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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Drilling at Donlin Creek resumes

World's largest gold producer scrutinizes Yukon-Kuskokwim project; plans site visits this spring; wind power being studied


Last updated 3/26/2006 at Noon

As Barrick Gold Corp. announced completion of its multibillion-dollar acquisition of Placer Dome in mid-March, managers of the Donlin Creek project charged forward with work on several fronts at the southwestern Alaska gold deposit.

Toronto-based Barrick launched a hostile takeover of Placer Dome on Halloween, but later won approval from Placer Dome's board for a $10.4 billion deal that create...

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