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Pogo, Northern Star reach inflection point

North of 60 Mining News – February 1, 2020

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 11:50am

New underground mining equipment at Pogo gold mine in Alaska

Northern Star Resources Ltd.

As part of its 18-month transition plan at Pogo, Northern Star invested roughly US$35 million on state-of-the-art equipment for this underground gold mine in Alaska.

Northern Star Resources Ltd. Jan. 29 said December marked an inflection point at Pogo that puts this Alaska gold mine in stride to exceed 300,000 ounces of gold production in 2020.

During December, Pogo produced 24,708 ounces of gold from ore that averaged 9.8 grams per metric ton. At this pace, the mine would produce 296,500 oz of gold in 2020.

Northern Star attributed the strong performance d...



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