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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Mining Explorers 2009: Partners prepare to permit Donlin

Barrick, NovaGold agree Donlin is feasible; permitting scheduled to begin late '09


Last updated 11/1/2009 at Noon

The US$4.48 billion price tag to build a mine at the Donlin Creek gold project did not invoke sticker shock for Barrick Gold Corp. and NovaGold Resources Inc., co-owners of the enormous gold project.

After reviewing the feasibility study for the Donlin Creek project in late April, the partners decided to move ahead with permitting a mine at the 40-million-ounce gold deposit located in the Kusk...

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