Eagle Mine announces extension of mine’s life by over a year

MARQUETTE COUNTY —¬†Eagle Mine and Lundin Mining are pleased to announce an increase in the Probable Mineral Reserve estimate for the Eagle East ore body.

Underground infill and extension drilling from the past year has increased the Eagle East Mineral Reserve estimate to 2.3 million tonnes at 3.2% nickel and 2.6% copper, extending Eagle Mine’s life by over a year to mid-2025.

Not only will this secure jobs for members of the community but it will benefit the surround communities in many other ways.

“The life of the mine extension here at Eagle Mine secure 400 jobs for another year and a half,” said Matt Johnson, External Relations Manager for Eagle Mine. “That also means that we will be a part of the community and continuing our community programs. We will also continue contributing to the tax base of the local area for quite awhile into the future.”

Eagle Mine has been in operations since 2014 and is the first mine to be permitted under Michigan’s Part 632 Non-Ferrous Mineral Mining Law.