By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Pogo Q4 gold output slow but improving

Finished mill expansion bodes well for stronger production North of 60 Mining News – January 21, 2022

 

Last updated 1/27/2022 at 2:45pm

Pogo Northern Star Resources Alaska fourth-quarter Q4 mill production forecast

Shane Lasley

Northern Star has completed upgrades that increase mill throughput at its Pogo Mine in Alaska to 1.3 million metric tons per year, a 30% increase over the previous capacity.

Northern Star Resources Ltd. Jan. 20 reported that Pogo gold mine in Alaska continued to underperform expectations during the fourth quarter, but there are indications that gold production will be stronger during 2022.

During the final three months of 2021, Pogo produced 49,985 ounces of gold from 213,688 metric tons of ore averaging 6.6 grams per metric ton gold. While a 25% increase over the...



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