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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Exceeding expectations

Southeast Alaska mines boast increased precious metal output for 2015


Last updated 1/17/2016 at Noon

Higher grades, increased milling rates and improved recoveries add up to a banner year for both the Kensington and Greens Creek mines in Southeast Alaska.

Kensington, the youngest of the two mines located near Alaska's capital city of Juneau, got off to a slow start when owner Coeur Mining Inc. was finally able to begin operations in 2010. In recent years, however, the mine has steadily increa...

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