North of 60 Mining News - The mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada's North

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

Costs rise again at Pogo gold mine


Last updated 9/24/2006 at Noon

Construction costs for Alaska's Pogo gold mine near Fairbanks have risen again to $378 million, Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining said in a release Aug. 23. Sumitomo owns a 51 percent stake in Pogo and the operator is Vancouver-based Teck Cominco.

The original construction cost estimate in May 2004 was $280 million. The latest estimate in October 2005 was $357 million.

Some of the increases were...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 01/25/2019 00:01