- Blue Star Gold (TSXV:BAU) has received approvals to recommence work at the Hood River and Ulu gold projects in Nunavut
- Blue Star will have two drill rigs turning on the properties, for a total exploration program of 7,000 metres
- The company received the ticks of approval from the province’s Department of Health and the Chief Public Health Officer
- The company will also begin work on reclaiming the mine site it purchased last year, with the Ulu project requiring some removal and treatment of mining waste before exploration work can begin
- Blue Star Gold Corp (BAU) is up 30 per cent and is trading at C$0.085 per share
Blue Star Gold (TSXV:BAU) has received approvals to recommence work at the Hood River and Ulu gold projects in Nunavut .
Blue Star received the approvals from the Department of Health in Nunavut and the Chief Public Health Officer, after the regulators signed off on their Exposure Control Plan and their Health and Safety Plan.
The company will now perform up a 7,000-metre drilling program, using two drill rigs. The company has previously identified three mineral zones in the site’s Robb Trend, known as the Flood, Gnu and NFN zones. 4,500 metres of the 7000-metre drilling program will be conducted on the three targets.
The remained of the drilling work will test the newly identified North and South Penthouse targets, along with the Crown zones.
Alongside all of this drilling work on Hood River, the company is also conducting some reclamation work on the newly acquired Ulu Gold project.
The work includes characterisation, segregation and staging of the legacy mining waste on the property, removing demolition waste and treating contaminated soil on site.
Peter Kuhn, the interim CEO and General Manager of Blue Star Gold thanked the regulators, territorial governments and mining industry partners for allowing the company to resume operations.
“We would like to thank the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, The Government of Nunavut Department of Economic Development and Transportation, the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment,” he said.
Peter went on to thank several other groups, including the Workers Safety and Compensation Commission and the North West Territories and Nunavut Chamber of Mines, along with the offices of the Chief Public Health Officers in both Nunavut and the North West territories.
Blue Star Gold Corp (BAU) is up 30 per cent and is trading at C$0.085 per share at 2:00 pm EDT.