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Building Donlin Gold?

Partners say gold price, market conditions will dictate construction decision

The 40-million-ounce Donlin Gold project is more than midway through a roughly five-year permitting process, but gold prices are dipping to lows not seen in nearly five and a half years and trending downward.

Will project owners Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. be willing to pull the trigger on development once the hard-earned permits are in hand?

The Donlin Gold partners say it depe...


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