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Siemens looks to supply mining tech for Casino mine

The Casino Mine development in Yukon territories is touted as having a billion tonnes of copper, gold and rare earths



OAKVILLE, Ont.—Siemens Canada Ltd. is working with Vancouver-based mine developer Western Copper & Gold to develop a suite of integrated electrical mining equipment for the Casino Mining Project.

The Casino Mine development in Yukon territories is touted as having a billion tonnes of copper and gold and the rare earth molybdenum.

Siemens, which applied its automation, software and drive technology to build an advanced mining division, looks to provide the power plant, mill drives, switchgears, transformers, motors and drives, mechanical drives and related 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 Casino Project towards build-out,” said Paul West-Sells, president and COO of Western Copper and Gold.

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