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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

More work to deliver on Pogo potential

Gold output, costs improved but lagging behind expectations North of 60 Mining News – April 29, 2022


Last updated 4/28/2022 at 2:38pm

A drill works underground at Northern Star’s Pogo mine in Alaska.

Shane Lasley

Northern Star mined 258,567 metric tons of ore averaging 8.3 g/t gold at its Pogo mine during the first quarter of 2022.

Northern Star Resources Ltd. April 27 reported that while gold production is increasing and costs are coming down at Pogo, the Australian company's Alaska gold mine continues to underperform expectations on both fronts.

During the first three months of 2022, Pogo produced 57,489 ounces of gold from 260,508 metric tons of ore averaging 8.2 grams per metric ton gold. This is roughly a 15% increas...

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