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Pogo celebrates 10 years

Manager recounts a decade of travails and triumphs at Alaska gold mine

On Jan. 12, 2006, the first ore from high-grade underground gold reserves was fed into the mill at the Pogo Mine located near the community of Delta Junction in Alaska's Interior region. Ten years, four floods, two fires and some 3.1 million ounces of gold later, the operation is seen as an example of mining done right.

Pogo General Manager Chris Kennedy shared a decade of travails and triumphs, a...


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