By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Agnico opens second new Nunavut mine

Despite wet weather, Amaruq commercial production achieved North of 60 Mining News – October 11, 2019

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 10:45am

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

This mill facility, which has recovered nearly 3.5 million ounces of gold from ore mined at Meadowbank, is expected to recover another 2.5 million oz from ore trucked down from the Amaruq satellite project.

For the second time in 2019, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. announced reaching commercial production at a new Nunavut gold mine – this time at Amaruq, a satellite deposit about 50 kilometers (31 miles) northwest of the Meadowbank mine and mill in the territory's Kivalliq District.

Meadowbank was Agnico Eagle's first mine in Nunavut and has served as the foundation for the company's growing presence...



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