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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Expanding Fort Knox

Gilmore adds 2.4 million oz gold, potentially several more years, to mine

 

Last updated 1/10/2018 at 7:26pm

Kinross Gold Corp.

The mill at Fort Knox processes roughly 12.5 million metric tons of the higher grade ore mined at the Interior Alaska operation each year.

The mill at Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska will likely be churning out gold for several more years, thanks to Kinross Gold Corp. gaining mineral rights to the Gilmore land parcel immediately west of the current open-pit.

The long-lived gold mine was beginning to get to the end of its reserves, especially those of high enough grade to support keeping the mill in operation. This was not good...



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