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Lower gold output new norm for Fort Knox

North of 60 Mining News – February 15, 2019

Kinross Gold Corp. Feb. 13 reported a nearly 33 percent drop in gold produced at its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska during 2018, when compared to the previous year.

This operation about 25 miles north of Fairbanks produced 255,569 ounces of gold last year, a 132,546 oz drop from the 381,115 oz produced in 2017.

Kinross said this lower gold output is primarily attributed to a minor pit wall slide that oc...

 

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