Prairie Creek project will be an underground operation with longhole open stoping with paste backfill being the main mining method. Mechanised drift-and-fill will be used for the stratabound sections. Ore will be processed at the 584ktpa refurbished and upgraded processing plant. Three concentrates will be produced: lead sulphide, zinc sulphide and lead oxide. The property consists of two surface leases and 12 mining leases totalling 7,487 hectares in area. It is situated in the Northwest Territories approximately 500 km west of Yellowknife at an elevation of 850 metres above sea level.