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In August 2015, Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia submitted a plan with the Bureau of Land Management to extend their existing access road by 2.5 miles including a switchback road leading to a staging area for equipment and facilities at the 800 ft. level on the side of the approximate 1,700 ft. high mountainside. A proposed bridge crossing Glacier Creek would be located in the shadow area on the left side the photo with a switchback road leading from the Glacier Creek to the staging area for helicopter and ground-supported activities. The road would also provide access for up to 40 new exploration drill sites. A map showing exactly how this road would appear can be found here: https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/projects/nepa/54990/65845/71485/Figure_6.4_accessible.pdf
Constantine Metal Resources along with investment partner Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Ltd. of Japan is exploring a potential site for a mine on the steep mountain slopes pictured above Glacier Creek. This area above Glacier Greek near Mount Henry Clay, known as the Palmer Deposit, is located near mile 40 of the Haines Highway. Constantine Metals Resources says they plant to continue the exploration phase of their projects for the next five to 10 years.
The minerals that Constantine’s drilling explorations have found are primarily copper and zinc, with significant amounts of gold and silver. Exploratory drilling to refine the location and mineral amounts are the current focus of the company.
If approved and developed, the mine, near Haines, Alaska would be an underground mine. Besides the actual ore deposits, having the nearby highway access for transporting ore to the deepwater port at Haines is also attractive to Constantine.
Support for a large scale mine such as the Constantine project is divided among residents of Haines, a small community in Southeast Alaska 75 miles northwest of Juneau. The community’s needed economic boost from jobs, development and o
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