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Six-week halt of Pogo gold production

Faulty mill motor the cause of unscheduled downtime at mine North of 60 Mining News – March 17, 2023

Northern Star Resources Ltd. March 15 announced a roughly six-week shutdown for unscheduled repairs at its Pogo gold mine in Alaska.

Toward the end of a routine mill shutdown that began last week, the Pogo team discovered damage to the ball mill motor, which tripped during restart.

Work has begun on the ball mill motor, but Northern Star anticipates it will take up to six weeks to complete the rep...


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