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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Gold lights the way forward at Fort Knox

To meet Kinross' initiative to generate free cash flow, Alaska mine targets record annual gold production, lower energy costs


Last updated 11/18/2012 at Noon

Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine is on pace to retake the position of the top gold producer in Alaska. The open-pit operation situated about 26 miles (42 kilometers) north of Fairbanks reigned as the state's most prolific gold operation for a decade before relinquishing the title to the Pogo Mine in 2008.

During the third quarter of this year, however, Fort Knox churned out 106,698 ounces o...

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