The New Afton mill is designed to process 11,000 tpd (4 Mtpa) of ore at full capacity, recovering copper, gold, and silver. The mill will process a blend of primary, transition and supergene ores using conventional crushing, grinding, and concentration processes. Mineral separation will be by gravity concentration and differential flotation. A regrinding stage will be included in the flotation circuit. Life-of-mine recoveries are expected to total 88% copper, 87% gold and 75% silver.