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COVID-19 protocols limit Pogo gold output

Gold production less than expected but increases continue

Series: COVID-19 coverage | Story 37

Last updated 7/8/2020 at 7:29am

Gold pour at Northern Star Resource Pogo underground mine Alaska

Kenny Spann

Northern Star Resources poured 56,571 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2020 at its Pogo Mine in Alaska.

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 28 reported that its Pogo Mine in Alaska produced 49,340 ounces of gold during the first three months of 2020. While this is a 3,194 oz increase over the prior quarter, it is less than the Australia-based mining company expected.

The lower than expected gold production at Pogo is due largely on the company's implementation of the COVID-19 operating protocols a...

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