Gibraltar

Gibraltar Project Map

Gibraltar, the cornerstone of Taseko's growth strategy.

Taseko's is the owner (75%) and operator of the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine, located in south-central British Columbia, the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada and the largest employer in the Cariboo region.

Since restarting Gibraltar, in 2004, Taseko has expanded and modernized the operation. It is now an award wining, state-of-the-art facility that produces an average of 135 million pounds of copper per year.

Highlights

  • Located in a mining-friendly and low-risk jurisdiction
  • The second largest open pit copper mine in Canada and fourth largest in North America
  • Life of Mine average annual production of 135 million lbs of copper and 2.5 million lbs of molybdenum (100% basis)
  • Large Proven and Probable Reserve to support mining operations until 2038
  • Replacement value in excess of $1 billion
  • Extensive award recognition for outstanding health & safety performance, environmental initiatives, and Indigenous relations
  • Benefiting from hydro power, Gibraltar is a is a low carbon intenseity operation. Compared to other copper mines, Gibraltar’s greenhouse gas emissions per pound of copper are among the lowest in the world

Note: The technical information on this website related to the Gibraltar mine has been reviewed by Richard Weymark, P.Eng., Vice President, Engineering of Taseko and a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101. See Gibraltar – Reserves & Resources for further information.

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