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Black Butte production path is firming

Sandfire Resources’ 78%-owned Black Butte copper project in Montana should turn its first sod next year, managing director Karl Simich said this morning, confirming the company still believes capital costs estimates of US$220-230 million are on the money.

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Development could begin within a year.

That's despite the figure being contained in a preliminary economic assessment that was completed in 2013.