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By Shane Lasley
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Mine logs 3 million accident-free hours

Management credits achievement at Fort Knox to employees' commitment to culture of safety along with high safety standards


Last updated 3/28/2010 at Noon

FAIRBANKS - Mining commonly brings to mind an industrial site littered with unavoidable hazards. Employees at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks, Alaska, are proving this perception to be false. On March 6, some 500 employees at the Interior Alaska gold mine reported working 3 million hours without a lost-time accident.

Fort Knox General Manager Lauren Roberts credited the mine...

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