By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Fort Knox gold mine extended to 2030

Kinross' greenlight of Gilmore project great news for Alaska North of 60 Mining News – June 15, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 5:25am

Gilmore project expansion at Fort Knox gold mine, Fairbanks, Interior Alaska

Kinross Gold Corp.

A view over the Walter Creek Heap Leach pad, which has produced more than 1 million ounces of gold since it was put into operation at the Fort Knox Mine in 2009.

The Fort Knox Mine will continue churning out gold until at least 2030, thanks to Kinross Gold Corp.'s decision to move ahead with the development of Gilmore, an expansion project immediately west of the open-pit mine that has provide ore to the Interior Alaska operation for 22 years.

"This go-ahead decision for Gilmore represents collaboration, hard work and dedication coming to fruition, and...



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