Taranis Resources has completed an exhaustive review of surface disturbances of all types at Thor. This data, compiled using highly-accurate GPS measurements, is applied in making determinations about the extent of disturbances caused by historical mining activity (1930s, 1970s), fires and other natural causes, and by more modern exploration and mining activity including work done by Taranis.
This review found that only a small fraction of surface disturbances on the project were due to Taranis' exploration and mining activities. This is reflective of our commitment to environmentally-sound mining and exploration development of the project and protection of the environment through sound and minimally-invasive activities to the extent possible.
In 2017, Taranis reclaimed a number of drill roads on the property, many of which predated Taranis' ownership of the property and dated back to the early 1900's and early 1970's. Taranis has also completed the reclamation of the Pilot Plant tailings pond in accordance with government regulations in late 2017. As data is gathered during Phase II, the bulk sample, Taranis and its consultant environmental and engineering firms will be able to design even more and better reclamation approaches!