Silvertip Project

Project Overview

JDS completed a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) of the Silvertip Project which provided the client with preliminary engineering and development plans as well as economic information to guide the Project through permitting and then through financing.

After the completion of the PEA, JDS, as the general contractor, completed the construction of the Silvertip Mine located on the Yukon-British Columbia border beginning in December 2015. October 2018 marked the completion of the Project’s construction, which took a duration of only 11 months at a total of 300,000 man hours.

The crusher and processing plant were a used plant (Sa Dena Hes) that JDS Silver had purchased, disassembled and stored nearby in Watson Lake. The processing plant was augmented with a new but unused paste plant sourced from the Diavik Diamond mine. Consistent with the JDS formula for value addition, the work performed identified the most practical and profitable direction for project development.

Company
JDS Silver Inc.

Location
Northern British Columbia

Value
$50M