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By Steve Borell
Special to Mining News 

2010 Mining Explorers: Mineral industry activity rebounds

Kensington Mine startup boosts Alaska's mining operations to six


October 31, 2010

A highlight for 2010 has been the startup of the Kensington gold mine in June. I first testified at a hearing on the Kensington project in Haines in 1990. Gold price fluctuations, environmental group attacks, financial markets, etc. all played a role in the saga. Coeur Chairman and CEO Dennis Wheeler should be commended for his diligence and determination to make Kensington into a mine.


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