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By Patricia Liles
Mining News Editor 

Exploration activity up at Greens Creek

Largest surface exploration program at polymetallic mine since production started in 1989, tailings expansion project begins


Last updated 5/9/2004 at Noon

Operators of the Greens Creek polymetallic mine started surface core drilling in late April, the beginning of a summer long program designed to complete 40,000 feet of drilling at several targets surrounding the underground mine near Juneau, Alaska.

The $1.9 million budgeted for surface drilling work this year is the largest surface exploration program at the mine since production began in 198...

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