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Kinross Alaska breaks ground at Gil Mine

Alaska's newest mine shows the economic, environmental advantages of feeding outside ore through the Fort Knox mill North of 60 Mining News – October 1, 2021

 

Last updated 10/28/2021 at 2:54pm

Gil-Sourdough Kinross Gold Mike Dunleavy North of 60 Mining News Fort Knox Mill

Shane Lasley

Dust and smoke rises from the first blast during the Sept. 23 groundbreaking at Gil, the first mine to be developed under the Kinross Alaska strategy to process higher-grade gold ore from satellite mines through the mill at Fort Knox.

GIL-SOURDOUGH – With a Sept. 23 blast of explosives that fractured rock in preparation for the start of mining at Gil-Sourdough, Kinross Gold Corp. has raised the bar for mine openings with a literal groundbreaking ceremony at what is now the sixth large-scale metal mine in Alaska.

"I hope this is just the beginning and there are a lot more plays like this and we have a future, not just here...



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