz Au and US$22/oz Ag.
Discovered in 1988, the former Eskay Creek Mine was the highest-grade gold mine in the world when it was in production. Eskay produced 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million ounces of silver at average grades of 45 g/t gold and 2,224 g/t silver from 1994 -2008.
Skeena released a Prefeasibility Study in July 2021 which contains open-pit reserves of 3.88 million ounces at 4.57 g/t AuEq, an after-tax NPV5% of C$1.4B, 56% IRR and a 1.4-year payback at US$1,550/oz Au and US$22/oz Ag. Skeena is aggressively advancing Eskay Creek towards a Feasibility Study which is expected to be released in Q1 2022.See More Engage Here
Skeena sees environmental, social and governance (ESG) as the key components to a responsible resource sector. We strive to implement the highest ESG standards at Eskay Creek and in the communities in which we operate. Skeena is actively engaged in closure planning and low carbon mine design to establish a positive environmental legacy.
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