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By Shane Lasley
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Pretium gold output slowed by COVID-19

Despite challenges, BC mine on pace to achieve 2021 goals North of 60 Mining News – May 7, 2021

 

Last updated 5/13/2021 at 5:07pm

Pretium Resources Brucejack Mine COVID-19 British Columbia Canada coronavirus

Pretium Resources Inc.

Despite COVID-19 disruptions, Pretium's Brucejack Mine produced 85,795 oz of gold during the first quarter of 2021.

Despite being challenged with a COVID-19 outbreak, Pretium Resources Inc.'s Brucejack Mine in Northern British Columbia was able to produce enough gold to turn a profit during the first quarter of 2021.

As of Feb. 11, Pretium reported that it is managing 14 COVID-19 cases among employees and contractors at Brucejack, prompting BC Northern Health to declare an outbreak at the mine. As a result,...



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