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GOLD-COPPER: Siemens to supply electric gear for Casino project

OAKVILLE, Ontario – Siemens Canada and Western Copper and Gold are in negotiations for the purpose of developing a concept for integrated electrical mining equipment from Siemens for the Casino copper-gold mine project in the Yukon. This...



OAKVILLE, Ontario – Siemens Canada and Western Copper and Gold are in negotiations for the purpose of developing a concept for integrated electrical mining equipment from Siemens for the Casino copper-gold mine project in the Yukon. This offer includes all the electrical mining equipment related to the project including the power plant; mill drives; high, medium and low voltage switchgear; transformers; motors and drives; mechanical drive; as well as related automation and instrumentation.

“Establishing a concept with a solid and innovative company such as with Siemens is an important step for Western as we continue to hit our stated milestones and advance the world class Casino project towards build-out,” states Paul West-Sells, president and COO of Western Copper and Gold.

More information about Siemens Mining Technology is available at: Siemens.com/mining.