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Pebble Partnership copper gold molybdenum mine project Alaska Northern Dynasty NAK NDM

By Steve Sutherlin
Petroleum News Associate Editor 

Pebble Mine pencils nicely, says Thiessen

Development would be conventional, large-scale open pit mine with 31 to 62 year life, depending on production rate


Last updated 11/7/2004 at Noon

The future looks bright for the Pebble gold-copper-molybdenum project near Iliamna in southwestern Alaska. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. President and CEO Ronald W. Thiessen said a preliminary assessment of the project indicates excellent potential for a long-life mine, having large-scale, low cost metal production.

The company said it undertook the assessment to quantify the Pebble project's...

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