Detour Lake

Northeastern Ontario

Detour Lake Mine is emerging in 2022 as the largest gold producing mine in Canada with the largest gold reserves and substantial growth potential. The Detour Lake operation is located in northeastern Ontario, approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Timmins and 185 kilometres by road northeast of Cochrane, within the northernmost Abitibi Greenstone Belt. It has a mine life of approximately 22 years with expected average gold production of 659,000 ounces per year.

Key Facts

Mine Type

Open Pit

2021 production

712,824 oz gold

2021 production costs

$674/oz gold

2021 total cash costs

$655/oz gold

Gold reserves

15,034,000 oz

2022 production guidance

715,000 oz gold

2022 total cash costs guidance

$645/oz gold

Mine life


Mine Production

2021 Output