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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Kensington shutdown would be costly

As construction of Kensington mine nears completion, apart from the tailings facility, its future still hangs in the balance


Last updated 7/29/2007 at Noon

Coeur Alaska has spent more than $206 million on the development and construction of Kensington gold mine near Juneau, but the economic benefits of the project could soon disappear if the mine doesn't commence operations, a report by the McDowell Group says. The mining company commissioned the report to determine how much Kensington is contributing to the economy of Southeast Alaska.


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