Economic Benefits

Imperial Gold is focused on the communities within which we live and work. The Imperial Gold Project will present numerous community benefits, including new jobs, a rise in local community-based spending, and overall economic stimulation.

Economic Benefits*

Our plans for the Imperial Gold Project call for a direct investment of at least $1.1 billion to be spent in Imperial County and the State of California. Our current estimates expect $241 million in taxes will be generated for state, local, and federal agencies. This supports a wide range of public services including local schools, public safety and many more.

These tax dollars will be in addition to a significant number of new jobs and support for local businesses.

500+ Jobs During Construction and 200+ Jobs When Complete

More than 220 direct, well-paying new jobs will be created, with an emphasis on local hires in Imperial County and surrounding areas and an annual payroll of over $23 million.

$241 Million in Tax Revenues with a gold price of $1,900 per ounce

Project estimated to generate $162 million in Federal taxes, $74 million in California State taxes and an additional $5.9 million in local taxes.

$1.1 Billion in Investment

Direct investment in Imperial County and the State of $1.1 billion in operating, construction and other development costs.

*See Preliminary Economic Assessment – Technical Report Imperial Gold Project--issued on May 19, 2020, Terre Lane and Todd Harvey of Global Resource Engineering and Glen Cole‐P.Geo. of SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc.