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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Tlicho collaborate on Colomac mine clean-up

First Nation, Canadian government remediate former open pit gold mine in NWT, contouring waste rock piles, fencing off tailings pond


Last updated 6/19/2005 at Noon

Members of the Tlicho First Nation in Canada's Northwest Territories have played a significant role in the clean-up effort at Colomac mine, participants in the Northern Latitudes Reclamation Workshop heard in May.

Colomac is a former open pit gold mine that was operated by Washington state-based Royal Oak Mines until 1997. The company went bankrupt shortly afterwards due to the low price of go...

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