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Fort Knox heaps on another milestone

One millionth ounce of gold poured from Arctic Heap Leach North of 60 Mining News – February 9, 2018

The 1-millionth ounce of gold was poured from the Walter Creek Arctic Heap Leach facility at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox Mine in Interior Alaska on Jan. 24.

"This is a great milestone for Fort Knox and has been an instrumental part of extending the life of the property. I see our Arctic Heap Leach as a testament to our commitment to innovation as a company," said Fort Knox General Manager Eric...


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