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Project Economics 

Project Economics 

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The KSM Project will create multi-generation employment opportunities for northwest British Columbia, increase spending in the region and generate considerable tax revenues for Provincial and Federal governments to support Health Care, Education and Social Programs. 

Estimated Jobs

1400
Onsite jobs annually -
During the five-year construction period
1300 +
Onsite jobs annually -
When in production during its environmental assessment approved 53-year mine life

Estimated Spend Over Project life

$ 53.8 B
Capital and operating costs
$ 47 B
Injected directly into BC economy

Estimated Fiscal Revenue

$ 7 B
Federal Government
$ 7 B
BC Government
$ 1 B
Shared between governments of other provinces and territories

Estimated GDP contribution Over Project life

$ 30 B
British Columbia
$ 50 B
National