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Preliminary Feasibility Study News

Sabina recently issued positive results of the Preliminary Feasibility Study (“PFS”) for the Back River Gold Project.   PFS highlights:   The Project generates a post-tax IRR of 16.5% and NPV (at 5% discount rate) of $290 million; The Project … Continue reading

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Permitting News

The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB), created under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement to conduct environmental and socio-economic assessments of project proposals (including mining) in Nunavut, is currently reviewing the Back River Project. NIRB started this process when Sabina submitted … Continue reading

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Permitting News

The NIRB announces plans for Scoping tour for the review of the Back River Project. Cambridge Bay – February 5&6, 2013 Kugluktuk – February 7&8, 2013 Kugaaruk – February 11, 2013 Gjoa Haven- February 12, 2013 Taloyoak – February 13, … Continue reading

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The Minister of AANDC refers the Back River Project to the NIRB for a review under Part 5, Article 12 of the NLCA.

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The NIRB provides the Screening Decision for Back River Project and recommends to the Minister of AANDC that Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.’s Back River Project requires review pursuant to Part 5 or 6 of NLCA Article 12.

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Prepared Project Description and submitted permit applications for the Back River Project. Sabina identified eight deposits that could be mined economically in the West Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.

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