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By Shane Lasley
For Mining News 

NovaGold hits funding snag, halts mining

Projected cash flow from Rock Creek operation dries up; aggressive miner scrambles to salvage interest in Donlin, Galore projects


Last updated 11/30/2008 at Noon

Reeling from regulatory and operating problems at the Rock Creek Mine 12 kilometers, or 8 miles, from Nome and effects of the recent credit drought, NovaGold Resources Inc. Nov. 24 said it has suspended production at the Rock Creek gold mine for at least six months. The move comes less than three months after production startup at the small gold mining project in September.

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