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Producer clears hurdles at Meadowbank

Mine overcomes myriad challenges, major setbacks to contribute 366,000 ounces of gold to Agnico-Eagle's total production in 2012

The story of the Meadowbank Mine in central Nunavut continues to be a tale of challenges met and obstacles conquered.

From the hour that its development was conceptualized in the middle of the past decade, the gold at Meadowbank has delivered a succession of hurdles for its developers - first Cumberland Resources and then Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. - to clear. Agnico-Eagle acquired Cumberland in Apri...


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