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By Shane Lasley
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Fort Knox gold output starts upward trend

With Gil, Manh Choh on the horizon, trend likely to continue North of 60 Mining News Newsletter Exclusive – July 30, 2021

 

Last updated 8/26/2021 at 2:59pm

Kinross Gold Gil Manh Choh Fort Knox Fairbanks Alaska second quarter update

Kinross Gold Corp.

The Barnes Creek heap leach pad, which was completed on Sept. 30, 2020, is contributing gold to Fort Knox production.

Kinross Gold Corp. July 29 reported the new Barnes Creek heap leach pad is contributing to increased gold production at its Fort Knox gold mine about 25 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

During the second quarter of 2021, Fort Knox produced 63,302 ounces of gold, which is a more than 13% percent increase over the 55,815 oz produced during the first quarter and roughly 13% higher than the 56,031...



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