Alexco announces commissioning and initial concentrate production at Keno Hill. The company receives final water use License for Keno Hill and is moving forward with final development of its mines. The company also amends streaming agreement with Wheaton. ERDC completes the environmental assessment process for the Keno Hill Closure Plan. Alexco Environmental Group was sold in February 2020.
Alexco files positive independent pre-feasibility study for expanded silver production at KHSD, completes surface infrastructure projects at Bermingham, and advances the KHSD to the final permitting stage by receiving the Quartz Mining License for the KHSD in Q4. The Company completes over 11,000 m of surface exploration and intercepts high-grade mineralization at the Bermingham Deep target.
At Bermingham, Alexco expands the silver mineral resource estimate by 91%, completes 550 meters of advanced exploration decline and over 4,000 meters of underground exploration drilling. At Flame & Moth, Alexco completes over 450 meters of underground development. The Company also completes over 15,000 meters of surface exploration drilling and identifies new target areas at Bermingham and Flame and Moth.
Alexco completes construction of the Bellekeno mine and KHSD mill on time and on budget, announces initial mineral resource estimate of the historic Elsa Tailings, and discovers the Flame & Moth deposit. The Company also expands its environmental services business with new projects in the U.S. and South America.
Clynt Nauman and Brad Thrall found Alexco Resource Corp. Alexco is awarded environmental services contract and acquires properties in the Keno Hill Silver District in the Yukon. The Company also acquires a Whitehorse-based environmental consulting firm (Access Consulting) later changed to Alexco Environmental Group.