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Pebble stands firm after 8.1M earthquake

Proposed facilities design withstands test of Alaskan quakes North of 60 Mining News – August 13, 2021

 

Last updated 9/30/2021 at 3:06pm

Northern Dynasty Minerals Pebble Limited Partnership Alaska earthquake 8.1

USGS

Alaska lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire, considered to be the most seismically and volcanically active zone in the world.

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says the recent 8.1 magnitude earthquake caused substantially less ground movement at the Pebble site than factored in during the designing of the proposed tailings facility for a future mine at this world-class copper project in Southwest Alaska.

"We determined the 8.1M earthquake that occurred last month south of the Alaska Peninsula, about 300 miles from our si...



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