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By A.J. Roan
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Broken belt lowers Eagle Gold expectations

Less ore stacking, component repairs to slow 2022 output North of 60 Mining News – October 7, 2022

 

Last updated 10/20/2022 at 2:39pm

The 1,500-meter overland conveyor belt at Eagle Gold Mine in the Yukon.

Victoria Gold Corp.

A splice failure puts the 1,500-meter overland conveyor belt at Eagle Gold Mine out of commission for two to three weeks, which will impact 2022 gold production.

Victoria Gold Corp. Oct. 4 reported the results from its third quarter production at the company’s Eagle Gold Mine, delivering 50,028 ounces of gold, down roughly 5,000 oz from the same period last year.

The company attributes the drop in year-over-year third-quarter gold production to no run-of-mine ore hauled directly from the open pit to the heap leach facility.

Last year, a total of 1.1...



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