Aquila Resources Inc. announced that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) approved amendments to Aquila’s Nonferrous Metallic Mineral Mining Permit and its Michigan Air Use Permit to Install for its Back Forty Project. The amendments update the permits to align with the project design outlined in the August 2018 open-pit Feasibility Study as well as in its Wetlands Permit that was issued June 4, 2018.

The Back Forty Project, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, could produce more than 500 million lb of zinc, 51 million lb of copper and 468,000 oz of gold.