CALGARY, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Yellowhead Mining Inc. ("Yellowhead" or the "Company") (TSX.V: YMI) reports the decision by the BC Environment Ministry on the Company's request for an extension for its Environmental Assessment Application has been denied.
The BC Environmental Assessment Office (BC EAO) has decided not to grant the Company's extension request and has terminated the Company's Environmental Assessment Application. Their letter to the Company is available on the BC EAO website.
The Company is considering its alternatives in light of this development.
About Yellowhead Mining Inc.
Yellowhead Mining Inc. is a development stage company with a 100% interest in the Project, located in the North Thompson - Nicola region of British Columbia, Canada.
About the Harper Creek Project
The Project is a proposed 70,000 tonnes-per-day open pit copper mine with a 28 year mine life, located in the Thompson – Nicola region of British Columbia near Vavenby. If developed, the Project would provide up to 600 jobs during construction and up to 450 permanent jobs during operations.
Forward Looking Statements
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SOURCE Yellowhead Mining Inc.
For further information: Darryl Coates, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Phone: 403-294-6489, Email: DCoates@yellowheadmining.com; David McGoey, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: 403-294-6497, Email: DMcgoey@yellowheadmining.com, Website: www.yellowheadmining.com