Summo Minerals Lisbon Valley Copper Project Final Environmental Impact Statement issued.VANCOUVER, B.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 1997--Summo Minerals Corpo (TSE See Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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(3) (Software Maintenance Association) A membership organization that began in 1985 and ended in 1996. .) Summo Minerals Corporation is pleased to announce that the last major permitting hurdle prior to commencement of construction and operation at the Lisbon Valley Copper Project located near LaSal, Utah, was completed.
On Feb. 7, 1997 the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM BLM n abbr (US) (= Bureau of Land Management) → les domaines ) issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS FEIS Final Environmental Impact Statement
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Following this 30-day period the BLM will sign a formal Record of Decision approving the project. This completes an 18 month permitting process on the project, shepherded by Gochnour & Associates, Inc. of Englewood, Colorado.
Prior to completing the FEIS Summo successfully completed necessary permitting activities on the state and local levels.
Financing for final engineering and construction on the project is currently underway. Final engineering is expected to begin in March and construction is scheduled to commence in June.
Construction should be completed by the second quarter, 1998 with initial cathode copper production to follow immediately thereafter.
The project is designed to produce approximately 40 million pounds of cathode copper annually at a cash cost of US0.47/lb. for a minimum of 8 - 10 years, depending upon copper prices. Exploration drilling designed to increase the reserves is planned to begin later this spring.
Mr. Robert L. Mason has joined the board of directors of Summo Minerals Corp., replacing Mr. Matthew J. Mason. Mr. Robert Mason is senior vice president of IntraCorp Developments Ltd., a substantial real estate development corporation based in Vancouver.
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