The Kutcho Project is a high grade copper-zinc development project, located approximately 100 kilometres east of Dease Lake and 330 kilometres north of Smithers in the Liard mining district of north-western British Columbia, Canada. In June 2017, Capstone entered into an agreement to sell the Kutcho Project.

Key Facts (February 2011 Pre-Feasibility Study)
Location British Columbia, Canada
Primary mineralization Copper, zinc
By-products Gold, silver
Ownership 100%
Estimated Mine life (years) 12
Proposed mining type Underground
Planned operating throughput (tonnes per day) 2,500
Average annual production 35 M lbs Cu, 55 M lbs Zn
Grade 2.01% Cu, 3.19% Zn
Development Capital

$187 M

Investment Return (after tax)

Internal Rate of Return:

NPV @ 10% discount rate:




$155 M

3.4 years