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By Shane Lasley
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Partners break ground on Alaska gold mine

Tetlin Village, Contango, Kinross celebrate Manh Choh start; local businesses benefit from added crossroads town traffic North of 60 Mining News – September 1, 2023

 

Last updated 9/14/2023 at 6pm

The rising sun shines on the buildings at the Manh Choh gold mine camp.

Shane Lasley for Data Mine North

The Manh Choh camp, which breathes new life into a shuttered hotel at the intersection of the Alaska Highway and Tok Cutoff Road, is a tangible sign of the significance of the gold mine being developed about 15 miles to the southeast.

TOK, ALASKA – An Aug. 29 groundbreaking ceremony at Manh Choh marked the official opening of Alaska's newest gold mine. But even before tribal, corporate, and state leaders tossed the symbolic golden shovels of dirt celebrating the start of Manh Choh, the Alaskan crossroads town of Tok about 15 miles to the northwest was already bustling from the added business this mine brings.

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