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Fort Knox gold production down


Last updated 3/14/2018 at 9:30am

Kinross Gold Corp.

The mill at Kinross Gold's Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks processed 3.07 million metric tons of ore averaging 0.86 g/t gold during the second quarter of 2017.

Kinross Gold Corp. Aug. 2 reported that its Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks, Alaska, produced 91,848 ounces of gold during the second quarter, a nearly 6 percent decrease from the 97,221 oz recovered there during the same period last year.

The company attributes the 5,373-oz decrease to a colder spring that affected heap leach performance, which was partially offset by an increase in mill grades...

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