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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Alaska applauds True North reclamation

Says successful gold mine restoration shows enviro laws work North of 60 Mining News – October 30, 2020


Last updated 11/25/2020 at 4:12pm

Kinross True North Gold Mine Fairbanks Mining District Fort Knox Alaska

Kinross Gold Corp.

The True North site after Kinross had mined 11.7 million tons of ore but had not yet begun the six-year reclamation process.

Alaska Department of Natural Resources and Department of Environmental Conservation Oct. 27 announced that reclamation of the True North gold mine north of Fairbanks has been successfully completed and certified.

Kinross Gold Corp. operated the True North mine under a lease of state- and University of Alaska-owned land. Over a roughly four-year span ending in 2004, the company produced more tha...

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