A Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) is a significant milestone for junior exploration companies, essentially it promotes them into a select group of “valued asset” owners in the mining industry. It is a third-party assessment of the economic viability of the project’s resource estimates which a company has completed to date and it is an outline of the steps to be taken to reach commercial production.
Over on Substack, I write about Cartier Resources (ECR.V). Philippe Cloutier is racking up the gold ounces at the old Chimo Mine site in Quebec. While we’re waiting for news, here’s the background. Cartier Resources: A Golden Layer Cake