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All B.C. communities are mining communities

At the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention (UBCM), the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) released information confirming that communities throughout British Columbia benefit from a strong and vibrant mining sector. MABC and the Mining Suppliers Association of BC … Continue reading

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KSM Project’s Adopted Selenium Removal Technology Receives US Patent

As part of the BC Environmental Assessment process, Seabridge Gold was required to evaluate and adopt an effective selenium treatment technology for the KSM Project. In 2015, Seabridge Gold successfully completed a pilot plant evaluation of a new process for … Continue reading

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Independent Geotechnical Review Board Reports

The Independent Geotechnical Review Board (IGRB) established to review the technical aspects of the investigations, designs, construction, operation and closure of the major geotechnical structures for the KSM Project regularly shares detailed reports of its findings with Seabridge Gold. Two … Continue reading

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Seabridge Gold sends letters to the producers and funders of UPRIVERS documentary requesting suspension of documentary screenings until inaccurate statements about the KSM Project are corrected.

On June 11, Seabridge Gold sent letters to the producers and funders (Artchange Inc. Skeena Wild Conservation Trust, Salmon Beyond Border, Northern Confluence and Stand for Water) of the UPRIVERS documentary informing them that significant misleading and inaccurate information about the … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editors to Correct Public Record about Inaccurate Information regarding KSM Project in UPRIVERS Documentary

Seabridge Gold’s Brent Murphy is writing letters to the editors of local newspapers in Alaska and British Columbia where the UPRIVERS documentary is been screened to correct the public record about misleading and inaccurate information regarding the KSM Project presented in the documentary. One such … Continue reading

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Seabridge corrects inaccurate statements regarding the KSM Project on the SkeenaWild website

On May 14, Seabridge Gold’s Brent Murphy, wrote a letter to SkeenaWild Conservation Trust to correct inaccurate statements about the KSM Project mentioned in the mining section of their website. Read our letter here.

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Seabridge Gold 2017 Annual Report

Seabridge Gold recently published its 2017 Annual Report. In every annual report, the Company reviews the success of its programs for the year against previously announced goals and sets out its plans and objectives for the current year. This year’s … Continue reading

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Potential Reasons Behind Tailings Management Facility (TMF) Failures

Across the globe, there is much speculation about the potential of Tailings Management Facility (TMF) failures.  This paper provides an overview of the various reasons for failure. Regarding KSM’s TMF, we regularly hear concerns about its size. Interestingly, this paper … Continue reading

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Seabridge Gold Team Wins Industry Award for Sustainable Development Work at KSM

On December 7,  Seabridge Gold’s Environmental Team won the 2017 Robert R. Hedley Award presented annually by the Association for Mineral Exploration in BC to a member company for significant contributions or advances in environmental management and/or social responsibility. The award … Continue reading

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Canadian agency dismisses complaints about Seabridge Gold’s KSM permitting process

On November 20, Canada’s National Contact Point (“NCP”) published a report regarding Seabridge’s KSM Project, concluding that a complaint it received regarding aspects of its environmental assessment review process did not merit further examination and its file has now been … Continue reading

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