Project Economics 

Project Economics 

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

Onsite jobs annually -
During the five-year construction period
Onsite jobs annually -
When in production during its Environmental Assessment approved mine life of 50+ years
1300 +

Estimated Spend Over Project life

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

Estimated Fiscal Revenue

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

Estimated GDP contribution Over Project life

British Columbia
$ 30 B
$ 50 B