To become a low-cost producer of high-purity, high-value manganese products for supply to the US battery, steel and speciality alloy industries.
Canada-US Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration (2020).
Emily has an Indicated Mineral Resource estimate of 5.68Mt of 19.2% Mn and 23.02% Fe together with an Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate of 777.8Kt of 22.48% Mn and 22.15% Fe
NI 43-101 Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate
|Mn Cutoff Grade
|Indicated Mineral Resource||10||19.2||23.02||5,685,310|
|Inferred Mineral Resource||10||22.48||22.15||777,777|
Calculated by Barr Engineering Company June 2020
“The resource defined by Barr Engineering represents only a small portion of a large manganese-iron deposit which extends along strike and down-dip and which was outlined by Pickands Mather and US Steel during step-out drilling in the 1940s and 1950s.”
North Star Manganese Inc NI 43-101 Technical Report, June 12, 2020.
According to the USGS:
Aerial view of the Emily processing plant and associated infrastructure
Completed to date: US$23 million invested in the Emily Project resulting in important technical studies, exploratory drilling, process development and benchmark pilot process to produce MnCO3, Electrolytic Manganese (EMM) and Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide (EMD).
A processing plant with pumping equipment, a tension storage building and transport and storage facilities, drainage basins and local road improvements have been completed at site.