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Gold grades on the rise at Fort Knox

Higher-grade ore helps offset lower tonnage to the heap leach North of 60 Mining News – August 4, 2023

Kinross Gold Corp. Aug. 2 reported that its Fort Knox Mine in Alaska produced 69,438 ounces of gold during the second quarter of 2023, which is a 6% increase over the 65,404 oz recovered during the first three months of this year but a 10% drop from the 77,184 oz produced during the second quarter of 2023.

The company attributes the quarterly increase to increased mill throughput and higher-grade...


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