Report summaryAitik is a low grade, high tonnage copper, gold and silver deposit hosted within a supracrustal metamorphosed shear zone of Precambrian origin.
In October 2014, the Land and Environment Court granted Boliden permission to ramp up production to 45mtpa and to implement the required dam elevations to enable continued tailings deposition. Expansion work towards continued in 2015 although disruptions resulted in ore milled falling from 39Mt in 2014 to 36Mt. In 2016 it is anticipated that ore grades will continue to be slightly below reserve grades.
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