The mill processes approximately 135,000-tonnes of ore per day to produce 1,000,000-pounds of copper per day.
Logan Lake, BC
The pits are mined by conventional truck and shovel method on a 24-hour-a-day basis, 365 days a year.
Located in the southern interior of British Columbia, Highland Valley Copper is the largest open pit copper mine in Canada and is one of the largest in the world in terms of tonnage mined and milled. The operation employs approximately 900 people.