By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Fort Knox heaps on another milestone

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

 

Last updated 9/24/2020 at 6:38pm

Kinross Gold Corp.

A view from above the Walter Creek Heap Leach, a facility at Kinross Gold's Fort Knox Mine that has produced more than 1 million oz of gold since put into operation in 2009.

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 E...



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