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By Shane Lasley
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Donlin Gold crosses permit finish line

Army Corps, BLM sign record of decision for Alaska gold mine North of 60 Mining News – August 17, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 6:15am

Novagold, Barrick complete federal permitting for Donlin Gold

NOVAGOLD Resource Inc.

Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District Commander Michael Brooks (left) and Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Joe Balash (right) sign the joint record of decision for developing a mine at the enormous Donlin Gold project in Southwest Alaska.

Roughly six years after applications to federal authorities, Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc. have crossed the finish line on gaining the key federal permits needed to build a mine at their 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold Mine project in Southwest Alaska.

This major permitting milestone was reached on Aug. 13, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Land Management is...



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