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Earthquake does not shake Unga drilling

Lack of workers, however, slows start to fall drill program North of 60 Mining News – October 23, 2020

Heliostar Metals Ltd. (formerly Redstar Gold Corp.) said the Oct. 19 magnitude 7.5 earthquake with an epicenter about 45 miles south of Unga Island did not have any major impacts on its gold exploration there. The originally planned 6,500- to 8,000-meter drill program, however, has been slowed by a dearth of drillers.

"The ramp-up of our drilling program has been slower than planned due to difficu...


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