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By Shane Lasley
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Higher grades boost Fort Knox gold output

North of 60 Mining News – July 31, 2020 Newsletter Exclusive


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 3:10pm

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Kinross Gold Corp.

The delivery of higher grade ore to the mill resulted in higher gold production at Kinross Gold's Fort Knox Mine in Alaska.

Kinross Gold Corp. July 29 reported higher gold production and lower costs at its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska.

During the second quarter of 2020, Fort Knox produced 56,031 ounces of gold, which is roughly an 8% increase over the 51,667 oz produced during the first quarter and slightly better than the 55,440 oz produced at the Interior Alaska mine during the second quarter of 2019.

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