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Skeena cuts deal for historic Eskay Creek

Skeena Resources Ltd. Dec. 18 cut a deal with Barrick Gold Corp. to acquire all of the major's interest in the Eskay Creek gold mine property in the Golden Triangle region of northwest British Columbia. Barrick has also agreed to make a C$1 million strategic investment in Skeena.

Discovered in 1988, the former Eskay Creek mine produced roughly 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million oz of silve...


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