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Expanding Fort Knox

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

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 news...


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