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Alexco steadily ramps up Keno Hill Mine

COVID-19 related staffing issues could slow mine development North of 60 Mining News – August 13, 2021

 

Last updated 8/19/2021 at 3:46pm

Alexco Resource Keno Hill silver Canada Yukon COVID-19 mine production

Alexco Resource Corp.

Underground development is expected to reach ore in the Bermingham Mine during the third quarter and Flame & Moth in the fourth quarter, adding two new sources of ore for the mill at Alexco's Keno Hill operation in the Yukon.

Since the start of commissioning in December, Alexco Resource Corp. has been steadily ramping up toward commercial production at its Keno Hill silver mining operation in Canada's Yukon.

During the second quarter, the mill at Keno Hill produced 227,683 ounces of silver, 1.8 million pounds of lead, and 647,780 lb of zinc from 10,896 metric tons of ore averaging 703 grams per metric ton silver, 9....



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