TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Doré Copper Mining Corp. (the “Corporation” or “Doré Copper“) (TSXV: DCMC; OTCQX: DRCMF; FRA: DCM) is pleased to announce that further to its news releases dated October 6 and October 14, 2021, it has filed a technical report in compliance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) on the Company’s Corner Bay and Devlin copper projects.
A copy of the technical report (Technical Report on the Corner Bay-Devlin Property, Northwest Québec, Canada dated November 10, 2021) is available on the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at https://www.dorecopper.com. The Technical Report focuses on an updated mineral resource estimate for both the Corner Bay and Devlin projects located on the same property, south of the Chibougamau mining camp in northern Québec. The report was prepared by SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd., an independent global mining advisory and consulting firm.
Ernest Mast, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, commented: “Work is progressing on the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) which will evaluate a hub-and-spoke operation model that will include our flagship high-grade copper-gold Corner Bay deposit, along with the Devlin (copper-gold) and Joe Mann (gold-copper) deposits to supplement tonnage. The PEA is expected to be completed in January 2022. Meanwhile, our drilling activities are continuing at Corner Bay to further increase our resource base above the existing 7.2 million tonnes.
The Technical Report the Corner Bay-Devlin Property was prepared by Luke Evans, M.Sc., P.Eng. and Marie-Christine Gosselin, B.Sc., P.Geo., of SLR, both “Independent Qualified Persons” as defined by NI 43-101.
Andrey Rinta, P.Geo., the Exploration Manager of the Corporation and a “Qualified Person” within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical information contained in this news release.
About Doré Copper Mining Corp.
Doré Copper Mining Corp. is a copper-gold explorer and developer in the Chibougamau area of Québec, Canada. The Corporation is focussed on implementing its hub-and-spoke development strategy by advancing its key high-grade copper-gold brownfield projects towards a restart of operations. Our goal is to achieve an annual production of 60 Mlbs of copper equivalent (or 100,000 oz gold equivalent).
The Corporation has consolidated a large land package in the prolific Lac Doré/Chibougamau and Joe Mann mining camps that has produced 1.6 billion pounds of copper and 4.4 million ounces of gold1. The land package includes 13 former producing mines, deposits and resource target areas within a 60-kilometre radius of the Company’s 2,700 tpd mill (Copper Rand Mill).
Doré Copper plans to deliver a PEA of its hub-and-spoke model in January 2022. The Corporation is completing its 2021 drilling program of 50,000 meters on its properties in the Lac Doré and Chibougamau area of Québec.
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1. Sources for historic production figures: Economic Geology, v. 107, pp. 963–989 – Structural and Stratigraphic Controls on Magmatic, Volcanogenic, and Shear Zone-Hosted Mineralization in the Chapais-Chibougamau Mining Camp, Northeastern Abitibi, Canada by François Leclerc et al. (Lac Doré/Chibougamau mining camp) and NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Joe Mann Property dated January 11, 2016 by Geologica Groupe-Conseil Inc. for Jessie Ressources Inc. (Joe Mann mine).
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