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By Rose Ragsdale
Mining News Contributing Writer 

Pogo gold project headed toward first production

Mine operator plans more exploration in 2005 after near five-year hiatus, hopes to expand known size of ore body

 

Last updated 2/27/2005 at Noon



Nearly half a decade after embarking on development of the huge Pogo gold resource in Interior Alaska, operator Teck-Pogo Inc. is eyeing light at the end of the tunnel - first production in early 2006. The company is also gearing up for additional exploration near the known deposit later this year.

Pogo, 85 miles southeast of Fairbanks near the town of Delta Junction, is estimated to contain 7...



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