Donlin Gold drills idle due to COVID-19
Dam studies, other work continues ahead of mine decision
Last updated 4/17/2020 at 5:41am
Novagold Resources Inc. April 1 announced that the planned 80-hole drill program at Donlin Gold, a 39-million-ounce gold project owned equally by Novagold and Barrick Gold Corp., has been put on hold due to COVID-19 measures in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska where the proposed mine is located.
A week earlier, Novagold reported that the roughly 22,000-meter drill program was ongo...